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New name for new Milwaukee music fest

MILWAUKEE (WKOW) -- Tickets go on sale this weekend for the first annual Verge Alternative and Modern Rock musical festival happening this summer in Milwaukee.

Voting took place last week to choose the name for this new event and "Verge" came out the winner over the other choices, "Parallel" and "Diatonic."

The current lineup includes bands like Weezer, AFI, Three Days Grace and She & Him.

Verge kicks off Friday June 5 and tickets go on sale Friday March 12 at 10:00 a.m. through Ticketmaster.

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