By Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor Published May 27, 2022 at 12:02 PM

Enjoy a night of free live music alongside the Thiensville Riverwalk during Shully’s River Sounds.

The annual concert series takes place on Shully’s East Lawn, 146 Green Bay Rd., and is open to the public. Food and cold beverages from Shully’s will be available for purchase. The menu for each concert will include basics like bratwurst and hot dogs with chips along with specialty items. No carry-ins are allowed.

The inaugural concert of the season will take place on June 9 and will feature the Eddie Butts band, plus a menu including specials like Cubano sandwiches (gluten free buns available) with chips, shaved brussels sprout, kale and quinoa salad and Buffalo wings served with celery and ranch dressing. Gluten free double chocolate chip cookies will also be available for purchase.

Doors open 5:30 p.m. with music starting at 6 p.m. Guests are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets. Lawn seating is first-come, first-served.

The full summer schedule includes:

  • June 9: Eddie Butts Band
  • August 11: Super Fly (menu features smash burgers and caprese salad)
  • September 8: 5 Card Studs (menu features blueberry feta salad and tacos with carnitas, pulled chicken or mushrooms)

RSVPs are appreciated and can be submitted online.

Lori Fredrich Senior Writer & Dining Editor

Lori is an avid cook whose accrual of condiments and spices is rivaled only by her cookbook collection. Her passion for the culinary industry was birthed while balancing A&W root beer mugs as a teenage carhop, fed by insatiable curiosity and fueled by the people whose stories entwine with each and every dish. She’s had the privilege of chronicling these tales via numerous media, including OnMilwaukee and in her book “Milwaukee Food.” Her work has garnered journalism awards from entities including the Milwaukee Press Club. 

When she’s not eating, photographing food, writing or recording the FoodCrush podcast, you’ll find Lori seeking out adventures with her husband Paul, traveling, cooking, reading, learning, snuggling with her cats and looking for ways to make a difference.