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Music

October 18, 2019

Armchair Boogie

We have the pleasure of bringing Armchair Boogie in again! From Madison, Armchair Boogie will showcase their youthful, energetic, and improvisational take on traditional bluegrass & folk Friday October 18. This band is absolutely on the rise in the Midwest…
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November 8, 2019

Lex Allen with The SistaStrings

An empowering and fun-loving singer with infectious danceable and lyrically relatable music, Milwaukee native Lex Allen shows a dramatic and theatrical stage presence that is sure to entertain audiences of all kinds. A Soul Pop singer/songwriter that connects all ages,…
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November 15, 2019

The Mascot Theory

A high-energy dose of toe-tapping Americana folk-country rock drenched in tight harmonies! They balance on an alternative folk influence and pull it together with a rootsy bluegrass blended Americana feel to give something that fits alongside their counterparts, but also…
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December 6, 2019

The WhiskeyBelles

Hank Williams passion, Carter family harmonies, with a little Hee Haw mixed in for good measure. The WhiskeyBelles (nominated for 2018 Bluegrass/Americana Artist of the year) are an all-female traditional country and Americana trio featuring pitch-perfect three-part harmonies and their…
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December 13, 2019

Isthmus Brass

Comprised of the finest professional brass players in the Midwest, the Isthmus Brass is Wisconsin’s premiere large brass ensemble. In this holiday spectacular, Isthmus Brass present a varied program of  arrangements of the best-loved holiday tunes. From early classic Christmas…
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December 20, 2019

The Jimmys

The Jimmys have been tearing up stages with their blend of blues, soul, funk, and R&B for nearly 10 years. Award-winning keyboardist/singer/songwriter Jimmy Voegeli has assembled an all-star band. With multiple awards under their belts, and a growing legion of…
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January 10, 2020

Driveway Thriftdwellers & Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers

The Driveway Thriftdwellers have emerged as a top original act in Wisconsin’s Country and Americana music scenes. They will perform with the Yellow Bellied Sapsuckers with original songs doing a refreshing brand-new take on old-time country. Their music recalls classic…
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January 17, 2020

Stephen Cooper and Nobody Famous Band

Horns. Bass, drums, keys and seductive guitar. And at the forefront of all this, Stephen Cooper. Combining R&B, jazz, soul, blues, funk, hip hop, and rock, this is an eight piece band that promises that feeling will sustain. Stephen Cooper…
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February 7, 2020

Copper Box

Roots/Americana quartet loaded with energy and a mountain of instruments, influenced by blues, jazz, rock, and polka!   Danny Jerabek (accordion, keys, percussion, vocals, cornet, sousaphone, etc.) and his wife, Michelle (Thull) Jerabek (bari saxophone, vocals, guitar, percussion, etc.) were nominated…
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February 15, 2020

Nikki Hill

Those who have seen Carolina girl Nikki Hill sing agree—this isn’t just another newcomer on the scene, this is a ‘whiplash’ moment.   With a no-filter energy, and explosive live show, she delivers a sound that will make you believe in…
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March 13, 2020

Ana Popovic

The award-winning, hard-touring, guitar slinger and singer Ana Popovic is back on the road promoting her new album ‘Like It On Top’, that focuses on empowered, successful, inspiring female role models.   Like It On Top opened #2 at the iTunes…
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March 27, 2020

The Oxleys

Hailing from the lakeside city of Milwaukee, WI, The Oxleys formed in 2016 and have since left their footprints over much of Wisconsin. Fueled by their passion for performing and storytelling, The Oxleys are currently touring the Midwest full-time sharing…
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April 3, 2020 - April 6, 2020

I’m With the Band Trip

SAVE THE DATE for our “I’m With the Band” Trip! Experience New Orleans, Louisiana with Copperbox! A members-only opportunity to travel with THELMA’s house band Copperbox in the Big Easy! More exciting information will be coming soon! Stay tuned! Copper…
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April 10, 2020

Huntertones

Huntertones brings people together around the globe with fun, imaginative and fearless music. Their high energy, horn-driven sound features genre bending composition and unconventional covers. Every show is a social experience celebrating the joy of music. The band formed in…
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April 18, 2020

Marcia Ball and Tommy Castro and The Painkillers

A night of serious blues and dancing boogie woogie featuring Tommy Castro and Marcia Ball!   Ever since he first picked up a guitar and started making music, Tommy Castro believed. He believed he would not only be able to make…
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May 1, 2020

Sammy Miller and The Congregation

“We play joyful jazz- music that feels good. It is a style that entertains, enriches, but most of all uplifts.”   A native of Los Angeles, Sammy Miller has become known for his unique maturity and relentless focus on making music…
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May 8, 2020

Phillip-Michael Scales

Chicago singer-songwriter Phillip-Michael Scales, the nephew of blues great B.B. King creates thumping, tuneful folk-rock music! To say that Scales was born with music in his blood would be an understatement. As the nephew of the legendary  B.B. King, Scales…
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