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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

July 2015

Blue Canvas Orchestra’s Salute to Bruce Burnside

July 31 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets*: $22 (Half price for children 17 & under – 3 and under free o…

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August 2015

Leather Crafts Workshop + Wigwam Talks

August 1 @ 1:30 pm

Spend your day up at the tent with us! Join us at 1:30pm to learn about the Wigw…

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Corey Carlson

August 1 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets available…

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Belfast to Bluegrass

August 2 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets*: $22 (Half price for children 17 & under – 3 and under free o…

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Brandi Carlile with opening set by Anderson East

August 4 @ 7:30 pm
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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
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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
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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
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FREE–No Ticket Needed It’s all about the rhythm in this performance born of arts…

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Dreamcatcher Workshop

August 8 @ 2:00 pm

Join us at 2:00pm for a FREE workshop from the Native American Community Connect…

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Take Me To The Islands

August 8 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets available…

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Hot Rize

August 9 @ 7:30 pm
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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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Tickets: $22 / $32 / $42 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase t…

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Big Top Idol — 6th Annual Singing Competition

August 14 @ 7:30 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4–17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Belfast to Bluegrass

August 22 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets*: $22 (Half price for children 17 & under – 3 and under free o…

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Vince Gill

August 23 @ 7:30 pm
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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
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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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Tickets*: $20 / $26 / $29 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Greg Brown

August 29 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets*: $22 / $30 / $38 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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September 2015

Riding The Wind

September 4 @ 7:00 pm
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Tickets*: $22 (Adult), $11 (Age 4-17) General Admission Ticket Booklets availabl…

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Paula Poundstone

September 5 @ 7:00 pm
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Tickets*: $25 / $35 / $47 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Native Expressions Drummers + Dance Lessons

September 6 @ 12:30 pm

Join us before the 1:00 Free Family Matinee for the Native Expressions Drummers!…

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Brulé w/ Native Expressions Drum & Dance

September 6 @ 1:00 pm
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FREE–No Ticket Needed Join Paul LaRoche, the  founder of the award-winning Nativ…

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Brulé & AIRO

September 6 @ 7:30 pm
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Tickets*: $22 / $36 / $44 *All-in Gate Pricing Or call 715-373-5552 to purchase …

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Blessing of The Water Gathering + Our Shared Planet Exhibit

September 9 @ 6:30 pm

Free Evening presented by Native American Community Connections sponsored by Apo…

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Native American Community Connections Day of Free Activities

September 10 @ 10:00 am

Celebrate Native American Community Connections with a full day of activities: J…

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Larry Long presents American Roots Revue

September 10 @ 7:00 pm
Waubanewquay Day & Larry Long

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

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Big TAP ChautauquaFest at Mt. Ashwabay

September 19 @ 1:00 pm
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Tickets go on-sale 6/8/15 Big TAP ChautauquaFest 1:00-5:00PM  – “Fat…

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