Fridays @ 6:30 pm

Starry Nights is a series of free outdoor concerts performed at the Gerlach Outdoor Theater on Friday evenings in the summer. Beginning on Friday, June 20, gather your family and friends, pack your blankets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center’s beautiful backyard! Delicious food and beverages are available for purchase from fine local cafes and caterers.

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August 15 @ 7:30 pm

He's been declared “fiendishly talented” by Guitar Player magazine. Bringing together world-class chops and a humorous ability to articulate sounds and techniques, Milwaukee guitarist Greg Koch has established himself within six-string circles as a masterful technician, accomplished Fender clinician, and guitar virtuoso. Don't miss him perform at the 2014 Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival.

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August 16 @ 7:30 pm

Canadian rumba flamenco artist Jesse Cook blends the exotic Spanish music form with elements of new age, jazz, and easy listening. Among his many accolades, in 2008, he won the silver medal in Acoustic Guitar magazine’s prestigious Players’ Choice Awards behind the legendary Paco De Lucia. Jesse will be performing as part of the 2014 Wilson Center Guitar Competition & Festival.

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The Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts is a non-profit,
multi-disciplinary cultural arts center that presents performances
by world-renowned artists and ensembles, offers arts education
opportunities, and curates the Ploch Art Gallery, which features
both national and Wisconsin-based fine artists.