Join Digbii as we celebrate the end of summer with a bash at the Nixon Park Beer Garden in Hartland hosted by Endter's Sports Pub. We will be performing on the historic band shell in Hartland! Digbii is Ryan Meisel on Saxes, Craig Rigby on keys, David Dinauer on bass, and Jay Arpin on drums.
By popular demand, the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium’s Strollin’ series is returning to Downtown Middleton on Friday evening, September 7th, 2018. This jazz mini-fest will feature performances by fourteen bands presenting six hours of continuous and stylistically diverse live music at eight indoor and outdoor venues in Middleton’s “walkable” downtown area east and west of Parmenter Street and south of University Avenue. Now in its fourth year, this popular “jazz stroll” series features a staggered performance schedule that makes it easy for attendees to stroll from venue to venue and sample many different musical styles.
In addition, this year the Middleton Arts Committee is sponsoring a Pop-Up Art Walk in collaboration with the Strollin’ Middleton Jazz Festival. The Art Walk will highlight local artists displaying and selling their work. Locations will be indicated by large red balloons outside of the businesses that are hosting artists.
Join Ryan as he performs his Spiritual Currents show, World Sound Explorations and interactive drum circle at Hartford's Jack Russell Memorial Library. This event is for the Memory Cafe. All ages, no cover.
Join us for our return trip to Madison at one of the premiere jazz venues in the City. The QuArtet will be playing tunes from their new album, "Walking into a Room" and also will be playing many of Meisel's standards from his Madison Days.
No cover. 21 up show.
Ryan Meisel: Saxophones
Craig Rigby: Piano
David Dinauer: Bass
Jake Polancich: Drums
Join Ryan Meisel's Spiritual Currents world sound explorations and music for mediation on a journey into nature to celebrate the Summer Solstice in a beautiful natural setting. Bring beverages and food of your choice to snack on or share. Adult beverages accepted!
Open to all ages.
On Sunday, February 4th, 2018, join the Unrehearsed MKE community as we celebrate 5 YEARS of monthly improvised performances. This special anniversary party will include sets of round-robin style improvisations featuring some of the artists who have made the last year of Unrehearsed MKE events continually special.
The following performers will be involved in the multiple sets of round-robin improvs:
Barry Paul Clark
As with our previous anniversary parties, this special Unrehearsed MKE will begin earlier than our normally scheduled events, so please note the start time of 3:00PM on Sunday, February 4th. As always, we're happy to have West End Conservatory be our home for these events, and donations are encouraged for non-performers.
There will also be food! Because we're celebrating! Unrehearsed MKE co-curators will be bringing vegetarian and non-vegetarian crockpot chili, as well as various snacks. If you would like to bring treats to celebrate or beverages to drink, please feel free to do so!
Thank you all SO MUCH for continuing to help not only sustain but grow this series and this community of artists for 5 YEARS. It's such an honor and privilege to help facilitate these performances and to see the level of artistry coming out of the members of this ever-growing community. With a sincerest heart, we thank you.
See you at 3PM on Sunday February 4th!!