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®.
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.
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