Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live outdoor music event takes place every summer Friday night in downtown Waukesha. Thousands of people come to our beautiful downtown to enjoy the weather, dining, shopping, and a wide variety of live music as we close down the streets for our weekly summer music festival. If you like block parties, you won’t want to miss this one!


Stages and Locations

The following WDBA members host stages for Friday Night Live

Martha Merrell’s Books Stage

231 W. Main St.
Waukesha WI 53186

Hannon’s Fine Food & Cocktails Stage

357 W. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

Guitar for Life Studio and Cafe Stage

279 W Main St
Waukesha, WI 53186

Waukesha Civic Theatre Stage

264 W. Main Street
Waukesha, WI 53186

Mia’s Italian Cuisine Stage

800 Clinton Street
Waukesha, WI 53186

People’s Park Stage

340 W. Main Street
Waukesha, WI 53186

Salty Toad Stage

921 Friedman Drive
Waukesha, WI 53186

Magellan’s Stage

370 W. Main Street
Waukesha, WI 53186

Crush Wine Bar Stage

378 W. Main St.
Waukesha, WI 53186


Friday Night Live

FNL features a wide variety of local bands and musicians, check out who will be playing at FNL in 2021.