Billy McGuigan and the Downliners

Billy McGuigan & The Downliners

Simply put, Billy McGuigan & The Downliners present a non-stop, high energy, rock and roll extravaganza! You’ll have the chance to hear your favorite rock songs played with the energy and enthusiasm that these classic gems deserve. Billy and his dynamic band, The Downliners, will take you on a journey from the 50s rock and roll of Elvis, Buddy Holly and the Everly Brothers, to the psychedelic 60s of the Rolling Stones, The Beatles and a string of one-hit wonders. Billy and his amazing band also capture the sounds of the 70s with Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles and the piano men – Billy and Elton. From American Rock to British Invasion and everything in-between, Billy McGuigan & The Downliners have the unique ability to take on the personality of the audience, making each performance a one of a kind!

Billy McGuigan

Billy McGuigan has received national attention and critical acclaim for his dynamic portrayal of the legendary Buddy Holly in his show Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience and has been recognized for having one of the most innovative shows touring the country, Yesterday and Today: The interactive Beatles Experience.

He has sold out theaters all across North America and has broken box office and attendance records in several theaters across the country. Billy has won countless awards for his work including the Spotlight Award for Best Actor in a Musical, an Omaha Entertainment and Arts Award for Yesterday and Today, a recipient of the Midland Business Journals 40 under 40 award and the Alumni Award in Excellence in Public Service awarded by the Faculty and Staff at the University of Nebraska.

 

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“An iconic and innovative performer on stage!” – Chicago Sun Times

 

“Explosively awesome is the best description I can come up with and even that seems to fall just a little short. To give you an idea of the might of this show, it received a standing ovation…after the first act.” – Chris’s Corner

 

“He doesn’t simply try to imitate these great artists. He makes each song his own, while merely tipping the cap to Jagger’s strut, Petty’s slow drawl or the operatics of Roy Orbison.” – News Press Now

 

“Billy McGuigan is a top notch entertainer. He reproduces classics that sound identical to the originals, yet have a modern twist.” – Charger Bulletin

 

billymcguigan.com/billyandthedownliners

 


 

There are two types of tickets you can purchase for the Rainbow Summer concerts:

    -     “Reserved Bowl Seats” in Peck Pavilion. These tickets are priced per person.
    -     “Reserved PODs” on the lawn. Each POD can accommodate up to 5 people. Only 1 ticket is needed for the entire POD.

PODS
The reserved lawn pods will each be 6 foot squares safely spaced 3 feet from each another with larger aisles between the rows. The spaces comfortably fit 4 adults in lawn chairs, 5 if seated on blankets on the ground.  Low lawn chairs are permitted, no tents or shade structures allowed.

How early can we get into our pods?
Grounds will open 1 hour in advance of showtime.

Click here to view the Rainbow Summer seating options.

Can we bring food and beverages?
Food and beverages are not allowed to be brought in. Food and beverages will be available thru Sazama's on the Marcus Center grounds.

Click here to view Sazama's Rainbow Summer menu.


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Show Date

Aug. 19, 2021 7:00 PM

Theater

Peck Pavilion
929 N Water St
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Genre
Concert Rock
Suggestion
Date Night Family Fun Friends Girls Night
Audience
Family Friendly
Presenter
Marcus Center