Drawing from the punk spirit of DIY art, music, and political subversion, Filth Fest Milwaukee is an annual festival that aspires to create an inclusive, intentionally Queer and Trans centered space while raising money for Queer and Trans organizations.

Filth Fest V is a benefit for Trans Assistance Project and Courage MKE.

Trans Assistance Project

“TAP is a national trans-led organization that gives money to and advocates on behalf of trans folks attempting to navigate legal and bureaucratic systems. By listening to and trusting trans people, we allow them to self-determine their own path to care.” 

Donate now https://www.transassistance.org/donate/

Courage MKE

“Our goal is to open a support shelter to house displaced kids in their time of need, as their current options are very limited. This lodging will provide a safe and warm environment, while social, academic and work goals are achieved.”

Donate now http://www.couragemke.org/donate


Filth Fest will be held mostly in Riverwest, a small neighborhood to the north of downtown Milwaukee, WI.

Thursday June 15th – After Gallery

2225 N Humboldt Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53212

**This venue is not wheelchair accessible**

Friday June 16th – Club Timbuktu 

520 E Center St, Milwaukee, WI 53212

**This venue’s entrance is wheelchair accessible, the bathrooms are not wheelchair accessible**

Saturday June 17th – Falcon Bowl

801 E Clarke St, Milwaukee, WI 53212

**This venue is wheelchair accessible through the back door, the bathroom is not wheelchair accessible. If you can, please let us know if you need to use the back entrance ahead of time by emailing filthfestmke@gmail.com, or have someone let us know when you arrive**

Workshops – June 16th and 17th – After Gallery

2225 N Humboldt Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53212

**This venue is not wheelchair accessible**
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Is Filth Fest All ages? 18+? 21+?

Filth Fest always has and always will be all ages with the exception of the after party. All ages spaces and inclusivity is something we hold at the utmost importance. Check back closer to the fest for specifics about locations and restrictions.

How can my band/solo act/group play/perform at Filth Fest?

You can get started by filling out an Application

I applied to play a few months ago, but haven’t gotten a response. What’s up with that?

Application submissions won’t be reviewed until the application deadline on April 10th. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your application, please contact us.