Blues and Twilight Jazz – Kenosha County Suffrage Celebration

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About Blues and Twilight Jazz: The Kenosha County Suffrage Celebration
In partnership with Kenosha County Parks, celebrate the 101st Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution giving women the right to vote.

Bring your blankets or lawn chairs and join us for live music and fireworks on the grounds of the Anderson Arts Center. Seating is first come first served.

Schedule of events
4:00pm – Grounds open
5:00pm – Ivy Ford Band
7:30pm – Elaine Dame
9:00pm – Fireworks
Learn more about the performers here.

Other activities will include:

  • Food and drink concessions
  • An interactive history walk
  • “March to Vote” parade
  • Meet your local public officials

The event is free and food and drinks will be available for purchase. No carry-ins of alcohol are allowed.


About the Anderson Arts Center Twilight Jazz Summer Concert Series
Make the Anderson Arts Center your live music destination this summer for the free 2021 Twilight Jazz Summer Concert Series taking place on Tuesday evenings from June 29 through August 24. The series features regional jazz bands and legends on the shores of Lake Michigan.

July 13 – Scat Cats
July 27 – The Kal Bergendahl Project
August 10 – The John Crawford Jazz Band
August 24 – Kenosha County Suffrage Celebration: Blues and Twilight Jazz with Ivy Ford and Elaine Dame
August 31 – Janet Planet

For 18 years, the Twilight Jazz Summer Concert Series has established itself as one of Kenosha’s signature events, drawing crowds throughout southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Funds raised during the concert series support and sustain the Anderson Arts Center and the Kemper Center and help to promote the arts and art education in the community.


COVID-19 Safety

  • Please practice social or physical distancing, staying at least six feet away from others who are not a member of your household.
  • Wear a mask or face covering, especially when it is difficult to maintain social distancing.
  • Avoid attending if you show symptoms of any transmissible infectious disease, such as cough, fever, runny nose, or if you have a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis.
  • Wash hands often and cover coughs and sneezes. We will have hand washing stations available.


Our Generous Sponsors
Berkshire Hathaway, Crawford & Wright Orthodontics, Dooley & Associates, First American Bank, FPS Finishing and Plating Service, Insite Consulting Architects, JDR Painting LLC, Jockey,, Knight Barry Title Group, Lake County Press, Palmen Motors, Prophet Wealth Management, Snap-On, Spectrum Wealth Advisors, Tithof Tile & Marble, University of Wisconsin – Parkside

Sponsorships are still available. View our sponsorship packet or email for more information on how you can be one of our 2021 partners.

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