Feb 27-29, 2020
Water City Racket Fest II is a 3-day original music festival February 14-16, 2019 featuring 23 music artists performing in downtown Oshkosh at five venues. Headquartered at the Algoma Club, the festival in 2019 will feature nearly 30 sets by musicians from throughout the midwest.
Racket Fest 2019 is sponsored by the Fifth Ward Brewing and produced by the Oshkosh Independent, with design support from Offbeat Press. Additional sponsors will be announced in December 2018.
Racket Fest has also expanded to produce the year-long Independent Racket Nights music series. The 2019 series will feature 24 bands at 5 rotating venues. We also produce Racket Fest Radio, aired Weds (4:30pm) and Sats (8pm) on WOCT 101.9fm, featuring original music from many of the local and regional artists who perform in the Oshkosh area.
Free Kick Off Night
Listen & Learn Series
Water City Racket Fest
Independent Racket Nights