April 4, 2015
The Crown Jewels are an outstanding replication of one of the greatest rock bands of all time, “Queen”. Hailing from Minneapolis, this LIVE TRIBUTE (no backing instrumental or vocal tracks) performs all the greatest hits, arena anthems, and top ten singles that made Queen one of the most legendary rock bands of all time. The Crown Jewels succeed in blending the vocal layering and studio ...More
April 1-April 3, 2015
A handsome teen idol who had a considerable amount of talent to complement his blue-eyed good looks, Ricky Nelson practically grew up in the nation’s living rooms each week on ...More
April 10, 2015
Alasdair Fraser, long regarded as Scotland's premier fiddle ambassador, and the sizzlingly-talented cellist Natalie Haas share the stage with the full CSB/SJU Orchestra. In ...More
April 6-April 10, 2015
Cornerstone Construction Presents The Fabulous Armadillos: STADIUM ROCK II
Playing to nearly 17,000 people at St. Cloud Rotary’s Summertime By George Festival in 2014 ...More
Presented by Great River Chorale
April 10-April 12, 2015
The best of Broadway and The Beatles ... who could ask for anything more?
April 17, 2015
Michael Johnathon is a folksinger, songwriter, concert performer, author who created and hosts the worldwide broadcast of the WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour with a radio audience ...More
April 25, 2015
A musical pioneer, cellist Matt Haimovitz has inspired classical music lovers and countless new listeners by bringing his artistry to both Carnegie Hall and New York's infamous punk ...More
Presented by Monroe Crossing at Paramount Theatre
April 26, 2015
Join Minnesota Center Chorale and Monroe Crossing as they perform The World Beloved; A Bluegrass Mass. Originally commissioned and premiered by VocalEssence, this masterpiece, ...More
|Fool's Day Jazz Buffet|
The St. Cloud State Jazz Ensemble will present a concert on Wednesday, April 1 at 7:30 PM in the PAC Recital Hall. This performance features a sampling of jazz music by Charlie Parker, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Miles Davis, Victor Mendoza and more. The Jazz Ensemble will be joined by SCSU's new Collaborative Chamber Ensemble, a collective of musicians from various departmental ensembles, as well as the college campus and St. Cloud Community.
|St. Cloud State University Music Department||04/01/15||Saint Cloud|
Opening for Mr. Gorka will be our own local artist Dave Cofell.
Many well known artists have recorded and/or performed John Gorka songs, including Mary Chapin Carpenter, Nanci Griffith, Mary Black and Maura O’Connell. John has graced the stage of Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage, etown and has appeared on CNN. His new song “Where No Monuments Stand” is featured in the upcoming documentary Every War Has Two Losers, about activist and Oregon Poet Laureate William...
|Granite City Folk Society||04/03/15||St. Cloud|
|Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer|
Dave & Mandy’s debut duo album, Seed of a Pine was recorded in Chicago during the summer of 2011 with renowned producer Zach Goheen and includes contributions from a litany of acclaimed musicians, including Wisconsin singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey, Po’Girl/Birds of Chicago songstress Allison Russell, and JT Nero (Birds of Chicago). With this release of the songwriters’ first official collaboration, the duo’s striking ability to blend their lush folk and...
|Granite City Folk Society||04/10/15||St. Cloud|
|100 Years of Sinatra with the Andrew Walesch Big Band|
One of the most recognizable voices of all time, Frank Sinatra would have turned 100 years old in 2015. The “Chairman of the Board” enjoyed a recording career that spanned from 1935-1995. He sang with the most popular big bands of the ’40s and won an Academy Award. He has sold hundreds of millions of records worldwide, received 11 Grammy Awards, and starred in 60 motion pictures. You will hear dozens of your favorites including, “That’s Life,” Nice...
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||04/11/15||Saint Cloud|
|Still I Rise|
The College of Saint Benedict is hosting five collegiate women’s choirs from around the state in a concert titled, “Still I Rise.”
The concert, which includes CSB, the College of St. Scholastica, University of Northwestern – St. Paul, St. Cloud State University and the University of St. Thomas, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, in Escher Auditorium, Benedicta Arts Center, CSB.
The concert is free and open to the public, but free-will...
|The College of Saint Benedict||04/11/15||Saint Joseph|
|KIDZ BOP Make Some Noise Tour|
KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, is bringing the “Make Some Noise” tour to Saint Cloud! The KIDZ BOP Kids will take the stage to perform family-friendly versions of today’s biggest hits in this energetic and interactive live show. The “Make Some Noise” tour is the ultimate family concert experience that guarantees to get everyone singing and dancing along!
|KIDZ BOP||04/17/15||St. Cloud|
|Tarzan® The Stage Musical |
This high-flying family musical adaptation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic tale and the animated Disney film Tarzan features music and lyrics by Oscar and and seven-time Grammy Award winner Phil Collins. Highlighted by aerial and acrobatic effects, Tarzan, tells the story of a helpless baby, orphaned by a shipwreck on the West African shore, who's taken under the protection of a gorilla tribe and becomes part of their family. This epic adventure for the entire family features the hit...
|Great River Educational Arts Theatre||04/10/15-|
For 17 years, J.P. Cormier has quietly lent his formidable talents to the production and recording of over 40 albums and worked with a wide variety of studio musicians. He also offers a broad range of services from the comfort of his recording studio like; full service recording, record production, music arrangement, studio engineering, and mixing and mastering. J.P. also specializes in studio overdubbing, and is a talented studio musician.
His client list contains some of the giants...
|Granite City Folk Society||04/24/15||St. Cloud|
|St. Cloud Singing Saints with special guests, A Mighty Wind|
The St Cloud Singings Saints are back for their annual Spring performance, and this time with third-place international medalists, A Mighty Wind.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||04/25/15||Saint Cloud|
|Old Songs in a New Light|
Songwriter Marienne Kreitlow's extensive creative journey was forged by the music of our shared American legacy. From silly stories to stirring anthems she invites us to step back into time as an immigrant, a cowboy, or a slave yearning for freedom. Hear how her original music was shaped by these powerful songs, with plenty of opportunities to sing along. A performance event sponsored by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy Fund and the Howard Lake Friends of the Library. Light refreshments...
|Great River Regional Library System||04/25/15||Howard Lake|
|Her Story, Her Song|
In its 14th year, the Her Story, Her Song concert gives performers and audience members an opportunity to explore life from the feminine perspective. Each year, Her Story, Her Song establishes a connection with a community agency providing services to women and children.
|St. Cloud State University- SCSU School of the Arts||04/28/15||St. Cloud|
Comas is a celtic-music quartet with a multinational membership, featuring fiddle (Aidan Burke), guitar, bouzouki, and cittern (Philip Masure), pipes and flutes (Isaac Alderson), and bodhran (Anna Cotillon). Their repertory is "firmly rooted in traditional Irish music, but open to anything that comes along the way" (FolkWorld). Over the last decade the band has played the major festivals of Europe and North America.
|Granite City Folk Society||04/29/15||St. Cloud|
|Evening of the Arts|
This event is an opportunity for Elk River HIgh School students and staff to showcase their many talents. It is also a great chance for the community to become immersed in the fine arts and cultures in their area. Families and friends are encouraged to join us in supporting the creative energy at ERHS.
Art, Video & Photography | Vocal, Instrumental & Dance Performances | Snippets of "Beauty and the Beast" | Writing Portfolios | Empty Bowls Project | Ongoing...
|Elk River High School||04/30/15||Elk River|
|Beat-Box Vocal Percussion Workshop|
Join famous vocal percussionist, Paul Donnelly, as he teaches us how to do Beat-Box! All non-, novice, or experienced musicians and acapella artists are welcome!
|Great River Regional Library System||04/30/15||Big Lake|
Cheryl Wheeler has to be seen to be appreciated. Nothing you read and nothing you hear from her albums prepares you for how good a performer she is.
You may not be familiar with Cheryl, but you have probably heard her music. She is very respected as a songwriter by her peers, which can be seen by how many of them record her songs. Chery’s songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Dan Seals, Peter Paul and Mary, Kenny Loggins, Garth Brooks, Suzy Boggus, Melanie, Bette...
|Granite City Folk Society||05/01/15||St. Cloud|
|Local Roots Series Presents Leon Laudenbach|
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. 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 has written to date. In 2010 Leon and Rex Veeder staged The Headwater Blues...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||05/02/15||Saint Cloud|
|1954 in America|
1954 in America, a great time to remember. The St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra will celebrate this time with performances of On the Waterfront, The Tenderland Suite and the American Rhapsody. There will also be some Broadway hits of 1954! Don't miss a note!
|St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra||05/02/15||St. Cloud|
|The Local Roots Series Presents Gone Fishin’|
The Paramount welcomes back a local contemporary southern gospel group for this final show in the 2014-2015 Local Roots Series. Their up tempo, high energy, power packed musical event will surely lift the souls of all in attendance. This group reaches audiences of all ages from grade school children, to mom and dad, to grandma and grandpa. 90 minutes of the most positive and inspirational singing and messages focused entirely on the gospel.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||05/03/15||Saint Cloud|
|Tap & Transportation|
In this two-part program, first get an overview of Metro Bus transportation here in Central Minnesota including current routes and transportation tips like ride coupons and senior discounts. After a short lesson, the Metro Bus will transport us to the Paramount Theatre where Two on Tap will transport us to glamorous era of Broadway song and dance. Enjoy the relaxing ride back from the show on the bus with your friends while you plan your next Metro Bus adventure.
|Whitney Senior Center||05/05/15||St. Cloud|
|Dance Explorers Beginning Ballet||Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/04/14-|
|Douglas Wood and the Wild Spirit Band|
Wild Spirit is Douglas Wood, son Bryan Wood, and good buddy Steve Borgstrom (aka “Holly-Wood”). They play superb acoustic music — standards, bluegrass, folk, jazz, traditional, with a heaping helping of quality originals.
Douglas Wood is the best-selling author of 30 books, with over two and a half million copies in print. Among his titles are the classic, Old Turtle, and Franklin and Winston: A Christmas That Changed The World. He has won the Christopher Medal, the...
|Granite City Folk Society||05/08/15||St. Cloud|
|Rainy Days and Mondays: Tribute to the Music of the Carpenters|
Join us as Aimee’ Lee and a stellar cast of musicians present a stunning tribute to The Carpenters, the biggest-selling group of the 70?s. More than just creators of beautifully-crafted music and hugely successful hit records, an entire generation fell in love with the sound of The Carpenters. Featuring beloved classics, such as Close To You, Yesterday Once More, We’ve Only Just Begun, Superstar, For All We Know, and many, many more!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||05/09/15-|
|The Saint Cloud Municipal Band Presents Places Near and Far|
This program will feature music from around the world. Come take a musical tour with us as we perform a variety of pieces featuring places near and far.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||05/11/15||Saint Cloud|
|Everett Smithson Band|
Back by popular demand - swamp rock live at the library! Hot Movin' Music from Up and Down the Mississippi River!
For all ages. Limit 40. Sponsored by the City of Elk River.
|Great River Regional Library System||05/12/15||Elk River|
I have released three albums through Any Kind Of Music since I began in 2009. My first, “Trains, Cars & A Trip To Mars” was started in the fall of 2009 as I began songwriting to entertain my kids. It includes “You Are My Sunshine,” a personal favorite, and was featured in Parents magazine in 2010.
I began a more serious pursuit of music after losing my nephew to cancer.
My second album “Embrace” was released in August 2012. Embrace is an...
|Granite City Folk Society||05/13/15||St. Cloud|
|Creative Dance and Ballet|
Watch your child’s imagination grow! Dance activities include creative warm-up and beginning ballet barre, movement preparation for technique work in ballet, exploration of dance concepts, imaginative stories, simple folk dances & choreography. Students learn to express themselves through guided movement choices, empowering them to become dance makers.
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/04/14-|
|American Bandstand: The 60's Dance Party |
Television, rock and roll and teenagers! In the 1960's when television and rock and roll were coming of age and when the biggest generation in American history was just about to enter its teens, it took a bit of originality to see the potential power in this now-obvious combination. The man who saw that potential more clearly than any other was a 26-year-old named Dick Clark. He would transform himself and a local television program into two of the most culturally significant forces of...
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||05/13/15-|
|Dan Preston and Deanna Paulzine|
After a hiatus of several years, Dan Preston and Deanna Paulzine are reconstituting their duo format (as distinct from their popular rock trio, the Preston & Paulzine Band). Their songbag is capacious and various, covering country, jazz, blues, pop, rock, and the occasional torch song. Prepare for musical whiplash as they switch from Bowie to bossa nova to Bobby Gentry to Pink Floyd.
|Granite City Folk Society||05/15/15||St. Cloud|
|PIano Explorers II|
This class is a continuation of concepts taught in PE I and provides a foundation for private piano study. Music learning is fun as children explore music through piano, movement, singing, instruments and group activities. Children improvise, compose, and perform through listening, reading notation and imitation. A great way to introduce students to piano before committing to private lessons. Students work on group songs and individual solo pieces in mini-private lessons to prepare for...
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/16/14-|
|PIano Explorers I|
Introduce your child to the joy of piano in this classroom and keyboard lab experience for small groups of children. Music learning is fun as children are invited to explore music through piano, movement, singing, instruments, and group activities. Students will be encouraged to improvise, compose, and perform through a variety of activities. A parent or caregiver will need to be available for a portion of the class to assist with tasks and assignments. No musical training is necessary for...
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/16/14-|
|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||05/20/15||Saint Cloud|
|Australian Blues artist Michael Charles|
When seven times Grammy elected Australian blues artist Michael Charles claims the stage, he embraces you with an elevated level of energy and a guitar driven journey through thirty one years and thirty one releases of his original music.
Leading off with an explosive blues number, you are soon captivated by well-rehearsed precision you will experience MC’s original blues, blues based rock, inspiring ballads, as well as some well-known covers. The first set continues on for a...
|Legends (Holiday Inn)||05/20/15||Saint Cloud|
Pioneer Place Theatre In association With KVSC 88.1 Presents Jeremy Messersmith with opening Performer, HARBOR AND HOME
To call Jeremy Messersmith a musician is half-truth: He’s also a storyteller, who has carefully crafted a trilogy of songs that narrate life. His first full-length release The Alcatraz Kid is a moving collection of acoustic-driven lullabies with titles like “Novocain” and “Beautiful Children” that innocently question the purpose of...
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||05/21/15||Saint Cloud|
|Harmony, Peace & Love|
A Tribute To The Music of George Harrison, John Lennon, and Paul McCartney, “Harmony, Peace & Love” is a concert series brought to you by Grant F Haake and his all-star band, celebrating the solo music of George Harrison (Harmony) John Lennon (Peace) and Paul McCartney (Love) with some great Ringo tunes spread throughout all three shows! This is a unique musical experience that is certain to bring back memories and many moments of – I remember that...
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||05/22/15||Saint Cloud|
|Baby Beethoven I|
Here’s a special class for infants/toddlers together with their parent, grandparent, or caregiver. Children explore the world of music through shared activities, such as bouncing songs, wiggle poems, clapping rhymes, instrument play, movement and activities that encourage language development. An important time to begin your child’s musical development!
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/17/14-|
|Baby Beethoven II|
Toddlers build their musical awareness through shared activities with their parent, grandparent, or caregiver. Through bouncing songs, steady beat games, clapping rhymes, fingerplays, movement songs, playing instruments, eye/hand coordination activities, and activities that encourage language development, children’s passion for music blossoms!
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/17/14-|
|Music Makers Pre-Piano|
This is a pre-piano class that will engage your child in activities that establish a solid music-making foundation. They will begin to explore music terms and notation in fun and interesting ways through listening, singing, movement and ensemble playing.
|Wirth Center for the Performing Arts||09/17/14-|
|Monday Night Jazz|
Every Monday from 8pm – 10:30 you can hear the best jazz in Central Minnesota as led by Muggsy Lauer and Karl Van Beckum. Each week, many musicians join the cast to play and sing the jazz classics that are truly American. Stop down every Monday for the best in jazz! As always – music in the Lounge is FREE!
|Pioneer Place Theatre Company||05/15/14-|