Beulah Brinton House Concerts

2590 S. Superior Street, Bay View WI
(corner of Pryor and Superior- NOT to be confused with the MPS Brinton Recreation Center on Bay Street)

Reservations recommended
Maximum seating 45 people / Free-will donation at the door

Reservations and Information:
beulahbrintonhouseconcerts@gmail.com
414–702–6053

The Beulah Brinton House Concert Series is a joint project of Organic Arts and the Bay View Historical Society,
providing the arts, history, and education at the historic Beulah Brinton House in Bay View WI.
For more information visit: http://www.bayviewhistoricalsociety.org/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beulah_Brinton_House


Beulah Brinton House Concert Schedule / Fall 2017


2017–18 House Concert Season!


Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Doors open at 3:30 PM
Suggested donation $15

Seating is limited, so call ahead to save a spot.
Information and reservations: beulahbrintonhouseconcerts@gmail.com / 414–702–6053

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker deliver an uplifting presentation of toe-tapping music spiced with traditional storytelling, humor, and history. Their music includes a variety of Appalachian music, slave songs, spirituals, and civil rights songs, and they accompany themselves with fingerstyle picking and blues guitar, harmonica, old-time banjo, piano, spoons, and bones. Their performance credits include the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. as well as NPR’s On Point, Prairie Home Companion, Mountain Stage, and Morning Edition. Their music is also included on the Grammy-nominated anthology, Singing Through the Hard Times.

Sparky and Rhonda’s website is at: http://www.sparkyandrhonda.com/

Producer: David HB Drake /Organic Arts*


Bittersweet Christmas Band

Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Suggested donation $15

Seating is limited, so call ahead to save a spot.
Information and reservations: beulahbrintonhouseconcerts@gmail.com / 414–702–6053
Doors open at 3:30 PM

The Bittersweet Christmas Band with vocals by Susan Urban, Kate Early, Margaret Nelson and guitarist Phil Cooper, do a mix of traditional carols plus many old and new songs looking at the holiday season. Many different points of view are presented, from the reverent to the ridiculous. This is the quartet’s 19th year of presenting holiday shows throughout the Midwest!

The Bittersweet Christmas Band’s website is at: http://uuwisewoman.tripod.com/ bittersweetband.

Producer: David HB Drake /Organic Arts*


AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

Saturday December 9, 2017 from 2–6pm

Free and open to the public

Meet the Bay View Historical Society folks, enjoy cookies and goodies, and tour the Beulah Brinton House decked out for Christmas

Tentative performers: Jean-Andrew, Storyteller, Christmas songs with Gnorman the Gnome, Father Christmas visits with Stories

For information visit: http://www.bayviewhistoricalsociety.org/

Producer: David HB Drake* and Susan Ballje/BVHS*


Special Event: Saturday, November 11 −7:30pm • Beulah Brinton House

Carole Ferrara, smooth vocals, Johnny Plankenhorn, singer songwriter and incredible guitar player,

and Ron Kovach, rocking the keyboards.

Prepaid Event $30.00 per person
Information and Reservations at http://houseconcertsmke.com/
Direct questions to: HealingQueen19@gmail.com / (262) 951–1915

Snacks and beverages will be served

8:00pm • Concert starts. Dessert
intermission 20 minutes then another set of music.
10:00pm • Evening ends

Producer: Thor and Cherylann*


Special Event - in the works: Saturday, January 6 −6:30pm • Beulah Brinton House

Bryan Bowers Concert

with an autoharp workshop at 4:30pm

For information contact:
Rick Fitzgerald, Make Our Own Music Gathering (MOO)
414–220–0311 / info@moomusic.org / www.MooMusic.org
See updates on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/348619910674/


Special Event: Saturday, January 13 −7:30pm • Beulah Brinton House

David Wakes’ Quintet – Keys,Percussion, Bass, and Tasty Guitar – Best Latin Jazz Band in Town. (Members of De La Buena)

Prepaid Event $30.00 per person
Information and Reservations at http://houseconcertsmke.com/
Direct questions to: HealingQueen19@gmail.com / (262) 951–1915

Snacks and beverages will be served

8:00pm • Concert starts. Dessert
intermission 20 minutes then another set of music.
10:00pm • Evening ends

Producer: Thor and Cherylann*


Special Event: Saturday, March 3 −7:30pm • Beulah Brinton House

Robin Pluer and Special Guests ? (To Be Announced) – one of the Best Vocalist in Milwaukee.

Prepaid Event $30.00 per person
Information and Reservations at http://houseconcertsmke.com/
Direct questions to: HealingQueen19@gmail.com / (262) 951–1915

Snacks and beverages will be served

8:00pm • Concert starts. Dessert
intermission 20 minutes then another set of music.
10:00pm • Evening ends

Producer: Thor and Cherylann*


Special Event: Saturday, May 19 −7:30pm • Beulah Brinton House

Lil’ Rev, James Eannelli, and Jim Liban – Guitars, Ukulele, Mandolin, Mountain Dulcimer, Banjo + Harmonicas – “Da Blues … and more”

Prepaid Event $30.00 per person
Information and Reservations at http://houseconcertsmke.com/
Direct questions to: HealingQueen19@gmail.com / (262) 951–1915

Snacks and beverages will be served

8:00pm • Concert starts. Dessert
intermission 20 minutes then another set of music.
10:00pm • Evening ends

Producer: Thor and Cherylann*


Links to other Milwaukee area Folk Music events!

Simply Folk Calendar(Statewide): http://www.wpr.org/programs/simply-folk/events

The Coffee House ( 19th & Wisconsin): http://www.the-coffee-house.com/

Wisconsin Singer-Songwriter Series(Mequon WI) http://www.wsss.org/yr2016-17.php

Urban Ecology Center Concerts: http://urbanecologycenter.org/what-we-do/concerts.html

MOO Music Gathering(Waukesha and East Troy, WI): http://www.moomusic.org/events

Cafe Carpe (Fort Atkinson, WI): http://cafecarpe.com/listening/


Produce your OWN event at The Beulah Brinton House

contact Susan Ballje at susan.ballje@yahoo.com / (414) 481–3369

* This year we will feature House Concerts produced by three different folks, plus the BVHS itself:

David HB Drake, Organic Arts

     414–702–6053 / orgarts@gmail.com / www.organicarts.info
     Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OrganicArts/

Rick Fitzgerald, Make Our Own Music Gathering (MOO)

     414–220–0311 / info@moomusic.org / www.MooMusic.org
     Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/348619910674/ 

Thor and Cherylann / Friends series featuring all different kinds of Jazz,Ukulele Americana,Gypsy,Latin,Old School, and Singer- Songwriter.

     Cherylann (262) 951–1915/ healingqueen19@gmail.com  Thor, (262) 951–1912 / agreenconcept@gmail.com
     Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cherylann.kelly.1 

Bay View Historical Society / Events

     Contact Susan Ballje  (414) 481–3369 / susan.ballje@yahoo.com / www.bayviewhistoricalsociety.org/
     Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/54342032417/

If you have suggestions for next season, email David at: orgarts@gmail.com


Past Events ( You missed them- Catch a concert this year!)

Fall 2017-Spring 2018 Season:

Matt Watroba- Community Sing Along

Fall 2016-Spring 2017 Season:

David HB Drake~ Singing In The Solstice

Bay View Tragedy Memorial Event

Bounding Main - Acapella Sea Shanties and Maritime Songs

The Silvermusic Flute Ensemble and The Four Winds Clarinet Quartet

Debra Cowen and John Roberts - Maritime and Old English Songs

Stephen Lee Rich - The Old Vaudevillian

An Old Fashioned Christmas

Rick Fitzgerald - Autoharp and Americana

Steve Gillette and Cindy Mangsen - Singer/Songwriters

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