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Rock that makes you feel good from the late 60s 70s 80s 90s and current,
Amanda’s Academy of Dance is located in Downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin. We provide instruction for young children, teens and adults in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Pointe, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Musical Theater, Irish, Modern, Middle Eastern and Ballroom Dance.
The Dragon Boat Race is a fresh and exciting event promoting community health and teamwork while also raising awareness of breast cancer. Dragon boat teams include community members, local enthusiasts, breast cancer survivors and supporters, corporate colleagues and others teams from across the country.
Bill is a senior AME and retired Ophthalmologist. He began flying aerobatics 34 years ago when he took a 10-hour aerobatic course from airshow pilot, Pete Meyers and has been teaching aerobatics for 29 years. He began flying airshows in 1987 and obtained a level 1 surface waiver in 1989. He has flown in over 160 airshows and given over 1400 hrs. of aerobatic flight instruction mostly in Decathlons. Bill has over 5000 hours total time and 3700 in a Decathlon. He holds an ASEL. MEL, and SES ratings and also has COMM and CFII ratings.
CHEAP TRICK may be one of the most covered bands of all time. Since the 70s they’ve been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is instantly catchy and recognizable. With timeless classics such as “I Want You to Want Me,” “Surrender,” and “The Flame,” CHEAP TRICK are a musical institution. Anyone familiar with Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report will note that CHEAP TRICK wrote and performed the theme song.
ClogJam Cloggers have been performing in the La Crosse area for 8 years. They will be performing to a variety of music including Bluegrass, Country, Irish and some fast and furious pop numbers. We will also have a tribute to our US Military at the conclusion of our show. Lessons are taught at the historic Doerflinger Building in downtown La Crosse. Check out the website for lessons or contact them for a performance at www.ClogJam.com
Rock / Punk Rock / Alternative
Double Take is a five piece band based in La Crosse, WI specializing in classic popular dance music. You will enjoy a great mix of musical styles including classic rock, popular country, jump swing, blues, funk and plenty of slow songs!
Double Take appeals to the widest cross section of audiences – variety and quality!
Will Ferrell stars as The Man in the Yellow Hat, a gentleman who looks after his pet monkey – an inquisitive and wonderful creature whose enthusiasm often gets the best of him.
Director: Matthew O’Callaghan
Writers: Ken Kaufman (screenplay), Ken Kaufman (story), 3 more credits »
Stars: Frank Welker, Will Ferrell, Eugene Levy
Fayme Rochelle and the Waxwings are a 5 piece acoustic band playing an energetic blend of Americana originals and Foot stompin Bluegrass music.
Fayme Rochelle fronts the band on guitar and vocals, Tripp Evenson on banjo and guitar, Joni Welda on fiddle and mandolin, Terry Nirva on drums and Andrew Steeno on upright bass.
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The approximate 30 minute show will consist of multiple maneuvers displaying the control and agility of a Flyboard.
Gabriel Holmes’ amazing stage show is one of the hottest, most hilarious, and unforgettable hypnotic stage shows in the country. Gabriel has traveled all over North America, to the Bahamas,as well as in Las Vegas performing the hilarious show for major Fortune 500 companies to large universities.
The magic of Isaiah provides a fun, interactive magic show for all ages. The show is designed for birthday parties, family picnics, school assemblies, libraries, or any special event involving children and adults.
The show has plenty of audience participation, comedy and of course that special ingredient MAGIC to make your event a memorable one.
Touring the planet for over two decades, Kenny Ahern has steadily built his reputation as a world-class family entertainer. He is equally at home in the Theater as he is frolicking on stage at Fairs and edu-taining at Schools
Parade through Riverside Park for kids and their parents
Folk and rock oriented singer, songwriter, and guitarist currently based out of
Dance is a Performing Art! Every year at the end of May, Misty’s Dance Unlimited produces 5 fully staged, professional recitals at Viterbo University. Little kids are involved in one of the five shows, while high school students can be involved in as many as all five. Our recital is attended by almost 4,000 people each spring and is the largest event for children in the area. Children grow in confidence and competence with every performance!
Take some progressive riffs, rockin’ drums, classic/metal influenced lead guitar, top it off with some edgy double vocals and a side of gravy and you have us.
2010, 2011, and 2012 Wisconsin Area Music Industry People’s Choice Award Winners.
Paul Halter has been performing unique comedy juggling shows since 1992
Lip Sync Competition
There will be jumping, barefooting, pyramids, and some comedy thrown in there for good measure.
Sponsored by the La Crosse Track Club, this is an event for people of all ages and heights. This is a great chance for athletes to continue vaulting in the summer in front of a large crowd! The competition will be held in the grass overlooking the river. There is a 10 inch raised rubber runway and the biggest and safest pits available for athletes. For more information click the participate tab at the top of the page.
The Riverfront Singers is one of the many recreational
programs sponsored by Riverfront.
The Singers have been performing together for many years. They perform for churches and community events throughout the year. Members of the community are welcome to join the group as well. Listening to the Singers encourages people to appreciate and celebrate the dignity, diversity, and gifts of people of all abilities.
In 2005, the Rockin’ Riverfront Singers began rehearsing in Janesville. Today, the group is growing in numbers and is finding a rewarding way to share their live of music.
Sellout’s take on 80′s music is “rockin’ party”.The songs you grew up with that helped define who you are is the music we play. Wanna feel 19 again? Come on out and enjoy.
The Ski Sprites Water Ski Show Team is an organization located in Altoona, Wisconsin. Our members come from all over the Chippewa Valley to perform for you on Lake Altoona! Our team has performed regularly in the summer months and competed in tournaments across the state since 1960.
Forming as a string band in the Spring of 2003 in La Crosse, WI, the band has since evolved its sound into what is only classified as “Blues-grass n’ Roll,” stretching musical boundries yet with a driving influence stemming from their bluegrass and blues roots. The Bandits have shared the stage with the likes of Little Feat, Dr. John, Ekoostik Hookah, The Big Wu, Great American Taxi, Jazz Mandolin Project, Melvin Seals and JGB, Steve Kimock, Trampled By Turtles and many more….
Jump Rope Demonstration Team
An Acoustic Duo from La Crosse
Studebaker 7 was originally formed in 1973 for a 50′s style fraternity party, the band went onto perform for 14 years thereafter. The highlight for Studebaker 7 was performing for three consecutive years at Milwaukee Summerfest. Studebaker 7 recorded two records in the 1970′s with “One Fine Day” reaching Number 2 on the Midwest Top 40 Pop chart. The band broke up in 1987. After a 15 year hiatus the band reformed in 2002 with six original members. Since reuniting, Studebaker 7 has been the opening act for Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show and 1964-The Tribute, The Number 1 Beatles Tribute Show in the World. Studebaker 7 is entertaining to watch and fun, dance and sing along with to. It will be an experience you’ll never forget.
Zach has been all over the United States, bringing his racing pigs to fans of all ages. The ultimate showman, he gives people what they want and need – true family entertainment. When you see a race at the “Pork Chop Downs” arena, you experience something you can’t get anywhere else.
Beatles Tribute Band
The Executives of La Crosse, Wisconsin, formed in 1997 with a goal of keeping the music of the 1960′s alive! For the last 15 years, the Executives have performed the music of the Beatles; Rolling Stones; Hollies; Turtles, Kinks, Byrds and more!
Acoustic/Rock Duo based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin
As one of the most well-known, well-liked, and in-demand bands in the country, they have also performed throughout the world in thousands of concerts and shows!
The music is energetic and catchy; it’s honest and true; it’s sad and melancholy. It’s everything that great country music should be…..
Although The Remainders seek to put smiles on the faces of music lovers everywhere, the true objective of the band is to provide therapy to a bunch of older working stiffs that need to keep their heads screwed on straight (Kennedy would vehemently object to this statement – he is in his mid-30′s and his threads have been stripped since 1984). When you watch The Remainders live, you’ll be looking at 5 guys who truly just want to have fun and are enjoying every minute and every note.
Dancing at the Y can be enjoyed by young and old alike! With classes ranging from age 2 through adult, there is something for everyone. Explore the joy of movement in tap, jazz, ballet, and MORE in a supportive, encouraging environment. Classes are offered at both Y locations. For more information, contact Tammy Addleman, Arts & Humanities Director at 608-519-5513.
Singer Matt and Drummer Matt, once members of defunct La Crosse bands Clair Juice and Wake Up Young, began writing music as This Could Be the Day in August of 2007. They recorded their first album, “Defeatist”. In early 2010, they joined forces with Bassist Dave and eventually recorded their sophomore effort, “Broadcast Your Shame”.
Time and a Half is a high energy variety band perfect for weddings, corporate parties, local celebrations or any other get-together where people want to party and dance to great music.
This highly professional duo features acoustic/electric favorites from the 60s till now. They play an easy listening mix of Rock, Reggae, Old Country, Folk, Alternative, Original tunes, and Surf music. Known for their harmonies, the “Ultrasonic Duo” prides themselves on tight and smooth vocals. This is listening music, which is never overpowering or loud. Don D. Harvey adds lead vocals, harmonies, acoustic guitar, and harmonica. Greg Grokowsky plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar, twelve string guitar, and adds lead and background vocals. Greg is a master of the surf music genra of the 50’s and 60” and the guitar styles of “Dick Dale” and the “Ventures”. The Ultrasonics creates a soundscape that will instantly make you a fan of thier music
The Warriors Baton & Drum Corps
was established in 1963 as a non-profit
parade and competition Corps.
We are a self-supporting, non profit youth organization based in La Crosse, WI, with members from various local communities in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Becoming a member of the Warriors not only offers several years of a quality youth organization, but also an opportunity to develop life long friendships and lasting memories.