Wisconsin Music Ventures

Building community through music, and music through community; patron-supported live music experiences featuring local musicians in distinctively Wisconsin settings.

Performance + Education + Wanderlust

Upcoming Events

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Aug
16
Sun
2020
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #8 @ Online (Zoom)
Aug 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #8 @ Online (Zoom)

Join us for a Sunday brunch-time performance, online! Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, coffee and/or brunch food of your choice in the comfort of your own home while we provide a live music experience for you.

Audience members will be able to ask questions of the artist, converse with each other along the way (using Zoom chat), and see each other all in one place – almost as if we were at a concert together. Register through this Eventbrite link so that we know how to send you the Zoom invite.

Zoom invites to the concert will be sent around by 11:15 AM on the day of the event. 

Although we won’t give away the name of the musician performing until you arrive to the concert, we’ll give away additional clues via social media between now and Sunday. See you at the #WMVSundayBrunchSurprise!

 

Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #8 Clues:

  • From Arkansas.
  • Wrote first song at 13.
  • First band was named after a song by the band Cake.
  • Just released a new song on Spotify.
  • Believes Sriracha is a staple condiment.

 

Past Sunday Brunch Surprise performers, in order of appearance:

Sep
6
Sun
2020
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #9 @ Online (Zoom)
Sep 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #9 @ Online (Zoom)

Join us for a Sunday brunch-time performance, online! Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, coffee and/or brunch food of your choice in the comfort of your own home while we provide a live music experience for you.

Audience members will be able to ask questions of the artist, converse with each other along the way (using Zoom chat), and see each other all in one place – almost as if we were at a concert together. Register through this Eventbrite link so that we know how to send you the Zoom invite.

Zoom invites to the concert will be sent around by 11:15 AM on the day of the event. 

Although we won’t give away the name of the musician performing until you arrive to the concert, we’ll give away additional clues via social media between now and Sunday. See you at the #WMVSundayBrunchSurprise!

Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #9 Clues:

  • Mother is from Tokyo, Japan
  • Former member of indie-rock band I’m Not A Pilot
  • Ran two half marathons last year and can’t wait to run more once COVID ends
  • Co-Founder of MusiConnect
  • Won a WAMI for Song of the Year in 2019.

Past Sunday Brunch Surprise performers, in order of appearance:

Sep
20
Sun
2020
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #10 @ Online (Zoom)
Sep 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #10 @ Online (Zoom)

Join us for a Sunday brunch-time performance, online! Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, coffee and/or brunch food of your choice in the comfort of your own home while we provide a live music experience for you.

Audience members will be able to ask questions of the artist, converse with each other along the way (using Zoom chat), and see each other all in one place – almost as if we were at a concert together. Register through this Eventbrite link so that we know how to send you the Zoom invite.

Zoom invites to the concert will be sent around by 11:15 AM on the day of the event. 

Although we won’t give away the name of the musician performing until you arrive to the concert, we’ll give away additional clues via social media between now and Sunday. See you at the #WMVSundayBrunchSurprise!

Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #10 Clues:

  • He plays 8 different Instruments & hopes to continue to grow that number.
  • Music has connected him to his creative authenticity & through that process he has played over 1000 shows for a wide array of audiences over the last decade.
  • His dogs Mud & Ezra are his best friends & test subjects for new material, most of the time they wag their tails & howl.
  • A new path in his career has taken shape in Colorado. He is playing shows slowly & look forward to touring this beautiful state & its neighbors.
  • All of his songs are about people & experiences he has had. He often warns people close to him, no matter good or bad, he will write about you.

Past Sunday Brunch Surprise performers, in order of appearance:

Featured Patron presenting this concert: Nō Studios in downtown Milwaukee

Oct
4
Sun
2020
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #11 @ Online (Zoom)
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #11 @ Online (Zoom)

Join us for a Sunday brunch-time performance, online! Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, coffee and/or brunch food of your choice in the comfort of your own home while we provide a live music experience for you.

Audience members will be able to ask questions of the artist, converse with each other along the way (using Zoom chat), and see each other all in one place – almost as if we were at a concert together. Register through this Eventbrite link so that we know how to send you the Zoom invite.

Zoom invites to the concert will be sent around by 11:15 AM on the day of the event. 

Although we won’t give away the name of the musician performing until you arrive to the concert, we’ll give away additional clues via social media between now and Sunday. See you at the #WMVSundayBrunchSurprise!

Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #11 Clues:

  • They both are students from UW-Milwaukee
  • They both have a history with the UWM Symphony Orchestra.
  • Both are active chamber musicians with other existing chamber ensembles.
  • Both have had performances with the Milwaukee Philharmonic.
  • Milwaukee based chamber group.

Past Sunday Brunch Surprise performers, in order of appearance:

 

Featured Patron presenting this concert: Stacie from Art Lounge in Menominee Falls

Oct
18
Sun
2020
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #12 @ Online (Zoom)
Oct 18 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #12 @ Online (Zoom)

Join us for a Sunday brunch-time performance, online! Enjoy a mimosa, Bloody Mary, coffee and/or brunch food of your choice in the comfort of your own home while we provide a live music experience for you.

Audience members will be able to ask questions of the artist, converse with each other along the way (using Zoom chat), and see each other all in one place – almost as if we were at a concert together. Register through this Eventbrite link so that we know how to send you the Zoom invite.

Zoom invites to the concert will be sent around by 11:15 AM on the day of the event. 

Although we won’t give away the name of the musician performing until you arrive to the concert, we’ll give away additional clues via social media between now and Sunday. See you at the #WMVSundayBrunchSurprise!

Sunday Brunch Surprise Concert #12 Clues:

  • Grew up in Milwaukee but lived and graduated HS on Washington Island.
  • Not unlike famed wrestler, Diamond Dallas Page, he started his career at 35 but found immediate success.
  • Is a 2020 WAMI nominee. 
  • If he couldn’t be a musician he’d want to be a paleontologist.
  • Is a “rising” name on the music scene in Wisconsin.

Past Sunday Brunch Surprise performers, in order of appearance:

Featured Patron presenting this concert: Candace Spears of Spears Sparrow Collective


An overview of our first six months in existence - giving you a taste of the variety of events we program, as well as the community-based environment we wish to create.