Category: Performance

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.

  • LMO Celebrates Seven Years

    Little Marsh Overflow (LMO) returns to Door County on Saturday, May 24 at the Hitching Post in Valmy and Sunday, May 25 at the Mink River Basin in Ellison Bay for their Seventh Anniversary Party, an event that has become a Northern Door Memorial Day Weekend tradition.

  • “…Let Music Live!”

    New Artistic Director, Merle Colburn has fashioned for the Peninsula Chamber Singers (PCS) one of the most exciting choral concerts in recent memory.

  • American Folklore Theatre Announces “Raise the Curtain” Kick-Off Party

    Join American Folklore Theatre (AFT) as it kicks off another great season of original shows at its fifth annual “Raise the Curtain” kick-off party, set for Sunday, May 25 at the Alpine Resort in Egg Harbor.

  • Music of Northern Europe Featured at Emerson Event

    Two Door County favorites will team up for a musical performance of Northern Delights featuring art and folk songs from Scandinavia and the British Isles on May 27 at 7:30 pm for the last performance in this year’s Emerson Cultural Series.

  • Everything Old is New with Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets

    Jump in and take a ride with Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets! The group that left Door County begging for more returns to Third Avenue Plahouse with a brand new show.

  • Isadoora Theatre Announces Director, Cast, and Crew for “The Cover of Life”

    Isadoora Theatre wraps up its sixth season with The Cover of Life, written by R.T. Robinson and directed by Ann K. Birnschein. A deeply affecting story about women’s struggle for self worth, The Cover of Life will be presented at the Ephraim Village Hall, May 15 – 18 and 22 – 25, 2008.

  • Gibraltar High School Presents “Back to the 80s”

    Gibraltar High School takes you back to the age of cool when they present Back to the 80s, a musical, May 9, 10 and 11 at the Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek.

  • DCA 2008 Summer and Fall Schedule

    The schedule of events at the Door Community Auditorium for the summer and fall of 2008 is set, and tickets are now available.

  • 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.