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Press Release Presents Free Entertainment at Marcus Center’s Peck Pavilion during July 24-August 27

The season will run from July 24 through August 27 and each day of the series will have a different program focus and all events will all be free and open to the public.

By - May 9th, 2016 10:51 am
Live @ Peck Pavilion

Live @ Peck Pavilion

MILWAUKEE, WI (Monday, May 9, 2016) – is proud to present Live @ Peck Pavilion on the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts grounds this summer. The season will run from July 24 through August 27 and each day of the series will have a different program focus and all events will all be free and open to the public.

Live @ Peck Pavilion will feature the following:

Sunday Afternoon Concerts: This season includes Kids from Wisconsin (7/24), Milwaukee Metropolitan Community Concert Band (7/31), Milwaukee Festival Brass (8/7), West End Conservatory (8/14) and Milwaukee Police Band (8/21).

Tuesday Lunch Concerts: Noon performances for the downtown lunch crowd featuring SistaStrings (8/2), Shonn Hinton & Shotgun (8/9), Whiskeybells (8/16) and Pat McCurdy (8/23).

Tuesday Evening DanceMKE: Area dance artists will showcase their talents in a dance competition in front of the audience and judges. Each week (8/2-8/23) will feature a series of performances and winners from each week will return for the finals on August 23. Registration for dancers is open at .

Peck Flicks: The family friendly movie series continues with screenings of Angels in the Outfield (8/5), Jumanji (8/11), Willy Wonka at the Chocolate Factory (8/19) and Princess and the Frog (8/26).

The Live at Peck Pavilion series will culminate in a day-long celebration titled: Taste of Islands. This one-day celebration will focus on island culture with music, art and food. This year, Jamaica is the featured island with reggae favorites Unity Band and Natty Nation each doing full sets at 3pm and 7pm respectively. Other activities for the day will include authentic food for purchase, outdoor painting with Arte Bar and Painting Lounge, local art vendors, plus face painting and other kids activities.

Marcus Center’s Peck Pavilion features fixed seats in a covered pavilion along the beautiful Milwaukee Riverwalk. Events are presented rain or shine.

Performance dates and times for all the events for the Live @ Peck Pavilion series are available at All performances are free and open to the public. Food and beverage will be available for purchase for all events from Sazama’s River’s Edge Patio. No carry in food or beverages are allowed.

Established in 1969, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is the premier performing arts community gathering space in Southeastern Wisconsin. As the Marcus Center moves into its 47th year, it continues to build bridges between diverse members of our community through high-quality arts entertainment in the region and the state. The touring Broadway series, sponsored by Associated Bank, is recognized as bringing the best of Broadway entertainment to Milwaukee for the past 20 years and provides opportunities to educate, entertain and engage audiences. The Marcus Center is also the home to the Milwaukee Symphony, Milwaukee Ballet, Florentine Opera, First Stage plus a variety of other important community and family events throughout the year. For more information about events visit the Marcus Center website at  The Marcus Center is a private non-profit 501(c) 3 corporation and is a dedicated veterans memorial in Milwaukee.

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NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. While it is believed to be reliable, Urban Milwaukee does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

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