Events

Feb
13
Thu
2020
WMV Special: Love is In the House @ Story Hill Fire House
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Featuring the J. Ryan Trio and Peter Neumer, Saxophone
Light snacks included with each ticket purchase. 

Doors open at 6:00.

Peter Neumer serenades on solo sax from 6:00-7:00. Mix and mingle, get your drink from the bar and load up on tasty treats from My Family Roots Catering.

The J. Ryan Trio takes the stage from 7:00 – 8:30.

The J. Ryan Trio plays jazz standards and down home blues all with a soulful feel in and around Milwaukee with every last dollar raised from album sales and live performance going to charity.

Enjoy a night of romance-themed music at Story Hill Fire House – a new event space that is elegant, unique and historic.

*Seating is limited, and may sell out. It is best to purchase tickets in advance. 

Mar
8
Sun
2020
Find Us at Sherman Perk: Jake Stanzer @ Sherman Perk Coffee Shop
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Find Us at Sherman Perk: Jake Stanzer @ Sherman Perk Coffee Shop

Join us in listening to fingerstyle acoustic guitar performed by local musician Jake Stanzer. He’ll perform pieces ranging from classic Celtic to Irish to Scottish traditional tunes, as well as some modern songs.

With heavy roots in blues, ragtime, and Celtic music, Jake Stanzer brings his passion for music and fingerstyle guitar to audiences all over Southeastern Wisconsin.  Whether you find him serenading a wine tasting, or rocking the stage with his emotive, blues-tinged licks in the bands Whiskey and The Devil or J.R. & The Strangers, Jake’s playing guarantees to satisfy your musical soul.

Grab some locally sourced coffee, tea and/or bakery from Sherman Perk while you’re there!

Jun
21
Sun
2020
WMV Special… All Jazzed Up: An Afternoon of Jazz, Rock and Soul Music @ Story Hill FireHouse
Jun 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WMV Special... All Jazzed Up: An Afternoon of Jazz, Rock and Soul Music @ Story Hill FireHouse

Join us for an afternoon with local singer Marcya Daneille and bassist Ben Titus as they perform music by Pat Benetar, Chaka Khan, Bruce Springsteen, Imagine Dragons, India Arie, The Beatles, Bill Withers and more.

Light snacks will be included, individually packaged. A cash bar will be available. More information on Story Hill FireHouse’s policies related to COVID-19 on their website.

Seating is limited, as the venue needs to be kept to 25% capacity.

More on the musicians:

Marcya Daneille

Marcya Daneille is a classically trained cross-genre singer with Jazz, Soul and Gospel influences, as well as a vocal teacher of contemporary and classical styles. Formerly of New York City where she worked as a session singer and maintained a private voice studio. Marcya has performed in NYC venues such as Miller Theater at Columbia University, Alice Tully Hall, Rose Hall (Jazz @ Lincoln Center), the Apollo Theater, Ashford and Simpson’s Sugar Bar  and S.O.B.s. Midwest performances include Freedom Hall, the Art Institute of Chicago, Carleton College, Hancher Auditorium, the Racine Theater, Jazz in the Park, Summer Sizzle Jazz Festival, Main Street Festival, as well as a host of  private events. A few of Marcya’s most memorable moments on stage include performances with jazz phenoms Wycliffe Gordon, Aaron Diehl and Laurel Masse (former chanteuse with Manhattan Transfer), soul singers Gerald Levert and Vanessa Williams and opera legend Simon Estes.

Ben Titus

Ben Titus is an in-demand bassist, conductor, and educator in SE Wisconsin. Ben has shared the stage with jazz greats Eric Marienthal, James Moody, and Duffy Jackson. He conducts the pit orchestras for Slinger High School and West Bend High School, plays with various community theater groups, performs with the bands Big Spoon and Dear Karma, and is the Director of Instrumental Music at Milwaukee School of Languages. He is also an endorsing artist for GHS Strings, Skjold Design Guitars, and Gamechanger Audio.

Jun
27
Sat
2020
Colonnade Cafe Concerts at the Wilson Center: Bruce Humphries @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Outdoor Colonnade
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Colonnade Cafe Concerts at the Wilson Center: Bruce Humphries @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Outdoor Colonnade

It’s National Great Outdoors Month, and what better way to celebrate than by spending time on the beautiful grounds of the Wilson Center with our specialty espresso bar partner Roast Coffee Company and our Colonnade Concert partner Wisconsin Music Ventures! Treat yourself or a loved one to a trip to our Burke Colonnade Café as Roast Coffee Kiosk serves delicious coffee and espresso drinks, and check out free performances featuring some truly incredible Milwaukee-area musicians!

Bruce Humphries

The love of rockabilly began for Bruce Humphries in 1983 after seeing the Stray Cats perform live. “It was a life changing experience for me. That crazy rhythm was incredibly intoxicating!”

Bruce has played in a variety of bands and has performed with some legendary acts along the way. His current band, Bruce Humphries and the Rockabilly Rebels, have just released their debut album and have been finding regional success with area festivals and local radio play.

Colonnade Cafe Concerts at the Wilson Center: String Theory @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Outdoor Colonnade
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Colonnade Cafe Concerts at the Wilson Center: String Theory @ Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts Outdoor Colonnade

It’s National Great Outdoors Month, and what better way to celebrate than by spending time on the beautiful grounds of the Wilson Center with our specialty espresso bar partner Roast Coffee Company and our Colonnade Concert partner Wisconsin Music Ventures! Treat yourself or a loved one to a trip to our Burke Colonnade Café as Roast Coffee Kiosk serves delicious coffee and espresso drinks, and check out free performances featuring some truly incredible Milwaukee-area musicians!

String Theory Guitar Duo
Featuring an eclectic blend of various genres, String theory creates a novel and entertaining show with their guitar artistry. They offer a variety of interesting music created from their own arrangements of jazz standards, blues, and classic rock.


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.

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