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Door County is home to a selection of performance venues and ensembles unmatched by any other small communities in America. Birch Creek brings jazz and classical music to a rustic barn, Midsummer’s Music Festival tours the peninsula for intimate concerts, and the Peninsula Music Festival awes visitors and locals alike at the Door Community Auditorium each august. Find schedules for these and many other venues here.

  • CD Release Party

    Gallery 42 will host a debut CD release party for the Jana Nyberg Group on Saturday, May 10 from 4 – 7 pm. The Jana Nyberg Group is well-known around the Door Peninsula as an exciting and extremely talented young jazz ensemble.

  • Concerts at Bjِrklunden Throughout May

    Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden will host a series of free concerts throughout May. Featuring students, faculty and special guests from the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music, all of the performances will be held in the serene surroundings of Bjِrklunden’s Vail Hall.

  • American Folklore Theatre Announces 2008 Season

    American Folklore Theatre (AFT) is pleased to announce its 2008 summer season, which will run from June 18 until August 30, featuring AFT audience favorites Fishing for the Moon, Lumberjacks in Love, and A Cabin with a View.

  • Mancheski Joins Lewis and Burroughs in AFT Benefit Concert

    One of American Folklore Theatre’s most popular performers, Doug Mancheski, will make a special guest appearance at a benefit concert Saturday, May 3, 2008 at 7:30 pm at the Ephraim Village Hall.

  • Island Musician: Dan Hansen

    His voice is raspy, but not the thick, dark rasp that keeps you a couple bar stools away or comes from behind shadowed, untrusting eyes and a plume of cigarette smoke. It’s a light scratch which fails to intimidate, and it comes accompanied by the thinnest trace of a smile in conversation. Like the voice, […]

  • The Belgian Detective is Back – And This Time He Brought His Ma!

    Who can a private detective turn to when he’s nursing a broken leg and murder’s been done? When the copper is the famous Belgian detective, Petey Poirot, the answer is easy: “Why, his own Ma, ahcourse!”

  • PMF Adds Another Radio Broadcast

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) has added another broadcast to its already full and diverse 2008 broadcast schedule on Wisconsin Public Radio. With this addition, there are five remaining radio broadcasts to look forward to hearing: • Wednesday, May 14, 9 am – Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks (recorded on August 14, 2007) • Friday, May 16, 2 pm – Morel Fantasia de la Danza for Guitar and Orchestra (recorded on August 14, 2007) Jason Vieaux, Guitar • Tuesday, June 17, 1 pm – Strauss Serenade for Winds in E-flat major, Op.

  • Something for Everyone – PMF’s 56th Season

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) will open their 56th season on Tuesday, August 5, and this year’s festival is sure to be filled with many firsts, as well as a continued commitment to young artists and new music.

  • Violists Perform at Bjِrklunden

    Lawrence University’s Bjِrklunden will host a free concert Sunday, April 20, 2008 at 1:30 pm. The concert will feature violists from Lawrence in both solo works and viola ensembles.

  • American Folklore Theatre Announces 2008 Season

    American Folklore Theatre (AFT) is pleased to announce its 2008 summer season, which will run from June 18 until August 30, featuring AFT audience favorites Fishing for the Moon, Lumberjacks in Love, and A Cabin with a View.

  • Accordion Revue to Take Place in Institute

    The Spring 2008 Door County Accordion Revue will be held Sunday, May 4 from 1 – 5 pm at The Institute Saloon located on Highway 57 just north of Sturgeon Bay.

  • White Gull Inn Continues Folk Concert Series

    The folk singing duo of Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen will be featured in concert Wednesday, April 9, in the fifth of six folk concerts scheduled at the White Gull Inn in Fish Creek this winter.

  • Peter Pan Soars at Third Avenue Playhouse

    Your heart will take flight when a cast of over 40 local children carry you off to enchanted Neverland in the Music & Arts School production of Peter Pan.

  • Youth Orchestra Program Seeks Talented Musicians

    The Green Bay Symphony Youth Orchestra Program (GBSYO), now entering its 41st season, encourages young area musicians to audition for placement in our 2008/09 ensembles.

  • Eric Lewis and Tommy Burroughs in Concert to Benefit AFT

    Award-winning Memphis musicians Eric Lewis and Tommy Burroughs will present a rousing concert to benefit American Folklore Theatre (AFT) Saturday, May 3, 2008 at 7:30 pm at the Ephraim Village Hall.

  • The Doctor is In at Third Avenue Playhouse

    What do you get when you combine the irresistible comedy of America’s premiere playwright, Neil Simon, with the insightful and bittersweet humor of Russia’s most famous playwright, Anton Chekhov? An evening of theatre that’s guaranteed to bring laughter to your face and warmth to your heart.

  • Peninsula Music Festival Announces Radio Broadcast Schedule

    The Peninsula Music Festival (PMF) is pleased to announce its 2008 Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) broadcast schedule. Each of the pieces of music being broadcast was recorded by WPR during the August 2007 season at the Door Community Auditorium in Fish Creek.

  • Midsummer’s Presents Fifth Annual “The Seven Last Words of Christ”

    Midsummer’s Music Festival continues to plan the upcoming performance of “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” The Stella Maris Catholic Parish/Sister Bay has graciously offered to host this magnificent event on Tuesday, March 18 at 7 pm.

  • Award-Winning Pianist Featured at Emerson Event

    Dr. David Severtson, Assistant Professor of Music at UW-Green Bay, will perform works of Schumann, Chopin and Schubert March 18 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Door County (UUFDC), located in Sister Bay.

  • Jeanne Kuhns, Ben Larsen and Dan Mayhew in Concert

    Local favorites Jeanne Kuhns, Ben Larsen and Dan Mayhew return to Third Avenue Playhouse on Saturday, March 15 for an evening of musical entertainment that is guaranteed to be exuberant, energetic and just plain fun! One performance is scheduled at 7:30 pm.