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.

  • Looking Forward to Fall Fest

    Pumpkin Patch Weekend (known as Columbus Day outside Door County) is here, which means Fall Fest is right around the corner. As restaurants and shops flood with visitors this weekend, usually the busiest of the year for restaurants in Northern Door, the only relief for the staff now hanging by a thread is the vision of Fall Fest dancing in their heads.

  • Southern Door Auditorium Hosts Siegel-Schwall Band

    On Friday, October 15 at 7 pm, the Southern Door Community Auditorium will feature the legendary blues band, Siegel-Schwall Band, for its first annual fundraiser.

  • Cookery Wine Bar Continues Thursday Night Music Series

    The Cookery’s Wine Bar Music Series will continue throughout October. At 8 pm on Thursday nights, a great lineup of local artists will perform in the wine bar.

  • Upcoming Shows at the Fishing Hole

    Miss Meaghan Owens will perform at The Fishing Hole on Friday, October 1 in promotion of the upcoming release of her second CD, Gun Shy Of A Kiss. The CD will be available exclusively at the show.

  • What I Love About Music In Door County

    Music has always been a passion of mine because it is an excellent foundation to spread positive messages and share common feelings. Musicians pour a little piece of themselves into every song and performance, making music that can cross generations and span lifetimes.

  • We Are Beatrice to Perform at Mink River Basin

    We are Beatrice, a Madison-based band, will play at the Mink River Basin on Friday, September 24 from 9 pm – midnight. The Mink River Basin is located at 12010 Highway 42 in Ellison Bay.

  • Sheamus Fitzpatrick & The McNally Boys

    Celebrate halfway to Saint Patrick’s Day with Sheamus Fitzpatrick & The McNally Boys. Hailing from the Fox Valley, this Irish Pub band is sure to get you knee slapping and having a lot of good old-fashioned Irish fun.

  • Sturgeon Bay Hosts 4th Annual Jazz on Jefferson

    Sturgeon Bay’s Jefferson Street businesses will be hosting their 4th Annual Jazz on Jefferson event on Saturday, September 11 from 1 – 8 pm. Live music by jazz quartet Open Interest featuring John Salerno will begin at 1 pm.

  • Jacksonport Town Hall Bakery Features Katie Dahl and Friends

    On Friday, September 17 Door County singer-songwriter Katie Dahl will perform at the charming, historic Jacksonport Town Hall Bakery. The evening will feature new original songs and old-time favorites from the popular musician, who was recently named one of two winners in the Big Top Chautauqua “Songwriter of the Year” contest.

  • DCA Features Freedy Johnston

    Critically acclaimed American songwriter Freedy Johnston will be performing his original, acoustic rock music at the Door Community Auditorium on Sunday, September 12 at 7:30 pm.

  • Dick Skare Benefit Concert Features Door County Musicians

    Join some of Door County’s finest musicians for an afternoon of music and fun at a concert that celebrates hope, progress, and justice. Proceeds from the concert, “Teach Your Children Well,” which will take place on Sunday, September 19 from 4 – 6:30 pm, will benefit the campaign of Dick Skare, candidate for the State Assembly from Door and Kewaunee Counties.

  • A Quick Q&A with Eric Lewis

    Q: Where are you right now? A: Tommy Burroughs, Paul Sowinski and I are in the Virgin Islands. We’ve got gigs every single night…

  • Bacchus Lotus

    Enjoy the wonderful atmosphere of North Bay at the Gordon Lodge, Baileys Harbor while taking a musical ride through time. Bacchus Lotus plays a cosmic swirl of classic rock, garage rock, and cruising tunes.

  • Katie Dahl Adds More Performances

    Singer and guitarist Katie Dahl will be extending her appearances at The Inn at Kristofer’s through September. In addition to her Tuesday evening appearances, Dahl will be adding Friday, September 3, Friday, September 10 and Friday, September 24 to her list of engagements at the popular water view restaurant.

  • Two Cookee Performances at Gibraltar Grill

    The Gibraltar Grill in Fish Creek will feature free music concerts on its patio on Labor Day Weekend. On Friday and Saturday night, the public is welcome to enjoy Cookee for folk music and fun.

  • Bent Grass Performs Benefit Concert for the Kimberley House

    Bluegrass band Bent Grass will return to the stage in a benefit performance for Kimberley House. The performance will take place September 11 at 7:30 pm at the Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay.

  • Family, Love and History

    On any given summer day, you might find Katie Dahl picking cherries on her family’s orchard north of Sister Bay or singing about the same fruit trees before a packed house of adoring fans. This singer-songwriter is by no means new to Door County, where she has been a smiling face all around performing arts […]

  • Krista Detor to Perform at Woodwalk

    On Friday, August 27 at 7 pm, Krista Detor, accompanied by guitarist David Webber, will perform as a part of the Woodwalk Concert Series. Detor’s music features ballads with bluesy, folk, and almost hymn like qualities.

  • Andre’s of Sturgeon Bay Features Lost Mothra

    On Saturday, August 28 at 8 pm, Jeanne Kuhns and Lost Mothra, featuring George Sawyn and Patrick Palmer, will perform on the old opera house stage at Andre’s in Sturgeon Bay.