Civic Plaza Concert Series acts announced for 2013

June 11, 2013

The Plaza Centre Stage concert series lineup for 2013 has been announced. Live bands are sure to rock the crowd each Wednesday from June 12 to Aug. 14 at Civic Plaza, 2000 N. Calhoun Road.

Evening concerts, 7 p.m.

· June 12, North Coast Orchestra

North Coast Orchestra plays a variety of styles. Members of the group have performed and toured with such noted artists as The Temptations, Frank Sinatra Jr., Dennis DeYoung, Natalie Cole, Kenny Rogers and others.

· July 10, Bobby Way and the Fabulous Wayouts

Bobby Way and the Fabulous Wayouts perform a variety of familiar songs from artists ranging from Prince to Frank Sinatra to Madonna. They have headlined at the Wisconsin State Fair, Summerfest, Rainbow Summer and many other public festivals.

· Aug. 14, 5 Card Studs

The 5 Card Studs live show is billed as a blend of big-time Las Vegas attitude and 70s TV game show schmaltz, all glossed over with a washed-up lounge/wedding singer veneer.

Noon concerts

· June 12, Marcell Guyton

Marcell Guyton is a keyboard player and vocalist who regularly plays at Mason Street Grill in the Pfister, Centani's, Lucille's and many other venues. His musical style is most influenced by Stevie Wonder and Billy Joel.

· June 19, Jenny Thiel Trio

The Jenny Thief Trio was named Best New Band in the Shepherd Express "Best of Milwaukee" Awards, and Thiel also has won the title Jazz Artist of the Year.

· June 26, "Special K" Kevin Kennedy

Kennedy performs a variety of music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

· July 3, Gary Cross

Cross' repertoire spans from country western to adult contemporary. Using electronics to boost his sound, he is a true "one-man band."

· July 10, Bobby Way

Bobby Way's music ranges from standards, big band, country, oldies and polka to novelty.

· July 17, Dusk

Dusk is duo that has traveled throughout the United States.

· July 24, Al White

White, a pianist-vocalist, has been performing at Potawatomi Casino since it opened its doors. His repertoire of crowd favorites includes R&B hits and adult contemporary standards.

· July 31, Heat Duo

The Duo features some of the music of Heat as well as many acoustic guitar standards. The two perform in an intimate and interactive setting.

· Aug. 7, Nora Collins

This Brookfield singer-songwriter accompanies her vocals with guitar. She was chosen as the 2012 Wisconsin Area Music Industry Rising Star.

· Aug. 14, Downtown Harrison

Downtown Harrison pays tribute to such diverse artists as Louie Armstrong, Tina Turner and Michael Jackson. He is always a favorite at the Milwaukee County Zoo a la Carte and Summerfest.

Angelina's Deli will sell a selection of handmade sandwiches, salads, chips, cookies and beverages at each concert.

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