Texas-based Vocal Trash is a high-octane stage show that makes music in harmony with the environment. Described as “Glee, with a kick,” Vocal Trash combines uniquely recycled instruments like one-of-a-kind guitars and metal trash can or plastic barrel percussion devices with first-rate vocals. Audiences can’t seem to get enough of this energetic group whose “feel good” music literally gets people up and dancing in the aisles. It’s the ultimate production with an urban feel and Broadway appeal.
The New York Times describes Tonic Sol-fa‘s a cappella sound as “A vocal kaleidoscope…unique to the human voice.” Improvisational and passionate music combined with cutting-edge stage presence is the benchmark by which critics and fans agree: nobody does it like Tonic Sol-fa. Although they are simply four voices and a tambourine, they’ve already been voted into the Midwest Music Hall of Fame, have done three popular public television specials and have won their first Emmy Award for “Musical Composition/Arrangement.”
Virtuoso lead guitarist Daryl Stuermer of the super-group Genesis has been touring the world to sold-out crowds since 1978, creating the signature guitar sound of the Phil Collins mega hits “In the Air Tonight” and “Easy Lover.” Stuermer has continued to write music for his eight solo albums of original music and cover his favorite Genesis vocals and instrumentals along the way. His band is an exciting fusion of Stuermer’s unique Genesis renditions, creating an unforgettable evening that reinvents the Genesis experience.
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, considered one of the finest orchestras in the country, returns to the Cedarburg PAC for a special holiday concert. The MSO continues to reach new heights under the dynamic leadership of music director, Edo de Waart, who returns for a seventh and final season with the orchestra.
Part of Americana, The Lettermen have been creating musical memories for over 50 years. And, they’re back on the Cedarburg PAC stage to harmonize for the holidays! Over the years, they have sung and recorded in over fourteen languages and have eighteen gold records to their name internationally. They have continually recorded, averaging at least one album a year. Their signature sound made romantic standards of songs such as “Smile,” “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,” “Shangri-La,” “Love,” “Traces/Memories” and more.
Corky Siegel‘s latest project Chamber Blues, with the West End String Quartet, and Frank Donaldson on world percussion, blends classical and blues styles in a chamber music setting. This ground breaking innovative sound has earned tremendous acclaim throughout the country and continues to open new doors for classical and blues/jazz listeners alike. Chamber Blues won the Billboard Editor’s and Writer’s top 10 Picks of the Year and Stereophile Magazine says: “… fantastic … I guarantee you’ve never heard anything quite like it.”
A master mimic of more than 200 voices, Rich Little continues to impress throughout the world with regular stops in London, Canada, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Reno, Hawaii, Chicago, New York… and now Cedarburg. A professed classic movie buff, Little is particularly fond of doing Alan Ladd (his childhood hero) and other stars like Jimmy Stewart, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, Jack Nicholson and Clint Eastwood. In Jimmy Stewart – A Humorous Look At His Life, Little pays tribute to one of his “larger than life” favorites.