Apr 2016


Stay and play! Winona and the surrounding area is home to charming Bed & Breakfasts, delightful hotels, rustic cabins and more. These lodging partners listed here are generous supports of GRSF.   Holiday Inn & Suites in Historic Downtown LaCrosse Just a short 30 minute drive along the beautiful Mississippi River, save 10% on room rates at the Holiday Inn.  

Get 13% off your Season Passes for one-weekend only! April 23, 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, as well as his 452nd birthday.  In celebration of this significant date, GRSF is offering audiences a special one-weekend-only deal on 2016 Season Passes. On April 23 and 24, receive a 13% discount on a GRSF Season Pass, which allows holders to see each of the three professional

Read the article on this event in the Winona Daily News! William Shakespeare passed away in his home in Stratford-upon-Avon four hundred years ago this April 23rd. Please join Great River Shakespeare Festival in remembering this great man by celebrating his life on Wednesday, April 20, 2016. (Details on event below.) Often considered the greatest dramatist of all time, Shakespeare was baptized in Stratford on April 26,1564 and was thought to

This singer/songwriter out of Minneapolis is a Winona favorite, but it’s their debut at Concerts on the Green! Learn more and check out their sounds here!

Winona’s own Folk and Bluegrass band The Wide Awakes brings originals, favorite bluegrass tunes, and a special “Oh Brother, Where Art Thou” tribute with special guests.  

Featuring Tim Penny, this classic rock group comes from Owatanna. See more on their facebook page.

Drawing their influence from almost a century of American music, The Gentlemen’s Anti-Temperance League combines elegant composition, raucous enthusiasm, and virtuosic playing. More on their website!

The rock/country/blues duo of Chris Avey and Jeni Grouws makes two things clear from the start: They are here to play some seriously good music and have a not so serious time doing it! Avey’s stellar guitar work and Grouws’ powerful voice would be enough to keep any audience satisfied. But when you pair the skills of this duo with their on stage personalities, it’s hard to beat. Engaging original

These incredible musicians team-up for a night on the Green. July 15 is Rekindling Night (find out more)! www.jillianraemusic.com/ www.mikemunson.net/

Winona’s own alternative rock group! Read more about the band and hear their music at www.theweatheredheads.com.