Saturday, August 15, 2015



Saturday, August 15, 2015
Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band…
a true New Orleans institution
Saturday, August 15, 2015
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Performance Schedule
August 15, 2015
Join Chef Bonanno at the Summer Grilling
Faire Cooking Demonstration – 3:15 p.m.
(times subject to change)
Kai Anderson and the
1:30 p.m.
Ira Walker Band
2:30 p.m.
Since the group’s early days of acoustic based
Folk and Americana, they have evolved into a
hybrid of energetic, hook-driven Indie Rock and Blue Grass that
still pays tribute to their Folk roots. Having developed a strong and
dedicated local following, KA&P felt the need to expand. The band
has been on several small tours since then, taking them from Arizona
and Texas all the way out to New York and back. They are constantly
looking towards the future, sharing their music with new people, and
planning the next journey.
Ira’s songwriting, combined with his unique vocal
style and musicianship, are central to what the
blues are all about. Nominated in 2008 for a
Grammy as a producer, singer/songwriter Ira
Walker has just released his much awaited Blues CD “Blame Me”.
“Blame Me” runs the gamut of the Blues genre, from Texas and the
Mississippi Delta to Chicago. His musical pedigree has evolved into a
unique style of Blues, Rock, & Soul. This music will touch the soul and
raise your spirits!!
Ira has written and performed with a star studded list of Music Icons,
including Steve Miller, Eddie Money, Carlos Santana, Brian May, &
Tommy Castro. He toured Europe with Keb’ Mo in 2000.
Main Stage
Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band 7:00 p.m.
Kenosha Jazz All-Star
Tribute Band 4:30 p.m.
The Kenosha Jazz-Allstars Tribute band will
return for a special performance to honor Ken
Wiele. Ken founded the Kenosha Jazz Allstars in 2011 to provide
a summer jazz experience for exemplary students. He has served
as the director of the All-Star program since its inception. The Jazz
All-Stars are made up of some of the finest school jazz musicians
and several KUSD alumni, who serve as instructors throughout the the Kenosha Unified School District. The band performs
a broad range of big band repertoire including music from jazz
legends like Count Basie, Les Hooper, Matt Harris, Bob Mintzer,
Gordon Goodwin and Wynton Marsalis
Frank Catalano Group
5:30 p.m.
Now 37 years old, Catalano is the only known
saxman to have performed with Miles Davis,
Randy Brecker, Charles Earland, Elvin Jones,
Stan Getz, Betty Carter, Von Freeman, Tito
Puente, Tony Bennett, Les Claypool and Louis Bellson while still in
high school! This led to his signing to Delmark Records at age 18
and a string of critically acclaimed recordings. Catalano has been
heard by millions of people all over the world thanks in part to 3
Grammy-winning and 11 Grammy-nominated recordings with artists
such as Jennifer Lopez, Destiny’s Child, and John Legend. Frank
Catalano’s new Ropeadope Recording, “God’s Gonna Cut You
Down” debuted at #2 on the iTunes Jazz sales chart and was the
#1 charting Instrumental album upon its release in April 2015.
Ticket information:
• Advanced Lawn Tix $25, at the Gate $35
• Texas Roadhouse VIP Lounge $85 each
(includes ticket, food, and beverages).
Formed in 1983 by the Frazier brothers, the band has evolved from
playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and
stages all over the world. While committed to upholding the tradition
of brass bands, they have also extended themselves into the realms
of funk and hip-hop to create their signature sound. “Rebirth can be
precise whenever it wants to,” says The New York Times, “but it’s
more like a party than a machine. It’s a working model of the New
Orleans musical ethos: as long as everybody knows what they’re
doing, anyone can cut loose.” In the wake of the sometimesstringent competition among New Orleans brass bands, Rebirth is
the undisputed leader of the pack, and they show no signs of
slowing down.
Following the Grammy-winning Rebirth of New Orleans, Rebirth
Brass Band is at it again with Move Your Body, an infectious, grooveladen collection of hip-shakers sure to saturate the dance floor.
Kenosha Community
Tenuta’s Deli
(262) 657-9001
(262) 657-7732
Tickets can be purchased online at | This is a rain or shine event.
Chef Daniel Bonanno returns to Harborpark to highlight common grilling techniques for Beef and Fish. This
interactive demonstration provides the avid foodie, aspiring cooks, and gourmet food aficionados a lakefront
atmosphere to ask the Chef questions, and a chance to sample savory Beef, Fish and tasty marinades along
with delicious roasted vegetables and fruit perfect for your robust taste buds.
VIP Lounge
$85 ticket includes reserved seating,
food, beverages and concert.
TAP into Kenosha’s
craft brewery
What are others saying…
Wonderful afternoon/evening by the water for a great cause- grab a blanket, a
drink and friends and enjoy some excellent music under the stars. Like a night
out in Chicago or Milwaukee but so close to home. We look forward to it every
year! Perfect summer celebration while giving back to the community!
Lori Casey, Gurnee, IL
HarborPark Jazz, Rhythm & Blues Festival is one of many great events hosted
on Kenosha’s lakefront. We are happy to support an event that enhances our
community’s cultural offerings and draws visitors from throughout the region.
Dennis DuChene, President Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
“The Harbor Park Jazz Rhythm & Blues Festival offers a chance for casual and
hard core jazz fans to experience some of the countries top performers in a well
run and thought out festival atmosphere. The location of the festival not only
makes it convenient for residence from both Illinois and Wisconsin to attend
but because it is held on the shores of Lake Michigan, it gives the audience an
incredible backdrop to look at while enjoying the music.” Chicago Jazz Magazine
Michael Jeffers, CEO Chicago Jazz Publishing and Entertainment
“I have attended the Mahone Harbor Fest Jazz event for many years and
thoroughly enjoy the entertainment, the food and the festivities by the beautiful
shores of Lake Michigan in Kenosha. Each and every year the Mahone
Foundation has made sure that Harbor Fest is a fun filled day of Blues and Jazz
music provided by local and nationally known artists. My friends and I look
forward to the event each year because it just gets better with time!”
Adelene Greene, Music Enthusiast

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