November 15, 2014
Folk/acoustic musician Dennis Warner’s career has taken him to all fifty states. He has released nine CDs and is also the author of the popular children’s book, “Beads on One String”, now in its Fifth Printing.
Based on radio play worldwide, Warner’s latest CD, “Seeds”, was named one of the top folk albums of 2012. He has performed in concert at the Kennedy ...More
November 5, 2014
Singer and songwriter Linda Marie Smith brings the story of Italian Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi to St. Cloud State University with her ensemble’s performance of ...More
November 6, 2014
Due to popular demand, The Paramount Theatre has secured a third concert by country legend, Clint Black. While there are a few tickets available right now for his November 7th and ...More
November 7, 2014
Irish singer-songwriter-guitarist Patsy O'Brien has played with Eileen Ivers, Cathe Ryan, the Brian Boru Pipe Band, Paddy Keenan, and (last year right here) Matt Mancuso. Tonight we ...More
Presented by Legends (Holiday Inn)
November 7-November 8, 2014
Dynamic, engaging, and versatile, Saintrio is guaranteed to make an impression....More
Presented by Saint Cloud Municipal Band at Paramount Theatre
November 10, 2014
This program will be some of the world’s greatest “dance hits”. Perhaps the ballet of Romeo and Juliet or the Rumble from West Side Story! This concert will ...More
November 14, 2014
Garnet Rogers is a monument of Canadian music: composer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, and storyteller. He has been touring since the 1970s, first with his late brother Stan ...More
November 21, 2014
She is a folksinger recording in both Spanish and English. Known for singing both traditional Mexican folk-songs and her own original songs, both in Spanish and English, Hinojosa ...More
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Area musician Aksel Krafnick will return to the Veranda Lounge as he performs a free show starting at 9pm. Aksel has played around Central Minnesota for several years, highlighting his great vocal and guitar skills. Aksel spent a few years playing with Wyatt Earp and the Punks and recently joined Coyote Proof Coop as guitarist and vocalist. Come on down and welcome Aksel to our stage! This show is FREE!
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||10/31/14||St. Cloud|
|Legends Annual Halloween Party|
Legends Bar and Grill Annual Halloween Party! Contests! Drink Specials! Prizes!
|Legends (Holiday Inn)||10/31/14||Saint Cloud|
|Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks present . . . Daydream Believers – The Story of the Monkees |
The “Prefab” group that became a real band! The phenomenon that surrounded them has yet to be matched or surpassed! In two short years the group would host a weekly smash hit television show, all the while touring and selling 65 million albums world wide! They would fight for their artistic freedom, and in the end, emerge a major force in American Pop culture. Witness the rise, fall and re-emergence of America’s favorite Pop act!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/01/14||Saint Cloud|
|Theater Latte Da: Steerage Song|
Ellis Island was the gateway to America - a land of opportunity for some, a land of exclusion for others. 5,000 immigrants a day passed through this "Island of Hope, Island of Tears." Packed into the steerage of steamships, they left their homelands with few possessions but a wealth of hope, promise and music. Steerage Song is a musical kaleidoscope of their journey to America.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||11/01/14||Collegeville|
|Legends (Holiday Inn)||10/31/14-|
Jacob John has truly been performing all of his life. His earliest memory of performance was walking up and down the isle of an Amtrak train singing at the top of his lungs at the age of 5 on a family trip to Canada. Throughout his childhood music was always around, whether it was his sister endlessly practicing scales on the piano or his mother and father practicing songs for church or funerals. Through the duration of schooling from finger-painting to college instruction (advanced...
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||11/01/14||St. Cloud|
|Broadway Songbook: The First Hundred Years |
Celebrate the history of American musical theater by taking a journey through the first 100 years of Broadway. Hear classics from such popular shows as Annie Get Your Gun, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man, Show Boat, Oklahoma!, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy and more. From the early years to the Golden Age, this show has something for everyone.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/02/14||Saint Cloud|
|The SJBC Variety Hour |
Don’t miss this stunning season-opener! Join more than 80 current and former choirboys as they put on their tuxes and top hats to present this first-of-its-kind presentation! Acts will include selections from the stage, screen, and popular music, coupled with choreography, supported by our very own jazz combo, and led by a very entertaining emcee
|The St. John's Boys' Choir||11/01/14-|
|A Civil War Portrait||Minnesota Center Chorale||11/02/14||St. Cloud|
|David Swenson Memorial Foundation 2014-15 Guest Artist Series: Tatsuya Nakatani, percussion|
Acoustic sound artist and percussionist/drummer Tatsuya Nakatani will perform in the beautiful Gallery Vault, a space operated by the SCSU Student Art Union. The Gallery Vault is a non-profit gallery located in downtown St. Cloud whose mission is to strengthen the Midwest arts community through the arts.
|St. Cloud State University Music Department||11/05/14||Saint Cloud|
|Everett Smithson Harmonica Lessons|
Learn how to play the harmonica and see a performance by accomplished musician Everett Smithson sponsored by the Minnesota Blues Society. Students will receive free materials including harmonicas, simple instruction literature and songs/diagrams. The class will address beginning harmonica player issues like breathing, rhythm and the most important--being able to play one hole at a time.
|Great River Regional Library System||11/05/14||Saint Michael|
|Blues Review- Featuring: Boom Boom Steve V||Legends (Holiday Inn)||11/05/14||Saint Cloud|
|Theater Latte Da: Workshop|
Join us for a fascinating presentation on the creation of the docu- musical Steerage Song, created by Peter Rothstein-Artistic Director and Dan Chouinard-Musical Director. Find out the inspirations for developing a musical which focus on the story of immigration, opportunity, trials and perseverance. Bringing together the many languages, accents, and cultures was a creative triumph for the writers. This is everyone’s story, join us for a lively discussion.
|Whitney Senior Center||11/06/14||St. Cloud|
|Leo and Kathy Lara|
This husband-and-wife team out of Columbia Heights plays music from South America and particularly from Leo's home country of Ecuador. Expect a variety of musical instruments and a little lesson in Latin music. Sponsored by the City of Elk River.
|Great River Regional Library System||11/06/14||Elk River|
|Sossy Mechanics: Trick Boxing|
Trick Boxing tells the endearing tale of Dancing Danny, who is caught between a rock and a hard place. Indebted to a street tough, Danny reluctantly becomes a boxer to pay him back. While training, he meets a dancer named Bella who teaches him a few tricks of her own.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||11/07/14-|
|An Evening with Clint Black|
Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have helped shape his long career, as Black has transcended genres to become one of the most successful artists in all the music industry. To date, Black has written, recorded and released more than 100 songs, a benchmark in any artist’s career. An astounding one-third of these songs eligible for major single release also achieved hit song status at Country...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/07/14-|
|Tribute: Wind Ensemble Concert|
The St. Cloud State Wind Ensemble performs a program entitled “Tribute” on Sunday, November 9 at 3 pm in Ritsche Auditorium. This concert features music for wind band by Pulitizer Prize winning composers William Bolcolm and William Schuman. The program will open with David Maslanka’s Mother Earth Fanfare, an intense opener that is a tribute inspired by a writing by St. Francis of Assisi. The program also includes a new work for band by Zack Stanton, Assistant Professor of...
|St. Cloud State University Music Department||11/09/14||St. Cloud|
|African Drumming Camp|
Students learn traditional West African music on authentic African instruments like djembes, dundun, kpanlogo drums, gourd xylophones, bells, and shakers. In addition, students learn about the art and cultures of West Africa by discussing the similarities and differences of lifestyle and music, playing real African children’s music games, and singing songs in West African languages.
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/03/14-|
|David Swenson Memorial Foundation 2014-15 Guest Artist Series: Brad Dutz/Chris Wabich Percussion Duo|
David Swenson Memorial Foundation 2014-15 Guest Artist Series: Brad Dutz/Chris Wabich Percussion Duo
Percussionist, composer, and freelance musician Brad Dutz moved to Los Angeles in 1984 where he started a freelance career that now spans nine solo CDs; over 250 credits on other CDs including Alanis Morrisette, KISS, Willie Nelson, Tribal Tech, Lee Ann Rhimes, and Rickie Lee Jones, among others; and films and TV shows including King of the Hill, Family Guy, Enterprise, Firefly, The Bourne Legacy, Transformers, Cowboys and Aliens, Hidalgo, Anchorman, Rush Hour, Battleship, and many others....
|St. Cloud State University Music Department||11/12/14||Saint Cloud|
|Music at St. Mary's|
St. Cloud State’s annual choral concert tradition continues with performances from Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, Chamber Singers, and Concert Choir. A signature St. Cloud State event, join us for an afternoon of enchanting voices.
|St. Cloud State University- SCSU School of the Arts||11/16/14||St. Cloud|
|Granite City Music Review|
GRANITE CITY MUSIC REVIEW
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||11/19/14||Saint Cloud|
|Harmony, Peace, & Love|
It goes without saying that the Beatles were an iconic band that changed the face of music forever with the most devoted fan base in the world. They were a musical revolution. When the band broke up, it broke the hearts of millions of music lovers, who were afraid the hits would stop coming. Fortunately, this was not the case. The Fab Four not only continued their musical journeys individually, but continued to spread their message.
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||11/21/14||Saint Cloud|
|SONGBLAST! Dueling Guitars|
2 Killer Voices | 2 Dueling Guitars | 2 Much Fun!
What is SongBlast? It’s all about great songs, wonderfully performed…and having a BLAST! Pat Balder and Glen Everhart have spent their lives writing, performing, and loving all genres of popular American music. Pat knows every rock ‘n’ roll classic through and through. Glen knows about every acoustic guitar-based hit ever to grade the airwaves. They combine the...
|G.L. Berg Presents||11/21/14||Saint Cloud|
|Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra Begin Rehearsals!|
The Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra comprises of three ensembles based on ability from beginners to advanced. Students playing violin, viola, cello, or string bass can join in the fun! Go to CMYO's website for more information.
|Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra||09/06/14-|
|Holiday Music with Chris Ward|
Chris Ward, harpist/vocalist, will be giving a concert of holiday tunes ranging from traditional to contemporary, including children's favorites and Chanukah songs. Chris has played everywhere from McDonalds to the Ritz. Her credits include several years at the Excalibur Hotel in Las Vegas and many events at restaurants, hotels and country clubs.
|Great River Regional Library System||11/22/14||Rockford|
|Leon Laudenback & Ensemble|
Leon Laudenbach is a singer song writer from St. Cloud Minnesota who has been performing his original compositions for the past 30 years, on stages throughout the upper Midwest. Born to Adeline and Harvey Laudenbach he spent his youth growing up on a farm on the south side of town bordering the Mississippi River. Being immersed in music and the river as a backdrop led to serious daydreaming, that proved to be the resource for the hundreds of songs he wrote.
|Granite City Folk Society||11/28/14||St. Cloud|
|Seaborn String Orchestra Concert & Barn Dance 2014|
Students of Cristina Seaborn perform in 4 orchestras, Prelude Strings, Crescendo Strings, Fiddle Fire, and Diamond Strings. Come to enjoy classical music favorites, holiday favorites, and a barn dance / potluck!
|Seaborn String Orchesta||11/30/14||Sartell|
|A Merry Little Christmas|
Haul out the holly, put up the tree, and kick off the holidays with gorgeous choral music. Enjoy fresh arrangements of classic Christmas songs and contemporary music of the season by St. Cloud native J. Aaron McDermid and Welsh composer Paul Mealor. Sing-along carols and thought-provoking narrations help make this a not-to-be-missed concert.
Featuring: Great River Chorale; Cantabile Girls Concert Choir & Choristers and Br. Paul-Vincent Niebauer, OSB, narrator
|Great River Chorale||11/30/14||St. Cloud|
|Granite City Radio Theatre|
KVSC 88.1 FM in partnership with the Pioneer Place on Fifth is so proud to present season three of the Granite City Radio Theatre. The season begins on Wednesday, October 22nd at 7:30pm, with subsequent shows on December 3, March 18, and May 20. This live radio show is broadcast on KVSC 88.1 FM from the historic Pioneer Place on Fifth Theatre in front of a live studio audience.
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||12/03/14||Saint Cloud|
|Simple Gifts Concert||Elk River High School Arts Programming||12/04/14||Elk River|
|A Christmas Carol|
A time-honored family tradition returns this holiday season as Nebraska Theatre Caravan brings Dickens' "ghostly little tale" to life. Follow the inspiring transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge as he discovers the true meaning of Christmas in a tale that has resonated with audiences for generations.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||12/05/14||Saint Joseph|
Local act featuring Doug Millaway, Jake Hagedorn, Angie Crandall, and Kris Crandall. More info to come.
|Granite City Folk Society||12/05/14||St. Cloud|
|A Charlie Brown Christmas & Frosty the Snowman|
Two beloved television holiday specials come to life featuring the whole Peanuts Gang and the world’s most famous Snowman. Recommended for ALL ages.
|Great River Educational Arts Theatre||11/21/14-|
|A Celtic Tenors Christmas|
Back by popular demand, after their three sold out shows here at the Paramount in 2012.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/09/14-|
|Rock 'N' Roll Xmas Spectacular|
Featuring: Ted Manderfeld, Paul “Stretch” Diethelm, Mike Zeleny, and Billy Thommes on drums
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||12/08/14-|
Celebrate the magic of the Christmas season with Dala. With their angelic harmonies and signature wit, this delightful Canadian duo are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit, performing original songs as well as a selection of holiday favorites, including: "White Christmas," "Coventry Carol" and "The Christmas Waltz".
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||12/13/14||Collegeville|
|Christmas with the Steeles|
It’s been six years since the Steeles brought their absolutely outstanding and electrifying holiday gospel show to the Paramount Stage. The Steeles are a family group of brothers and sisters that consist of J.D., Fred, Jearlyn, Jevetta, and Billy Steele. They have performed their melodic sounds around me world including Carnegie Hall, Paris, London, Barcelona, Italy, South America and Moscow. They recently released a new holiday CD entitled A Christmas Celebration.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/13/14||Saint Cloud|
|Holiday Pops Concert|
It would not be the holidays without the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert! Take a break from shopping, decorating and holiday activities to listen to some of the greatest music of the season. From Stille Nacht to Sleigh Ride this is our holiday greeting to you. Don't miss a note!
|St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra||12/13/14||St. Cloud|
|Children's Holiday Concert|
Bring the whole family! This special performance of the St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to families in Central Minnesota. Take some time from your busy holiday routine and enjoy the music of the season with the ones you love. Don't miss a note!
|St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra||12/13/14||St. Cloud|
|The Local Roots Series presents Okee Dokee Brothers|
Back by popular demand on this holiday Sunday afternoon, this one-hour concert is designed specifically for the ages 4-12 crowd. A delightful afternoon spent with Grammy-Award winning performers!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/14/14||Saint Cloud|
|Big Band Experience|
The Shaun Johnson Big Band Experience is the only group taking big band music, fusing it with modern day mixes of all genres, and making the act of giving “cool.” We create more than music. We create feelings. Experiences. The kind you remember as, “That unbelievable night out.” Wanna levitate off your chair with the pulse of pop? Done. Just don’t ask that we hold back the edge because THAT is what makes us who we are. Big band was born out of rebellion, and we...
|Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota||12/14/14||Sauk Rpds|
|George Maurer Jazz Group|
“Dress smart, act casual, look like you know what you are doing, and wait for somebody to count to four.” That’s the George Maurer Group’s motto, and it fits. The George Maurer Group mixes just the right proportions of refinement and relatability as they play straight-ahead jazz with their trademark lighthearted flair.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/15/14||Saint Cloud|
|The Gatlin Brothers Christmas Show|
Celebrate Christmas with the Gatlin Brothers, one of gospel music’s most decorated acts. Deep with vocal harmony, the Grammy Award-winning group has 15 top-five hits to its credit and has performed everywhere from Broadway to the White House… and, for the third time in ten years, right here in St. Cloud.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/18/14-|
Guitarist Reynold Philipsek usually appears here with a full band, but tonight he's playing as a duo with bassist extrodordinaire Matt Senjem. This stripped-down setting will showcase the range of Reynold's composition styles and influences: gypsy, bebop, and straight-ahead jazz; the Great American Songbook; Nuevo Tango; 20th century classical; even a dash of rock. And if we're lucky, he'll sing a few songs for us.
|Granite City Folk Society||12/19/14||St. Cloud|
|Laughing All The Way V: Miracle on 5th Avenue|
LAUGHING ALL THE WAY V: The Miracle on Fifth Avenue
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||11/28/14-|
|The Half Steps|
For more than 18 years, the Half Steps have been entertaining audiences throughout Minnesota with their unique brand of a cappella music. Gary Zwack, Steve Wilson, Richard Witteman and Paul Fedor bring humor and tight harmonies to an eclectic catalogue of tunes – from Elvis to the Pointer Sisters. Over the years, the Half Steps have gained a loyal following from performances at Joetown Rocks, the Paramount theatre, Millstream arts festival, and most recently rejoining Collective...
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||12/21/14||Saint Cloud|
|Rock N Roll Christmas Spectacular|
Friday, December 26 at 7:30
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/26/14-|
|Tonic Sol Fa|
Back for their 13th consecutive performance as the finale of their nationwide holiday tour, Tonic-Sol-Fa has carved a niche as one of the nation’s top vocal groups. In the midst of touring, this Emmy-award winning quartet has been named on of the top five “must see” groups in America.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/29/14-|
|Deuces Wild New Year's Eve|
After nearly two sold-out shows last year for their very first appearance here on New Year’s Eve, Deuces Wild is coming back again to ring in the New Year! Ted and Dave have performed from California to New York and just about everywhere inbetween! Masters of comedy and song, and second-to-none when it comes to interacting with the audience, you can plan on a night of song, hilarity and unmatched wit!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/31/14||Saint Cloud|
An incredibly fun and exciting 60 minutes for the very young! This Emmy-Award winning group, considered the “pied pipers of preschool party rocking”, tour internationally – performing an average of 500 concert events annually. They have an EMMY Award winning television series of short form music videos that is seen by over 3 million people daily in over 175 counties. In the United States, the Zinghoppers are being broadcast on over 150 PBS member stations.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||01/18/15||Saint Cloud|
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