We are just over 100 days until Mile 7 (105 to be exact)! As preparations for this year’s Festival continue, we’re happy to say we are officially ready to start bringing you the 2019 lineup… starting with The First 50!
This year’s First 50 artist lineup features 30 new artists and 20 returners and spans across a total of 20 states, and also includes Washington D.C.! More artists will be announced throughout the spring and summer, so stay tuned!
NEW Artists for Mile 7:
Birds of Chicago (Chicago, IL), Carsie Blanton (New Orleans, LA), Freddy & Francine (Nashville, TN), Sway Wild (ft. Mandy Fer & Dave McGraw) (San Juan Island, WA), Candy Ambulance (Glens Falls, NY), Joshua & The Holy Rollers (Los Angeles, CA), LowDown Brass Band (Chicago, IL), Lamont Landers Band (Huntsville, AL), Danika & The Jeb (Nashville, TN), Grand Am (Brooklyn, NY), Garth. (New York, NY), Bartees Strange (Washington, D.C.), Chicago Farmer (Bloomington, IL), Michaela Anne (Nashville, TN), Laura Cortese & The Dance Cards (Boston, MA), Muddy Ruckus (Portland, ME), Cold Kingdom (Minneapolis, MN), Goodnight, Texas (San Francisco, CA), Heather Mae (Washington, D.C.), JD Eicher (Youngstown, OH), Seth Glier (Easthampton, MA), Sunny War (Los Angeles, CA), Lula Wiles (Boston, MA), Moody Little Sister (Truth or Consequences, NM), Devon Gilfillian (Nashville, TN), Natural Born Leaders (Asheville, NC), GOODING (Nashville, TN), The Ragbirds (Ann Arbor, MI), Tony Lucca (Nashville, TN), The Wealthy West (Memphis, TN)
RETURNING Artists for Mile 7:
Wild Adriatic (Glens Falls, NY), Little Stranger (Charleston, SC), Pip The Pansy (Pansonian Moon, Sector 8/Atlanta, GA), Jesse Ray & The Carolina Catfish (Grand Rapids, MI), Nickel&Rose (Milwaukee, WI), Girl Blue (Albany, NY), Heather Maloney (Northampton, MA), Hugh Masterson (Nashville, TN), Elliott Blaufuss (Nashville, TN), Adrian + Meredith (Nashville, TN), Lizzie No (New York, NY), Andrew Leahey & The Homestead (Nashville, TN), Chestnut Grove (Philadelphia, PA), The Talbott Brothers (Portland, OR), Megan Slankard & The Wreckage (San Francisco, CA), Lemon Sky (Cincinnati, OH), Joshua Powell & The Great Train Robbery (Indianapolis, IN), The Brothers Footman (Indianapolis, IN), Sam Burchfield (Atlanta, GA), Arts Fishing Club (Nashville, TN)
Cory Chisel (Appleton, WI), Adriel Denae (Appleton, WI), Tae (Green Bay, WI) and Todd Albright (Detroit, MI) were also announced as part of the kickoff event.
The 2019 festival, dubbed Mile 7, takes place August 1-4 and will feature 200 artists from around the country. This FREE festival is housed throughout Downtown Appleton’s walkable mile-long stretch and showcases 70 of our local venues, including bars, restaurants, coffee shops, parks and more! Festival attendees can expect 900 sets of live music between Thursday and Sunday in these participating venues.
PLEASE NOTE: The Mile of Music lineup is subject to change.
Mile of Music is presented by Fox Communities Credit Union and is an event produced for the community by Willems Marketing & Events.