May 9-May 10, 2015
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 ...More
April 19, 2015
The Road home is a concert celebrating the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota's 10th Anniversary season and will feature our two main choirs, Chamber Singers, plus we have invited ...More
April 24, 2015
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 ...More
Presented by Great River Regional Library System
April 25, 2015
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 ...More
Presented by Cream City Tattoo
April 30, 2015
Join us for a closing reception for Naomi Hart's art gallery exhibit, Sojourner: Works on Wax & Paper. Stop by to meet the artist, enjoy music by Sweet Papa Dave and some ...More
May 1, 2015
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 ...More
May 2, 2015
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 ...More
May 2, 2015
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 ...More
|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-|
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 palace, CBGB. From outdoor festivals to intimate coffee houses, Matt Haimovitz is driven by a desire to share the rich sound of the cello any place where passionate music can be heard and appreciated.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||04/25/15||Collegeville|
|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|
|Central MN Youth Orchestra Spring 2015 Performance with Special Guest|
The concert will feature three ensembles comprised of students from all across the Central Minnesota region. We will also have special guest and violist Coca Bochonko performing selections with the ensembles.
Violist Coca Bochonko is an active freelancer in the Twin Cities area. She has performed with the Minnesota Opera, Minnesota Orchestra, and VocalEssence. She also performs regularly with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and has recently toured with the Manitoba Chamber...
|Central Minnesota Youth Orchestra||04/25/15||Saint Cloud|
|2015 Pine Groove Art Festival|
The free daytime event at the Sartell Middle School features an arts and crafts fair and musical performances, with a special guest appearance of Jah People, an acoustic reggae funk band. The daytime event is from 9AM to 3PM and is fun for the whole family!
The evening event is at The Grands at Mulligans, Sartell, featuring the Andrew Walesch Big Band, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, and a cash bar. The evening event is from 6:30PM to 10PM. Tickets for the evening event are $40/person and...
|Sartell Music Association||04/25/15||Sartell|
| The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass|
Join Minnesota Center Chorale and Monroe Crossing as they perform The World Beloved; A Bluegrass Mass. Originally commissioned and premiered by VocalEssence, this masterpiece, composed by Carol Barnett, combines classical choral writing with bluegrass themes and will delight audiences of all backgrounds and musical tastes. MCC is proud to be the first choral group in Central Minnesota to perform this stunning work.
In addition to the amazing Bluegrass Mass, Monroe Crossing will round...
|Monroe Crossing||04/26/15||Saint Cloud|
|Her Story, Her Song|
The Department of Music at St. Cloud State University is proud to present the 14th annual Her Story, Her Song. From its inception, Her Story, Her Song has been designed to give performers and audience members an opportunity to explore an aspect of life from the feminine perspective. In addition, participants seek a community connection each year that will expand awareness of the community’s support systems available to help women and/or children and to provide a worthy service...
|St. Cloud State University Music Department||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|
|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|
|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|
|"A Toast to Twenty Years!"|
A Toast to Twenty Years Concert revisiting favorite themes and music as well as music specially composed by previous conductor, Michael Halstenson.
Buffalo Community Orchestra is a community organization whose musicians live in 5-6 Central Minnesota counties and perform 5 concerts per season. Professional musicians, adult amateurs and students rehearse weekly and are joined by elementary student musicians for two concerts and choir, handbell and other instrumental groups for at least...
|Buffalo Community Orchestra||05/09/15||Buffallo|
|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|
|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-|
|100 Years of Sinatra! With Andrew Walesch and his 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...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||07/16/15||Saint Cloud|
|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-|
“He has never had a hit record and is rarely seen on television. But Shoji Tabuchi, a country fiddler born and raised in Japan, is a legend in this southwestern Missouri Entertainment capital of the world. Day in, day out………… he draws so many fans that the state gave him a special award this year for his contributions to Missouri tourism.”
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||08/10/15-|
|Maggie Mae and the Heartland Country Band|
Back by popular demand, RFD TV’s Midwest country singer/yodeler, Maggie Mae!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||08/21/15||Saint Cloud|
|The Fabulous Armadillos present Stadium Rock|
Fans of the Fabulous Armadillos won’t want to miss “Stadium Rock!” It played to over 17,000 people at Summertime By George in St. Cloud in 2014 and 16 sold out houses at Pioneer place in 2014 and 2015. Of their 39 different show themes, it has quickly become their most highly-requested show. The Fabulous Armadillos will be joined by special guests with surprises and songs from key artists of the genre: Journey, REO Speedwagon, Styx, Boston, Aerosmith, Queen and many more....
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/09/15-|
|The Sisters of Swing in Concert|
A high-energy nostalgic trip down memory lane, featuring the signature vocal sound of Minnesota’s own Andrews Sisters. The performers – Lisa Pallen, Kathy Mueller and Aimee Lee – beautifully recreate the vocal stylings of the first million selling “girl group”, backed by an 8-piece band led by two-time Ivey Award-winning arranger and musical director Raymond Berg. You’ll be sure to enjoy “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy”, “Rum and Coca...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/27/15||Saint Cloud|
|Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour|
Three years ago Arlo sold out the Paramount stage. Get your tickets soon if you want to be sure that you have a seat for the St. Cloud stop on Arlo’s 12-month North American tour to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the event that inspired the seminal song, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree”. A musical monologue running more than 18 minutes, “Alice’s Restaurant” has become a Thanksgiving holiday anthem to families across the globe and it all originates...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||10/30/15||Saint Cloud|
|Ozark Jubilee presents A Branson Country Christmas|
Holiday cheer and world-class live entertainment combine for an unforgettable season. Fun for the entire family!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||11/10/15-|
|Stroia Ballet Company presents The Nutcracker Ballet|
A true classic performed by a premiere ballet company!
As the Silberhaus family complete final preparations for their annual holiday party, guests travel through a crisp night. Clara and Fritz, eagerly greet the party-goers, but who is the stranger in the disguise? Why it’s beloved Uncle Herr Drosselmeyer!
Clara soon falls asleep and travels to magic lands of swirling snowflakes, an enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy, a ferocious Mouse Queen and the valiant Nutcracker Prince....
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/10/15-|
|Christmas with the Nelsons|
CHRISTMAS WITH THE NELSONS tells the story of three family Christmases in the lives of America’s Favorite Family- The Nelsons.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/15/15||Saint Cloud|
|Restless Heart Christmas Show: A Season of Harmony|
Restless Heart has earned dozens of national awards and nominations over the last 20 years, and have close to a dozen #1 hits and albums! This legendary music group has been performing for well over 30 years – but are appearing at the Paramount for the very first time. Along with all of their #1 hits, Restless Heart will be performing their own versions of classic holiday favorites!
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/18/15-|
|Cantus presents Voices of Christmas|
Every holiday season is a time for celebration. As another year comes to a close, it’s also a time when we reflect on our challenges or triumphs, as well as reflecting on those who have taught us some of life’s most important lessons. In “Voices of Christmas,” the men of Cantus combine the words, stories, and wisdom of people from all walks of life with music that is sure to awaken the holiday spirit. Joining carols old and new with holiday favorites (along with Franz...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/20/15||Saint Cloud|
|George Maurer Jazz Group|
Featuring the incomparable songstress, Ann Michels
George will be tearing up the Paramount stage for the 17th year, presenting holiday arrangements and flair in just the right mix of straight-ahead jazz and their trademark lighthearted flair.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/21/15||Saint Cloud|
|Rock N Roll Christmas Spectacular|
Back for the fifth year in a row, this Las Vegas-style, multi-media musical and comedic production is back. Join Paul “Stretch” Diethelm, Ted Manderfeld, Pamela McNeil, Stacy Bauer, Tim Haussner, Mike Zeleny, Mike Kreitzer and Billy Thommes as they rock their way through timeless holiday classics.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||12/22/15-|
|Deuces Wild New Year's Eve|
For the third year running – with near sell-out crowds each time! – the Masters of Comedy and Song are returning for two New Year’s Eve shows! Ted and Dave are 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||12/31/15||Saint Cloud|
Kat Perkins most recently reached the TOP 5 on Season 6 of NBC’s ‘THE VOICE”. Hailed by ‘THE VOICE’ music director Paul Mirkovich as “The best female rock singer we’ve ever had on the show…” Kat’s career has taken her all over the world, having performed alongside acts like Bon Jovi and The Foo Fighters to name a few.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||02/14/16||Saint Cloud|
With their Emmy Award winning PBS special now airing across the country, and Billboard chart topping albums, it’s easy to see why The Texas Tenors are quickly becoming America’s favorite new tenors. Since their whirlwind debut five years ago on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, The Texas Tenors have accumulated a long list of awards, accolades and excited fans. They have performed more than 800 concerts around the world, including a 24-city tour in the United Kingdom,...
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||03/05/16||Saint Cloud|
Acoustic “fingerstyle” guitar wizard Shaun Hopper is at first glance an unassuming presence, a true southern gentleman whose humility stands in stark contrast to the prodigious talents he unveils on stage. An unparalleled master of the fret-board. Merging complex melodies, harmonies and bass lines along with a one-of-a-kind mix of percussive elements, he captivates everyone within earshot.
|Paramount Theatre and Visual Arts Center||03/19/16||Saint Cloud|