Koko Taylor Celebrity Aid Foundation Blues Concert
New Lisbon, Wisconsin. On Saturday, August 26, 2006, at the Ryan Farm in New Lisbon, Wisconsin. Enjoy five great blues acts featuring performances by Koko, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Osee Anderson, and more. Great music and great food will abound!
Schedule: 2PM - Lisa Stange and the 3rd Shift Band, 3:30PM - Joe Barr and the Soul Purpose Band, 5PM - Osee Anderson, 6:30PM - Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, and at 8PM Koko Taylor takes the stage. One admission covers all your food and refreshments.
For more information call (608) 562-3815.
Crawford County Art Festival
Saturday and Sunday September 16-17 at Sugar Creek Park in Ferryville, Wisconsin The Driftless area is an inspirational setting to many talented artists and artisans, Its hills and valley are home to painters and potters, woodworkers and weavers, musicians and metalsmiths. This year, artists and artisans will gather again in scenic Ferryville, overlooking the Mississippi River. Spend a few hours strolling through the exhibits. Meet the artists and see the area that inspired them. Have a bite to eat and listen to some great music. Come and celebrate the beauty and artistry of the Driftless area. Photo at right: from an original oil painting by Ken DeWaard.
For more information call (866) 452-7967.
Coalition Blues Festival is On Tap for September 16
The Coalition Blues Festival. This year the Festival is bringing a slate of regional bands to Owen Park in Eau Claire, Wisconsin on Saturday, Sept. 16, featuring the headlining Lucy Creek Blues Band. The lineup includes the following: 10:30AM-Sparky and The Wipers, 12 Noon-Poppy & The Confluence, 1PM-Mojo Terry & The Boilermakers, 2:30PM-Howard Luedtke & Blue Max, 4PM-Skeeter Lewis & The Roger Ellis Project and at 5:30PM the featured artists, Lucy Creek Blues Band. Also, Famous Dave’s will be among the vendors at the alcohol-free event. For more information call (715) 577-4197.
Mexican Fiesta Internacional comes to Milwaukee's Lakefront
Since 1977 Mexican Fiesta has brought a taste of Mexico to Milwaukee, sharing Mexican history, food, and entertainment. With bigs acts such as Grupo Limite, Alejandra Guzman, Montez de Durango, and the taste of Milwaukee's own Taqueria Jalisco, El Campesino, and many other local restaurants, 2006 is no different. Join us this year as we happily invite you to "be a part of the tradition" August 25, 26 and 27 at the Henry W. Meier Festival Park on Milwaukee's beautiful lakefront. As always, we promise that you will enjoy the sounds of the Mariachi's playing as you and your family share a meal, or as you stroll through our Cultural Village..
For more information call (414) 383-7066.