Don’t miss Wade Fernandez and Bill Miller – two internationally known leaders in the world of contemporary Native Americana music – on Sept. 28, 7 pm, at the Door Community Auditorium (DCA). The performance by these two Wisconsin musical legends in a one-of-a-kind double bill is part of DCA’s fall Blues, Roots, and American Stories series.
Fernandez will conduct a morning workshop for Gibraltar fourth-grade students at the DCA on Sept. 26. He will also offer a public workshop that day, 1-5 pm, that’s open to the public. The registration fee of $200 includes a native flute valued at $100. Registration is limited to 15; sign up by calling or visiting the DCA box office. That evening at 6 pm, Fernandez, workshop attendees and friends of Chief Oshkosh and DCA will enjoy a potluck at Egg Harbor’s Kress Pavilion. On Sept. 27, Fernandez will present a student matinee performance.
Miller is an award-winning Native American recording artist, performer, songwriter, activist, painter and world-class native flute player. He has produced more than a dozen albums and earned three Grammy Awards and numerous Native American Music Awards & Association honors. A Mohican Indian from northern Wisconsin, he has long been one of the most admired figures in the Native American arts and activist arenas.
Tickets for the concert range from $28 to $58; advance reservations are recommended. Purchase tickets through the DCA box office, 3926 Hwy 42 in Fish Creek; by phone at 920.868.2728; or at dcauditorium.org.