Poet and musician
Brent Mitchell is, fairly merely, considered one of my favourite musicians, songwriters and other people. He is an absolute murderer songwriter, killing each line with wit, depth and nuance.
The Texas native and Grammy Lister will carry out Friday evening at Union Park Tavern in Kenosha. Yes, the Kenosha Poet Laureate’s track “Hand of God” obtained a Grammy itemizing.
Mitchell has additionally appeared on PBS, toured the U.S., Mexico and U.Okay. and has many album credit. At reveals, Mitchell’s songs are woven along with great tales. This present is to not be missed.
Brent Mitchell will carry out beginning 8:30 Friday evening, April 8, at Union Park Tavern, 4520 Eighth Ave in Kenosha.
Symphony live performance
The Racine Symphony Orchestra is again in motion Sunday afternoon, with a program titled “Remembrance.”
The central piece of this system is Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem.” It has been referred to as one of the vital emotionally cathartic works within the historical past of music.
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The RSO will likely be accompanied by the University of Wisconsin-Parkside’s choirs.
Faure’s “Cantique de Jean Racine Op.11” and the winner of the Young Artists Competition, Ashley Springer, will likely be featured as properly.
Springer, a senior at Tremper High School in Kenosha, at the moment serves as concertmaster for Tremper’s Symphonic and Chamber Orchestra. For 4 years, Springer has participated within the Wisconsin School Music Association State Honors Orchestra, serving as second violin principal in 2019 and as concertmaster final yr.
The Racine Symphony Orchestra performs 3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, at Memorial Hall, 72 Seventh St. in Downtown Racine. General admission tickets are $30; free for college students (age 18 and youthful). Get tickets at racinesymphony.org.
Siren of Sorrow present
Kenosha’s Siren of Sorrow band is celebrating Saturday evening at 58 Below in Kenosha with some like minded bands.
The steel act will likely be releasing a five-song EP at 58 Below and will likely be joined by The Hatred Embrace, Devangelist and Revel in Rot.
If you aren’t accustomed to Siren of Sorrow, you possibly can take a look at the track “Barriers” on the band’s YouTube Channel. There will likely be a restricted run launch of bodily copies earlier than an upcoming digital platforms launch.
Siren of Sorrow will host and carry out on the band’s CD Release Party Saturday, April 9, at 58 Below, 504 58th St. in Downtown Kenosha. Doors open at 8 p.m., with the primary band beginning at 8:30 p.m.
The Almas will make a return go to to Route 20 on Friday evening.
This would be the first native present of the yr for the fashionable rock band. The band will likely be joined by one other fashionable rock band acquainted to many, Saint Tragedy, together with Ron’s Supper Club. They do ‘90s to early 2000s covers and some originals.
Route 20 is a big, open room with pro sound and lights capabilities.
The Almas, Ron’s Supper Club and Saint Tragedy carry out beginning at 8 Friday evening, April 8, at Route 20, 14001 Washington Ave. (Highway 20) in Sturtevant. Tickets for the all ages present are $10 at rte20.com. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the music beginning at 8 p.m.
That’s it for this week. Bands, artists and venues, please ship me your gig listings, occasion posts, bios, Facebook occasion invitations or anything you suppose is perhaps helpful to me to write down you up. Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.