Project Category: Performance

UWL Visual & Performing Arts

Home to some of the finest performances, festivals and exhibits in the region, the School of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) is a staple to the La Crosse culture. Students pursue their passions in the visual arts, music, and theatre and dance, whether earning a degree or engaging in the many academic course offerings in the VPA.

Apollo Music Festival / AMF

The Apollo Music Festival (AMF) returns August 17 – 25. Hosted by the Community of Houston, MN since 2013, AMF is an annual classical chamber music festival that features an ensemble of international musicians.

La Crosse Community Theater

La Crosse Community Theatre has been a La Crosse tradition since 1963. We now produce six main stage shows and several youth shows during our September through June season, including dramas, comedies, and musicals. La Crosse Community Theatre is a member of the American Association of Community Theatre and the Wisconsin Association of Community Theatre…. Read more »

Country Boom

Country Boom is a country music and camping festival in the Midwest located just outside the breathtaking and entertaining La Crosse, Wisconsin. Whether you want to stay in a nearby hotel or camp under the stars with thousands of country fans, we’re sure you’ll have the time of your life. In line with celebrating all… Read more »

Driftless Music Festival

The Driftless Music Festival is a family friendly event in Viroqua, Wisconsin. Located in Eckhart Park, next to Dragon Park, entire families can enjoy music, food and fun with all people in our community while being exposed to sounds, ethnicities and cultures that are not always present in a small, Midwestern town. The Festival is… Read more »

Department of History

The Department of History at UW La Crosse is a dynamic educational program that hosts several history and local culture events throughout the year.  The department was the leader in establishing Hear, Here La Crosse.  An audio tour through downtown La Crosse that shares everyday voices to create a better awareness of what happens downtown. They seek out… Read more »

Blue Stars, Performing Arts for Youth, Inc.

Our Mission Blue Stars Performing Arts for Youth is committed to developing life skills in young people through education and achievement in the performing arts. Students learn how applying teamwork, dedication, perseverance, goal setting, and discipline, contributes to their success now and in their future endeavors. The Blue Stars are a World Class drum and… Read more »

Mid West Music Fest

Winona & La Crosse MWMF The mission of the MWMF is to promote music and art in the region, creating opportunities for artists, stimulating downtown economic development, and providing diverse educational resources for artists, community members, and children. MWMF respects the dignity of every artist, regardless of gender, age, race, sexual orientation, disability or social… Read more »

La Crosse Storytelling Festival

     The Original Wisconsin Storytelling Festival The La Crosse Storytelling Festival is a fantastic family weekend. Free stories, music, and activities for Children in the morning and early afternoon.  Afternoon stories with the national tellers for all audiences. Evening performances are adult themed. The festival brings in high-level national/international talent every year while continuing… Read more »

Great River Shakespeare Festival

This nationally recognized festival, which draws audiences from across the Midwest and acclaimed actors from all over the country, fills each Winona summer with a full slate of wold-class entertainment. Great River Shakespeare Festival’s season is built around three professional productions, educational opportunities for all ages, free concerts each weekend and more, as well as… Read more »