Frequently Asked Questions

Sun Set Music Series FAQs

What time does it start?:

Doors at 4:30, Music begins at 6pm with an intermission around 7pm.  The music will end at 9pm.

Where do I park?:

The East Side Club has over 100 parking spots and parking in the adjacent neighborhood is free, but please respect those who call the neighborhood home.  There is also additional parking at Olbrich Park and Olbrich Playfields.  Biking, walking, and mopeds are strongly encouraged.  from desktop: Additional Parking Map.

Where do I park my bicycle?:

There will be some additional bike parking this year.  If you can’t find a space or forgot your lock, just bring your bike in with you and lean it up on the fence.  

Should I bring a chair?:

Good idea.  The lawn has picnic tables and Adirondack chairs, but you might want to guarantee a spot by bringing your own chair or even a blanket.

What happens if it rains?:

We hope to set up on the lakeside patio, but if it is threatening we will move the sound equipment under the building awning.  If it is severe weather we’ll make an effort to move it indoors for an intimate session. 

How much does it cost?:

$5 for adults.  Kidos under 16 are free!  To guarantee you get in (we have limited space) or if you are hosting a happy hour, arriving late, or bringing a group it would be wise to plan ahead and purchase a ticket:

Can I boat, kayak, canoe, windsurf to the show:

Sure can!  The dock is open, free, and first come - first serve.  If you have a kayak, pull it up ashore, grab your paddle and do you best kayak free kayaking.  Please stop by the admission table to pay the cover and support the musicians.

Can I bring food?:

The ESC food policy is when there are vendors(food cart or caterer) on-site that carry-ins are not-allowed.  We have Food Carts serving up great food.  Carry-in alcohol is prohibited and subject fines.

Can I bring my children?:

Yes, bring the family and enjoy the evening by the lake.

Can I bring food for the kids?:

Yes, you can bring some snacks for the kiddos, but please support our vendors for adult dining.

Can I bring my dog?:

No, sorry, ... :(

Is there an ATM?:

Yes, on the upper level of the building at the top of the stairs, or as you walk in the main entrance.

Where are the restrooms?:

There are some outdoor bathrooms and you can use the bathrooms on the lower level inside the building.  

Can I bring a fishing pole,... I’m going to catch my dinner?:

Yes, but underhand casting is preferred near shore.  Those sharp hooks can ruin an evening.  Check the game calendar for best fishing times;