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Big Top Chautauqua

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32525 Ski Hill Rd, Bayfield, WI 54814 United States
715-373-5552

Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua (sha-ta-qwa) is a year round non profit performing arts organization with a rich history. We operate an intimate 900-seat, all-canvas, state-of-the-art tent theater, producing and presenting a fifty-plus night summer season of concerts, plays, lectures, and a highly acclaimed professional local troupe which performs original multi-media musicals in the tent and on tour.

Upcoming Events

June 2015

Michael Franti & Spearhead Once A Day Tour / opening set by Nattali Rize & Notis

Tickets*: All Reserved $47 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call to purchase tickets at 7…

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Blue Canvas Orchestra in Concert

June 18 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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New First Night with Peter Yarrow and The Blue Canvas Orchestra

June 19 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 / $28 / $38 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Big Top Opry

June 20 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Pie & Politics

June 23 @ 5:00 pm

FREE – No Ticket Required 5:00PM – 6:15PM – Local Organization Booths 6:30PM – 7…

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Shanties & Shipwrecks

June 25 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Home Free

June 26 @ 7:30 pm

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Ballet Folklórico Nacional of Milwaukee

June 27 @ 1:00 pm

FREE–No Ticket Needed An innovative and theatrical body of dancers brings authen…

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Jim Belushi and the Board of Comedy

June 27 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets: $48 / $60 / $72 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase t…

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Melissa Etheridge This Is M.E. Solo

June 28 @ 7:30 pm

  Tickets*: $70 / $89 / $99  *All-in Gate Pricing Or call us at 715-373-555…

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July 2015

Take Me To The Islands

July 2 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Gaelic Storm

July 3 @ 7:30 pm

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Kenny Rogers

July 5 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $78 / $94 / $110 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call to order tickets at 715-…

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Arlo Guthrie — 50th Anniversary of ‘Alice’s Restaurant Massacree’

July 9 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $55 / $68 / $78 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Warren Nelson & Friends

July 10 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $20 / $26 / $29 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Patty Griffin, Mavis Staples, & Amy Helm

July 11 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $44 / $56 / $68 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys

July 12 @ 1:00 pm

FREE–No Ticket Needed If you’re looking for something that has you moving in you…

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Shanties & Shipwrecks

July 12 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Big Top Opry

July 16 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Grammy Winner PETER FRAMPTON

July 17 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $75 / $95 / $107 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase…

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The Charlie Daniels Band with opening set by The Cactus Blossoms

July 18 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $50 / $68 / $78 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Riding the Wind

July 19 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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The Mavericks

July 23 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $38 / $49 / $59 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Belfast to Bluegrass – Debut!

July 24 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Half price for children 17 & under – 3 and under free o…

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Kahulanui: Hawaii’s Kings of Swing

July 25 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $46 / $36 / $22 | Luau and dinner with show: $80 (Limited availability…

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Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” The America the Beautiful Tour

July 26 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $44 / $56 / $70 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

July 30 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $75 / $92 / $105 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase…

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Blue Canvas Orchestra’s Salute to Bruce Burnside

July 31 @ 7:30 pm

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August 2015

Corey Carlson

August 1 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets available…

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Belfast to Bluegrass

August 2 @ 8:00 pm

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Brandi Carlile with opening set by Anderson East

August 4 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets: $38 / $49 / $56 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call to purchase tickets at 715…

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The Wailin’ Jennys

August 6 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 / $34 / $44 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Keb’ Mo’

August 7 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $42 / $56 / $68 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Mu Daiko Japanese Drummers

August 8 @ 1:00 pm

FREE–No Ticket Needed It’s all about the rhythm in this performance born of arts…

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Take Me To The Islands

August 8 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets available…

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Hot Rize

August 9 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $30 / $38 / $48 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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High Kings with Keep ‘er Lit

August 13 @ 7:30 pm

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Big Top Idol — 6th Annual Singing Competition

August 14 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $10 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase tickets. Joi…

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Tab Benoit

August 15 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 / $32 / $44 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Vic Ferrari’s Symphony On The Rocks

August 16 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $26 / $36 / $46 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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The Barefoot Movement with Opening set by Tin Can Gin

August 20 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $20 / $26 / $29 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Big Top Opry

August 21 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Belfast to Bluegrass

August 22 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Half price for children 17 & under – 3 and under free o…

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Vince Gill

August 23 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $72 / $89 / $102 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase…

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Blue Canvas Orchestra in Concert

August 27 @ 7:30 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4-17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Michael Perry and Ronny Cox

August 28 @ 7:30 pm

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Greg Brown

August 29 @ 7:30 pm

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September 2015

Riding The Wind

September 4 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4-17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Paula Poundstone

September 5 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets*: $25 / $35 / $47 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Brulé & AIRO

September 6 @ 7:30 am

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Brulé w/ Native Expressions Drum & Dance

September 6 @ 1:00 pm

FREE–No Ticket Needed Join Paul LaRoche, the  founder of the award-winning Nativ…

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Larry Long presents American Roots Revue

September 10 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets*: $20 / $26 / $29 Special Half Price for kids 17 & under! *All-in Ga…

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Riders In The Sky: Salute to Roy Rogers with Special Guest: The Quebe Sisters

September 11 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets*: $28 / $38 / $44 Special Half Price for kids 17 & under! *All-in Ga…

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Cirque Zuma Zuma African Acrobats

September 12 @ 1:00 pm

FREE–No Ticket Needed Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything you’ve ever seen befor…

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Old Last Night with Michael Perry, The Blue Canvas Orchestra, and The Quebe Sisters

September 12 @ 7:00 pm

  Tickets*: $36 / $28 / $22 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to pu…

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Cloud Cult with Opening Set by Horseshoes & Hand Grenades

September 18 @ 7:00 pm

Tickets*: All Seats $28 Standing Room Only or Bring your own lawn chair. *All-in…

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