2011 Artists

The First Brigade Band
Friday July 8, 7:30pm

The 1st Brigade Band is the oldest re-created Civil War brass band; playing original music from the band books of the period on original antique instruments. More than 45 years of “Making History Live”! Website

The Kevin Hayden Band
Saturday July 9, 7:30pm

Milwaukee’s ‘Kevin Hayden Band’ led by their dynamic namesake percussionist – presents an evening of music by the queen’s of Jazz. Featuring Hayden on drums, Terry Harris on piano, Evan Paydon on bass, Isaiah Joshua on saxophone and vocalist Camille Hunt.

The Kipperton String Quartet
Thursday July 14, 7:30pm

The Kipperton String Quartet is known for its high energy and musical depth. The quartet consists of violinists Timothy Kamps and Wes Luke, violist Paul Alan Price-Brenner, and cellist Kevin Price-Brenner. The quartet first met in the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra and quickly magnetized into the premiere string quartet of the tri-state area. In addition to the DSO, they also play in other orchestras such as the Madison Symphony and Quad City Symphony.

Broadway Night
Friday July 15

Our now annual salute to the music of the Great White Way continues the GFPA’s association with our neighbors to the north The Heartland Festival. Featuring actors from the 2011 Heartland Company it will celebrate the music of Broadway!

Corky Siegel and Randy Sabien
Saturday July 16, 7:30pm

Legendary harmonica virtuoso Corky Siegel joins forces with violin master Randy Sabien in what promises to be a truly memorable closing to our 2011 season. Don’t miss these amazing performers as they join forces!