This is a free outdoor concert series presented by MAAM, Happenings Magazine and The City of Kenosha. The musical acts were selected from the membership of the local non-profit Musicians Assisting Advancing Musicians.
Original music and cover songs in genres ranging from jazz to pop, rock, alternative and blues fills the air each Tuesday evening through the end of August at the Sesquicentennial Bandshell at Pennoyer Park.
July 7: Acoustic Soul - Rock, Americana, Folk
July 14: Memory Fields - Unique Vocal Experience – mostly 60’s and 70’s music
July 21: Rude Rooster's four-man band loves to rock. Expect an aggressive rock and roll style.
July 28: Disregarded Stars, from Waukegan, plays mostly original songs along with a few covers with a mix of country, rock and Americana.
(6:00-6:50) Gentle Lia, a duo acoustic band, ranges in genre from jazz to rock.
(7:10-8:00) Real Deal's versatile ensemble features pop, rock, jazz, blues, funk and soul.
(6:00-6:50) David's Bazaar, a veteran solo vocal-and-acoustic-guitar act, offers up a hodgepodge of musical wares, from the '50s to 2015. Expect to hear rock, pop, folk and country, from the uptempo sing-along to the deliciously atmospheric.
(7:10-8:00) Matt Haeffel's music is often compared to Van Morrison, Paul Simon and Dave Mathews—artists with uneasily defined niches.
August 18: Three Left-plays straight forward metal and rock music.
(6:00-6:50) Pierce Vendetta & Rick offers acoustic remakes of popular songs and their own original music. The majority of their songs are performed using guitar and percussion with versatile and emotive vocals.
(7:10-8:00) The Send Help Band Reunion- Candy Eisenhauer and Bill Switzer joined forces in the early 70's under various band names and added Dave Picollo in the early 80's.The band retired in 2013 but with the addition of Willi Sterba and Brennan Pierce they are performing one last reunion show. The Send Help Band sounds like Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, The Doobie Brothers, Journey and Pat Benatar.