725 Paradise Lane
Johnson Creek, WI 53038
Phone: (920) 699-2800
Fax: (920) 699-3900
Happy Hour Saturday! (12-5p) A cozy little live concert venue, hosting live bands every night of the week. Includes a relaxing outdoor patio and can take reservations for private events.
The Alliant Energy Center is a prime venue located just minutes from downtown Madison, Wisconsin. Sitting upon 164 acres, The Center is a multi-building complex featuring Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Exhibition Hall, Willow Island and the Arena. With the versatility of space, the Alliant Energy Center is a top choice for expositions, conventions, conferences, meetings, banquets, consumer shows, outdoor events, concerts and much more. All events take advantage of on-site amenities including ample parking, catering by Centerplate, a full range of A/V equipment, high-speed internet and an experienced staff.
Concerts, conventions, exhibitions, sports, rodeos, circuses - the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Alliant Energy Center hosts them all! The structure itself looks like a concrete imitation of a circus tent, and can accommodate up to 9000 people at a time. If you happen to be in Madison, look it up the ongoing events may interest you.
The beautifully constructed Orpheum Theater opened in the year 1927 and has become a permanent fixture in Madison. The recently renovated theater has retained the grandeur of the place along with the Orpheus statue. Apart from Silent movies, vaudeville acts,music and comedy acts and news reels this grand old theater contains a gym and a lobby restaurant and bar.
This popular venue was established in 1928 by the University of Wisconsin to provide a space where students can gather or the university can hosts college fests, alumni meet and similar other events. However, with its magnificent views of the adjoining lake and the casual ambiance, it became a hotspot for students. It hosts variety of events, the popular ones being the Annual UW Credit Union Summer Stage concert series, and Lakeside Cinema that is held every Monday throughout summer. And, if you thought that the events are restricted to summer, then winter makes way for ice skating and snowboarding competitions. The winter sees the iconic Terrace chairs being taken away and the tons of ice is added to convert the lake in to an ice rink. Though the Terrace has undergone several transformations over the period, it still manages to retain its charm, no matter how the weather is!
Situated in Sunset Park, the Elkhorn Band Shell is a popular outdoor entertainment venue. The picturesque shell was built in 1926 and its design draws inspiration from another shell located in Mount Mary, Illinois. The opening concert had a huge crowd of nearly 4000 people. Post the expansion of the clubhouse, the shell was moved to its present location in 1962. The park is home to an assortment of recreational activities inclusive of a swimming pool, picnic area, sand volleyball, baseball and softball fields, and a playground.
The Kohl Center, home of the University of Wisconsin's basketball and hockey teams, provide athletes with fantastic facilities - spacious locker-rooms, a lounge with a sound system, a study room equipped with computers, and a video room! It does not fail to satisfy the fans either - suites, instant-replay monitors, and a high powered sound system make for a spectacular sporting experience. Moreover, the Kohl Center has outstanding facilities for the disabled, including 300 odd seats for the handicapped, and TTY-equipped telephones for the hearing and speech-impaired.
Formerly the Regent Street Retreat, The Red Zone Madison is a sports lover's haven with more than 35 flat screens playing all the games that you can imagine. If you don't have it at home, come here because they all sorts of sports package available in the country. For those who are music oriented, head to their entertainment zone where live music from talented musicians will set your feet tapping. Both the venues are interconnected and serve tasty bar bites and drinks.
Shaped like a horseshoe and located at the west end of the University of Wisconsin campus, Camp Randall Stadium is one of the largest school-owned sports arenas in all of America and the fourth-oldest as well. Built in 1917 it has been named after Alexander W. Randall, a former Wisconsin governor. The stadium can accommodate up to 77,000 sports fans, and it's a good thing that there are a lot of pubs and bars around. Celebrate once the game is through or else drown your losses in beer!
A place which was once used to store farm products, today serves as a unique venue for concerts and art shows in Litchburg. If your idea of listening to live music is in a large concert hall with plush seats, then Art in the Barn is definitely not for you. Performances are held inside the barn on the wooden floor, and the straw bales scattered around double up as seats. You are welcome to get your own chairs, food and beverages. The venue hosts art exhibitions, before the concert, to support local artists. Local folk, gypsy and pop artists are mainly featured here. Tickets are limited and available on the day of the concerts, so make sure you visit the venue early to avoid disappointment.
Yerkes Observatory is a facility built for the Department of astronomy and astrophysics in Chicago University. The observatory is known to be the base of several ground breaking discoveries and theories in the field of astronomy and astrophysics. Additionally, many topics of current research in this field have been sparked off through the findings in this observatory. The facility houses a few state-of-the-art equipment as well as the world's largest refracting telescope. Also having a collection of over 150,000 photographic plates, Yerkes Observatory can justifiably be referred to as the foundation of modern astronomy.
Schwan Concert Hall in Milwaukee is considered to be one the best concert halls in Milwaukee. If you do happen to me here, make it a point to dip into some theater and get in touch with your artistic side. A number of plays ranging from classics to highly-acclaimed are held here very frequently.