Harbor View Stage - 2018

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Shut The Front Door

6:00 pm-9:30 pm

Shut The Front Door is a southeastern Wisconsin based female fronted party band performing a wide variety of music consisting of classic rock, to modern pop and rock, modern country, along with a nice mix of dance tunes to boot. Shut The Front Door has performed around southeastern Wisconsin at many clubs, private events and several festivals including the Wisconsin State Fair, the Milwaukee County Zoo's Zoo Ala Carte, and Milwaukee's Summerfest. Featuring the delightful voice and stage antics of Kristie Lynn (Rita) on lead vocals, the guys in the band back her up musically, and vocally, adding an energetic and fun stage presence from the 1st song to the last. Come join STFD at a show and be part of the party!

Red Element Band

2:30 pm-5:30 pm

RED Element will heat up your day with everyone’s favorite Rock and R&B songs from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. Experience a memorable evening as you dance and sing along with the hits and a few interesting “B-sides” from artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Dire Straits, Santana, and Van Morrison. RED Element is hot! They will set the dance floor on fire!

Penny McDonough is the vocalist and front person for RED Element. Penny has been on the SE Wisconsin music scene for many years. Formally trained , she has directed numerous choirs and ensembles. Penny ‘s vocal talents have led to international travel including solo shows in Italy. She has fronted RED Element for over four years and previously provided lead vocals for The Bluz Collective

Whether he is keeping rock-steady rhythm Guitar grooves or taking off on searing lead solos, there is no doubt that Kurt Zunker is the musical backbone of RED Element. Kurt has previously played in many local bands including Aces & Eights, Four Below, Knock on Wood and Boney Fingers. He has performed at popular events and festivals including Summerfest and WI State Fair, along with local music venues.

John Bayless provides the always-steady and energy-filled backbeat for RED Element. John is also an accomplished guitarist/vocalist, starting out as a studio musician and recording artist at the age of sixteen. He has played with many popular regional bands and has shared the stage with Fleetwood Mac, Leo Kottke, Foghat, Chase, Los Lobos, and Jefferson Starship. When John is not kicking out the jams, he is attending to his neuropsychology practice.

The bottom will never fall out of RED Element with Jim Allemang on Bass Guitar. He is widely recognized as a solid performer with the ability to channel the chops of many of rocks most renowned bassists. Prior to RED Element, Jim played with numerous popular bands including Undercover, Aces & Eights and Call Security.

What would the songs of the 60’s & 70’s be without the iconic sounds of the Hammond B-3, Vox Organ, electric piano , strings and brass? Multi-instrumentalist Robb Hoffmann provides the classic keyboards and sonic textures that complete the sound of RED Element. Previously, Robb played with popular regional rock bands and toured with Fleetwood Mac. He studied performance at Lawrence University and Music Theory and Composition at the University of Wisconsin.

Ethan Keller

11:30 am-2:00 pm

Ethan Keller is a singer-songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was voted Solo Artist of the Year in the 2011 Radio Milwaukee Music Awards, and Pop Artist of the Year in the 2011 Wisconsin Area Music Industry (WAMI) Awards.

Ethan produces many blends of original music, often melding folk, blues, and rock, with funk, jazz, and hip-hop. He has been performing and promoting for over 20 years, has appeared at venues and music festivals in over 30 states, and has sold over 10,000 albums.

Over the years, Ethan has supported a myriad of artists: Rusted Root, Umphreys McGee, Milky Chance, Grupo Fantasma, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, James McCartney, Kandace Springs, Glenn Tillbrook, Willy Porter, Erin McKeown, Fareed Haque, Danny and The Juniors, Hanson, Bif Naked, The Exies, Crown City Rockers, Citizen King, Better Than Ezra, Lucky Boys Confusion, Night Ranger, Third Eye Blind, The Lost Trailers, and NEEDTOBREATHE

Lodging for our out-of-town bands provided by:

Hampton Inn & Suites
2633 Washington Street
Grafton, Wisconsin, USA, 53024