Fighting Bob Fest 2018 Friday 7-10pm 9/15/16 @ Barrymore Theatre, Madison WI

June 20, 2018

Fighting Bob Fest

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The 17th Annual Fighting Bob Fest is coming! Here’s all the news of where to be Sept. 14-17, 2018


Friday, September 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

The Progressive & The Cap Times present

WORT 89.9 FM welcomes

The 17th Annual



Featured speakers include:

Jim Hightower   *   Randy Bryce   *   Mandela Barnes   *  Rep. Chris Taylor  *  Sarah Godlewski  *  Christine Neumann-Ortiz  *  Norman Stockwell   *  John Nichols   *   Ruth Conniff   *   Will Durst   *   Karin Wolf   *  Kim Wright   *   Paula Bezark   *   Lauren Peterson   *   Tony Evers  *   Maurice Mitchell  *   Doug La Follette  *   Sarah Lloyd  *   the Raging Grannies   *   Danny Chicago   *    and more!

Robert M. “Fighting Bob” La Follette, founder of The Progressive magazine, promoted chautauquas, large gatherings, to bring people together to raise hell and organize.  Fighting Bob Fest continues this tradition.

Admission is Free. Donations accepted at the door and throughout the evening.

Additional event information to be announced.


Saturday & Monday, September 15-17, 2017

Our Wisconsin Revolution in Collaboration with The Progressive is taking


Please join us after the Friday kick-off for 3 additional Fighting Bob events!

Saturday Sept 15 ,2018 – 10am to 2pm   Picnic at Brittingham Park in MADISON – Free and Open to the Public.

Saturday Sept 15 ,2018 – 3pm to 7pm Cameron Park and The Brick House in  LaCROSSE – Free and Open to the Public.

Monday Sept 17 ,2018 – a live solo performance by Josh Fox of his The Truth has Changed tour at Next Act Theatre. Doors open at 6pm, show at 7pm in MILWAUKEE. Tickets available online at:

The 17th Annual Festival of Progressive Politics Celebrating the legacies of Fighting Bob La Follette and Fighting Bob Fest founder Ed Garvey – Calling on the power of the people!

Donations accepted at all events.

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