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Door County summers are made for live music! Check out a show in a bar, a sunset concert in the park in almost any village, a professional performance venue, or a concert in a rustic barn. Door County’s live music scene features every genre, local favorites and nationally touring artists.

  • Music to My Ears: Door County Live Music April 15-21

    Spend the week checking out these live-music offerings! Moonshiners April 15, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub An authentic reproduction of modern and classic country hits with a distinctive approach to instrumentation. Ben Larsen April 16, 1-4 pm, Harbor Ridge Winery Americana acoustic singer. Hunter Gatherer April 16, 2-5 pm, Door County Brewing Co. […]

  • Swingin’ Door Big Band Kicks Off 2022 Season

    Musicians have been amplifying social issues – causes from human rights to the environment – through their music since the beginning, so it seems fitting that the Swingin’ Door Big Band is kicking off its 2022 season on Earth Day with a performance at the Swing into Spring fundraiser at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church […]

  • Music on the Mind: Door County Live Music April 8-14

    Enjoy a night out with family and friends listening to some great tunes. Check our events calendar for additional details. Open Tab April 8, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub This husband-and-wife duo uses their diverse musical backgrounds to put their own spin on everything from Ray Charles to Matchbox 20. The Witch Doctors […]

  • BLACK VIOLIN TAKES DCA STAGE APRIL 5

    On April 5, 7 pm, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present the classical/hip-hop duo Black Violin. Led by classically trained violist Wil B. and violinist Kev Marcus, Black Violin fuses R&B, soul, rock, hip-hop and classical styles with astonishing results. Black Violin stands at the vanguard of the “classical boom” movement, a classical/hip-hop hybrid that […]

  • Live Music Schedule

    Rock the Night Away Grab your friends, and head to one of these spots to catch some great tunes! Dave Steffen Band April 1, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub Blues rock. Ben Larsen April 2, 1-4 pm, Harbor Ridge Winery Americana acoustic singer. Christopher Gold April 2, 2-5 pm, Door County Brewing Co. […]

  • Find Your Groove

    Looking for some tunes to jam and sing to? Try out one of these live-music events this week! Breakfast Club March 25, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub, 107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay An authentic reproduction of timeless ’80s singalongs and dance hits that will still get your blood pumping today. Ben […]

  • DCA Passport Program Opens a World of Musical, Educational Opportunities

    One of the outstanding things about Door Community Auditorium (DCA) in Fish Creek is the opportunity it offers the community to see popular performers such as Lyle Lovett, Brandi Carlile, Marty Stuart and Joan Baez, as well as to have unforgettable cultural experiences through music and programs from around the world. “During the tourist season, […]

  • DCA Passport Program Opens a World of Musical, Educational Opportunities

    One of the outstanding things about Door Community Auditorium (DCA) in Fish Creek is the opportunity it offers the community to see popular performers such as Lyle Lovett, Brandi Carlile, Marty Stuart and Joan Baez, as well as to have unforgettable cultural experiences through music and programs from around the world. “During the tourist season, […]

  • DCA PRESENTS ZIMBABWEAN VOCAL ENSEMBLE

    On March 25, 7 pm, Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will host the Zimbabwean vocal ensemble Nobuntu. The five voices of Nobuntu echo with power and intensity, emanating pure joy and embodying the spirit of the ensemble’s home country, where “nobuntu” translates to “mother of kindness.” Together, this all-female a cappella quintet celebrates the African philosophy […]

  • Door County Live Music March 18-25

    If you’re looking to shake it and move it, check out one of these live music performances this coming week! Moonshiners March 18, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub, 107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay An authentic reproduction of modern and classic country hits with an distinctive approach to instrumentation. Ben Larsen March […]

  • Guitar Wizard John Lewis at DCA March 12

    The Door Community Auditorium (DCA, dcauditorium.org) will host its final virtual Coffeehouse Concert of the season March 12, 7 pm, featuring Door County guitar wizard John Lewis and friends.  Lewis has performed extensively in the United States and beyond and appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, at a presidential inaugural ball and in many iconic […]

  • Door County St. Patrick’s Day EVENTS

    From parades to green beer to corned beef and cabbage, Door County will be filled with the luck of the Irish this weekend before St. Patrick’s Day. Check out the events and specials coming up. FOOD Stone Harbor Resort, 107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay Raise a glass of green beer and other drink […]

  • Time for Tunes: Door County Live Music March 11-18

    Grab your friends and head out this week for some special holiday performances. Or meet in Sturgeon Bay on March 16 for a very special concert to benefit those affected by the fire at Butch’s Bar. Koepke LaForce March 11, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub, 107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay An […]

  • Butch’s Benefit Concert Set For March 16

    March 16, 8 pm, Door County Fire Company, 38 S. 3rd Ave. in Sturgeon Bay Butch’s Bar Open Jam Night rocked the southern end of 3rd Avenue every Wednesday night for the past six years. Straight, hammered, professional, novice, regular and those just passing through would find a venue with a full-enough audience to feel […]

  • Kitty O’Reilly’s Celebrates St. Pat’s March 12

    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Kitty O’Reilly’s Irish Pub on March 12, when the restaurant will open for breakfast to serve Irish coffee, Guinness and more before the Sturgeon Bay parade starts at 11 am. An Irish bagpiper will be at Kitty O’Reilly’s, 59 E. Oak St. in Sturgeon Bay, 12-2 pm, with Whiskey Ditch […]

  • Toe-tappin’ Fun

    Live music around the Door Looking to liven up your week with some tunes? Check out these performances! Breakfast Club March 4, 7-10:30 pm, Stone Harbor Restaurant & Pub, 107 N. 1st Ave. in Sturgeon Bay This authentic reproduction of timeless ’80s sing-alongs and dance hits will still get your blood pumping. Ben Larsen March […]

  • Fernandez Brings Native Americana to Coffeehouse Series

    Wade Fernandez (Walks with the Black Wolf) will be the next featured performer in the Door Community Auditorium Coffeehouse Concert series March 10, 7 pm. Fernandez is a deeply authentic, award-winning, international touring artist from the Menominee Nation Reservation in Wisconsin. He began his solo career opening for Jackson Browne and the Indigo Girls onstage, […]

  • Get Your Groove On! Door County Live Music Calendar Feb. 25 – March 4

    The music doesn’t stop for winter. Whether you want to sit back and enjoy, sing along with Karaoke or belt out your own tune before an open mic, here’s where to do it all this week. Bessie, Billie and Nina: Pioneering Women in Jazz Feb. 25, 7 pm, Door Community Auditorium, 3926 Hwy 42 in […]

  • DCA CELEBRATES PIONEERING WOMEN IN JAZZ

    On Feb. 25, the Door Community Auditorium (DCA) will present Bessie, Billie and Nina: Pioneering Women in Jazz. Powerfully and playfully blazing new trails in both their music and activism, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone became three of the 20th century’s most influential vocalists. All three defied social norms, embraced self-empowerment through their […]

  • GRIER FEATURED AT COFFEEHOUSE CONCERT SERIES

    On Feb. 19, 7 pm, blues guitarist and songwriter Cathy Grier will be the featured artist for Door Community Auditorium’s Coffeehouse Concert series. Grier and friends will perform a virtual coffeehouse concert via Facebook, and after this premiere, the concert will also be available on YouTube. Grier’s multidimensional guitar technique, gutsy vocal range and sterling […]