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Thirsty Thursdays Concert Series

Thursdays 5PM-9PM

We are bringing the Bike Night fun into MOTOR Bar & Restaurant all winter long. Beginning October 4th, join us every Thursday for live music, koozie beer specials, exclusive giveaways and craft beer samplings and specials from 5-9PM.

Upcoming Music Lineup
October 18- Mark Croft Duo
November 8- Xeno & Joe
November 15- Dave Wacker Duo featuring Tracy Hanneman
November 29- Will Pfrang & The Good Land Gang
December 6- Jay Matthes
December 13- January Autumn
December 20- Dave Wacker Duo Featuring Holly Marie
January 3- Marc Ballini
January 10- Nickel & Rose
January 17- Dave Wacker Duo Featuring Kelly Riewe

Come early and visit the Harley-Davidson Museum® from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. H.O.G members get in free to the H-D Museum every day – for full admission details, visit h-dmuseum.com.


All-You-Can-Eat BBQ Special and Live Blues Music every Saturday night from 5PM-9PM

MOTOR™ brings together two true American classics: live blues music and all-you-can-eat BBQ. For just 29.99, have your fill of hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage links – add on AYCE Memphis-style dry-rubbed ribs for just 5.00 more. All BBQ platters include AYCE French fries, jicama coleslaw, BBQ baked beans and made-from-scratch cornbread.

Not up to the AYCE task? Enjoy a special BBQ platter with hickory-smoked BBQ chicken, pulled pork, smoked brisket and grilled sausage link with all the sides for 19.99 – add on a side of Memphis-style dry-rubbed ribs for just 5.00 more.

In addition to all the smokin’ BBQ, MOTOR™ will sizzle with the best in true American blues music from nationally known musicians – with no cover charge! Call 414.287.2778 to make your reservation.

Upcoming Blues Lineup:
October 13- Alex Wilson
October 20- Steve Cohen
October 27- Robert Allen Jr. Band
November 3- Jimmy Schuette Band Featuring Danny Draher
November 10- She’s Right, I’m Left
November 17- The Blues Disciples
December 1- Jimmy Schuette Band Featuring Billy Flynn
December 8- Steve Cohen
December 15- Anthony Deutsch
December 22- Alex Wilson Trio
December 29- Robert Allen Jr. Band
January 5- Jimmy Schuette Band

7th Annual Black Friday Beerfest

Friday November 23, 4–7PM (VIP entry at 3PM)

Forget the Mall. The best way to spend Black Friday is with great friends and your favorite craft brews at the Harley-Davidson Museum®. Sample a variety of beers from IPAs to ciders from many of the Midwest’s best craft breweries.

Buy tickets here

MUST be 21 years or older to attend this event.

Mac Monday

All Day, Every Monday

Mondays are best spent with a bowl of MOTOR’s delicious homemade Mac n’ Cheese. Enjoy specials on all of our Mac plates or create your own custom Mac with special toppings!

Ten Dollar Tuesdays

All Day Tuesdays

Every Tuesday from October 1-April 31, enjoy 10.00 MOTOR Burgers and 10.00 Harley-Davidson Museum® adult admission.

Wings N' Things Wednesday

All Day Wednesdays

Wednesdays are made for Wings! All day, every Wednesday at MOTOR, buy any of our house Wings and get a FREE appetizer*

*Exclusions apply. Ask your server for details.



Join MOTOR for our Friday night beer sampling series!

Enjoy complimentary beer samples in MOTOR Bar & Restaurant on Fridays from 5:30PM-7:30PM with 4.00 specials from our featured brewery each week. Like every Friday, our All-You-Can-Eat Wisconsin Fish Fry is available all day, served with golden fried fish, crispy French fries, fresh jicama coleslaw, homemade Southern-style cornbread and tartar for only 14.95.

Sunday Bloody Mary Bar

Sundays 11AM-2PM

Sundays just got better with MOTOR’s new build-your-own Bloody Mary bar. We provide you a pint full of vodka and our signature Bloody Mary mix and you pile on all of your favorite toppings

Hungry? Enjoy a few brunch classics, like a Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich or Breakfast Skillet, in addition to our full MOTOR menu.

Skulloween Bike Night

Thursday October 25 5-9PM

Head on down to one of Milwaukee’s most popular haunts, MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant, for a celebration of all things black and orange! Live music by the Jackie Brown Band brings energy to the Spooktacular night, Bike Night Koozie specials, outdoor fire pits, carved pumpkins and more as we celebrate the season with our friends.
Come in Halloween Costume to win a H-D Museum™ Gift Card (people’s choice voting).

The world’s only Harley-Davidson Museum will be the site for the inaugural Ghost Riders Boonie Bike Race during Skulloween Bike Night in partnership with Milwaukee Harley-Davidson and Flat Out Friday. Check out an evening full of thrills, chills and a few spills as our adrenaline-fueled friends tear up Motorcycle Plaza on their minibikes. Get here early as initial heats start at 6:30 p.m. with the final laps at 8:15 p.m.

It’s time. After a summer full of hitting Milwaukee’s favorite hotspots, the Wisconsin Ale Trail will make one final stop at the Harley-Davidson Museum for Skulloween Bike Night where one lucky person will ride off on a brand-new Harley-Davidson Iron 1200!

Join the fun and it could be you who holds the keys to this Great American Freedom Machine at the end of the night. Qualifiers from Harley-Davidson events throughout the summer will have a chance to see if it’s their key gets the motor running on this Harley-Davidson Iron 1200. But even if you didn’t enter previously, you still have a chance to win as one lucky entrant will be drawn at Skulloween Bike Night. Come on down for your chance to win the prize of a lifetime and enjoy an night of rolling sculptures, music and loads of great prizes!

Come early and visit the Harley-Davidson Museum from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
H.O.G. members get in free to the H-D Museum every day.

Please join us only in the MOTOR Can Room after 3PM on the following dates: October 22 and October 28.


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