The Westown Association is proud to present its musical line-up for the 2013 River Rhythms Season. Jam-packed with great performers like Brother, The Fatty Acids, Manran and Leroy Airmaster, this free concert series begins its season on June 12 with Piano Brew. Free concerts continue each Wednesday until August 28 from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in Pere Marquette Park, on Old World Third Street between Kilbourn and State Streets.
A special performance by Leroy Airmaster will occur Friday, August 30 in conjunction with Harley Davidson’s 110th Anniversary Celebration.
River Rhythms patrons will once again be able to carry-in alcoholic beverages during the 2013 season. For patrons who prefer purchasing food and beverages at the event, Westown continues to offer for sale a variety of quality wines, beers, non-alcoholic beverages and food, with all proceeds helping to support this free community event.
June 12 | Piano Brew pianobrew.com
With two dueling pianos and a playlist of more than 400 songs, Piano Brew delivers an interactive show where audience members can request their favorite rock, blues, contemporary and popular songs.
June 19 | De La Buena delabuena.com
This powerful 10-piece group brings a fresh and funky take on Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz.
June 26 | The Delta Routine thedeltaroutine.com
A distinct voice in rock ‘n roll, The Delta Routine brings energy and power to a variety of rock sounds and styles.
July 10 | Brother brothermusic.com
Fusing signature vocals and guitar with the unique sound of the didgeridoo, the soaring high of the bagpipes and tribal percussion, Brother is wholly original!
July 17 | R.A.S. Movement rasmovementmusic.com
This reggae band has the energy to move your feet and the melodies to move your soul, all with an explosive live performance style featuring song and dance.
July 24 | The Fatty Acids thefattyacidsmusic.com
Experimental and exciting, The Fatty Acids is a “half-a-dozen-boy band” bringing a fresh alternative sound.
July 31 | Milwaukee Battle of the Bands milwaukeedowntown.com
You be the judge as Milwaukee’s top amateur performers battle it out for another year to win Downtown employee Appreciation Week’s Battle of the Bands competition!
Real life guitar heroes Greg Koch and John Sieger deliver finely crafted rock and blues.
August 14 | Manran manran.co.uk
Hailing from Scotland, Manran is a unique blend of Gaelic and English, traditional and contemporary!
August 21 | Five Card Studs fivecardstuds.com
“The hardest working lounge band in the Midwest” returns to River Rhythms for a night of big fun, big personality and big jams.
August 28 | The Toys thetoysband.com
Get ready to rock with The Toys’ impressive selection of classic and modern rock and party favorites!
Harley 110th Special: Friday, August 30 | Leroy Airmaster
A Wisconsin favorite in the 1980s, Leroy Airmaster re-formed in 2010 to once again deliver their signature brand of blues, rock and jazz.