Updated July 2013
The Milwaukee County Zoo invites all to “Feast with the Beasts” at this year’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a la Carte, August 15 through August 18. Top national and local bands will perform throughout Zoo grounds and more than 25 restaurants will offer scrumptious food!
From blues to funk to jazz to R&B and gospel, JGB featuring Melvin Seals will rock the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s a la Carte on Thursday, August 15, at 8 p.m. Seals is best known for his past powerful performances on Hammond B-3 organ and keyboards in the Jerry Garcia Band.
JGB featuring Melvin Seals features both acoustic and electric music with combinations of guitar, mandolin, slide and lap steel with bass, drums, and of course, Seals on Hammond B-3 organ and keyboards.
Ed Kowalczyk, founding member and former lead singer of Live, will perform at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s a la Carte on Friday, August 16, at 8 p.m. Kowalczyk, who launched his solo career in 2009, will perform both his own original music and hits from the music of Live.
Live sold over 20 million albums and produced nine top-ten hit songs including “Lightening Crashes,” “I Alone,” “Selling the Drama,” “The Dolphins Cry” and “Heaven.”
The Family Stone, featuring Sly and the Family Stone founding members, Jerry Martini, Cynthia Robinson and Greg Errico, will headline at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s a la Carte, on Saturday, August 17, at 8 p.m. These Rock and Roll inductees best known for their classic hits, “I Want to Take You Higher,” “Everyday People,” “Dance To the Music,” “Hot Fun In The Summertime,” “Family Affair” and “Sing a Simple Song,” will provide the audience with an energizing show.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s a la Carte runs Thursday, August 15, through Sunday, August 18. Click here for the entire a la Carte entertainment lineup.
Café el Sol
Café Hollander – Tosa Village
Charcoal Grill & Rotisserie
Hue Vietnamese Restaurant
Joey’s Seafood & Grill
Kalua Hawaiian BBQ
Machine Shed Restaurant
|Robert’s Frozen Custard
Rock Bottom Brewery
The Soup Market
Suzy’s Cream Cheesecakes
Trinity Three Irish Pubs
Wasabi Sushi Lounge
Water Street Brewery
Whole Foods Market
Juniors (ages 3 to 12): $11.25
Children (ages 2 and under): FREE
Seniors (ages 60 and older): $13.25
All musical entertainment is free with regular admission. Zoological Society membership is valid for a la Carte. Food tickets, Zoo rides and special attractions can be purchased for an additional charge.
9 a.m. – 10 p.m., Thursday, August 15 through Saturday, August 17
9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday, August 18
For additional information, please contact the Zoo’s Public Affairs and Services Division at (414) 256-5466.