Sunday, June 7: Charlene Orffeo

Charlene Orffeo

 Charlene Orffeo plays the Loft Lounge at PrideFest Milwaukee Sunday, June 7 at 4:00 P.M.

Charlene Orffeo is a singer songwriter who is originally from New York and has been in Wisconsin since 2004. She has been in the Milwaukee area for the past 6 years. 

Charlene is best known for her folk music  concerts with a mix of original material, covers, humor, and  presentation of historical references in  early American folk music.

She is well known in Door County, playing the Potawatomi State Park amphitheater for the past 9 years.

While  living in Door County, Charlene was also rhythm guitarist in ‘Sugar on the Barn Floor’  Irish folk group.

Although originally learning piano her primary instrument now is guitar. She can also be found playing  percussion and various other folk instruments.

Over the last 3 years ,she has been privileged to work with some of Women’s Music pioneers such as Tret Fure.

Charlene has been a member of choral groups both locally and  in New York.  She can be found singing in her car, in the shower or while serenading wildlife in various parks.