Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts
Press Release

Announcing your 2017 Starry Nights Concert Series

Gather your family & friends, pack your lawn chairs & picnic baskets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center’s beautiful backyard!

By - Mar 27th, 2017 12:02 pm
Announcing your 2017 Starry Nights Concert Series

Announcing your 2017 Starry Nights Concert Series

Starry Nights is a series of free outdoor concerts performed at our Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater on Friday evenings in the summer. Gather your family & friends, pack your lawn chairs & picnic baskets, and find your perfect spot in the Wilson Center’s beautiful backyard!

WISCONSIN PHILHARMONIC
June 30, 2017 • 6:30 PM
Celebrate the start of our 2017 Starry Nights Concert Series with one of the most seasoned and successful orchestras in Southeast Wisconsin.

MILWAUKEE YOUTH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
July 7, 2017 • 6:30 PM
MYSO is one of the most successful and respected youth orchestra programs in the nation, regularly recognized regionally, nationally, and internationally for its artistic excellence.

THE JIMMYS
July 14, 2017 • 6:30 PM (Classic Vehicle Night)
Cruise on down to the Wilson Center with your motorcycle or classic car and enjoy a blend of blues, soul, funk and R&B from a Madison-based band that has been tearing up stages for nearly 10 years.

ROBBIE FULKS
July 21, 2017 • 6:30 PM
Lost in the deserved accolades for being a fabulously unique, clever, and heartfelt writer is the fact that Chicago-based Robbie Fulks is also one of the best guitarists around: honky-tonk, country, bluegrass, power pop, or whatever strikes his ample whimsy at the time.

STRAY VOLTAGE
July 28 2017 • 6:30 PM
This is not your typical rock band. Let loose for our final Starry Nights concert of the season with a fun mix of music that will get your blood pumping.

2017 Food Vendors include:
BELAIR CANTINA / BREW CITY SNOWBALLS / PAPA’S SWEET CORN / STREET-ZA PIZZA
/ TREAT STREET / TWISTED BISTRO

The Gerlach/Haack Outdoor Theater offers lawn seating only. Guests who would like chairs are required to bring their own. Carry-ins are welcome. To ensure good sightlines for all audience members, pop-up tents are not allowed. All 2017 Starry Nights concert dates, times, and artists subject to change. Please call our Box Office at 262-781-9520 with any questions.

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