FolkLib Index - Past Wisconsin Music Festivals (2006)
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          This page links to the informational Web sites of past annual Wisconsin Music Festivals that were previously listed on the Wisconsin Music Festivals page. Festivals before Feb. 2004 will be included if I find a complete list of the musical artists who performed there.

          Past Wisconsin Music Festivals (1997-2003)
          Past Wisconsin Music Festivals (2004)
          Past Wisconsin Music Festivals (2005)
          Past Wisconsin Music Festivals (2006) (this page)

          The following festival(s) have a page of their own at this site where past performer lists can be found:
[Milwaukee] Irish Fest
[Milwaukee] WAMI Award Show
[Shawano] Old Time Music and Craft Festival

| Wisconsin Music Festivals by Date / by City / by County / by Genre / by Festival Name / Past Festivals |
| Wisconsin Live Music Clearinghouse, the organization (someday) |

| 2001: - 6 |
| 2002: - 6 | 7 |
| 2003: - 2 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 |
| 2004: - 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 |
| 2005: - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 |
| 2006: - 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |

All performers are from Wisconsin unless noted otherwise, or marked as state unknown "(?)".

      January 2006  
  1. 1/??/2006 (1/14-16/2005) - Heatwave Polka Fest (?th Annual) - Amerahn Ballroom, Kewaskum - Current
  2. 1/??/2006 (1/??/2005) - Polka Palooza (?th Annual) - Potawatomi Casino, Milwaukee - Current
  3. 1/??/2006 (1/25/2005) - Women's Choir Festival (?th Annual) - Lawrence University, Appleton - Current

    February 2006  
    Fondy Acoustic Music Fest (Discontinued)
  4. 2/21/2006 - Young Men's Chorus Festival (10th Annual) - Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, Appleton - Current
          (original 2/16/2006 date rescheduled due to snow)
  5. 2/09-11/2006 - Swamp N Grass (12th Annual) - Victorian Village Resort, Elkhart Lake - Current
              Insomniac Gypsy, Bill Jorgenson, Sawdust Symphony, Art Stevenson and High Water, Straight Up Bluegrass, .357 String Band, Chasin' Steel Bluegrass Band (MI)
  6. 2/12/2006 - The International Festival (25th Annual) - Overture Center for the Arts, Overture Lobby, Rotunda Stage, Wisconsin Studio, Madison - Current
  7. 2/??/2006 (2/25-26/2005) - Viking Choral Festival (21st Annual) - Memorial Chapel, Lawrence University, Appleton - Current

    March 2006  
  8. 3/03-05/2006 - Folk Ball (18th Annual) - UW-Madison Memorial Union and other venues, Madison - Current
  9. 3/04-06/2006 - Indian Summer Festival Winter Pow Wow (15th Annual) - Wisconsin State Fair Park (Wisconsin Products Pavilion), Milwaukee - Current
  10. 3/12/2006 - St. Pat's Eve Festival (11th Annual) - Park Ponderosa, McFarland - Current
  11. 3/??/2006 (3/19-20/2005) - WTKM Concertina Fest Weekend [aka Concertina Jamboree Festival] (4th Annual) - Chandelier Ballroom, Hartford - Current
  12. 3/??/2006 (3/21/2004) - Hawthorne Park Benefit Folk Festival (?th Annual) - The Harmony Bar 2 pm - 6 pm, Madison - Current
  13. 3/18/2006 - MAMA (Madison Area Music Awards) Show (3rd Annual) - Wisconsin Union Theater, Madison - Current

    April 2006  
  14. 4/01/2006 - MABMA Fundraiser Bluegrass Festival (13th Annual) (MABMA) - Unitarian Church North, Mequon - Current
  15. 4/??/2006 Canceled (4/02/2005) - Jumpin' Jambalaya Jamfest (6th Annual) - Cedar Lake Resort, Kiel - Current
          (Canceled due to a fire at the Cedar Lake Resort)
  16. 4/07-08/2006 - Blues Fest [PDF file] (?th Annual) - Victorian Village Resort, Elkhart Lake - Current
  17. 4/??/2006 Canceled (4/08-09/2005) - Fond du Lac Jazz Festival (24th Annual) - FDL County Fairgrounds, Recreation Center, Fond du Lac - Current
  18. 4/??/2006 (4/15-17/2005) - Spring Polka Fest (?th Annual) / #2 (?th Annual) - Howard Johnson Hotel and Conference Center / Antiqua Bay Waterpark Resort, Wisconsin Dells - Current
  19. 4/28-30/2006 - Capital City Jazz Festival (18th Annual) - Marriott Madison West, Madison - Current
              Sponsored by the Madison Jazz Society
  20. 4/??/2006 (4/??/2005, 4/24/2004) - Blues Bash V (6th Annual) - Studio Hall?, Oshkosh - Current

    May 2006  
  21. 5/12-14/2006 - Jazz on the Vine Festival (4th Annual) - Osthoff Resort, -- MAP Elkhart Lake - Current
              Brian Culbertson (?), Richard Elliot (?), Euge Groove (?), Jeff Golub (?), Warren Hill (?), Chieli Minucci (?), Maria Muldaur (?), Special EFX (?), Al Stewart (?)
  22. 5/12-14/2006 - Gays Mills Folk Festival of Music and Dance (14th Annual) - Log Cabin Village, Gays Mills - Current
  23. 5/18-21/2006 - Wisconsin State Polka Festival (28th Annual) - Concord House (262) 542-0645, Concord - Current
              [aka Wisconsin Polka Boosters Festival]
  24. 5/19-21/2006 - Fitchburg Days (?th Annual) - McKee Farms Park, Fitchburg - Current
        5/19 Midlife Crisis
        5/20 Public House Ceili Band, Turner Collins, Cashel Dennehy Dancers, Green Tea, Greenfyre (?), Leahy and Friends (?), Glengarry Bhoys (?), Clumsy Lovers (Canada), Rising Gael, Tim Britton (IA), Seven Nations (FL), Trinity Academy of Irish Dance (IL)
        5/21 The Sundogs, Paul Kyle (MN)
  25. 5/19-21/2006 - Bunny Berigan Jazz Jubilee (33rd Annual) - Fox Lake American Legion, Fox Lake Community Center and Hayes Haus Resort, Fox Lake - Current
  26. 5/22/2006 - WAMI (Wisconsin Area Music Industry) Award Show
  27. Canceled (5/27-30/2005) - Memorial Weekend Field Jam (6th Annual) - N7909 Kenny Dr., Crivitz - Current
  28. 5/27-28/2006 - Mayfest (4th Annual) - The Dugout, Omro - Current

    June 2006  
  29. 6/??/2006 (6/03-04/2005) - Isthmus Jazz Festival (?th Annual) - Overture Center, Madison - Current
  30. 6/??/2006 (6/10-12/2005) - 9th Street Bluegrass Gospel Festival (?th Annual) - N5701 9th St., Spooner - Current

    July 2006  

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    November 2006  

    December 2006 No known festivals this month.

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