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The Kenosha Pops Concert Band is presenting its 90th season of free concerts on the band shell in Kenosha’s Pennoyer Park, at Seventh Avenue and 35th Street along the lakefront.
The band performs 7 p.m. Wednesday nights on the band shell, from June 13 through Aug. 8.
The band’s music director is Craig Gall; the assistant conductor is Garrett Kornman. Greg Berg is the master of ceremonies and often performs vocals with the band.
Admission to the concerts is free. Bench seating is provided at the band shell, but audience members can also bring lawn chairs or blankets.
The band operates a concession stand, offering popcorn, water, soda, candy and coffee, during performances. Funds are used to purchase equipment for the band.
Parking is allowed on both sides of Seventh Avenue for Pops Band performances.
Wednesday, June 13
The Pops raises the curtain on its 90th summer season
with an evening of memorable favorites from the Broadway stage.
Special pre-concert entertainment (6:15): The Lance Wind Ensemble – Kathy Ripley, conductor
Wednesday, June 20
A SUMMERTIME POTPOURRI
Celebrate the Summer Solstice with a variety of music, new and old.
Just your typical Wisconsin concert in the park!
Wednesday, June 27
THEMES LIKE OLD TIMES/NAVY BAND GREAT LAKES
An evening of standards and big band favorites from yesteryear.
Guest Vocalist: Lou Rugani
Special pre-concert guests (6:30): U.S. Navy Band Great Lakes – LT Patrick K. Sweeten, conductor
Sunday, July 1
Kenosha Civic Veteran’s Parade
Special thanks to
5410 – 50th Avenue, Kenosha
Sunday, July 1
HERE SHE IS… MISS AMERICA!
The Pops welcomes Miss Laura Kaeppeler back to Kenosha as the reigning Miss America for a special Sunday evening performance with the band at the shell. Concert from 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
Pre-concert entertainment starts at 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 4
Patriotic and march favorites to keep you entertained before the fireworks.
Special thanks to the City of Kenosha for its continued support.
Music starts at 7:00 pm.
Special pre-concert entertainment (6:15): Continental Recreation Band – Kathy Ripley, conductor
Wednesday, July 11
POPS ON THE DARK SIDE
The Pops serenades you with the music of the night.
Guest Trumpet Soloist: Matthew L. Garza, A1C, USAF
Wednesday, July 18
The Pops takes you on a musical tour of Europe in 90 minutes!
Special pre-concert entertainment (6:15): Kenosha Summer Strings
Wednesday, July 25
POPS THROUGH THE PROJECTOR
Stock up on popcorn at the concession stand as the Pops presents timeless music from the silver screen.
Wednesday, August 1
The Pops salutes some of the greatest musical pairings of the 20th century.
Wednesday, August 8th
JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…
Encore performances of this summer’s favorites.
Saturday, December 15
CHRISTMAS AT THE POPS
Carthage College – 7:00 pm
The Pops returns to beautiful Siebert Chapel
to bring you the sounds of the season
in our 11th annual Christmas Concert.
Special thanks to Dr. James Ripley and the Carthage College Music Department.