LIVE @ the Lakefront begins Wednesday July 10th

The sixth season of RCM’s summer concert series, LIVE @ the Lakefront, begins July 10th. This year the series, held in the outdoor Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World, runs eight weeks, ending August 28th. Concerts are 5:30 to 9:00 pm each Wednesday.


Whatever your musical tastes, the lineup for the 2013 concert series has an event that will appeal to you:


July 10: Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys - Blues

July 17:  TBA

July 24: The Empty Pockets - Rock

July 31: Los Ciegos del Barrio - Latin

August 7: Naborí - Salsa

August 14: Finbar MacCarthy & Friends - Irish

August 21: TBA

August 28: R.A.S. Movement - Reggae


We’d like to extend a big thank you to our 2013 sponsors! Our season sponsors include Bartolotta Restaurants, Discovery World, and Leinenkugel’s. Event sponsors include AIB, Robert W. Baird, Northwestern Mutual, Park Bank, Industries for the Blind, Vision Forward Association and Wiscraft. In addition, we received in-kind support from Nelson Schmidt, the Marek Group, Tailored Label Products, Mandel Graphic Solutions, 94.5 Lake FM, Milwaukee Public Television, Concours Motors, Cascio, 620 WTMJ Radio, BizTimes, and 88.9 Radio Milwaukee.

The Rotary Amphitheater at Discovery World features a 350-person seating arena and a stage overlooking Lake Michigan. Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. Guests are also invited to bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the concerts on the patio and lawn overlooking the amphitheater. Concerts will be performed RAIN OR SHINE and can be held indoors on the Discovery World Promenade or inside the Sponsor Tent in the event of inclement weather.


Bartolotta’s will once again be providing their renowned food and beverage services, including a full cash bar and wine by the bottle, as well as steak sandwiches, salads, brats, burgers, an evening special and other snacks.


The Rotary Amphitheater is located at 500 N. Harbor Drive on Milwaukee’s lakefront between the Milwaukee Art Museum and Summerfest. Discounted parking is available for $5 in the Discovery World garage. Dock space is also available for boaters.


All Rotarians and their friends, family, and guests are invited! For more information, go to