• Address 720 East Locust Street | Milwaukee, WI 53212
  • Phone 414.263.5001
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm | Sat-Sun 12-5pm | Closed Mon
  • Hours Tue-Fri 11-8pm, Sat-Sun 12-5pm, Closed Mon
Event Calendar
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readings & workshops
April 6 - Jun 27

Book Club: Readshops led by Karl Gartung

readings & workshops
July 3 - Dec 30

Dhamma MKE

readings & workshops
October 22 - Dec 31

Welcome Home!: A Veterans Writing Group

exhibitions
December 8 - Jan 25

To Sight's Limit

readings & workshops
December 12

Poetry Reading: Eric Baus & Siwar Masannat

readings & workshops
December 13

Reading: Milwaukee Queer Writing Project

special events
December 15 -15

Woodland Pattern's Annual Open House

performances
December 19

Formations Series for New and Improvised Music

December 23 - Jan 1

CLOSED

special events
January 25 -26

26th Annual Poetry Marathon and Benefit

Archived performances
Aug 18 Thursday, August 18
10:00am, $10 all day access | FREE entry for readers, and for those who pledge a reader for $40 or more

Formations is a monthly music series dedicated to fostering the growth of new and improvised music in Milwaukee.


 

SET 1

 

Chris Weller - tenor saxophone & effects

Devin Drobka - drums & percussion

 

Devin Drobka and Chris Weller are two musical brothers from the Midwest making heartfelt original and improvised music. Collaborating together for a decade in various groups, including Chicago-based trio Hanging Hearts and Devin's own Bell Dance Songs, the formation of their duo project has been a long time coming. The duo's soon-to-be-released record, Bluestown, marks their formal debut.


 

SET 2

 

Hal Rammel - amplified sound palette

Jay Mollerskov - guitar/electronics

Pat Reinholz - cello/electronics

Steve Schlei - laptop/iPad, software instrument(s)