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MGSF 2020 was a smash success – virtually and in reality!!

A world wide and resounding THANK YOU to ALL who were part of the Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest 2020. In these uncertain times it seems we completely hit this one out of the park. Harmonious Wail, Jack Soref Trio, Mississippi Hot Club, Christine Tassen and the Imposters, Robin Nolan, Dennis Pol, RP Quartet, The Bruskers [...]

2020-09-14T20:09:44+00:00September 14th, 2020|

MGSF 2019 Schedule !

Big News for Thursday June 20 - Just added Don Stiernberg Trio to the lineup meaning we finally have a complete line up for MGSF Sept 13 and 14 meaning we have a schedule!   Friday Sept 13 5:30 to 6:30pm- Wisconsin Brewing Company Happy Hour in the Barn featuring LAPOMPE from Denver CO 7pm [...]

2019-06-21T17:28:20+00:00June 21st, 2019|

Huge Thank You for a successful 2018 MGSF

Man oh Man - talk about out of the park.  To quote Milw. Brewers announcer Bob Uecker, "get up. get up , get outa here, gone !"  Thank You beautiful and erogenous sponsors, hard working and lovely volunteers, Robin Nolan, Sandro and Paquito Lorier, Luke Henden, Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan, Michael Harris and Ultra [...]

2018-10-01T21:39:37+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Food Carts 9/14 & 15

Fast N Fresh Food Cart will be at the fest  n Friday Sept 14   and on Saturday Sept 15 they will be joined by Rodeo Wagon  

2018-09-11T02:53:22+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Wisconsin Brewing Company Barn-Pub Happy Hour

Announcing the Wisconsin Brewing Company barn-pub and Happy Hour stage. Come early on Friday for 6-7 pm. Drink specials and music in the barn. Our buddy Guy Fiorentini of Milwaukee Hot Club has helped pull together some great players - bring your instrument and join in . On Saturday the concerts begin in the tent [...]

2018-09-11T02:35:56+00:00September 11th, 2018|

Saturday 9/16 Barn Shows (7pm) are SOLD OUT !

Well folks - good news and bad news - it's the same news - Evening shows in the Barn for Saturday night are at capacity - SOLD OUT !! We still have seats for Friday night Sept 15 and for the day time Saturday Sept 16.

2017-09-14T13:55:03+00:00September 14th, 2017|

Mid-Winter Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest – Friday Feb 3 was spectacular!

...   and Saturday Feb 4 is going to be stellar !    Man oh man the magic last night was undeniable.  Mal-O-Dua  played a super heartfelt set - thank you Chris Ruppenthal, Chris Wagoner, Mary Gaines and Sedrick.  Alfonso Ponticelli, John Bany and Tim Mulvenna were spot on and once again brought a standing O and [...]

2017-02-04T18:38:40+00:00February 4th, 2017|

Sept 9 & 10 – schedule

The Annual Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest is the premier acoustic, gypsy jazz music festival - held on a beautiful horse farm just south of Madison Wisconsin on September 9 & 10, 2016. Get your tickets here ! Featuring; Harmonious Wail Rhythm Future Quartet Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan Russell Welch Hot Quartet Ultra Faux / [...]

2016-07-03T17:55:12+00:00July 3rd, 2016|