This outdoor concert hall serves as a reminder of the role that live music has played in the cultural life of the city. A gift to Milwaukee by a scion of the Blatz family, this monolithic shell-like backdrop projects sound downward and forward toward concertgoers seated in the open-air theater. The white poured-concrete shell expresses the streamlined Moderne style popular in the 1930s. For many years crowds of more than 10,000 attended concerts here. One of the best-known concert series, “Music under the Stars,” regularly attracted nationally and internationally known musicians.
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Emil Blatz Temple of Music
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