Concerts in the Parks

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Enjoy the 2013 Summer's Best FREE Parks Concerts!

Follow the links in the list below for the performers.

**Schedules subject to change**

 

Concert Schedule Flyer (pdf)              Concerts by Date List (pdf)


Shows go on, weather permitting. No rain dates. 


 

2013 Boerner Botanical Gardens in Whitnall Park
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners

FREE admission to the Gardens after 6 p.m. on concert nights
Concerts in the Gardens
Sponsored by Wimmer Communities
 Food & beverages available for purchase from Bartolotta Catering Company
Thursdays    
June 27
6:30-8:30 p.m. Paul Spencer Band - Jazz that Rocks
Go to the website 
July 4   NO CONCERT
July 11 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Britins - The Beatles Tribute Band
Go to the website 
July 18 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Swing Nouveau - Big Sassy Swing Band
Go to the website

July 25 6:30-8:30 p.m. Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound -  R&B, Soul & Afro Rhythms
Go to the
website
Aug. 1 6:30-8:30 p.m. Liam Ford Band -  Johnny Cash Tribute Band
Go to the
website
Aug. 8 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Concord Chamber Orchestra - Intimate, Classical Pops
Go to the website 

Aug. 15 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pink Houses - Mellencamp Tribute Band & More
Go to the
website
Aug. 22 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cold Sweat and the Brew City Horns - Dance, R&B & Funk
Go to the
website
Aug. 29
6:30-9:30 p.m.*
Special Extended Hours
The Jimmys - Authentic Blues, Soul & R&B
Go to the
website

 

2013 Cathedral Square
520 E. Wells St.

Jazz in the Park
Event Organizer: East Town Association
Thursdays 5–9 p.m.
  Happy Hour at 5 p.m.
  Music starts at 6 p.m.

For the schedule, go to www.easttown.com/events/jazz-in-the-park (external link)

 

 

2013 Clarke Square Concert
2330 W. Vieau Place
Thursday
July 25 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bachata 4K-Torce - Bachata, Latin Music Fusion
Go to the YouTube Video


 

2013 Columbus Park Concert
7301 W. Courtland Ave.
Thursday    
July 11 6:30-8:30 p.m. Valerie B. & the Boyz Band - Energizing Funk & R&B
Go to the
website

 

  

2013 Dineen Park Concert
6901 W. Vienna Ave., near the Pavilion
Thursday    
Aug. 1
6:30-8:30 p.m.  Keep’n It Clean - Dynamic Vocals & Rhythm
Go to the
website

 

 

2013 Gordon Park Concert
2828 N. Humboldt Blvd.
Thursday    
June 27
6:30-8:30 p.m.  Eddie Butts Band - Premiere Jazz, Blues & R&B
Go to the
website

 

 

2013 Grant Park Concerts
100 E. Hawthorne Ave., Picnic Area 5A 
Thursdays    
July 18
6:30-8:30 p.m. Larry Lynne Band - Fun Mix of Rock, Blues & Country Favorites
Go to the website 
Aug. 15
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Steve Cohen Band with Greg Koch - Virtuosic Blues & Rock
Go to Steve Cohen Band
website

Go to Greg Koch website

 

2013 Humboldt Park Concerts
3000 S. Howell Ave.
Chill on the Hill
Event Organizer: Bay View Neighborhood Association
Tuesdays 6:00-8:30 p.m.

  Opening Act: 6:00 p.m.    Main Act: 6:30 p.m.

For the schedule, go to www.bayviewneighborhood.org/chill_on_the_hill (external link)

Global Union - World Music Festival

Event Organizer: Alverno Presents
For the schedule, go to alvernopresents.alverno.edu/store/product/global-union  (external link)


  

2013 Jackson Park Concerts
3500 W. Forest Home Ave., Picnic Area 2

August Nights
Sponsored by North Shore Bank
Tuesdays
Aug. 6 6:30-8:30 p.m.

King Comets - Rockin’ Jump Swing Band
Go to the
website

Aug. 13 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Semi-Twang - Americana Roots Rock
Go to the
website

Aug. 20 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Garlic Mustard Pickers - Celtic Music
Go to the
website

Aug. 27 6:30-8:30 p.m.

D’CalleSon - Latin Urban Salsa & Jazz Fusion
Go to the
website


  

2013 Johnsons Park Concert
1919 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Friday    
Aug. 23
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Christopher’s Project - Jazz, Urban, R&B & Funk
Go to the
website

 

  

2013 Kosciuszko Park Concert
2201 S. 7th St.
At The Kosciuszko Community Center
Tuesday
Aug. 6
6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cache - Caribbean & Latin Mix
Go to the
facebook page

  4:00-8:30 p.m. National Night Out Celebration

 

 

2013 LaFollette Park Concert
9418 W. Washington St.
by the Friends of LaFollette Park
Saturday
Sept. 14 4-6 p.m.  Garlic Mustard Pickers Celtic Music
Go to the website


 

2013 Lake Park Concerts
Lake Park Road south of Kenwood Blvd., Picnic Area #3/The Burke Summer Stage

Musical Mondays
Event Organizer: Lake Park Friends
Mondays 6:30–8:00 p.m.  

In case of inclement weather, the concert will move to the Marcia Coles Community Room in the lower level of the Lake Park Pavilion

For the schedule, go to www.lakeparkfriends.org/music.shtml
(external link)

Wonderful Wednesdays
Concerts for Kids and Families
Event Organizer: Lake Park Friends
Wednesdays 6:30-7:30 p.m.

In case of inclement weather, the concert will move to the Marcia Coles Community Room in the lower level of the Lake Park Pavilion

For the schedule, go to www.lakeparkfriends.org/music.shtml
(external link)


2013 Lindbergh Park Concert
3629 N. 16th St.
Friday    
Aug. 30 6:30-8:30 p.m. 

 

Jon Pierre Gee and AhVantSoul - Soul, Funk & R&B
Go to the
website

 

  

2013 Mitchell Boulevard Park Concerts
5115 W. Bluemound Road 
Thursdays
July 18
6:30-8:30 p.m. 

The Noyz Boyz & Gyrlz - Rockin’ R&B
Go to the YouTube Video

Aug. 22
6:30-8:30 p.m.  Tinker Boys - Traditional & Contemporary Celtic Mix (With Members of Reilly)
Go to the website


 

2013 Pere Marquette Park Concerts
900 N. Plankinton Ave. 

River Rhythms
Event Organizer: Westown Association
Wednesdays 6:30–9 p.m.

For the schedule, go to www.westown.org/neighborhood-events/river-rhythms/

 

2013 Sheridan Park Concert
4800 S. Lake Drive 
 Thursday
 June 20 Ride departs at
5:30 p.m.

Pedal in the Park with Pat - with Supervisor Patricia Jursik
Join the ride from South Shore Cyclery to Sheridan Park

  6:30-8:30 p.m. Bluegrass All Stars - Bluegrass
Go to the website

 

 

2013 Smith Park Concert
5462 N. 33rd St.
Thursday    

Aug. 8

6:30-8:30 p.m.

RAR - R&B, Blues & Classic Rock
Go to the
website


 

2013 Washington Park Concert
1859 N. 40th St. - At the Bandshell 

Wednesdays at the Shell
Supported by:
Washington Park Partners, Washington Heights Neighborhood Association,
Washington Heights Rainbow Association, and Neighborhoods United for Washington Park
  
Opening Act: 6:00 p.m.

  Main Act: 6:30 p.m.

Wednesdays  
July 10 6:00-8:30 p.m. 

Eddie Butts Band - Premiere Jazz, Blues & R&B - Go to the website
Opener: Sophia's Heart
Brewcity Bruisers Night

July 17 6:00-8:30 p.m. 

Randy McAllister - Cajun Roadhouse Blues - Go to the website
Opener: Freestyle Dance Studio

July 24
6:00-8:30 p.m. 

Eastbrook Symphony & Delosi Brass Band - Symphonic - No website available
Opener: West End Conservatory

July 31
6:00-8:30 p.m.

KT’s Universal Love Band - African & Reggae Roots Rhythms - Go to the website
Opener: Express Yourself Milwaukee
Run for the Parks - The Park People Event

Aug. 7 6:00-8:30 p.m.   The WhiskeyBelles - Country, Folk & Americana Trio - Go to the website 
Opener:
TRUE Skool
Aug. 14 6:00-8:30 p.m. 

Charles Walker Band - Soul, R&B & Funk Fusion - Go to the website
Opener: Running Rebels
Washington Park Arts & Culture Day

Aug. 21 6:00-8:30 p.m.   Brew City Big Band - Dynamic Big Band - Go to the website
Opener: The Brew City Hops - Free Swing Dance Lessons
Aug. 28 6:00-8:30 p.m.  

The Booze Brothers Band - Blues Brothers Show Band & Revue - Go to the website
Opener: Opener: Just Us Gospel Singers
Closer: Brew City Fire Brigade

Pork in the Park Event

Now We Praise
Event Organizer: Now We Praise
Tuesdays 6–9 p.m.

For the schedule, go to nowwepraise.com

 

 



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