Water City Racket Fest

  • Dates: February 27, 2020 - February 29, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Music Hall at O'Marro's Public House
  • Address: 2211 Oregon St., Oshkosh, WI 54902
  • Time: Thurs. 7PM | Fri. 5:30PM | Sat. 2PM


Four generations of Fox Valley Rock & Rollers will converge in Oshkosh February 27-29 for an exceptional three days of live music at Water City Racket Fest 2020. Headquartered in the Hall of Racket at O'Marro's Public House, year three of the original music festival will showcase a carefully selected collection of current Midwest bands playing alongside many of the regions most influential groups of the last 40 years.

Additional performances will be happening earlier in the day Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Oshkosh Public Library and the Oshkosh Farmers Market at the Menominee Nation Arena, featuring stripped down interactive sessions from Racket Fest 2020 musicians.

Hall of Racket at O'Marro's Public House

Thu, Feb 27: (doors 7pm, music 7:30pm-midnight)
- The Guilty Wanted (reunion)
- Horace Greene (Oshkosh)
- Shoobie (Oshkosh)
- The Wisconsin Magic (Oshkosh)

Fri, Feb 28: (doors 5:30pm, music 6:15pm-1:30am)
- Something Phonic (reunion)
- Lost Toothbrushes (reunion)
- Hong (reunion)
- The Mighty Deerlick (Milwaukee)
- Dallas Orbiter (Minneapolis)
- Spy vs Spy (Oshkosh)
- The Present Age (Oshkosh)

Sat, Feb 29: (doors 2pm, music 3pm-2am)
- H. Chinaski (reunion)
- IfIHadAHiFi (Milwaukee)
- French New Wave (reunion)
- Bron Sage (Madison)
- Redshift Headlights (Oshkosh)
- Daydream Retrievers (Milwaukee)
- Babel Fish (reunion)
- The Catastrophe (reunion)
- Cave Paintings (Appleton)
- Cricket (Oshkosh)
- Redhawks (Appleton)

Feb 27 (Thu): $5
Feb 28 (Fri): $10
Feb 29 (Sat): $10

Weekend Pass: $15
VIP Weekend Pass: $35