Cactus Club

Iconic artist-run music venue, community event space, welcoming neighborhood tavern. Live music several nights per week. 16 rotating draft lines feature local breweries. LGBTQ+ friendly.

2496 S. Wentworth Avenue
Milwaukee, WI • 53207
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Hours of Operation

3 p.m.-2 a.m.

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Cactus Club is a welcoming artist-run music venue, community event space, and friendly neighborhood tavern. The club hosts the best concerts in the city. Cactus Club offers an intimate concert environment with reliably warm and precise acoustics. It is known for its storied history and eclectic line-ups. Every night is different. Cactus Club hosts multi-genre live music programming many nights per week in addition to dance parties, community events, film screenings, and workshops. LGBTQ+ friendly.

Since 2016 Cactus Club has co-organized a collaborative fall festival the second Saturday of October called Beet Street. Beet Street aims to bring communities from across the city together to celebrate the season with engaging music, youth-centered activities, fall foods and more.

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Things You'll Find:

  1. An Italian Anarchist book club held meetings in the basement in the early 20th century.
  2. Host free halftime concert series during every Packers game in partnership with Milwaukee Record.
  3. Grammy nominated Sylvan Esso met at Cactus Club in 2011.
  4. Only artist-run music club in Southeastern Wisconsin.

Onsite Amenities
& Features

  • Outdoor Patio or Rooftop
  • WiFi Available
  • Banquet Facilities
  • WiFi Available (Complimentary)
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Family Friendly
  • Open For Business


  • Seating Capacity: 50
  • Miles to the Convention Center: 3.80
  • Price Range: $
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Reception Style: 80
  • Capacity of Largest Room Set Theater Style: 35

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