Bounding Main Upcoming Performance Schedule
A Gathering of Rogues and Ruffians: A Renaissance Faire —
New Glarus, WI— Oct 10-11, 2015 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Update: here is our
performance schedule for Saturday and Sunday.
9:45 - 11:00 AM The Trail
1:30 - 2:00 PM All the World's a Stage
4:00 - 4:30 PM Ye Olde Rogues & Ruffians
you rogue or ruffian, you are welcome! Come celebrate the arts
and history of the Renaissance at the 8th annual Gathering of
Rogues and Ruffians, where storytellers abound, pirates and
swordsmen walk the streets, and strange sisters sing with
washtubs and sassy pants. Spy primitive sheep, see
fire-breathing gypsies, have your fortune told by a witch, learn
medieval fighting, be inspired by knights, but beware of orcs in
the woods! Be charmed by lords and ladies, learn blacksmithing,
discuss the art of sword making, try on armor, learn Renaissance
country dancing, hear the harmonious sea shanties of Bounding
Main—all for a fair price of $7 for 13 and older, $5 for youth
4-12 and free for ages 3 and under. Weekend pass: $12 and $8.
Want to have more fun? Attend in costume. Spend a little extra
jingle and ride a horse, try your hand at archery, or purchase
some beautiful wares. Rogues and Ruffians is home to over 40
creative artisans and merchants. Shop all day and find unique
gifts—furs, leather ware, pottery, weaponry, swords,
collectibles, masks, chain maille, Renaissance garb, fantasy,
and Steampunk attire, herbs, dragons, toys, and pirate treasure
are amongst the stunning array of goods. Kids come try your hand
at the Kids Kingdom carnival, go on a fairy or pirate quest for
a prize, have a tea party with pirates, join a belly dance
class, or be in a stage show. Kids are kings at A Gathering of
Rogues and Ruffians!
All proceeds from A Gathering of
Rogues and Ruffians-A Renaissance Faire benefit the youth
programming of the Monroe, WI, based non-profit, Shakespeare on
the Edge, Inc., where kids find their greatest potential through
the art of Shakespeare and by working with each other.
The venue's address is: Wilhelm Tell Grounds, W5199 Hwy W, New
Glarus, WI 53574.
Please visit their website at
www.agatheringofroguesandruffians.com or their Facebook event page at:
Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival — Ferdinand, IN — Oct.
Main is pleased to announce their participation in a brand new
event, the Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival in Ferdinand,
Held at the picturesque Monastery of Immaculate
Conception the inaugural event will offer school events during the
day on Friday and activities at night. Saturday will feature a
full day (10:30 AM until 6:00 PM) of performances from many talented
faire acts and an evening's masquerade ball from 7:00 PM until
midnight. The festivities continue again on Sunday from 10:00
AM until 6:00 PM.
Billed as the only German-themed renaissance-type faire in the
country the theme will be featuring activities and people from
the Holy Roman Empire in the middle ages. Since this is a
fledgeling event the theme will be seen to grow as the event
matures over the coming years.
The organizers of the event is always looking for more vendors
and volunteers so be sure to write to
RosenvolkFestival@yahoo.com if you're interested in either
The venue's address is: Monastery of Immaculate Conception, 802 East 10th
Street; Ferdinand, IN 47532.
Please RSVP on the event's web page at:
Sea Shanties & Shenanigans — McHenry, IL— Nov. 7, 1015
House concert hosts Robert "Ducky" Haefkeand Elke
Feldmann-Haefke invite you to join them in hosting Bounding Main
in a house concert at their spacious McHenry home.
The Haefke House Concerts have welcomed a variety of performing
artists over the last few years and Bounding Main is honored to
be included in this talented group.
Elke says, "Okay, all you Bounding Mainiacs and aspiring
Mainiacs, come hear beautiful harmonies, "jokes," Jon's knees,
Dean's dancing, and more hijinks." As this is a house
concert there is no admission fee but there is an "at-will
donation" that you can make to support the group. They
will also have CDs available for sale.
The venue's address is: 1819 Cashel Lane, McHenry, IL 60050.
Please RSVP on the Facebook event page at:
Bounding Main in Concert at the Beulah Brinton House –
Bay View, Milwaukee, WI - February 21, 2016
Beulah Brinton House is an historic building that has taken on a new
life with a series of performances organized by our friend David HB
Drake. Owned and operated by the Bay View Historical Society you
will enjoy the charm of the venue as you revel in the rich harmonies of
Bounding Main. The suggested donation for this concert is $20; CDs
will be available for sale as well.
The Beulah Brinton House is located at 2590 South
Superior Street, Milwaukee, WI 53207. The House phone number
is (414) 273-8288 and the website is
www.bayviewhistoricalsociety.org. If you have
questions about the concert or venue please contact David HB Drake
Bounding Main in Concert at the WDCB studios, a Folk
Festival Radio Show Event Night You Can Attend! – Glen Ellyn, IL 3/29/16
THE DATE! Tickets will be available after the first of the year.
From Host Lilli Kuzma: "We are thrilled to
announce that you can attend a Folk Festival event Tuesday March 29,
2016: Bounding Main in Concert! 7-9 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. at
the WDCB studios! This is a unique two-in-one concert experience:
first enjoy an hour-long acoustic show in WDCB's comfy "Living Room"
area, then join Bounding Main in the generously-sized broadcast studio
live on the Folk Festival show! Refreshments and raffles are included
Plan to attend now for what will surely be a wonderful
spring evening with these internationally performing vocalists, the
inimitable Bounding Main. Details and advance online admission
details will be available after the new year. For information and
reservation requests, please email host Lilli Kuzma here.
Ports We've Visited in 2015
- January 17, 2015: Cruiser's Party by
Cruising Outpost and Strictly Sail at the Chicago Boat Show
- January 25, 2015: America's Got Talent Audition
- March 14, 2015: Pi Day at the North Fondy Performing Arts
- April 18, 2015: Chicago Maritime Festival
- May 16-17, 2015: Janesville
- June 6, 2015: The Winter's Tale by
- June 20-21, 2015: County of Brown
- June 27, 2015: Skallywags at Ox-Bo
- July 11, 2015: Submarine Fest at
Wisconsin Maritime Museum
- August 22-23, 2015: The Bristol
- August 29-30, 2015: The Bristol
- September 15, 2015: Navigating
Excellence WRA Conference, Kalahari Resort
- September 20, 2015: Fury Theatre's
"Nobody's Wench" Opening Weekend Concert
- September 25-27, 2015: Bardstock
Bounding Main Celebrates 12th Anniversary with Release
of Single in Support of Jon Leubner of
For the last twelve years, Bounding Main has been honored
to have Jon Leubner of SurroundinSoundStudios record our
music. His advice, humor and endless patience make creating
a CD an experience we always look forward to. His kindness
has provided us with memories we will treasure forever.
Inspired by our love and friendship for Mr. Leubner, we are
excited to announce an early digital release from our next
CD! While we haven't named the CD yet, we can confirm that
Spanish Ladies will be on it. As of today, it is available
to you for download ... right this very minute! 100% of the
proceeds from the sale of the early digital release of
Spanish Ladies will go to help alleviate some of the medical
bills incurred by Jon Leubner as he continues his fight
against an incredibly rare form of cancer. Help us surround
Jon with love and support through your purchase of this
single. Our lives are enriched by Jon's presence and the
world of music is better because of him. Go here to make
your purchase and join us as we surround someone in love:
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