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December 2014

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Songwriters Round Robin

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Ken Haferman
The Viper & His Famous Orchestra

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Living Activism Night for Penokees Support Committee-Milwaukee
and the Bad River Defense Fund

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Distinctively Different
The Resilients

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Brad Stern
Pebble Creek Crossing

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Open Stage

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Happy New Year

 

 

January 2015

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Bobby Jiles & Tracy Jones,
Peter Lee & Karen Levy,
Chris & Lorraine Straw,the Pardee Boys.

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The Roller Mills String Band
Dave Geisthardt

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Living Activism Night for Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative
Richard Pinney, Dean Richard, MF Tyner

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Talent contest audition

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The City Pines
Paladino

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Open Stage

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Susie & Harvey Adventures in Song
The Spirals

 

February 2015

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Evening of Poetry
Desmond Bone, Kavon Jones,
Freesia McKee, and Suzanne Rosenblatt.

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Casa Kemnitz Jam for Casa Maria.

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Talent Contest Finals

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John Stano
Dave Sundquist

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Open Stage

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Fifth Annual Community Sing

Saturday, December 6

Our annual songwriter round-robin featuring Craig Siemsen , Gary Kitchin, and Nick Konkle. This is a food pantry benefit.
8:00, suggested donation $4 plus two cans of food.


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Saturday, December 13

The Viper & His Famous Orchestra will blow you away with 1920's style music, both original and classic.
Larry Penn called opener Ken Haferman "outstanding."
8:00, suggested donation $5
theviper.org.




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Sunday, December 14

Living Activism Night for Penokees Support Committee-Milwaukee and the Bad River Defense Fund featuring Ben Yahola, Dona Yahola & the Strawberry Moon Women Singers, Craig Siemsen & Patty Stevenson, Cadence with Mary Wacker, John King & Paul Smith.
7:00, Freewill donation-all proceeds go to benefited organization so please give generously.


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Saturday, December 20


Our favorite harmony quartet Distinctively Different will become favorites of yours as well. Opening will be the young harmony ensemble The Resilients.
8:00, suggested donation $5


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Saturday, December 27

Pebble Creek Crossing with Carroll Brown, Lorraine Hagedorn, Peter Lee, Patti Stotmeister, and Brett Kemnitz performing country, folk, bluegrass, gospel, and pop. Folk and country singer/guitarist Brad Stern opens.
8:00, suggested donation $5




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Sunday, December 28


You are the star and/or audience for our monthly Open Stage. Acoustic musicians, writers, singers, listeners all are welcome. Sign up for a fifteen minute slot.
7:00, suggested donation $3


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Wednesday, December 31


Ring in the New Year with our acoustic music/spoken word Open Mic with alcohol free beverages, snacks, and noisemakers.
8:00 until 12:30, FREE!!!


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Saturday, January 3


A harmonious evening of vocal duos featuring the Bobby Jiles & Tracy Jones, Peter Lee & Karen Levy, Chris & Lorraine Straw, and the Pardee Boys. This is a food pantry benefit.
8:00, suggested donation $4 plus two cans of food.


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Saturday, January 10


High energy old time American trad, Irish music, bluegrass, wow, check out The Roller Mills String Band. Opener singer/songwriter Dave Geisthardt stands tall in the Americana field.
8:00, suggested donation $5
www.wisconsindulcimer.com
soundcloud.com/dave-geisthardt


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Sunday, January 11


Living Activism Night for Homeless Vets Initiative
Richard Pinney, who sings, plays slide guitar and finger picks and won the 2013 Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter song contest; Dean Richard,
who plays a blend of blues-rock, funky jazz, and even the uplifting and inspirational on guitar, harmonica and slide, and Matt MF Tyner, who plays Delta blues, rockabilly and roots,
and also plays steel guitar.
7:00, Freewill donation all proceeds go to benefited organization so please give generously.


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Saturday, January 17


Talent contest audition
Yes, the first round of our annual talent contest. Enrollment will be limited
to the first fifteen contestants. Prizes of 100, 50, and 25 bucks will be awarded through a point system administered by a panel of judges. Watch talented musicians and wordsmiths compete. Applications available at our Facebook page as well as here during open hours.
8:00, suggested donation $5
Talent Contest Entry Form


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Saturday, January 24


Joni Clare, Myles Eberlein, & Nils Knudson are The City Pines, bringing an eclectic collaboration with roots in folk, jazz, classical, and rock. The Americana trio Paladino will open singing with guitar, mandolin, and concertina featuring Matt Webber, Mark Harrig & Phil Wamser.
8:00, suggested donation $5


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Sunday, January 25


Bring your instrument, Its another Open Stage
poetry, prose, comedy, or just your ears and enthusiasm
7:00, suggested donation $3.00


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Saturday, January 31


Susie & Harvey Adventures in Song promises to be a most stimulating evening. Opening act The Spirals featuring Candice Nokes & Mark Truesdell go from Ave Maria to Sun Ra to Johnny Cash! Whew.
8:00, suggested donation $5
www.spiralsmusic.com


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Saturday, February 7


For the heart and the mind, a stimulating Evening of Poetry featuring Desmond Bone, Kavon Jones, Freesia McKee, and Suzanne Rosenblatt.
This is a food pantry benefit.
8:00, suggested donation $4 plus two cans of food.


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Sunday, February 8


The tradition continues with our umpteenth annual Casa Kemnitz Jam for Casa Maria. Bring your instrument, voice, or just your good self and we
will be jammin'.
7:00, free will donation with all proceeds going to the benefited organization.


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Saturday, February 14


We come to the exciting conclusion of our Annual talent contest. Cheer on your favorites. See the next Ryan Secrest!
8:00, suggested donation $5


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Saturday, February 21


Rooted in the blues but going way beyond, the great John Stano graces our stage. Opener Dave Sundquist is one of the best honky tonk singers
anywhere.
8:00, suggested donation $5
www.johnstano.com


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Sunday, February 22


The Isleys said it best, it's your thing,
do what you wanna do for it is another Open Stage for music, spoken word, even juggling or magic. Your fifteen minutes of not quite fame!
7:00, suggested donation $3.


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Saturday, February 28


Come enjoy a magical evening with our fifth annual Community Sing led by Mark Dvorak, Craig Siemsen, and Julie Thompson and hopefully featuring you and so many others together singing old and new favorites.
8:00, suggested donation $10
www.markdvorak.com
www.craigtunes.com
www.julievoice.com
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