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Rock the Stream, a benefit for Milwaukee musicians & nonprofits.

Rock the Stream amplifies Rock the Green's mission to create a sustainable ecosystem in concert with each other

…coming together and collaborating.

We're stoked to present our fans with a

socially-distanced-yet-socially-still-kinda-together concert series

to share great music with great friends,

to raise funds for great local organizations and

to create an environmentally sustainable world.

Weekly Livestream 7pm CDT

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Didn't get to join the live-streamed concerts...no prob, we got ya covered...we compiled Rock the Stream's Upcycled Moments of weeks #1-15 featuring a hand-picked tune selected from the musicians: Trapper Schoepp, Lex Allen, Chris Porterfield of Field Report, REYNA, Dead Horses, KLASSIK, SistaStrings and more.

​Please consider donating to support Milwaukee musicians & nonprofits 

Funding format: 100% of the funds donated from the live-streams are split equally between the musician and nonprofit. The nonprofit partner accepts the donations and distributes half to the artist. 

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Wisconsin Humane Society

August 27, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness.

Founded in 1879, the Wisconsin Humane Society has been saving the lives of animals in need for more than 140 years. WHS is a 501(c)(3) organization and operates animal shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door and Brown Counties, as well as a spay/neuter clinic in West Allis. WHS annually serves 40,000 animals. We receive no general government funding and we are not part of any national umbrella organization. 

Double Your Impact!

Today you have the opportunity to make your gift go twice as far!

Any gift you give will automatically double in value -- up to $250,000!

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True Skool

August 20, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

TRUE Skool's mission is to ENGAGE , EDUCATE & EMPOWER youth and communities through transformative Creative Arts and Hip Hop Culture!

Since our inception in 2004, TRUE Skool has continued to work with local and national artists, middle and high school aged youth, local and national community based/youth organizations, public officials, law enforcement agencies, small businesses, large corporations and schools/universities to empower youth and young adults through our unique programs and services.

 

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Guitars for Vets

August 6, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

HELPING VETERANS COPE WITH PTSD THROUGH MUSIC.

Nearly one million of our Military Veterans are afflicted with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). In fact, more soldiers have committed suicide since the Vietnam War than have died in actual battle. But many are finding hope in an unlikely place: behind the wood and strings of an acoustic guitar. The healing power of music therapy helps soldiers cope. That’s why we provide Veterans with guitars and a forum to learn how to play. 

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Victory Garden Initiative

July 30, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Victory Garden Initiative believes that every person, in every household, must connect to their food source, through the act of growing it.  This act reminds us that we are of the earth, that we cannot live without the earth, that our needs our met, not by the economy, but from the earth.  Growing food will re-integrate us with deep ecology, guiding our culture towards a sustainable, abundant future, freed from financial inequalities.

This is a grassroots movement. Move grass. Grow Food.

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Milwaukee Water Commons 

July 23, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Mission: Milwaukee Water Commons is a cross-city network that fosters connection, collaboration, and broad community leadership on behalf of our common waters. We promote stewardship of, equitable access to, and shared decision-making for our common waters.

 

Our Vision: Milwaukee is a model water city where we all have a stake and say in the health of our waters and all share in their stewardship as well as their benefits.

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Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra 

July 16, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Mission: we nurture, challenge and inspire young minds through music, profoundly changing lives and our community for the better. Vision uniting us through the power of music, MYSO is an inviting and inspirational place for young minds that fosters excellence and character through ensemble musicianship, along with lifelong learning about how we see ourselves, each other and the world around us.

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Black Leaders Organizing for Communities

July 9 2020 @ 7pm CDT

BLOC's represents the concerns and needs of the communities we represent always come first. Community-based organizing and face-to-face conversations lead to change. So we listen in order to build transformational, not transactional, relationships. We are uniters, working to lift up the Black citizens, leaders, and businesses of our community. We are transparent in our work to ensure the community we advocate for can hold us accountable.

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About PEARLS for Teen Girls

June 11, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

PEARLS’ mission is to improve the quality of life and strengthen our community one girl at a time by empowering young women with self-development tools, guidance, and support to strive for better, brighter futures by living out PEARLS values: Personal Responsibility, Empathy, Awareness, Respect, Leadership, and Support.

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Next Door Foundation

July 1, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Next Door's mission is to support the intellectual, physical and emotional development of children by partnering with their families for success in school and the community. Next Door’s vision is to position neighborhood children and families for long-term success.

Mothers for Justice United

Mission: peer support and advocacy for families of victims of police and racist vigilante violence

MOTHERS FOR JUSTICE UNITED

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ArtWorks for Milwaukee

June 18, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

ArtWorks' mission is to strengthen Milwaukee’s workforce through art internships that help teens develop career skills. ArtWorks’ programs focus on outcomes, which reflect the common youth outcomes identified by their long-­time funding and program partner MPS

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TBEY Arts Center, Inc.

June 25, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

TBEY's mission is to strengthen youth and young adults through exposure to the arts and opportunities for creative expression. Youth and young adults ages 6-19 receive professional arts instruction, enjoy performances and exhibits, and receive tutoring, mentoring and coaching to achieve academically and pursue their interest in the arts.

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About Urban Ecology Center

June 4, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Mission: We connect people in cities to nature and each other.

Vision: Our vision is to inspire generations to build environmental curiosity, understanding, and respect. We restore hope and heal our urban natural world, neighborhood by neighborhood.

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About Vivent Health

May 28, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Vivent Health envisions a world without AIDS and strives to ensure everyone with HIV lives a long and healthy life. We are a relentless champion for people affected by HIV and do all we can to help them thrive, because we believe every person has value and should be treated with respect.

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About River Revitalization Foundation

May 21, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

River Revitalization Foundation (RRF) is an urban rivers land trust determined to preserve and improve greenspaces for public access by protecting plants, trees, and wildlife along Milwaukee's rivers.

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About Girls Rock MKE

May 14, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

To empower girls, women, and transgender and gender non-conforming individuals of any identity, and of all backgrounds and abilities through music education and performance.

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About Teens Grow Greens

May 7, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

TGG develops teens through transformative experiences that cultivate belonging, skill-building and connections to opportunities that grow leadership.

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April 30, 2020 @ 7pm CDT

Milwaukee Riverkeeper is a grass-roots, science-based nonprofit working for swimmable fishable drinkable water in the Milwaukee River Basin.

About Milwaukee Riverkeeper

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