8/11/2017 7:26:00 AM Campanile Center for the Arts announces 2017-18 season Purchase advance tickets to multiple shows and receive up to 25 percent off
Campanile Center for the Arts in Minocqua is pleased to announce the schedule of shows for the 2017-18 season. Once again an eclectic mix of shows has been put together. From pop to country, bluegrass to jazz, there is sure to be something for everyone.
Subscription tickets go on sale on Aug. 15 and single tickets are available starting Sept. 5. Purchase tickets online at www.campanilecenter. org, by phone at 715-356-9700 or stopping by the box office at 131 W. Milwaukee Street in downtown Minocqua.
Bob Milne - Ragtime Piano and Stories
Thursday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m., returning to the Campanile by popular demand, ragtime and boogie-woogie virtuoso, Bob Milne dazzles audiences all over the world with his artistry. All of his performances are filled with stories which bring new meaning to the music. Milne has performed for President George H.W. Bush and his work has been recorded for posterity at the US Library of Congress.
Bee Gees Gold - The Tribute
At 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 19, hear John Acosta's portrayal of lead singer Barry Gibb. From the look to the falsetto, the audience will leave saying, "Wow! I just saw and heard the Bee Gees!" Backed by a live band, this tribute brings back to life the '60s to the '70s. Their unique falsettos made them legends.
Presley Perkins Lewis & Cash
On Thursday, Nov. 2, at 7 p.m., Presley Perkins Lewis & Cash pays tribute to and celebrates the legendary Sun Records recording artists Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash. Feels like witnessing a rock 'n' roll royalty jam session with music and talent which has stood the test of time. From "Blue Suede Shoes" and "Hound Dog" to "Great Balls of Fire" and "Walk the Line," this show exudes pure 1950s rock 'n' roll.
At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 6, heralded by CMT Edge as "one of the most promising bands on the bluegrass scene," the Barefoot Movement invites all to join them for a holiday celebration performance. Complete with classic seasonal favorites wrapped in a Christmas package, find yourself surrounded by stories and Christmas memories from the band. The music and cheer will fill all with an enduring feeling of love and hope that will warm hearts throughout the year.
Chicago Dance Crash
Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at 7 p.m., this performance will take place at Lakeland Union High School auditorium. Chicago Dance Crash is emerging as the premier fusion-style contemporary dance company in the Midwest. Emphasizing a unique mission of both athleticism and accessibility, the Crash aesthetic is most notably recognized by its combination of concert and hip hop techniques. "Dance Crash is a solidly established ensemble that draws on a slew of styles, from break-dance to ballet, impressively unifying them into a single aesthetic. There is a warrior, action film aspect to their work, but also plenty of emotional depth underpinned by strong technique." - Chicago Sun Times
Thursday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m., the Queen's Cartoonists are a jazz band specializing in music from cartoons. Be prepared for music from classic Warner Brothers cartoons, early Disney films, cult cartoon classics and modern animations - all sync'd to video projections.
Cadence - Four men, four microphones, no instruments
On Wednesday, March 7, at 7 p.m. Canada's premier vocal group Cadence has played to sold out concert halls and toured festivals worldwide, sharing the stage with artists like Bobby McFerrin, Quincy Jones and Gordon Lightfoot. Those who love a capella music don't want to miss this one.
Mutts Gone Nuts
On Saturday, April 21, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., this hilarious pack of rescue pooches have created a comedy dog thrill show like no other. High flying Frisbee dogs, tightwire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs, this show is like no other - it will leave the entire family howling for more. A matinee has been added to this performance.
Grease, The Movie
At 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19. Celebrate everyone's favorite rock 'n' roll movie musical "The Grease Sing-A-Long"! For all of those who've remained hopelessly devoted to Danny, Sandy, Rizzo, Kenickie and the whole Rydell High gang, "Grease" is still, and will always be, the word.