Live Music

Enjoy Live Music Events All Year Long

Get your groove on or sit back, relax and enjoy!

Beaver Dam nightlife is hopping all year long with live music, concerts, and performances that are held indoors and outdoors. Choose from our many unique venues offering at different kind of atmosphere and setting including Swan Park and Tahoe Park, restaurants and bars near the lakeshore, restaurant patios, music venues or at one of our many annual festivals and events. 

People enjoying the nightlife in Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Music in Swan Park Summer Concert Series

316 E South St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Live Music in Swan Park Summer Concert Series

Music in Swan Park Summer Concert Series is presented by the City of Beaver Dam Community & Activities Services Department on Wednesday nights beginning in July. They also offer free activities before the live music begins including crafts, face painting, giant games, bags, and more! Bench seating is available but feel free to bring your own comfy lawn chair and blanket. Activities for all ages from 6 pm – 8 pm. 

2023 Summer Concert Schedule: 
July 5th at 7 pm: Tony Rocker
July 12 at 7 pm: Eddie Rivers Quartet
July 19 at 7 pm: Beaver Dam Community Band
July 26 at 7 pm: Birddog Blues Band
August 2nd at 7 pm: Eric Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute Artist) 

Beaver Dam Farmer's Market

215 S Spring St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Farmers Market in Beaver Dam Live Music events

The Beaver Dam Farmer’s Market features live music occasionally at their Tuesday and Saturday markets. Stop down for some fresh produce, delicious canned jellies, salsas, and veggies and homemade goodies and stay for the live music. Located in the parking lot on the corner of Spring Street and Henry Street. 

Live music featured in conjunction with Ooga Brewing Company and Dam Chicken (across the street from the market). 

Summer Live Music Lineup: 

Tuesday, Aug 15:  David Mazzie
Tuesday, Aug 22: Jason Petit
Tuesday, Aug 29: OPEN
Tuesday, Sept 5:  David Mazzie
Tuesday, Sept 12:  Jason Petit
Tuesday, Sept 19:  David Mazzie
Tuesday, Sept 26: OPEN
Tuesday, October 3: David Mazzie
Tuesday, October 10: OPEN
Tuesday, October 17:  David Mazzie
Tuesday, October 24: OPEN

Jam By The Dam Summer Concert Series 2023

96 La Crosse St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Jam by the Dam Band Live Music Events

A free summer concert series that takes place at Tahoe Park on Beaver Dam Lake one Friday a month in June, July, and August. The concerts are sponsored by generous local businesses.

Summer 2023 Concert Series Lineup: 

Friday, June 23 at 6 – 9 pm:  Shotgun Jane
Friday, July 28 at 6 – 9 pm:  Acoustic Grove
Friday, August 25 at 6 – 9 pm:  Bad Habitz
Concessions available. Carry-ins welcome. Bring your own blanket and chairs.

Seippel Summer Concert Series 2023

1605 N Spring St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Tinker Boys Band playing at the Seippel Music and the Arts Center in Beaver Dam

Enjoy an evening of free live music at the Seippel Center for Music and Arts. Bring your picnic blankets, chairs, and snacks!

Seippel Summer Series Concerts in the Garden are Tuesdays at 6 PM and will be featuring:

July 11:  The Listening Party
July 18:  Alimony Blues Band
July 25:  Tinker Boys
August 1:  Zach Pietrini
August 8:  Elwood Lee
August 15:  Broadway Spotlights

Stormy's Music Venue

208 Front St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Stormy's Music Venue Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Stormy’s Music Venue located downtown Beaver Dam features a wide variety of live music bands throughout the year, offering an electric indoor atmosphere and drinks. They often hire mobile DJs throughout the year as well.  

Stormy’s also organizes and hosts the main stage line up of music during Best Dam Fest and features some of the areas most popular bands. Visit Stormy’s Music Venue & Bar’s Facebook page and give them a follow to stay in the know about all their music event offerings happening all year long. 

Thirsty Beaver

500 Madison St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Thirsty Beaver Outdoor Patio and Bar features live music events every weekend in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Located on Beaver Dam Lake, Double D’s Thirsty Beaver features live music bands almost every weekend of the year and is a popular spot in the summer time offering great sunset views from their patio next to the lake, bags tournaments, drink specials, pizza, and popcorn.

Explore their website to view their weekly in-house events including Friday & Saturday Night Live Music, Thursday Jam Nights, Sunday Afternoon Live Music, Euchre Card Games, Bags League, and Sunday Meat Raffles. 

Ooga Brewing Company

301 S Spring St, Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Ooga Brewing Company Beaver Dam Wisconsin

Ooga Brewing Company is a small-batch brewery known for their award winning beer Holla! Jalapeno Cream Ale and regularly features up and coming local live bands. Order food from your favorite local restaurants – as food carry-ins are welcomed. Visit their Facebook page to stay up to date on their music events, new brews and taproom menu. 

Live Music Schedule: 
July 22, at  7 – 10 pm:  JDP Band
August 4 at 7 – 10 pm:  The Two Bills
August 12 at 7 – 10 pm:  Sarah Day
August 19 at 2 – 5 pm:  Sista Sensi & the Buds
September 1 at 6 – 8 pm:  Too Sick Charlie
September 2 at 2- 5 pm:  Johnny T-Bird

Oogtoberfest on September 16th

1 – 4 pm:  The Zweifel Brothers
6:30 – 9:30 pm:  The Gary Beal Band

Beaver Dam Area Community Foundation Social at Ooga on September 23
2 – 5 pm:  Jay Wildner
7 – 10 pm:  Sarah Day

October 1 at 2 – 4 pm:  Andy Braun

Edwin Brix Vineyard & Sell Family Wines

N4595 Welsh Rd, Juneau, WI 53039

Edwin Brix Vineyard

Edwin Brix Vineyard & Sell Family Wines is located outside of Juneau, Wisconsin and is Dodge County’s first licensed winery. They grow a variety of red and white cold hardy grapes to produce their high quality wines. One hundred percent of their wines are made from grapes they grow.

Every Sunday they feature live music from 2 pm to 4 pm through October 15, 2023. Visit their website or Facebook page to find a complete list of wines and hours. 

Live Music Schedule: 
All Live Music on Sundays from 2 pm – 4 pm!
July 23:  Ricky Ortega
August 20:  Rachel Braun
August 27:  Micah Olsan
September 2:  Dre Schneider
September 10:  Elwood Lee
September 17:  John Richardson
September 24:  Sam Rodewald
October 1:  Michael Roddy
October 8:  Micah Olsan
October 15:  Flood Victim

Looking for more things to do in Beaver Dam? Spend a day on the water kayaking or fishing Beaver Dam Lake, take a day trip to the Horicon Marsh and hike the trails, or visit one of our many city and county parks. Take the kids to the new Splash Pad at Swan Park or spend the day at one of our golf courses. Explore all of your options and start planning your visit today!