Live Music & Breathtaking Beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden Thursdays, July 12-August 23 Enjoy live music and explore the breathtaking summer Garden. Bring your chairs and a picnic dinner. Due to liquor license regulations, alcoholic carry-ins are not allowed.
Crimmins (Blues Weasels).It turned out to be an impressive assembling of musicians with well-known past connections: Dr, Freeze (of a prominent blues family), Mike Larscheid (Elvin Bishop, Normal Adults), Larry Byrne (Luther Allison Band), Jim Kirkpatrick (Short Stuff) and Jimmy Crimmins (Blues Weasels).
August 16, 2012: Big Mouth & the Power Tools (9 piece band playing R&B, funk, blues)
This is a 9 piece group that commands its audience to feel the music and have fun with great rhythm and blues classics, funk, soul, rock and roll with a chemistry all their own. Featuring a premier horn section known as The Power Tool Horns, this group consists of Jay Whitney (guitar/vocals), Rick Piumbroeck (lead vocals/percussion), Paul Sowinski (bass/vocals), Brad Miller (drums), Rich Scheelk (piano/keyboards), Bill Dennee (trombone), Nathan Behling (trumpet), Woody Mankowski (vocals/saxophones) and Marc Jimos (vocals/saxophone).
August 23, 2012: John Kelley & Fusion Xpress Orchestra (classical, musical theatre and jazz with a twist of rock)
John Kelley & FXO is an eclectic blend and intense fusion of classical, rock, jazz and musical theatre. Described as “the Trans-Siberian Orchestra on steroids”, they rock the classics and classic the rock. Featuring John Kelley (electric violin), Jim Bayard (guitar), Nate Kinzel (keyboards), Kent Paulsen (keyboards/vocals), Ryan Sette (bass), Cody Borley (percussion), Lisa Andre (vocals) and Tim Olejniczak (vocals).