"A wildly successful songfest!"
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Hosted by

Alaria Taylor

Alaria Taylor

About CSN Milwaukee

The Milwaukee chapter of Chick Singer Night puts on two to three shows per year, generally at Caroline's (401 S. 2nd Street, Milwaukee). Additionally, selected participants from each year's shows may participate in special shows and festivals during the summer, such as Summerfest and Bastille Days.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, December 3, 2024

Special Christmas Showcase and CD Release Concert!

Details to be announed - check back soon

Tickets: Info to be announced

Save the Date!

CALL FOR SPONSORS - DEADLINE JULY 1: Chick Singer Night-Milwaukee is recording a Christmas/holiday CD and will be having a special "Best of Chick Singer Night" show and CD Release party/concert on Tuesday, December 3rd at the Saint Kate Hotel in The Arc Theater. We are looking for businesses, organizations, and/or individuals who would like to sponsor the CD or the event. The donations are tax deductible and there are options from $100-$2000, so a level for everyone. Some of the options include free CD's, your name on the CD package, mentions in the show program, your logo on our website, and many other perks.

Please take a look at the Sponsorship Information and see which level interests you!

Some Past Shows

  • Mar. 19, 2024 @ Caroline's - Showase featuring Lynda Lee, Beautiful Becky, Pilar Azmani, Sara Ellsworth, and Noelle Braun plus host Alaria Taylor
  • Oct. 3, 2023 @ Caroline's - Showase featuring Jenny Thiel, Windy Hope, Jamie Kellicut, Ann Mandick, and K. Marie
  • Mar. 21, 2023 @ Caroline's - Showase featuring Mozella Harris, Noelle Braun, Pilar Azmani, Grace Toebes, Sara Licau, and host Alaria Taylor
  • Oct. 18, 2022 @ Caroline's - Showase featuring Windy Hope, B. D. Greer, Sara Ellsworth, Jenny Thiel, Lynda Lee, and "Chicklet" Rhea Bohn
  • Mar. 22, 2022 @ Caroline's - Showase featuring Anna Bohn, Carmen Nickerson, Lynda Lee, Jamie Kellicut, Ellen Winters, and "R U Man Enuf" Artist The Johnston Brothers
  • Oct. 5, 2021 @ Caroline's - Reunion Show! Featuring Jenny Thiel, Alyssia Dominguez, Windy Hope, Joy Bach, Sara Ellsworth, special guest Tracy Jane Comer, and Host, Alaria Taylor
  • Nov. 19, 2013 @ Caroline's - Celebrating CSN's 25-Year Anniversary!  All-Star Show featuring: Carmen Nickerson, Windy Hope, Jenny Thiel, Linda Stieber, and Michael Henzsey (R U Man Enough?)
  • Apr. 17, 2012 @ Caroline's - CSN Showcase featuring Joy Bach, Windy Hope, Barb Stephan, Ellen Winters, Dave Ciccantelli (R U Man Enuf?), with host Alaria Taylor

The CSN Milwaukee Band

CSN Milwaukee Band

L to R: Lou Cucunato, Eric Hervey, Alaria Taylor (host/director), Alan Arber, and Dan Johnston * March, 2024

Dan Johnston - Guitar

Dan is a singer/songwriter and lead guitar player. His musical works date back to the late '80s with a band Scarlet Rayne, which received world wide airplay and still enjoys a large cult status in Germany and Greece. Currently, Dan is a sought after guitarist with many bands including: The Up & Atoms, The Hot & Dirty, Substitute: Tales From The Who, Paddygrass, The Zach Pietrini Band, and Sugarfoot.

Alan Arber - Drums

A highly sought after drummer, Alan plays with many bands including Cold Sweat and Daryl Stuermer. Recently, he has toured the world with the Altered Five Blues Band, a band that has multiple award-winning albums and has even charted #3 on the Blues Charts of Billboard Magazine. AND they just won several WAMI AWARDS! He also has a master’s degree in percussion.

Lou Cucunato - Keyboard

Lou Cucunato has been working and collaborating with musicians in Milwaukee for 40 years. He has worked with many of the areas finest vocalists and instrumentalists. Additionally, he has performed as pianist for several Pops concerts with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra including "A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch" and "An Evening with Megan Hilty." Lou served on faculty at UW-Milwaukee for 15 years teaching several theory and jazz piano courses for music majors and non majors alike. Currently he can be seen nightly at Mo’s, A Place for Steak, downtown Milwaukee.

Eric Hervey - Bass

Eric has performed and toured with nationally known recording artists like the Drifters, the Coasters, Daryl Stuermer, Rich Little. He plays and records with Eddie Butts Band, Streetlife (former Milwaukee Bucks house band), Greg Koch, and more. 7x WAMI award winner (actually more...he forgot to pick the others up!). Highly sought-after bass player for TV and Radio commercials and jingles. And....he moonlights as a computer engineer consultant!


T-shirts, hats, totes and more -- You can now order swag online through our storefront at One Sheet Merch! (Limited quantities and styles also available at most Chick Singer Night shows)


Help encourage female artists!

One-time or recurring gifts are welcome.

(Donations are processed  through Breathe Foundation)   


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You can become a sponsor for CSN International or for a specific city/region.

Apply to perform

Send links to 2 or 3 demos of your singing (audio or video, preferrably LIVE performances) and a brief bio. If you are offered a performance spot, you will receive additional details/instructions.

CSN Milwaukee welcomes its newest sponsor:

Dauk Chiropractic


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