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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.

  • Mark Paffrath Next in Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Series

    Singer/songwriter Mark Paffrath’s interpretations of the world and the human condition are thoughtful and well-crafted, as well as quirky and humorous.

  • Live Music at Joe Jo’s Pizza and Gelato

    Tommy Burroughs, Jeanne Kuhns and Lynn Gudmundsen are sure to entertain on Friday, February 15 from 7 – 9 pm at Joe Jo’s Pizza and Gelato in Ephraim. Then, the following week on Friday, February 22, Jim Jennings, Dave Gunderson and Lee Nordgren will entertain the pizza parlor’s patrons.

  • “The Art of Music” Brings Healthy and Upbeat Winter Entertainment

    With an ear to the health benefits of art, Door County Memorial Hospital (DCMH) is sponsoring the Art of Music Winter Concert Series, which continues through May 2.

  • Tommy Burroughs and Friends Take Over the AC Tap

    On Wednesday, Feb. 13, join nationally-recognized fiddle, guitar and mandolin player Tommy Burroughs as he performs with his Door County friends at the AC Tap.

  • Lounge Rock Duo to Play at Stone Harbor

    It’s all about the art of the duo, and this husband/wife team are masters of their art. Galynne Goodwill & Mark Riggenbach (aka MarkOnDrums) are scheduled to perform on Friday and Saturday at the Stone Harbor Resort in Sturgeon Bay at 8:30 pm.

  • Donohoe Performs in Fireside Coffeehouse Concert Series

    With a wee bit of the Irish, singer/songwriter Kitty Donohoe is a natural storyteller whose performances have earned her accolades from music critics and fans alike.

  • Copper Box Proves the Accordion is One Mean Party Instrument

    Tired of winter? Bored with sitting in front of the TV every night of the week? Let Copper Box help you forget about deadlines and stress with some down-home fun and musical talent.

  • Music Man Charlie Eckhardt is Leading the Parade

    Like Professor Harold Hill in The Music Man, Gibraltar Schools’ music teacher Charlie Eckhardt is leading the parade…and his students are keeping step. Since first walking through the Gibraltar Schools’ music room in 2000, Eckhardt has won the hearts of teachers, students, and parents. With an infectious enthusiasm that radiates through his students, Eckhardt’s influence […]

  • Musical Ambassador

    The first words Eric Lewis utters on his live recording at Camp David in Fish Creek are, “I have to say, I didn’t expect this many people to show up.” And once you meet the quiet, humble man with an accent that is distinctly not of northern Wisconsin, you can believe that he was surprised […]

  • Sha La Di Dah

    One recent, unusually warm spring evening, on the sidewalk outside the new Ladder House Bar and Grill in downtown Sturgeon Bay, four girls were getting some air, a couple was holding hands and laughing, and a young guy with a tattooed neck and spiky black hair was addressing a couple who happened by, walking their […]

  • Fireside Coffeehouse Concerts

    Whoever would have thought that a little black bean could be powerful enough to create a culture all its own? But small as it is, the coffee bean has resulted in a phenomenon that crosses cultures around the world. In the years since the simple bean was first discovered by an Ethiopian goat herder, drinking […]

  • Dan Eggert, Camp David, Fishstock, Blue Spruce

    Note by Note: The County Comes Alive with Music

    Listen to the music. From folk to classical, from blues to jazz, from ethnic to rock, someone someplace is playing it right now in Door County. Join me on a wander down the peninsula’s sheet music page and discover the heart of this community. Perhaps the two most recognized theater groups in Door County are […]