STARRY NIGHTS SERIES
Starry Nights is a series of free outdoor concerts performed at the Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater on Friday evenings in the summer. Gather your family and friends, pack your blankets and picnic baskets, 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.
2015 STARRY NIGHTS LINE-UP
Friday, June 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
A former member of the BoDeans, don’t miss this free concert event with iconic American singer, acoustic guitarist, and songwriter Sam Llanas!
Friday, July 10, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Follow along on a Magical Mystery Tour with Milwaukee’s very own BriTins as they play hits from the Fab Four, from “Love Me Do” to “Let It Be,” recreated on authentic Beatles gear!
Friday, July 17, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Above the Town
Celebrate summer with the acoustic bluegrass-inspired trio Above the Town, featuring five-time Wisconsin State Fiddling Champion Jerry Loughney, contemporary bluegrass guitarist Bill Brenckle, and founding member of Madison’s Nob Hill Boys Jon Peik!
Friday, July 24, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Valley of the Dolls
Get ready to dance under the stars to an eclectic blend of jazz and old school pop/funk with this rare performance by the all-female quartet, Valley of the Dolls!
Friday, July 31, 2015 @ 6:30pm
Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
Taking their cues from the dance bands of western Louisiana and the streets of New Orleans, as well as soul, funk, and blues, don’t miss this lyrically charged and explosive, yet intimate ensemble!
Friday, August 7, 2015 @ 6:30 pm
Wilson Center Big Band w/ Jenny Thiel
Bid a fond farewell to the 2015 Starry Nights Series with the swinging sounds of the Wilson Center Big Band, joined by Jazz Artist of the Year Jenny Thiel!