Sounds of Summer fill the air
Due to construction on the grounds of the Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi, the event has been relocated to Clare Hall, 3470 S. Illinois Avenue, St. Francis, WI 53235. Please park in the the back of the St. Francis de Sales Seminary or St. Thomas More High School. Clare Hall is located next to St. Ann's Center at the end of Morgan Avenue, a few blocks East of Kinnickinnic.
John Miller, pipe organ builder, will be playing his infamous 1950 street organ from the Bacigalupo barrel organ company in Berlin, Germany. You may recognize him from South Shore Farmer's Market. He'll be welcoming our guest with his fun music box sound. (Photo courtesy of Molly Snyder, onmilwaukee.com article, "Organ Piper Guy from South Shore Farmer's Market heads for Germany," Published Aug. 25, 2015 at 7:13 p.m.
Frogwater is the acoustic musical pairing of John and Susan Nicholson. Renowned for their musical virtuosity and exuberant live performances, they like to think of themselves as musical ambassadors, and describe their style as "eclectic acoustic peoples' music". Their repertoire spans from Celtic to Delta Blues, Classical to Pop with a healthy dose of unique, original material filling out the mix. Their innovative interpretations of traditional tunes span the centuries and the miles and defy categorization."Frogwater is the most musically diverse Irish Band in Milwaukee."
Trio du Monde from Milwaukee has a repertoire reminiscent of music that is played at outdoor sidewalk cafes throughout Europe. Members of the Trio are Tom Schwark, Lori Giese and Jim Sambeau.