Season Program | Big Top Chautauqua 2017 - Page 4

LAKE SUPERIOR B I G TOP CHAUTAUQUA The 2017 Season is underwritten by The Bayfield Inn Summer 2017 Schedule June evening shows start at 7:30 pm fri 16 New First Night with BCO and Jack Gunderson sat 17 Riders In The Sky thu 22 Big Top Opry 2: The Outlaw Years fri 23 Warren Nelson’s “So Many Years, So Many Songs” sat 24 Asleep at the Wheel with guest Dale Watson sun 25 Rise Up Singing with Blue Canvas Orchestra thu 29 Big Top Does The Beatles fri 30 Leftover Salmon /The Secret Sisters July evening shows start at 7:30 pm sat 1 Ziggy Marley /Barefoot Wonder sun 2 FREE F amily M atinée : Darren Thompson & Friends 1:00 pm sun 2 Riding the Wind thu 6 Blackberry Smoke fri 7 Michael Franti & Spearhead /TBA sat 8 Travis Tritt sun 9 FREE F amily M atinée : Kalpulli Ketzal Aztec Dancers 1:00 pm sun 9 Big Top Does The Beatles thu 13 Big Top Opry 2: The Outlaw Years fri 14 Josh Ritter & Brett Dennen sat 15 I Am, He Said: A Tribute to Neil Diamond sun 16 FREE F amily M atinée : Cirque Zuma Zuma 1:00 pm sun 16 The Beach Boys 17-19 Bluegrass Day Camp 10:00 am - 3:00 pm tue 18 FREE E vent : Pie & Politics 5:30 pm Booths/7:00 pm Keynote thu 20 Diamond Rio /Listening Party fri 21 Big Top Does The Beatles sat 22 Andrew Bird /Roma di Luna sun 23 Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers /Hope Country thu 27 Superior! Songs and Stories of the Big Lake fri 28 Rise Up Singing sat 29 FREE F amily M atinée : Trinity Irish Dance Company 1:00 pm sat 29 Trinity Irish Dance Company sun 30 Mary Chapin Carpenter /Emily Barker August evening shows start at 7:30 pm thu 3 Here Come the Mummies fri 4 Big Top Idol sat 5 Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder sun 6 FREE F amily M atinée : Okee Dokee Brothers 1:00 pm sun 6 Shakey Graves /David Ramirez Róisín O thu 10 Mary Black /Róisín O fri 11 Delbert McClinton /Dead Horses sat 12 WPR 100 th Anniversary: Old Time Radio Drama with Blue Canvas Orchestra sun 13 Superior! Songs and Stories of the Big Lake wed 16 FREE E vent : Red Cliff Culture, Music, and Fry Bread 5:30 pm thu 17 John Butler Trio /Landon McNamara fri 18 Tab Benoit sat 19 Charley Pride /R Country Gals sun 20 Riding the Wind sun 20 A fterburner : Birds of Chicago /Noble Sound System 10:30 pm thu 24 Gaelic Storm fri 25 Michael Perry’s “Population 485” sat 26 Indigo Girls September evening shows start at 7:00 pm fri 1 Big Top Opry 2: The Outlaw Years sat 2 Bonnie Raitt /Anders Osborne fri 8 Superior! Songs and Stories of the Big Lake sat 9 Old Last Night with Blue Canvas Orchestra, C. Willi Myles, Michael Perry and The Long Beds mon 11 Wild Woods and Water fri 15 The Big Wu with Black River Revue CD Release Event sat 16 Big TAP ChautauquaFest 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Schedule subject to change. Follow Big Top online! For more information and to order tickets, visit us online or call: WWW.BIGTOP.ORG • 888·BIG·TENT A non-profit performing arts organization since 1986