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

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 June. 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. 

2024 Summer Concert Schedule
June 12th: Beaver Dam Community Band
June 19th: Elwood Lee Trio (1970s through 2010 guitar-bass-drums combo)
June 26th: Beaver Dam Community Band
July 3rd: No concert
July 10th: Birddog Blues Band (Rhythm & Blues)
July 17th: Tony Rocker (Elvis Tribute Artist)
July 24th: Eric Diamond (Neil Diamond Tribute Artist)
July 31st: Beaver Dam Community Band
August 7th: Eddie Rivers & the Wurlitzer Kings (Western Swing, Rockabilly and Vintage Country Band)


Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre

117 W. Maple Ave., Beaver Dam, WI 53916

Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre Wisconsin

The Beaver Dam Area Community Theatre offers live music performances throughout the year. You’ll have a swingin’ good time listening to the Paddle City Big Band in concert on these dates:  
Sunday, November 24, 2024

Other performances: 
June 20 – 30: Anastasia
July 10 – 13: Finding Nemo Jr. 
July 18 – 20: Grease School Version
August 2 – 11: Seussical 
September 7: Four Guyz in Dinner Jackets
September 21 – 22: Loco Vocals Coming Home
September 25 – 29: Murder Me Always (Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre)
October 18 – 27: Lumberjack in Love
November 16: Dueling Pianos

The BDACT offers a full season of theater shows, events and programs – click here to purchase tickets and view their full schedule of events. 

Jam By The Dam 2024

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 2024 Concert Series Lineup:
Friday, June 28th: Burning Sky Band
Friday, July 26th: Crankin’ Yankees
Friday, August 23: Poverty & Panic

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 2024:
June 18th: Sam Ness
June 25th: Listening Party
July 2nd: Brady Lee
July 9th: Elwood Lee
July 16th: The Beaver Dam Community Band (6:30pm)
July 23rd: Zach Pietrini
July 30th: Duo Libra
August 6th: Reilly Celtic Band
August 13th: BDACT’s Broadway Spotlights
August 20th: Join Us

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. 

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 Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm and Sunday from 2pm to 4pm they feature the Summer Sounds Live Music lineup beginning May 26th through October 13th, 2024. Visit their website or Facebook page to find a complete list of wines, hours and full schedule of live music.  

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!