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Thank You and See You Soon

It has been an amazing two years and it’s been an honor to bring to you the people and places that make up Door County’s eclectic music scene. The Insider program is currently being restructured, but the stories of Door County musicians and venues that host live music will live on in the 100+ blogs that […]

Local Door County Musicians Play it Forward for Charity

A who’s who of Door County musicians gathered at Door Community Auditorium on Sunday to “Play it Forward” for a good cause.   About Play It Forward Play It Forward is an annual concert originally inspired by the life and legacy of Bo Johnson, a young Sister Bay resident who passed away in 2012 after a battle with leukemia. […]

Holiday Music Motel Hosts 2014 Dark Songs

Each year, the Holiday Music Motel hosts 3 major collaborative songwriting events in Sturgeon Bay.  Love on Holiday in mid-February, Steelbridge Songfest in mid-June, and in the fall, it’s Dark Songs, the week before Halloween, which culminates with a 2-night costume party concert where newly written songs are performed.  For this year’s annual Dark Songs songwriting event, the 40+ […]

Holiday Hosts Comedy with Rick Wood

The Holiday Music Motel’s Tambourine Lounge in Sturgeon Bay is known for music, but on October 23, they will host their first comedy ‘House Concert’ Featuring Rick Wood. Rick Wood is a stand-up comedian and writer now based out of Los Angeles, CA who has lived in Door County.  While here, he was well-known for his intelligent wit and sarcasm, mega-talents […]

Fall Festival Sister Bay 2014

It’s that time again! Fall Festival in Sister Bay, Friday through Sunday, October 17-19, 2014. This is the largest of all Door County festivals, so do not miss it! A mini-fireman rides through the annual Fall Festival Parade. Photo by Jennifer DuPont.  Called the “Granddaddy” of all Door County festivals, 2014 will mark the 69th annual Fall […]

Door County’s Winter Music Scene

There are still beautiful autumn leaves on the trees in Door County, but for those who might be interested in a trip here in the winter, you will still find ample opportunity to add live music to your itinerary.  Let’s take a look at 5 winter opportunities to see live music! 1). White Gull Inn -  […]

Baileys Harbor’s Autumnfest

This year, Baileys Harbor’s Autumnfest has a new look.   The festival takes place September 26-28, and includes helicopter rides, a car show, live music, food, drinks, and more. Since this is a music blog, let me first tell you about the tunes! There will be live music by Bellows & Strings, which is a Cajun/Folk/Rock group from […]

Egg Harbor’s Pumpkin Patch Festival Oct 11-12

Autumn’s first color is just starting to dot Door County’s many beautiful vistas, but within a month, we will be ablaze in color as shown below. If you enjoy the full spectrum of autumn’s color and delight in outdoor festivals that celebrate the season, you will want to put 2 weekends in October on your calendar for […]

The Music of American Folklore Theatre’s The Bachelors

After a summer of rousing performances in Peninsula State Park, American Folklore Theatre  (AFT) moves inside, to the climate (and mosquito) controlled confines of Door Community Auditorium (DCA). AFT’s autumn offering is The Bachelors, starring Chad Luberger as John, Corrie Beula-Kovacs as Kate, and Doug Mancheski as Stew.  John and Stew are two fairly hapless, nearly middle-aged, bachelors living […]

DCA Hosts Bluegrass Evening with Della Mae

Bluegrass has traditionally been a man’s world, but a 5 piece group visiting Door County over Labor Day weekend sets that tradition on its ear.   On Monday, September 1, young bluegrass sensations Della Mae will set the stage of Door Community Auditorium on fire with their bluegrass sound. Nominated for a Grammy this year, the five […]

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