Stoughton Opera House

Southern Wisconsin's Most Charming Theatre

The historic Stoughton Opera House is located in Stoughton, WI just a few minutes south-east of Madison. The theater plays host to a wide variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the season - rock, folk, classical, oddities, name it. Known for sublime acoustics and an early 20th century aesthetic, don't pass on a chance to see a show or just pay a visit to the Stoughton Opera House.


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The Occasional Quartet: Willy Porter, Peter Mulvey, Bill Camplin & Randy Sabien

A conversation with music, from songwriter to songwriter, trading songs and stories, an amazing night of music to be shared with friends… Come join us for this special, rare concert as four of Wisconsin’s finest songsmiths join forces for an intimate evening of original acoustic music

Extraordinary guitarist and singer/songwriter Willy Porter has been turning first time listeners into die-hard fans for more than two decades now with his signature, finger-picking guitar work and playful performing style.  Porter is a major force in the worlds of Americana and contemporary folk and folk-rock music.

A live-wire on any stage, Peter Mulvey is an acoustic singer/songwriter/guitarist who, in fact, defies this categorization. His ferocious guitar playing whisks him through more tunings than he has fingers in the course of an evening, as he winds his way from full-throated rockers to deceptively plain-spoken musings.

Bill Camplin has been an integral part of the Wisconsin acoustic music scene for many years both as a performer and as co-owner of the legendary Cafe Carpe in Fort Atkinson. Bill is a strong guitarist with a beautiful tenor voice and he is noted for penetrating, intensely emotional performances of both his original songs and his interpretations of others such as Bob Dylan.

Dubbed “the past, present and future of jazz violin” by NPR’s Jazz Profiles, Randy Sabien is a regular at Big Top Chautauqua and has performed on A Prairie Home Companion and Austin City Limits.  His instrumental skill on the violin, guitar, mandolin, and piano, in the genres of jazz, country, and rock, is legendary.

Tickets $30

Earlier Event: December 13
Stoughton Festival Choir & City Band
Later Event: February 6
Perfect Harmony Men's Chorus


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