Eventually DJ gave God control of his life, then me, then Rich. The events and activities organized by Main Street enhance the image of our community, making Ripon a desirable place to live, work and play. I love to swim, especially at the quarry in Red Granite. RoadTrip is primarily THE classic rock band in Cincinnati, playing tunes by the Jefferson Airplane, Kenny Wayne Shepard, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Janice Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tadeschi, The Who, CCR, Tom Petty, Rolling Stones, Joe Cocker, Stevie Wonder and many, more; Among some of the newer stuff we play you'll hear some Kelly Clarkson, Adele, Cee Lo . This weeks Horicon Bank Ripon Summer Concert Series (Friday, August 16th) features the return of David Gerald, a dynamic, blues-infused rock and soul guitarist from Michigan. Im so proud of them and they are my best friends. The music behind the vocals includes Dylan Morey on lead guitar, DJ Doty on rhythm guitar, Ryan Goes. Fill in our application and connect with us. NO CARRY-INs are allowed in the park. The FREE concert, which is co-sponsored by Rauch Family Dentistry and Ripon Printers, takes place from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Village Green in historic downtown Ripon. I kept a lot of my dreams to myself because I was embarrassed. All Rights Reserved. He taps into the vocal DNA of Amy Winehouse, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder, and Al Green, while also being a highly acclaimed saxophonist and instrumental soloist. Albums. They were joined by a dedicated stage manager, James James from Markesan, WI. My favorite holiday is July 4. This is one concert you wont want to miss! My sisters and mom have beautiful voices as well. Menu. When the song was over Rich put his arm around me and introduced me to the crowd as their new back-up singer!!!!! This weeks Horicon Bank Ripon Summer Concert Series features the return of Star Six Nine. We are very proud to say that we are the #1 live music agency and represent the best live bands in the state. Again it was like God lead me to them and He took away all of my fear and embarrassment. In that time, he has played in 21 states and 7 countries with numerous groups, most namely WiFEE and the HUZz BAND and The Groove Hogs. I played it constantly, until one day my boyfriend RJ bought me an electric guitar with a tiny little amp! We cheered him on! He has been performing throughout the Midwest for the last several years as the front man for Wheelhouse. Their most recent album "Gotta Have It" is also garnering critical acclaim in the blues world. ~ Sponsored by Walsworth-Ripon Please consider this as an invitation to partner with us as we continue to grow the concert series into an even greater attraction for our community. I also love Halloween but not as much as the 4th. Their band is not just a hobbyto them, it is their life, their passion, their craft and they dont plan on stopping in this lifetime! Road Trip band out of Oshkosh WI performing live at Rock USA in Oshkosh and in Chilton at Cheers. Bananas Entertainment provides quality live band entertainment throughout Wisconsin. A special Thank You to the local businesses that sponsor the music series. Rhythm and Blues. All performances are free and open to the public. Lights, video, sounds, smoke, dancing and screaming fans create one of the greatest shows . Horicon Bank is the first-ever title sponsor of the series, organized by Ripon Main Street, Inc., and will be joined by several other area businesses, organizations and individuals who have contributed to the series as Friends of the Village Green or as sponsors of individual bands and performers. We really made our shows great and worked hard at picking songs and arranging them for the audience. Verona Grove. Next weeks concert features Feed the Dog, an eclectic and action-packed, high-energy, jam-rock-grass band. I was going to be a singer. The concert, which takes place from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Village Green, is sponsored by Nevitt Law Office. Organized by Ripon Main Street, Inc., the free outdoor concerts take place on Friday evenings at the Village Green in downtown Ripon. Copyright Rick K. & The Allnighters, LLC. Road Trip loves their music and they love their audience just as much. Ripon Main Street is a 501c3 not-for-profit tax-exempt organization. They give 100% at every performance to help ensure their fans experience a memorable show. ~ Sponsored by Available Please take a moment to look at our roster and see what we have to offer. We are thankful for the support of our many sponsors, who make this popular and ever-expanding event possible. . We also want to recognize that we are well aware of the challenges associated with planning events in the midst of a pandemic. Their goal is to get the crowd to have a great time by performing a variety of rock, pop and even a few country tunes. Dance the days away with a star-studded lineup of live entertainment, peruse vendors, savor your fill of food trucks and much more. Best seen live, they feed off the vibe of the crowd as well as each other. At age 12 I was riding my bike down an Oshkosh street with my friend Paula and we heard some loud music coming out of her neighbors house. Box 365|Ripon, WI 54971|(920) 748-7466|Email us. Every show they give 100% of themselves to their fans and to the music. Were welcoming you back to the heart of our community, where every Friday evening, June 4 through August 27, you're invited to experience the power of music. Kings Blues Club (Memphis), Buddy Guys Legends (Chicago), and several appearances on local television. There is something for everyone in our diverse lineup of professional musicians. "We have assembled a roster of high caliber entertainers for the 2019 season, including the highly anticipated return of national country music recording artist Keith Anderson on Aug. 30, and the debut of TRAPT, a national recording and touring rock band Sept. 7, said Craig Tebon, executive director of Ripon Main Street, Inc. These events would not be possible without the generous support of donors and volunteers. Every Friday evening throughout the summer, the public is invited to downtown Ripon's Village Green to experience the power of music. He has traded in the acoustic guitar for a Stratocaster and is living and dying by his ability to play it. With an incredible variety of live music entertainment, we have something sure to suit any musical preference. These musicians take playing their instruments and, performance very seriously. ~ Sponsored by Jean, and axle Hinkley A variety of beverages are available and participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Priding themselves as an established, experienced rock band, The Now provides an engaging show with touring level sound and lighting to match their tight vocal harmonies and musicianship. Keep in mind most people thought striving to be a rock star was ridiculous. The concert, which is sponsored by local law firm von Briesen & Roper, s.c., will take place from 7:00 to 10:00 pm at the Village Green in downtown Ripon. A special bonus concert by the RMS and RHS Jazz Bands is planned for Thursday, May 30th. I asked my mom and dad if they would be willing to buy me an acoustic guitar for my 14th birthday, and they did! This weeks Horicon Bank Ripon Summer Concert Series (Friday, August 20th) features Madison County, one of Wisconsins favorite country bands. Let's face it a great live band just makes the event that much more fun! There was a lot of singing and putting on plays and musicals for each other. Combining rock, R&B, soul, jazz, blues, and funk like a musical mad scientist, he's drawn on 25 years of musical experience to create something truly special: a living, breathing musical conduit from the past to the present, guaranteed to bring you that feeling of the heart once again. This is a band that brings people together, to help them forget about their daily lives, and to get caught up in the moment. Take our survey! Pink, Chris Stapleton, Billy Eilish, Katy Perry, Kid Rock, Michael Jackson, Ozzy, and Guns and Roses are just a few of the bands Road Trip brings to life. Throughout the evening, various band members will be featured as soloists. Box 365, Ripon, WI 54971. This collection of succinct, tight-but-loose songs reflect the continuing evolution of the bands deft songwriting, blended with the intuitive musical interplay of the longtime bandmates. Their stage experience began with performing mini-concerts at regular recitals. How do I get to Ripon? Their growing reputation and swelling fanbase has landed them many festival gigs as well as created the opportunity to open for several national acts. Award winning vocalist Amy Jo Doty and her co singer Shawn Connelly lead the band through a 3+hour show filled with songs from everyones favorite artists. ~ Sponsored by American Family Insurance . Next weeks concert features Stephen Cooper & The Nobody Famous. Road Trip is much more than your typical rock cover band. RMS Jazz, a 10-piece group comprised of grade seven and eight band students, will kick-off the evening at 6:30 pm. The band performs with a seasoned maturity and confidence that will shock audiences of all ages. Music was and is my destiny.". Within a minute Rob was upstairs getting behind his drum kit and playing along with us. They will also return to Europe in the Fall of 2019 for shows in Switzerland. just like many times before they were awesome! Home|In the News|Calendar of Events|Interactive Tour|Contact Us. New groups have also been worked into the schedule including the Zac Matthews Band and Madison County. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. The FREE concert, which is sponsored by Culver's of Ripon, will take place from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at the Village Green in historic downtown Ripon, Wisconsin. May 20th, 2023 - Vino, Oconomowoc. In addition to Ten Thousand Watts, their previous back-to-back releases received critical acclaim. Additional donations to support the concert series may be made to: Ripon Main Street, Inc., P.O. The band is continually recreating itself. This band puts on a real life concert with huge video screens, one of the best light shows, state of the art sound and dedicated musicians and singers who love what they do and it shows. PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL TO CONFIRM BEFORE TRAVELING AS DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. Jun 17, Bad Habitz Join us for an evening of Jazz on the Green tonight (Thursday, May 30th) for performances by the Ripon Middle School (RMS) and Ripon High School (RHS) Jazz Bands. This weeks Horicon Bank Ripon Summer Concert Series (Friday, July 19th) features a free performance by Kyle Megna & The Monsoons in downtown Ripon. Additional donations are still needed to fully fund the series and offset entertainment expenses. Vertigo, Here for the Party, Rolling in the. Unfortunately, the event has been cancelled due to concerns related to hosting large events. WE NEVER FORGET.Take our survey, help shape the future of this site! We had a piano, a guitar and two turn tables with loud speakers along with a lot of great albums! In the early 2000s we decided to focus on cover music and we all really started liking that life a lot more than working our butts off trying to get a record deal with no results. All proceeds go to support the ongoing revitalization efforts of Ripons central business district. We are committed to improving the communities in which we operate, including through providing access to quality cultural and artistic opportunities like this series. ~ Sponsored by Available They have developed a tremendous regional following by mastering the two key elements of rock and roll: diversity and energy. Since then, they have been nominated four times for a WAMI Award in the category of Rising Star - winning the award in 2014, and were recently nominated in the Best Rock Band category in 2017. Road Trip is much more than your average coverage band from Wisconsin! We play with our excellent friend Dylan Morey from the band Boomboxx, and it just so happens him and I sing beautifully together! 99 . Band Sponsors: Aither State Farm Ins., Alliance Laundry Systems, Condon Companies, Culver's of Ripon, Diedrich Agency, Diedrich Jewelers, Independent Pharmacy Cooperative, Nevitt Law Office, Silver Creek Dentistry/Knuth Brewing Company, von Briesen & Roper, s.c., Walsworth, Friends of the Village Green: Anonymous Donations, AFK Corp, Backstage Studio, Bright Orthodontics, Camera Casino, Jere & Nancy Chapin, Hillside Dental Assoc., Debbie & Henry Hilscher, Steve Axle Hinkley, Andy & Jeanne Lyke, Bill & Judy Neill, Emily & Peter Sensenbrenner, Thin Ice Productions. But when we do a photo shoot with my band I get a little picky on the composition.