Free outdoor concert series offered for summer of 2008

A variety of music, food and entertainment offered at Wisconsin Lutheran College

Date Posted: May 19, 2008

Summer Arts in the Park imageMILWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lutheran College announces the 2008 Summer Arts in the Park line-up. This year marks the ninth summer of offering a free outdoor concert series. All performances take place on the campus courtyard located between Bluemound Road and Wisconsin Avenue at 89th Street. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Events will be held indoors if raining. Concessions with food and beverages open at 5 p.m. Wisconsin Lutheran College is an alcohol-free campus.

The Summer Arts in the Park concert series is sponsored in part by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Target, Schoeneck Containers, Amcore Bank, The Wisconsin Heart Hospital, MSI General, Pepsi, Luther Haven and Wisconsin Lutheran College Friends of the Arts.


Swing Nouveau (Download Hi-Res Image)

Milwaukee’s premier big band performs swing style music from the ’30s, ’40s, ’50s and ’90s.

Thursday, June 12, 6:30 p.m.


Musica Elegante (Download Hi-Res Image)

Musica Elegante is a Latin dance big band patterned after the great Latin orchestras of Desi Arnew, Xavier Cugat, Prez Prado and others.

Thursday, June 26, 6:30 p.m.


Fine Arts Fair (Download Hi-Res Image)

A day full of activities featuring fine art and craft booths, a silent auction and food. A variety of continuous entertainment is provided on two stages throughout the day.

Saturday, July 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Milwaukee Accordion Ensemble (Download Hi-Res Image)

The Milwaukee Accordion Club Ensemble performs an educational and fun concert.

Saturday, July 12, 9 a.m.


Newtonburg Brass Band (Download Hi-Res Image)

This band is a lighthearted recreation of an early 1900s small town brass band.

Saturday, July 12, 10 a.m.


New South Rampart Street Paraders (Download Hi-Res Image)

This Dixieland group performs with versatility and delivers a high energy performance.

Saturday, July 12, 12 p.m.


Kids from Wisconsin (Download Hi-Res Image)

Enjoy a spectacular energetic two-hour performance of your favorite Broadway and pop tunes by the finest young singers and musicians in Wisconsin.

Saturday, July 12, 2 p.m.


The Britins (Download Hi-Res Image)

The Britins have recreated the music of the Beatles in both sight and sound.

Thursday, July 24, 6:30 p.m.


Doo-Wop Daddies (Download Hi-Res Image)

The Doo-Wop Daddies capture the demanding vocal style of Doo-Wop music.

Thursday, August 7, 6:30 p.m.


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