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Tribute Island Music Festival

July 19, 2019 – July 21, 2019

Starts Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 11 a.m.
Tribute Island Music Festival
Tribute Island Music Festival

The event features the most celebrated tribute acts from across the Midwest playing a wide variety of the most popular music of the last half century. 50+ bands on five stages! There will also be food vendors and other activities. It all takes place on Simmons Island at Kenosha’s beautiful lakefront. 

Upgrade to the VIP experience and get these perks: Admittance to Tribute Island. Admittance to the Fresh Thyme VIP Shaded Oasis and mingle with some of your favorite Tribute musicians. Fresh Thyme Food and Refreshments. Dedicated wash stations and toilet facilities.

See the lineup here. Refer to listed website for the most up-to-date schedule.

Simmons Island will be closed to traffic for event setup beginning at 7 a.m. Friday. It will be closed throughout the weekend, re-opening on 7 a.m. Monday. A ticket is required to enter the festival grounds.

The city’s transit department will operate a complimentary trolley to take passengers between downtown and the festival entrance from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday. The trolley will pick up passengers southbound on Eighth Avenue at 54th Street; and eastbound on 54th Street at Sixth Avenue. Passengers will be dropped off on Seventh Avenue at 50th Street, near the festival entrance.

Here is the Shuttle Route for Saturday and Sunday.

Presented by Happenings Magazine. This is the third annual event.