Twilight Jazz

Twilight Jazz


Free Twilight Jazz Concerts

Events held at the Kemper Center soccer field

June 25, 2019 – John Crawford Jazz Band

July 9, 2019 Elaine Dame – Chicago-Based Jazz Singer

July 23, 2019 – KUSD Jazz All-Stars

August 6, 2019 – Southport Sound

August 20, 2019  Jack Plovanich/Parkside Reunion Big Band with
Singer, Wayne Messmer

Each summer, thousands flock to the Kemper Center soccer field 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 Tammy Conforti at (262)925-8043 or email her at for more information.

Corporate sponsorships are also available for the Twilight Jazz Series.  Please contact Executive Director Ed Kubicki at (262) 925-8040  or email him 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