The Westown Association is proud to present its musical line-up for the 2015 River Rhythms Season. Jam-packed with great performers like Brother, De La Buena and Hugh Bob and the Hustle, this free concert series begins its season on June 10th with Painted Caves.
Free concerts continue each Wednesday until Aug. 26 from 6:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. in Pere Marquette Park, on Old World Third Street between Kilbourn and State Streets.
The 2015 line-up is as follows. For more information on River Rhythms, visit westown.org/neighborhood-events/river-rhythms/2015-line-up.
June 10 – Painted Caves
Middle Eastern-influenced psychedelic grooves meet California surf rock, Painted Caves have earned a reputation for their highly original, Arab-American music and mesmerizing live performances.
June 17 – Uprising
A Pop/Rock band from Milwaukee comprised of some of Milwaukee’s top musicians, known for their blazing guitars, thundering rhythms section and well loved playlist of music from the 2000's-today.
June 24 – De La Buena
This powerful 10-piece group brings a fresh and funky take on Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz.
July 1 – WhiskeyBelles
This all female trio captivates audiences with their own take on classic and obscure vintage country- Americana, folk revival and roots- country tunes.
July 8 – Thriftones
Thriftones' folk-style music with a generous helping of Americana roots has been winning fans over with eclectic set lists and high energy performances that come to life on the stage.
July 15 – Trapper Schoepp
Trapper’s mix of rocking tunes and sweet Americana- laced tales has helped pave the way for performances on stages all over.
July 22 – The Rockin’ Johnny Band
The Rockin' Johnny Band plays vintage Chicago blues, but also a wide repertoire which ventures into Stax style soul, swing, and originals.
July 29 – Copper Box
Drawing inspiration from polka, rock, blues and Zydeco, Copper Box creates a musical medley of American rhythms.
Aug. 5 – 5-Card Studs
The Five Card Studs return to River Rhythms for a night of fun as they celebrate their 20th year as " the hardest working lounge band in the Midwest!"
Aug. 12 – FullSet
FullSet creates a stunning and unique Irish sound that is full of energy and innovation, whilst all the time remaining true to their traditional roots.
Aug. 19 – Brother
Fusing signature vocals and guitar with the unique sound of the didgeridoo, the soaring high of the bagpipes, and a tribal percussion, BROTHER is wholly original.
Aug. 26 – Hugh Bob and the Hustle
Hugh Bob and the Hustle brings to life this slice of classic Americana with ruggedly poetic lyrics and sweetly winsome roots rock.