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.

  • Toivo Performs 4th Annual Halloween Show

    Local band Toivo will perform their 4th annual Halloween Show at the Bayside Tavern in Fish Creek on Sat., Oct. 30 from 10:30 pm – 2 am. The show will open with a special performance by The Snowbirds.

  • 5 Reasons To Dance

    5. It might be your ticket to appear on “Wheel of Fortune.” That’s right, getting a group dance started at an audition can help you become selected as a contestant for the national television game show.

  • Dancing in Disguise

    Halloween is a great excuse for adults to dress up and act like kids again. Door County is filled with spook-tacular adventures and if one day’s not enough don’t worry because there will be costume parties all weekend long.

  • When I Push AA14…

    With the assistance of the jukebox, anyone can change the mood of a room with just a handful of quarters.

  • Five Reasons to Hate Digital Jukeboxes

    1. A bar used to be defined by its jukebox. Fill it with the right mix, and you could be assured of a certain mood, with songs that would spur conversations.

  • Food Drive Features Live Music

    On October 16, the Fairland Bluegrass family band will perform during the Baileys Harbor Scouts’ Canned Food Drive. The drive will take place at the Baileys Harbor Village Hall from 7 – 9 pm, doors will open at 6:30 pm.

  • Join Polka Fest October 31

    The Institute Saloon Dance Hall will host the annual Polka Fest on Sunday, October 31 from 1 – 4:30 pm. The event will feature the sounds of the button box accordion and concertina playing polkas, waltzes, the foxtrot, and schottische.

  • Base Camp and Ecology Sports Hosts “Katie Dahl Day”

    On Sunday, Oct. 24, come in from the cold for a morning of hot cider, warm sweaters, and cool music as Ecology Sports/Base Camp Coffee Shop celebrates its second annual Katie Dahl Day.

  • Groove Session Anxiously Returns to Door County

    After their introduction to the area by Kim Manning and Lantz Lazwell during Steel Bridge Song Fest 2010, Groove Session is eager to continue sharing their music and energy with the Door Peninsula.

  • 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.