Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Fighting Bob Fest/Our Wisconsin Revolution - RSVP

The 16th Annual Fighting Bob Fest is less than two weeks away! Here's all the news of where to be Sept. 15-17, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.
The Progressive presents
The 16th Annual
at The Barrymore Theatre, 2090 Atwood Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin
Featured speakers include:
Senator Tammy Baldwin   *   Congressman Mark Pocan
Jim Hightower   *   Randy Bryce   *   Nina Turner
Thomas Frank   *   John Nichols   *   Mandela Barnes
Mahlon Mitchell   *   Christine Neumann-Ortiz
Norman Stockwell
Robert M. “Fighting Bob” La Follette, founder of The Progressive magazine, promoted chautauquas 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.
For more on Fighting Bob Fest 2017 visit
Additional event information to be announced.
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Our Wisconsin Revolution in Collaboration with The Progressive is taking
Please join us after the Friday kick-off for TWO Saturday events!

Tripoli Shrine Center, 3000 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Oktoberfest structure at Copeland Park, 1130 Copeland Park Dr.

The 16th 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!   Featured speakers:
Nina Turner, President national Our Revolution
Jim Hightower, favorite regular Fighting Bob Fest speaker of The Hightower Lowdown
Terrance Warthen and Sarah Lloyd, Co-Chairs - Our Wisconsin Revolution
David Bowen, WI Assembly District 10 (MKE)
Matt Rothschild, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign (LAX)
Featuring local citizen activist panels on: enacting racial justice and protecting our water, land, and air, by building community power.
More details on speakers and panels to come. Stay Tuned!

Admission is FREE – Donations are very welcome.
Food will be available for purchase.
If you are interested in volunteering or your organization is interested in tabling at these events, contact for details.

Please RSVP:
For the Milwaukee Event
For the LaCrosse Event

What Is Our Wisconsin Revolution?
Our Wisconsin Revolution is an independent, member-driven and democratic organization that educates, agitates, organizes, and is working to elect thousands of everyday Wisconsinites in this state. We envision a real democracy, a fair economy, a clean environment, and an efficient and transparent government that works for the many not the few.

Also, in Madison on September 16 and 17, The Capital Times presents its first annual "Idea Fest" on the UW-Madison campus - information and registration online at

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