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Sound Waves Summer Concert Series

Mondays, July 1 – July 29 | 6:30pm – 7:30pm

Bring the whole family to hear Milwaukee musicians live on five Monday evenings this summer in July! Listen to pleasant music while enjoying beverages available for purchase at the Center. Please bring your own seating for the concert. Performances take place at our Pavilion from 6:30pm-7:30pm, or in the auditorium in case of inclement weather, and are free with membership or admission.  

JULY 1 | WE 3 UKES 

We 3 Ukes includes Steve Firman, Tom Stemper, and Vinn Stemper. They are a local band that plays music for children of all ages, specializing in music for early childhood. Their influences include musicians like Raffi, Pete Seeger, and Laurie Berkner. Learn more about We 3 Ukes 

JULY 8 | LYRID 

Lyrid is a Milwaukee-based indie prairie rock band that formed when Warhola Cats joined forces with local musicians from Hurd & Galante and Cassini Echos, with lyrical poetry provided by Elisabeth Albeck Gasparka. They play music ranging from haunting pastoral rock to jubilant, countrified soul. Learn more about Lyrid 

JULY 15 | BEN MERENS 

Ben Merens is an acoustic guitar singer and songwriter, performing original songs and covers from the 70s. Ben also has a talent for taking audience suggestions and immediately turning them into songs.  

JULY 22 | LINDSAY SHANKS 

Lindsay Shanks plays a range of songs for all ages, with influences from Johnny Cash, Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Elvis Preseley, Dixie Chicks, and much more. Popular hits Lindsay covers include Try Everything, Kiss the Girl, and Shake It Off. Learn more about Lindsay Shanks. 

JULY 29 | JULIEN KOZAK 

Julien’s family-friendly musical style is mellow pop-folk with influences from James Taylor, John Mayer, and Ed Sheeran. Learn more about Julien Kozak.