Candlelight lights up spectacular venues in Milwaukee this spring with the glow of hundreds of candles for evenings of unforgettable live music tributes. It’s time to unwind in a sea of flickering candles while listening to moving live performances from music’s most celebrated musicians and composers. From Queen, Beyoncé and Taylor Swift, to Vivaldi, there’s something for everyone.
Venues including The Abbey at St James are set to host a night to remember at a series of magical Candlelight concerts. Shake off those winter blues and welcome in spring with a dazzling concert illuminated by glowing candles.
Featured Candlelight Concerts
Candlelight: A Tribute to Taylor Swift
Candlelight has a wonderful evening planned for Milwaukee’s Swifties. The Abbey at St James 1868 will be flooded with the sounds of Taylor Swift’s greatest hits from her early days till now, as the talented Listeso String Quartet perform her songs with a classical twist. You can hear “Lavender Haze”, “Enchanted”, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”, “I Knew You Were Trouble”, and many more songs get a classical makeover in a stunning candlelit setting that’s sure to impress.
All upcoming Candlelight concerts in Milwaukee
The Abbey at St. James 1868
As one of the oldest stone churches remaining in Milwaukee, The Abbey is a true town jewel. With its breathtaking original Tiffany stained-glass windows, 15th-century hand-carved monastery panels and antique chandeliers, the elegant venue makes for the perfect Candlelight location.
As sunlight shines through the huge windows, colors of crimson and emerald light up the gorgeous venue’s tall pillars and arched ceilings that overlook this stunning setting fit for a luxurious ceremony. When night falls, the soft glow of candles fills this remarkable venue to prepare for an enchanting evening of live music by Candlelight.
The concerts have been met by countless 5-star reviews, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“The venue was beautiful, the musicians were wonderful, and the music was fun. 10/10 would recommend!” – A Tribute to Queen and More
“Gorgeous setting and music! Very romantic.” – A Tribute to Taylor Swift
“Absolutely breathtaking!” – Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Scores
“The musicians were amazing! I didn’t want the concert to end!” – Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and More
Candlelight is an experience like no other, and you won’t want to miss out. Concerts take place twice each night with two back-to-back 60-65 minute performances. Doors will open 45 minutes prior to each show.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.