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Festival of Trees and Music
Featuring dozens of live performances by a wide range of popular musicians, elaborately decorated holiday trees, along with a showcase of area choral groups. Among the featured talent will be Paul Cebar on solo guitar; popular French singer Robin Pluer; the jazz sextet, We Six; A Taste of Latino Traditions – Milwaukee Latino Carnaval; jazz vocalist Adekola Adedapo; Lil’ Rev, ukulele and harmonica player known for his Yiddish music; Oumar Sagna of Sindoola African Band; jazz band 1913; Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Samba Unit; psychedelic blues rock trio The Revelators; and performers from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, the UWM Peck School of the Arts, and the Conservatory. Festival goers can hear performances of rock, blues, classical, and jazz as well as music from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe, and Africa. And both Sundays of the festival will be dedicated to “Music for the Spirit,” a showcase of Milwaukee’s community choral traditions, featuring the Alverno College Chamber Ensemble; the Bayshore Lutheran Church choir; Cream City Crooners; Masonic Wonders; and the Milwaukee Children’s Choir, among others. In all, there will be over 200 guest musicians and over 200 Conservatory students performing. Sponsors of this holiday event include the Brady Street Area Association, the Milwaukee Brewers, Colectivo Coffee, and Data Financial, Inc.
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