FolkLib Index - "Oshkosh Through the Years"

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          This page lists all the performers in the annual "Oshkosh Through the Years: A Musical Journey" benefit variety show presented at the Grand Opera House by the Oshkosh Mid Morning Kiwanis. Unfortunately, because of the copyrighted canned background music for all performers except Aaron Baer and Randy Hedge, an "Original Cast Recording" of these performances can never be sold. Therefore, Aaron Baer is the only listed performer who is known to ever have appeared on any recording of any kind.

          It is unknown whether or not similar variety shows featuring business people, politicians, lawyers, clergy, etc. has ever been performed anywhere else in Wisconsin.

1st Annual Show - date?, 2006, Janelle Larie, other performers?, Program?
2nd Annual Show - Friday, February 23, 2007 at 7:00 pm - Performers - Program
      Tickets: $35, $30, prices include fees and sales tax
      The Oshkosh Northwestern, 2-23-2007, p. B1
3rd Annual Show - Saturday, May 10, 2008 at 8:00 pm - ticket (URL)
      show renamed to "Oshkosh Goes to the Movies"
4th Annual Show - Saturday, February 20, 2009 at 8:00 pm
      "Oshkosh Back to Broadway"
5th Annual Show - Saturday, March 13, 2010 at 8:00 pm
      "Oshkosh Springs into Song"
6th Annual Show - Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 8:00 pm
      "Oshkosh on Broadway 2011"

Courtesy of the Grand Opera House 2-06-2007:

"This musical retrospective takes you through history with selections from the 40's, 50's, 60's and more! The audience will be entertained as they see local celebrities step out of their day jobs, (and comfort zone) and perform for the evening. Stories from local residents sharing memories of Oshkosh will weave the performances together into a memorable show that everyone will enjoy!"

"Included in the evening of entertainment will be hors d'oeurves, a cash bar, and silent auction. Proceeds will benefit the Oshkosh Mid Morning Kiwanis Education Grants as well as the scholarship program."

"You see them in their daily lives, now see them as you never have before. A night of local celebrities performing for you. Tickets are $30 per person, $35 for premium seating, includes show, Hors d'oeurves and Cash Bar. Reserved seating so call the Grand Opera Box Office to get yours. Festivities start at 5:30. Proceeds to benefit in part: The Oshkosh Mid Morning Kiwanis Education Grants."

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