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Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts

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51 Sheboygan St, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 United States
9209215410thelmaarts.org

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Jun. 2021

Everything Is For You Until You Discover You Are For It by Heidi Jensen Exhibition will be on display from June 24 – August 7, 2021 Heidi Jensen has a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has won numerous awards for her unique artistic style.

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Jul. 2021

Cassie Marie Edwards: Objects of Affection

Jul. 28
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until August 7, 2021

Exhibition Objects of Affection will be on display from June 24, 2021 – August 7, 2021 “One of my earliest memories was in my great-Grandmother’s house. She had an entire wall filled with shelves of figurines. I was fascinated by these tiny porcelain objects that were strange and exaggerated versions of the animals they represented. My family moved often throughout my childhood and my possessions became a much needed source of stability in my constantly shifting world. I began collecting…

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Armchair Boogie

Jul. 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Armchair Boogie is a four-piece Bluegrass Folk band formed in the heart of Central Wisconsin. Conceived and brought to life by Fond du Lac’s own Ben Majeska (guitar/vocals) and Augie Dougherty (banjo/vocals) in the Fall of 2014. A rhythm section was added in 2015 when Eli Frieders (bass) and Dan Waterman (drums) came on board. The street is closed in front of THELMA on Sheboygan St. Enjoy music, drinks, and have fun with friends! Starting in 2015 from a front…

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Armchair Boogie

Jul. 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Armchair Boogie is a four-piece Bluegrass Folk band formed in the heart of Central Wisconsin. Conceived and brought to life by Fond du Lac’s own Ben Majeska (guitar/vocals) and Augie Dougherty (banjo/vocals) in the Fall of 2014. A rhythm section was added in 2015 when Eli Frieders (bass) and Dan Waterman (drums) came on board. The street is closed in front of THELMA on Sheboygan St. Enjoy music, drinks, and have fun with friends! Starting in 2015 from a front…

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“The Best Day Ever” benefit concert tribute to his legacy! A true zest for life, knowing that each day was a gift, Dan could often be heard saying, “today is the best day ever.” The city’s beloved “music man” and previous owner of Mike’s Music and Sound, Dan Gilgenbach passed away in 2019 from complications of cancer and will be celebrated July 31, 2021 at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts for a concert tribute hosted by Dan’s family with…

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“The Best Day Ever” benefit concert tribute to his legacy! A true zest for life, knowing that each day was a gift, Dan could often be heard saying, “today is the best day ever.” The city’s beloved “music man” and previous owner of Mike’s Music and Sound, Dan Gilgenbach passed away in 2019 from complications of cancer and will be celebrated July 31, 2021 at Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts for a concert tribute hosted by Dan’s family with…

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Aug. 2021

Maple Road

Aug. 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Enjoy music, drinks, and the performing arts with friends! The street is closed in front of THELMA on Sheboygan St. Maple Road is a high energy, four piece band out of the Washington County area that has been delivering a unique blend of blues and rock for over ten years. Along with classic favorites, we add originals to the mix. The diversity, originality, and “homegrown” feel of Maple Road appeals to a wide range audience and keeps fans coming back…

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Cathy Grier and The Troublemakers

Aug. 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A professional musician since 1978, Cathy Grier’s undeniably powerful voice accompanied by tasty Blues guitar stylings, both acoustic and electric, affirms her place on the world stage. Trailblazing at an early age as an MTV Basement Tapes winner, Cathy has experienced every aspect of the music industry. She’s written hit songs, formed a record company, produced artists in multiple languages, toured extensively, supported important causes and even honed her craft in the subways of New York City as a busker.…

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Cathy Grier and The Troublemakers

Aug. 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

A professional musician since 1978, Cathy Grier’s undeniably powerful voice accompanied by tasty Blues guitar stylings, both acoustic and electric, affirms her place on the world stage. Trailblazing at an early age as an MTV Basement Tapes winner, Cathy has experienced every aspect of the music industry. She’s written hit songs, formed a record company, produced artists in multiple languages, toured extensively, supported important causes and even honed her craft in the subways of New York City as a busker.…

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Throwback Stereo

Aug. 19 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Do you miss the 90’s? Throwback Stereo is a 90’s cover band, bringing a high-energy show from the best of music’s most popular decade. This band is doing it the right way! Playing the hits and putting a tight band on stage to perform them every night. You will hear it all, songs you know every word to and the “Geez, I forgot about this song” moment that we all love. Either way you’re sure to have a blast at…

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The WhiskeyBelles

Aug. 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Hank Williams passion, Carter family harmonies, with a little Hee Haw mixed in for good measure. The WhiskeyBelles (nominated for 2018 Bluegrass/Americana Artist of the year) are an all-female traditional country and Americana trio featuring pitch-perfect three-part harmonies and their own hot fiddle, guitar and bass playing. The ‘Belles have personalities as big as the Texan skyline – they have a great time on stage, and love to share the fun with their audience. Chrissy Dzioba (joe-buh) plays guitar and…

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Sep. 2021

Riding Shotgun

Sep. 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Riding Shotgun is a high energy power trio that plays upbeat and danceable Rock, Pop and Country hits spanning several decades. With their full sound and rich harmonies, you would expect to see more than just the three of them on stage. But this is no surprise with their years of experience performing in bands like Oil Can Harry, The Toys, The Pulltops, Mind Games, and Xeno and the Happy Jax, just to name a few. Playing a variety of…

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Hot and Dirty Brass Band

Sep. 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Don’t miss this THELMA favorite! It’s the Hot & Dirty Brass Band! Nominated for 2019 Horn/Big Band Artist and 2018 New Artist of the Year, it’s the Hot & Dirty Brass Band! When the house lights go down and the stage lights come up… it’s time to get Hot & Dirty! Hot & Dirty is not your traditional brass band! Influenced by Trombone Shorty and Orleans Ave, Bonerama, and modern-day brass bands, the Hot & Dirty Players bring the party…

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Oct. 2021

A night of serious blues and dancing boogie woogie featuring Tommy Castro and Marcia Ball! Ever since he first picked up a guitar and started making music, Tommy Castro believed. He believed he would not only be able to make a living playing music, but could develop his own signature sound and style. Today he is famed not only for his hard-hitting, impassioned vocals and his blues-infused, rocking R&B sound, but also for his striking, original songwriting and exhilarating stage…

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Nov. 2021

Phillip-Michael Scales

Nov. 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Chicago singer-songwriter Phillip-Michael Scales, the nephew of blues great B.B. King creates thumping, tuneful folk-rock music! To say that Scales was born with music in his blood would be an understatement. As the nephew of the legendary B.B. King, Scales grew up on a healthy dose of motown, soul and of course the blues. But as he evolved and later attended Berklee College of Music, so did his taste in music, skewing more towards indie rock.

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