THELMA SADOFF CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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April 28, 2017

Dead Horses

SOLD OUT! Won three Wisconsin Area Music Industry Awards –  2017 Album of the Year for “Cartoon Moon”, 2017 Female Vocalist of the Year Sarah Vos, and 2017 Bluegrass/Americana Artist! Originally hailing from Oshkosh, the now Milwaukee-based band have cultivated…
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May 5, 2017

Salsa Manzana

An authentic Salsa band of students, alumni and professors from Lawrence University. Plenty of room to dance. Casa del Tequila will be serving authentic Mexican food during the concert. It will be $5 per person for food.   Concert begins…
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May 10, 2017

David Hein: Community Children’s Choirs in America

As THELMA’s longest running program, and in recognition of the Fond du Lac Children’s Chorale 20th Anniversary, hear Marian University Assistant Professor of Music David Hein, and Artistic Director of the Children’s Chorale present the history and development of children’s…
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May 12, 2017

Davina and the Vagabonds

So much more than just a blues act, Davina and the Vagabonds’ shows are filled with New Orleans charm, Memphis soul swagger, dark theatrical moments and tender gospel passages. Davina’s voice and stage presence defy category in a different way.…
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May 19, 2017

Ruby James Band

Ruby James has been rocking dance halls all across the nation as half of the duo that started the R&B, new vintage ensemble of WiFEE and THE HuZz BAND. Prior to becoming WiFEE, James was an established solo artist who…
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June 7, 2017

Children’s Chorale – 20th Anniversary Festival Concert

Celebrating 20 years! The Fond du Lac Children’s Chorale is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a festival concert, in the street, in front of THELMA. The concert will include the current enrolled students and Alumni. If you know anyone that…
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June 15, 2017

Copper Box

The 11 Thursdays of Summer at THELMA is back with our favorite Zydeco band! Fronted by Danny and Michelle Jerabek, Copper Box is a genre-bending celebration of fusion roots rock that channels the rowdy communal feel of a small-town party…
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June 22, 2017

Tweed Funk

Welcome Smokey Back! Tweed Funk has been an integral part of the “soul-revival” movement with their own style of Memphis flavored soul, roots, and blues. A review of Tweed Funk’s new album First Name Lucky by Big City Rhythm &…
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June 29, 2017

Alex Wilson

The Alex Wilson Band’s style and tasty originals matched with his undeniable stage presence and unmistakable guitar style that will drive you to the dance floor. To say that the Alex Wilson Band is one to look out for down…
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July 6, 2017

Kyle Megna and the Monsoons

Kyle Megna & the Monsoons are best seen live, they feed off the vibe of the crowd as well as each other. Their “dark-indie-blues-folk-rock feel” is a magnetic force that’s ever charged with surges of creativity and artistic experimentation. Fused…
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July 13, 2017

Pocket Kings

The Pocket Kings are a crack unit of elite musicians trained in the fine art of igniting guerrilla dance parties and whipping crowds into a groove-inspired frenzy. Their weapon of choice? The best R&B, Soul, and Funk music of the…
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July 20, 2017

Cajun Strangers

Don’t plan on sitting at a Cajun Strangers’ show! – Wisconsin State Journal. Madison-based band playing traditional Cajun dance music from Southwest Louisiana! The music consists of two steps, waltzes and blues, and is sung mostly in Cajun French. It…
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July 27, 2017

WhiskeyBelles

Three Chords and the truth! Roots country music, born of gin halls and juke joints Hank Williams passion, Carter family harmonies, with a little Hee Haw mixed in for good measure. The WhiskeyBelles are an all-female traditional country and Americana…
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July 31, 2017 - August 11, 2017

On Stage@THELMA: Cinderella

The 3rd annual Arts Day Camp – On Stage@THELMA will feature the Brothers Grimm classic Cinderella. During the two-week camp, fourth through eighth grade students learn the lines, the songs and the choreography, and build the sets. On the final…
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August 3, 2017

Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo

Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo’s music is unwavering, filtering blues, soul, roots, and rock through a prism of emotional authenticity. What emerges isn’t a reinvention of the wheel, rather something undeniable, and the very definition of a force of nature.…
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August 10, 2017

Extra Crispy Brass Band

The Extra Crispy Brass Band plays New Orleans-style brass band music inspired by the great contemporary bands such as the Dirty Dozen, Hot Eight, Rebirth, and New Birth Brass Bands. They are so good, so hot, you’ve got to get…
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August 12, 2017

Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men

Delbert McClinton is considered a master among Texas music aficionados, rock artists (he gave harmonica lessons to a young John Lennon), blues experts, and critics. McClinton is highly respected, not only for the incredible longevity of his career but for…
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August 17, 2017

Jazz Orgy

Watch out for the Jazz Orgy and their enchanting mix of jazz, funk, blues, and groove … and make sure to ask them, “What’s the name of your band?” The Players are: Mark Martin – Piano / Organ / Keyboards…
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August 24, 2017

Marcell Guyton of the Rhythm Kings

Marcell Guyton and the Rhythm Kings is a one-of-a-kind show featuring many styles of music, from Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye to Bruce Hornsby and The Eagles. Don’t miss the sweet, soulful performance, radiating from the center of…
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