BACK PORCH CONCERTS 2021

All concerts are held on Thursday evenings at 7pm on the back porch and back lawn of the Dean House, 4718 Monona Drive

JULY 8 - GRANDPA'S ELIXIR

Grandpa’s Elixir is a string-band trio based in Madison, WI.  Formed in 2011, Grandpa’s Elixir has been playing its unique mix of old-time music, country blues, jug band and fiddle tunes at dances, taverns, community centers, co-ops and private parties throughout South Central Wisconsin.  For more information visit their Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/grandpaselixir

JULY 15 - KG AND THE RANGER

Saddle up your imagination for a ride to the Old West with award-winning cowboy yodelers KG & The Ranger. Their smooth harmony singing will bring back memories of the Sons Of The Pioneers, Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and other cowboy stars of the Silver Screen. They yodel in harmony and they keep the audience entranced with interesting bits of history about the cowboy songs they sing. Western entertainment guaranteed fun for all ages!  For more information visit their website: www.kgandthegranger.com

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JULY 22 - A SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE
JULY 29 - FRONT PORCH STRING BAND (UKULELE)

The Madison Area Ukulele Initiative (MAUI) is a thriving club of ukulele players who enjoy promoting the diminutive instrument and its potential for musical community.  Anyone intersted in the ukulele is welcome to join this volunteer-run organization.  It has its own events like monthly sing-alongs and requent public peformances and also supports other ukulele organizations in the region.  For more information about MAUI please visit their website at: 

https://mauimadison.com/

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AUG 5 - DOWN FROM THE HILLS BLUEGRASS BAND

Down From the Hills plays bluegrass music inspired by the likes of Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs and John Hartford.  Their music features both instrumental solos and vocal harmonies.  They often add Cajun music to their shows with the Cajun button acordion.  For more information about Down From the Hills please visit: http://personalpages.tds.net/~downhome/