PAST FESTIVAL AND CONCERT PERFORMANCE HIGHLIGHTS

Christo Ruppenthal has booked and performed music internationally. His bands have performed in every venue type imaginable from restored historic opera houses to honky tonks with gravel driveways. He has played in a wide variety of concert settings including theaters, outdoor summer festivals, jazz clubs, university and city concert series, house concerts, and more.  He has had many years of experience with professional performance situations and always delivers a lively and compelling show! 

With Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble
Performing Arts Series:
Overture Centers Overture Hall "Musical Memories" - Madison, WI 
Windmills Craftworks - Bangalore, India 
The Sh**ty Barn Sessions - Spring Green, WI 
The Redstone Room - Davenport, IA 
Trueblood Performing Arts Center - Washington Island, WI 
"Music at Harry's Place" concert series - Beloit, WI 
The Village Theatre at Cherry Hill - Canton, MI 
The Windhover Center - Fond du Lac, WI 
MMoCA "First Fridays" Concert Series - Madison, WI
 Charlotte's Web for the Performing Arts - Rockford, IL
"Concerts in the Park" - Menominee, MI 
"Jazz at five" Concert Series - Madison, WI 
Portage Performing Arts Center - Portage, WI
The Verona Area Performing Arts Series - Verona, WI 
The White Crow Conservatory - Saginaw, MI 
Wild Rice Concerts - Menominee, MI 
"The Park Theatre Project" Concert Series - Hayward, WI 
Treasures Music Concert Series - Richland Center, WI 

Festival, and Fair Experience: 
Riverfront Jazz Festival - Steven's Point, WI 
Shawano Folk Music Festival - Shawano, WI 
The Sugar Maple Traditional Music Festival Madison, WI 
"Summer Sizzle" Jazz Fest - Milwaukee, WI
The Isthmus Jazz Festival - Madison, WI 
International Bayfest - Green Bay, WI 
The Midwest Gypsy Swing Festival - Fitchburg, WI 
"Jazz In The Park" - Madison, WI 
Art Fair Off The Square - Madison, WI 
Artstreet - Green Bay, WI 
Sun Prairie Sweet Corn Festival - Sun Prairie, WI 
WORT 89.9 FM Block Party - Madison, WI 
Fair On The Square - Baraboo, WI 
Monona Terrace Winter Craft Fair - Madison, WI 
Festival of Arts and Flowers - Kenosha, WI 
Warner Parks Winter Craft Show and Springfest - Madison, WI 

Selected Live Radio/Television Performances: 
Higher Ground (Wisconsin Public Radio) 
Jonathan and Kitty in the Morning (WMMM 105.5 FM) 
The Pro Show (WXXM 92.1 FM) 
Mud Acres (WORT 89.9 FM) 
Entertainment (WORT 89.9 FM) 
Arts Live (JATV 12) 

Other Notable Performances: 
Overture Center’s The Capitol Theatre "Duck Soup Cinema" – Madison, WI Wisconsin 
Wolershiem Winery's Port release - Prairie Du Sac, WI 
Dells River Walk Series - Wisconsin Dells, WI 
The Great Taste of the Midwest - Madison, WI 
"Stem & Stein" at Waelderhaus - Kohler, WI 
“Jumptown” U.W. swing club dances – Madison, WI 
Sundance 608’s Grand Opening Party – Madison, WI 

With Mal-O-Dua
Selected Notable Performances
30-Minute Music Hour - Wisconsin Public Television
La Fête de Marquette Festival - Madison, WI 
Wild Rice Concerts - Menominee, MI 
Hawaiian Steel Guitar Association Convention - Fort Collins, CO 
Midwest Gypsy Swing Fest - Madison, WI 
Neenah Public Library Concert Series - Neenah, WI 
Fishstock Concert Series - Fish Creek, WI 
Sugar Maple Traditional Music Fest - Madison, WI 
Cajun In The Country - Columbus, WI 
Weyenberg Public Library Concert Series - Mequon, Wi 
The Sh**ty Barn Sessions - Spring Green, WI 
River Arts Concert Series - Prairie du Sac, WI 
The Cotter House Concert Series - Shawano, WI 
Marquette Waterfront Festival - Madison, WI 
Strollin' Verona Concerts - Verona, WI

With The North Westerns 
Selected Notable Performances 
Stalzy’s Octoberfest - Madison, WI 
Live From The Park - Waunakee, WI 
Music at the Market - Horicon, WI 
Midwest Horse Fair - Madison, WI 
Behind The Beat Concert Series - Madison, WI 
Olbrich Gardens Concert Series - Madison, WI 
Neenah Library Concert Series - Neenah, WI 
Cress Spring Bakery Concert Series -  Blue Mounds, WI