The Grateful Deadliners will be playing at the Kenosha HarborMarket on Opening Day, July 2 and Aug. 20.
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Kenosha Harbor Market reveals 2022 music lineup

Two acts perform each week simultaneously in separate spots
Laura Marran

By Laura MarranKENOSHA.COM

After two decades in journalism, Marran earned her Master’s degree in Exceptional Education from UW-Milwaukee and has served as a special education teacher with Kenosha Unified School District since 2006. A Marquette University School of Journalism alum, Marran has lived in Kenosha since 1987.

The local treasures found at Kenosha HarborMarket aren’t just treats for the eyes and tastebuds, there will be plenty to delight the ears as well.

Just as the 100-plus vendors scheduled for this weekend’s opener represent a huge variety of goods and services, the entertainment scheduled for the 2022 season covers a wide range of genres and musical tastes.

“Kenosha HarborMarket is excited to welcome back some of the most talented musical acts in the region for our 20th season on 2nd Ave and the adjacent Place de Douai,” said HarborMarket Executive Director Andrea Forgianni. “With two acts performing at HarborMarket every Saturday, customers get a taste of a variety of genres from these performances, which is a key part of what continues to make Kenosha HarborMarket Kenosha’s No. 1 event.”

The HarborMarket kicks off the 2022 outdoor season Saturday (May 14) from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at its traditional location, 2nd Avenue and Place de Douai. On opening day the two music locales will feature The Grateful Deadliners (54th Street at 2nd Avenue tent) and Jayme Buencamino (Place de Douai tent), while other attractions include the Women in Motion dance troupe.

Many familiar names in local music as well as talented newcomers highlight the schedule. Among the acts who have played everywhere from Milwaukee and Summerfest to Chicago and beyond appearing at this year’s market include Rogers/Thomas Duo, Pierce, Vendetta & Rick, Ben Mulwana, Indigo Canyon and Violet Wilder.

Whether market-goers seek out a favorite or just want to be entertained as they stroll the grounds, here’s the complete lineup (subject to change):

  • May 14: The Grateful Deadliners (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Jayme Buencamino (Place de Douai).
  • May 21: Pat Crawford Band (54th Street at 2nd Avenue tent) and Matt Mifflin (Place de Douai tent).
  • May 28: Rogers/Thomas Duo (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Andrew Singer (Place de Douai).
  • June 4: Country Crossings (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Pierce/Vendetta (Place de Douai).
  • June 11: Spirit Shakers (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Jayme Buencamino (Place de Douai) and special appearance by the Bradford Theater Department.
  • June 18: Andrew Singer (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Mike and Mike (Place de Douai).
  • June 25: The Gary Ricchio Project (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Kerry Spitzer (Place de Douai).
  • July 2: The Grateful Deadliners (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and  Rogers/Thomas Duo (Place de Douai).
  • July 9: Indigo Canyon (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Spirit Shakers (Place de Douai). Special appearance by Kenosha Opera Festival.
  • July 16: Pierce, Vendetta & Rick (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and  Rogers/Thomas Duo (Place de Douai).Special appearance by Kenosha Opera Festival.
  • July 23: Keith Minikel (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Jayme Buencamino (Place de Douai).
  • July 30: Country Crossings (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Andrew Singer (Place de Douai).
  • Aug. 6: Tom and Barb Webber (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Kerry Spitzer (Place de Douai).
  • Aug 13: Gary Ricchio Project (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Keith Minikel (Place de Douai).
  • Aug 20: The Grateful Deadliners (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Jayme Buencamino (Place de Douai).
  • Aug 27: Violet Wilder (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Matt Mifflin (Place de Douai).
  • Sept. 3:  Rogers/Thomas Duo (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Indigo Canyon (Place de Douai).
  • Sept. 10: Pierce, Vendetta & Rick (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Kerry Spitzer (Place de Douai).
  • Sept. 17: Keith Minikel (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Mike and Mike (Place de Douai).
  • Sept. 24: Pat Crawford Band (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Ben Mulwana (Place de Douai).
  • Oct. 1: Gary Ricchio Project (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Mike and Mike (Place de Douai).
  • Oct. 8: Country Crossings (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Matt Mifflin (Place de Douai).
  • Oct. 15: Indigo Canyon (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Mike and Mike (Place de Douai).
  • Oct. 22: Pat Crawford Band (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Keith Minikel (Place de Douai).
  • Oct. 29: Pat Crawford Band (54th Street at 2nd Avenue) and Olsen/Mak Duo (Place de Douai).

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