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SOLD OUT: Speaking Event: 31st Annual Senior Citizens Day/ University of Eau Claire

June 4 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, Davies Center - Ojibwe Room
Eau Claire, WI United States

This event is SOLD OUT. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present the 31st annual Senior Americans Day from 7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. June 4 in the W.R. Davies Center at UW-Eau Claire. Designed for adults 55 and better, this year's theme is "Celebrating 31 years of being positively ageless!” The goals of the event include dispelling the myths of aging, reinforcing positive aspects of aging, and providing information to help meet the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs of…

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Keynote Speaker: Oshkosh, WI (open to public, see description)

$5
June 5 @ 8:30 am - 9:45 am
Oshkosh, WI United States

This is an academic conference but general public can attend Mike's event for special price of $5.00 at the door. He'll be speaking at 8:30 a.m. at the Alumni Welcome & Conference Center on the UW Oshkosh campus, at 625 Pearl Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54901. Parking is free in the lot right outside the facility. Conference info here: https://www4.iasnr.org/2019-issrm-plenaries/.

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Michael Perry & the Long Beds

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Forst Inn Arts Collective, E2910 County Road BB
Tisch Mills, WI 54216 United States

​Wisconsin’s favorite bestselling humorist and author Michael Perry returns with his band the Long Beds for a night of music, storytelling, and laughter. Performances: June 8-9 ​Tickets: $35 and available here.

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Michael Perry & the Long Beds

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Forst Inn Arts Collective, E2910 County Road BB
Tisch Mills, WI 54216 United States

​Wisconsin’s favorite bestselling humorist and author Michael Perry returns with his band the Long Beds for a matinee performance of music, storytelling, and laughter. Performances: June 8-9 ​Tickets: $35 and available here.

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WPT Michael Perry Screening & Conversation

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
James F. Veninga Theater, UW Center for Civic Engagement, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point at Marathon County, 625 Stewart Avenue
Wausau, WI, WI 54401 United States

Join Wisconsin Public Television for an exclusive screening and Q&A session with Mike. The event will include clips from the recently premiered television special, "How Ya Doin" as well as special preview scenes from, "Where I Come From" an all-new documentary coming to Wisconsin Public Television in December. In the new film, Mike reflects on the people and places that shaped his life, while sharing stories relatable to every Wisconsinite. Book sales and a signing will follow Q&A. Thursday, June…

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Michael Perry & The Long Beds

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Campanile Center For the Arts, 131 W Milwaukee
Minocqua, WI 54548 United States

Join Mike and the band for a concert benefiting the Minocqua Public Library Foundation. Along with great music, Mike will share a few anecdotes and his humorous personal experiences between songs. Tickets available at Minocqua Public Library or online at eventbrite.com. General seating $25; preferred seating $35.

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Michael Perry & The Long Beds

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Potter’s Shed, 260 Industrial Blvd
Shell Lake, WI 54871 United States

Wisconsin’s favorite bestselling humorist and author Michael Perry is at the Potter's Shed for a night of music, storytelling, and laughter. Perry began writing songs in the early 1990s during long nights when he was struggling to survive on prose; fast-forward twenty years and the Long Beds are currently recording their third album. Often described as "country folk," "roughneck folk," "folk-twang," and Americana, they prefer the description given by an audience member after a benefit concert in Perry's old high…

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Mike at Big Top feat. Bo Ramsey and Greg Brown

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Top Chautauqua, 32535 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield, WI 54814 United States

Join Mike as he hosts Big Top Chautauqua live in Bayfield, WI July 26th.  Bo Ramsey will open followed by folk singer-songwriter Greg Brown. Greg Brown was born into a musical family, and spent several years traveling with a band before returning to Iowa, where he performed live and pursued his songwriting career. He has recorded more than a dozen albums and his songs have been performed by Willie Nelson, Carlos Santana, Michael Johnson, Shawn Colvin, and Mary Chapin Carpenter.…

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Mike Perry Presents “Half A Star” at Big Top Chautauqua

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Top Chautauqua, 32535 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield, WI 54814 United States

In "Half A Star," Michael Perry draws on the worst reviews of his career to take the audience on a hilarious, heartfelt, and unvarnished journey through a life in the arts as seen mostly from behind the windshield of a used van. Perry is a New York Times bestselling (#21 for ONE WEEK) author, humorist, playwright, singer/songwriter, and radio host from New Auburn, Wisconsin. Tickets are $ 22 (youth half-price) and are available here.

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