WHAT THEY'RE SAYING

Tweet comments and/or photos with the hashtag of #MileOfMusic, and see them below.
Teri Barr @TeriBarrMedia
Another #livemusic event is canceled for 2020 due to worry about #coronavirus. The #mileofmusic in #Appleton has gr… https://t.co/nrSFRNCUX3
May 15
Emily Deem @EmilyDeemGDW
#MileOfMusic canceled https://t.co/UHz0ioIyot
May 14
WLUK-TV FOX 11 @fox11news
This year's #MileOfMusic festival in downtown Appleton is canceled because of the #coronavirus pandemic.… https://t.co/xd9AepompO
May 14
Shane Nyman @shanenyman
Knew it had to happen, but still. Oof.#MileofMusic is not happening this year.https://t.co/8yEa5IJPln
May 14
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
EVENT UPDATE: The #MileOfMusic Team is heartbroken to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Festival, originally se… https://t.co/qLta4wuzVa
May 14
Joe Ornstein @joe_ornstein
Oh how I wish it was #MileOfMusic https://t.co/aAmgKOd9xo
Apr 12
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
Ready to get your wheels out for the summer? 🚲☀️ Don't miss out on early bird pricing for @foxcu's Bike to The Beat… https://t.co/rwDN6OFxx5
Mar 21
Ian Thomson @ithomson74
Our #coronavirus statement. #mileofmusic Stay strong, stay positive! ☮️❤️🎶 https://t.co/aTzx6ECPGg
Mar 18
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
Check out our #MileOfMusic COVID-19 update here: https://t.co/KC17NNM1Ks🎶💙 https://t.co/jVbYGjrTcb
Mar 17
Creative Guise Productions @CreativeGuise
jefe_kelly Rocked the socks off of #Appleton #Wisconsin! The city definitely did not disappoint. I can't wait to… https://t.co/EoXfPpuGAD
Mar 16
Beni Petersen TV @BeniPetersenTV
Live music, paranormal investigations and something for your little ones! Here are five weekend suggestions we have… https://t.co/Uz60mNJ3Mc
Mar 4
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
(2/2) We are sending healing & positive thoughts to those affected by this tragedy and to those who are already ste… https://t.co/tPmG2qfW4i
Mar 3
Ser Xerri @SerXerri
The last time @remember_jones was in #Appleton was for the awesome #mileofmusic festival. Well we're pumped to retu… https://t.co/cXwNAPeZf4
Mar 3
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
Looking for a family-friendly event featuring the #MileOfMusic Music Education Team (MET) tomorrow? You're in luck!… https://t.co/xSzzAK50VQ
Feb 22
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
The #MileOfMusic Team is proud to announce that @foxcu will return as the presenting sponsor for Mile 8! Fox Commun… https://t.co/k6id8xm1RI
Feb 21
Scott Layher @Scott_Layher
@JakeShimabukuro As you tour the Midwest you really should look at the music scene in Appleton WI. Mile of music is… https://t.co/kMhZzVnWEW
Feb 17
McKennaHipp @mckennahipp
I have loved her since first hearing her at #mileofmusic last summer and tonight, I got to meet her after her show!… https://t.co/s1qmfxr50I
Feb 14
Fox Cities WI @FoxCitiesWi
These 2019 @MileOfMusicFest black musicians talked with @TravelNoire about how this growing all-original music fest… https://t.co/BBUa8W3h0W
Feb 5
Phillip-Michael Scales @PhillipMScales
It's been 6 mos since @MileofMusic! Too long! Let's fix that @StoneArchBrews on Feb 18 https://t.co/ePPHo0nnjZhttps://t.co/RaJrpt5aU8
Jan 31
Mile of Music Festival @MileOfMusicFest
The countdown continues... 🎶😍 #MileOfMusicMile 8 is presented by @foxcu. https://t.co/qmwdaYTJZ1
Jan 31
Phillip-Michael Scales @PhillipMScales
In case you missed it! #Appleton! RT for chance for you and a friend to be my guests at @stonearchbrew on Feb 17. I… https://t.co/gJQvoVRla6
Jan 23
Phillip-Michael Scales @PhillipMScales
#Appleton! RT for chance for you and a friend to be my guests at @stonearchbrew on Feb 17. I may even buy you a rou… https://t.co/BNgeHnPbWn
Jan 23
Shane Nyman @shanenyman
#MileofMusic is bringing back Mo Lowda & the Humble and Desert Noises for an April 17 show at the OuterEdge Stage i… https://t.co/u6S5bk79Rz
Jan 16
Shane Nyman @shanenyman
The people behind #MileofMusic are reviving Gibson Music Hall in downtown Appleton. https://t.co/Mdztu4DPhl
Jan 14

New Music and New Beer At Riverview Gardens

Posted Jan 1, 2017
Blog

Stone Arch Brew House and Mile of Music have paired so well with the annual festival in August that extensions of the two brands – Stone Arch at Riverview Gardens and Mile Productions – are teaming up to offer a new FREE weekly music series every Wednesday during the winter and spring called Rhythms & Brews, with the first concert set for November 9 when it welcomes folk duo The Lowest Pair from Olympia, WA.

According to Dave Willems of Mile Productions, the new series, which will encompass 28 concerts through May 24, will be a “listening-room” concert experience for local music fans and feature largely duos, trios and troubadours, with an occasional club-style performance by full-bands touring the Upper Midwest. The lineup for the remainder of November and December showcases is near complete and will be announced next week.

Adding to the experience for attendees, Stone Arch will craft new beer flavors each week in small batches. “Rhythms & Brews will be a combination of new music and new beer,” said Steve Lonsway, co-owner and brew master for the Appleton-based craft brewer. “Mile of Music is about creating remarkable experiences for music fans and we’re excited to help craft this big addition to the growing year-round scene.”

Rhythms & Brews showcases will run from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Food and beverage options will be available for purchase each week beginning at 4:30 p.m. A variety of roots music showcases will be featured at Rhythms & Brews, including story and song sessions, solo spotlights, get-to-know showcases and more. Artists featured will include alumni of Mile of Music as well as artists new to Appleton.

A number of free spots for the series will be set aside each week for annual purchasers of the Music-Makers Badge, which provides perks for music fans related to the Mile of Music festival in August and the special concerts and showcases throughout the year produced by Mile Productions. Music-Makers will be able to reserve a spot in advance online on a first-come, first-served basis.

Among the artists already booked to perform at the series are folk icon Charlie Parr from Duluth, MN, emerging honky-tonker Luke Bell from Nashville, and Christopher the Conquered from Des Moines, IA, who’s last album was called “crazy and incredible” by Ryan Adams. Those dates will be announced in the near future.

The duo that will kick things off, The Lowest Pair – consisting of Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee – performed several sets at Mile 4, including showcases at Fox River House, Copper Rock, McGuinness Irish Pub, the Radisson Courtyard and OuterEdge. The duo alternates between picking banjos and strumming guitars while singing sweet harmonies as part of their bluegrassy, folky, old-time roots music.

14 Responses to New Music and New Beer At Riverview Gardens

  • Roy McCanna says:

    it says “the music’s free, but online registration is required.” And yet, no place to register online.

    • Mile of Music says:

      Hi Roy – the music is FREE, however only our Music-Makers have to register online. The general public can just show up and enjoy (as capacity allows)!

  • Nancy Menn says:

    This looks terrific. A recent ad says online registration is required, but I can’t find where to register. Is that only for Mile of Music music Makers? My husband and I want to attend the first concert.

    • Mile of Music says:

      Hi Nancy! YES – online registration is only for Music-Makers which is why you had a hard time finding any registration page. The general public can just show up (as capacity allows) and enjoy for FREE!

  • Nancy R. Wilson says:

    Several of us want to have dinner and show with a possible Artist meet. How should we register?
    The date we are looking at is January 11, 2017

    • Mile of Music says:

      Hi Nancy!

      Thanks for your interest. The blog will be updated today with this information reflected, but the VIP option will no longer be available. However, dinner reservations are accepted at Stone Cellar at Riverview Gardens. Stay tuned for more information!

      Thanks!
      -The Mile of Music Team

  • Pamela Gardner says:

    I purchased a music maker badge this evening but don’t see where I can register for Wednesday’s event.

  • Nadine says:

    Is the first concert tonight November 15

  • Kathleen says:

    Where is Riverview Gardens?

  • Corbin Blorbin says:

    Is this all ages?

    • Mile of Music says:

      Hi Corbin!

      Yes, this event is all ages. There are alcoholic beverages for sale, for which you’d need a valid ID.

      Thanks!

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