A North Carolina bluegrass band at their core, the Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra. They’re as danceable as the most progressive, party-oriented string band, and equally comfortable translating their songs for accompaniment by a full symphony.
It’s that mix of serious chops and good-natured fun that earned the Steep Canyon Rangers the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2013 (for the album Nobody Knows You), and that drew celebrated comedian/banjoist Steve Martin to them when he needed a backing band. – By Stratton Lawrence
Since the early ’90s when they first achieved national television fame on PBS’s Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? Rockapella has become one of the world’s most enduring and imitated vocal groups around today. And, they’re back in Cedarburg by popular demand!
As one of the creators of the full-band sound of “contemporary” a cappella, they have shown audiences the raw power of pure vocal talent and originality. With catchy original pop songs, and contemporary revisions of Motown, pop, and soul classics, this group has always been the one to watch!
Dallas String Quartet – Electric is a Dallas-based, international ensemble playing contemporary music on electric string instruments. With amplified instruments, this dynamic, young group brings new life to music from artists like Maroon 5, Guns N’ Roses, and Bruno Mars.
Comprised of violinists Tatiana Glava and Melissa Priller, violist Ion Zanca and cellist Gaston Colloca, DSQ takes you on a journey to the nexus of classical music and modern pop where artists like Beethoven and Bono collide. They have already released three albums and have a huge following on Pandora, Sirius XM and other radio stations.
Starring- John Pinero
Director- Richard Clayman
Written by – John Pinero/Richard Clayman
Even though this legendary coach has passed on, his spirit is still alive in this one-man play.John Pinero is Vince Lombardi! The Green Bay Packers would say so. The NFL would say so. Even Lombardi’s team would confess that Vince is still with us today.
John Pinero’s portrayal of the greatest professional coach in football history is a force to be reckoned with. Pinero has won praise and recognition from every significant member of the professional football community. Even ABC Television hired him to star in the 2006 pre-game Super Bowl show.
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.
CPAC, Inc.’s Visiting Artists Series is presenting and funding a student matinee of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for the holidays. Cedarburg-Grafton Rotary Club is presenting an evening show on the same day. The matinee, which will be filled with students from various grade levels, reflects the Cedarburg PAC, Inc.’s commitment to offer educational experiences for our community.
A special concert where 50% of the proceeds raised will help fund the new playground set for Thorson Elementary. The concert is sure to delight the young and the young at heart as classic scores from animated movies and television cartoons leap from the stage; transporting you back to those thrilling days of yesteryear.
Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience is the nation’s most innovative show utilizing the works of the Beatles. This amazing group, anchored by brothers Billy, Ryan and Matthew McGuigan, perform as themselves rather than impersonating these music legends. And, they leave the song choices completely in the hands of their audience, who fill out cards just prior to the show sharing their favorites Beatles songs and why!
The McGuigan’s have created the ultimate living tribute for their deceased father, who shared his love of the Beatles’ catalogue and the many memories it evoked with his children.
For over 35 years, 10,000 Maniacs has been winning the hearts of music fans around the world, selling over 10 million records. Together with artists like R.E.M., they helped define “college rock” and the first wave of “alternative rock” bands with their pop-conscious, literate and lush aesthetic.
Their first album in 13 years, Music From The Motion Picture released in 2013, was hailed as a beautiful affirmation of the band’s classic poetic lyrics and dreamy Americana blend. Their latest release in 2015, Twice Told Tales, is a collection of traditional folk songs from the British Isles.
Under The Streetlamp, America’s favorite vocal group with two PBS top specials and legions of faithful fans, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Exuding the irresistible rapport of a modern day Rat Pack, the quartet – recent leading cast members of the Tony Award-winning musical Jersey Boys – deliver an evening of unforgettable entertainment.
You’ll hear Doo-Wop, Motown, old time Rock ‘n’ Roll and your favorites from The Drifters, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Frankie Valli and the Four Season and more – delivered in the inimitable Under The Streetlamp style, with tight harmonies and slick dance moves.