Twilight Jazz

Twilight Jazz


Free Twilight Jazz Concerts June 28th: Bill’s Little Big Band

July 19th:John Crawford Jazz Band

July 26th: KUSD Jazz All-Stars

August 4th: Dave Braun Trio & Friends

August 30th:

UW Jazz Combo and Jack Plovanich directs The Parkside Reunion Big Band

Each summer, thousands flock to the Anderson Arts Center South Lawn for the Twilight Jazz Series.  These concerts, sponsored by local businesses are held on several Tuesday evenings over the season.  Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket, or leave the cooking to our marvelous food vendors.  Beverages may be purchased at our “Starlight Lounge” located on the patio of the Anderson Arts Center.  The concert grounds open at 6:00 PM, and the performances are from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.

Private tent parties may also be arranged for corporate events and private parties at the Twilight concerts.  Please contact Directory of Hospitality Cindy Grube at (262)925-8040 or email her at for more information.

Corporate sponsorships are also available for the Twilight Jazz Series.  Please contact General Manager Nancy Weatherhead at (262)925-8040  or email her at for more information.

Christmas at Kemper logoSwing into your holiday season with “Snowflake Jazz” an extension of the Twilight Jazz Series and part of the Christmas at Kemper celebration.  The Simmons Auditorium is transformed into a holiday jazz lounge for your listening and dancing pleasure.  Culinary Christmas treats and beverages are available for your enjoyment.


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Durkee Mansion open April – October

1st and 3rd Weekends

1:30 – 4 p.m.

Tours available by appointment, 262-925-8040