Husband, wife and son

husband, wife and son



Beat the heat with some Schoep's ice cream!

KWW/CF will be serving ice cream before and during Olbrich's summer concert series on most Tuesday nights this the summer!

Come say hi, have a scoop, and enjoy the gardens and some good music!

2019 Summer Concerts in the Garden

June 18

The Rascal Theory - Rock / Soul / Blues / Funk

The Rascal Theory are the powerhouse band out of Central WI that make you move and groove with their electrifying brand of Rock and Blues. They have been rocking stages and faces across the region and not looking back.

 June 25

Bosky Point - Alt-Rock / Soul

A soulful blend of rock, jazz, blues and pop, Bosky Point brings their upbeat originals and twist on covers to audiences all over Southern Wisconsin. Anticipate smooth grooves, powerhouse vocals and "in-your-head" melodies perfect for a summer evening outdoors.

 July 2

Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets - Pop-Rock

Gin, Chocolate & Bottle Rockets combines the musical styles of three solo-artists-turned-bandmates, Jennifer Farley, Shawndell Marks and Beth Kille, into a rich blend of tight 3-part harmonies and clever pop-rock songwriting, ranging from edgy to fun.

 July 9

Down From The Hills - Bluegrass

Down From The Hills plays bluegrass music inspired by the likes of Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs & John Hartford. Their music features both instrumental solos and vocal harmonies. They often add Cajun music to their shows, with the Cajun button accordion.

 July 16

Mal-O-Dua - Hot Hawaiian & French Guitar

Mal-O-Dua pulls from a wide range of sources including Gypsy Jazz, traditional Hawaiian music, Kentucky thumb picking, vintage French pop, Eastern European Folk, early Parisian "Bal Musette" waltz style, and the American standard songbook to name a few. These styles are artfully bended together to create a fresh new sound!

 July 23

Proud Parents - Power Pop Rock

Proud Parents started in a living room in 2014 and haven't slowed down since. Combining infectious pop hooks and punk sensibilities with three lead singers, the band has made waves on the underground booking their own tours and playing with the likes of indie giants Waxahatchee and Deerhoof along the way. They also caught the attention of esteemed punk label Dirtnap Records who released Proud Parents self-titled full length on vinyl in the summer of 2018.

July 30

Panchromatic Steel - Island Music

Panchromatic Steel is a steeldrum band homegrown in Madison, Wisconsin that plays authentic island calypso, jazz, classical and familiar pop/rock. Its music brightens any day, transports listeners to their happiest moments in the sun, and threads the needle by being creative and artful while still being fun, danceable and accessible to virtually everyone.

 August 6

Madison Public Library's Summer Reading Club Concert


 August 13

Fresco Opera

Roaming performances throughout the Gardens

(no seating provided)

Summer Concerts will be held indoors in the event of bad weather.

The call will be made by 3 p.m. and posted on the Olbrich Gardens homepage, and on the Olbrich Gardens Facebook page.

If the concert is held indoors:

Please do not bring lawn chairs or blankets, as chairs will be provided.

The Madison East Kiwanis brat & hot dog stand will not be available.

Please leave your picnic at home or eat beforehand.


Visit for more information!