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Starry Nights • Jason Gillette & The Showtime Big Band


The swinging sounds of the big band return to Starry Nights, featuring Brookfield Central High School Music Department Chair and acclaimed woodwind artist Jason Gillette, members of Wisconsin Conservatory of Music's We Six, renowned saxophonist Sal Lozano, and Broadway star and BCHS alumna Chelsea Krombach. PLUS! Arrive early & enjoy a special performance beginning at 6pm with Milwaukee's own multi-instrumentalist songwriting duo, Sara and Kenny!

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 lawn chairs and picnic baskets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center’s beautiful backyard!

The Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater offers lawn seating only. Guests who would like chairs are required to bring their own. To ensure good sightlines for all audience members, pop-up tents are not allowed. Please call our Box Office at 262-781-9520 with any questions, or click here to learn more about Starry Nights.

WEATHER UPDATE FOR TONIGHT'S STARRY NIGHT'S CONCERT: Due to inclement weather, tonight's free concert featuring Jason Gillette & The Showtime Big Band will be moved indoors to The Harris Theater. Open seating will be available for the first 600 guests to arrive. Doors to the theater will open at 5:30pm, with a special pre-show performance beginning at 6pm featuring Milwaukee’s own multi-instrumentalist songwriting duo Sara and Kenny. The Showtime Big Band performance will begin at 6:30pm. This evening’s concert also will be piped out into the Kuttemperoor Grand Hall and Ploch Art Gallery through the sound system, and audiences are welcome to picnic on the floor of our Grand Hall, in our Ploch Art Gallery, or under The Burke Colonnade. (Please note that we unfortunately are unable to pipe sound out into the Colonnade.) A full bar will be available in the Grand Hall; beverages purchased onsite may be brought into The Harris Theater for the performance. Picnic dinners and treats purchased offsite may be enjoyed in the Grand Hall, Ploch Art Gallery, or the Colonnade. Food is not permitted in The Harris Theater; alcohol purchased off-site and non-service animals are not permitted anywhere inside our venue or in The Burke Colonnade. If you have questions, please contact our Box Office at 262-781-9520. Our Box Office is open this evening until 8PM. We look forward to welcoming you to Starry Nights.