2015 Summer Line-Up

Kicking off the season on 6/13 Michael Franti & Spearhead, the following week join us for The Blue Canvas Orchestra in Concert and New First Night with Peter Yarrow and the BCO, and don’t miss The Big Top Opry 6/20!  6/25 Shanties and Shipwrecks, Home Free takes the stage 6/26, and Jim Belushi & The Board of Comedy Saturday 6/27. The weekend ends with a bang with Melissa Etheridge for her This is M.E. Solo, 6/28. Shows Thur-Sun all summer click to check out this season’s line-up!

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Nestled at the base of Mt. Ashwabay Ski Hill, 3 miles south of Bayfield, Wisconsin, Big Top overlooks Lake Superior and the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. Our summer schedule includes performances by renowned national, regional and touring musicians and runs from mid June to early September. On balmy summer nights the tent sidewalls can be lifted and people may sit outside and even up on the hillside. The sound is superb and on clear nights you can see the Milky Way and sometimes even the Northern Lights!

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Free Shuttle

The shuttles operate for most shows from June 13 thru Sept. 12.  Shuttle for Big TAP on Sept. 13 leaves Ashland at noon
and Bayfield at 12:30.  The shuttle  is not available for matinees. Call for more information 715-373-5552.

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Love Big Top? Consider becoming a volunteer. Ushers, Car Parkers, Cart Drivers, Artist Transport, EMT’s and Office Support needed. Please fill out the volunteer application below. You will be able to request to volunteer for specific dates and shows as they are put on sale to the public.

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Some of our Past Performers

Abigail Washburn Adaawe African Children’s Choir America American Brass Revue American Indian Dance Theatre

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August 4, 2015, 7:30pm

Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua

Brandi Carlile Opening set by Anderson East Sponsored by Kelly & Crew and Motion To Go SALUTE!

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