Live music, great seats: this summer on WPT!
July 3, 2018 Leave a Comment
WPT is your home for live performances from local and national artists! We’ve got the return of the 30-Minute Music Hour, a holiday extravaganza from Washington, D.C., and not one but two Concerts on the Square®.
John Stamos hosts an all-star musical extravaganza,
broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol,
in celebration of our country’s 242nd birthday.
Performers include The Beach Boys, Jimmy Buffett and the cast of the Broadway musical Escape to Margaritaville,
Renee Fleming, The Temptations, CeCe Winans,
Pentatonix, Joshua Bell and more – all backed by the
National Symphony Orchestra and U.S. Army Bands.
7 p.m. Wednesday, July 4 | Preview | Watch: Stamos is back!
Stay tuned: At 8:30 p.m., POV‘s Brimstone & Glory features a Mexican town where celebrating the local fireworks industry is a way of life. Preview here!
30-MINUTE MUSIC HOUR
New season begins 10 p.m. Saturday, July 7!
Tune in each week as WPT’s free-form stage welcomes musicians in a variety of genres. Andy Moore hosts.
July 7: Radio Free Honduras
Enjoy acoustic-based Latin folk-rock from an eclectic band fronted by guitarist/singer Charlie Baran.
July 14: BingBong
Formed of a strong desire to perform precision pop tunes live, BingBong features four veteran musicians who know how to lock into a groove.
July 21: Anna Wang
Electronic artist Anna Wang writes rock-synth music which showcases her powerful vocals.
July 28: Richard Wiegel
Guitar master Richard Wiegel is one of Madison’s most prolific singer/songwriters.
CONCERTS ON THE SQUARE®
Two shows! Join the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra for lively performances from the steps of the State Capitol in Madison.
Premieres 6 p.m. Saturday, July 14
Miriam K. Smith, an 11-year-old cellist rapidly gaining national recognition as a concert soloist, performs in a concert including the work of Glazunov, Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov. The Middleton High School Choir also performs.
Don’t Stop Believin’
Premieres 6 p.m. Saturday, July 21
Featuring Jeans ‘n Classics, a group of artists combining world-class rock musicians with symphonies, this rousing show brings the music of rock icons Journey and Queen to life.
Live Music Concerts on the Square Classical Music 30-Minute Music Hour