CHORAL & FOLK
December 16-December 17, 2016
The St. John’s Boys’ Choir presents its annual Christmas concert with selections of sacred Christmas music in one of Central Minnesota’s most beautiful settings. Celebrate the season and enjoy a full performance of Benjamin Britten's choral masterpiece "A Ceremony of Carols" by candlelight, with Andrea Stern as well as other seasonal favorites accompanied by the SJBC Orchestra....More
December 10, 2016
MCC returns to the St. John's Great Hall for our annual Cabaret!
December 11, 2016
Join YCCM for this annual holiday concert!
December 17, 2016
This year with their 2016 tour, “Celebrating 40 Years Together”, they’re still making new heart-felt memories for old friends, longtime fans as well as a whole new ...More
December 18, 2016
The acclaimed Irish singer Cathie Ryan and her award-winning band celebrate a traditional Irish American Christmas with The Winter’s Heart®. Featuring Cathie’s ...More
December 18, 2016
Named in honor of Bill Monroe, “The Father of Bluegrass Music,” Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and ...More
December 30, 2016
The new chapter in the evolution of Tonic Sol-fa continues. This Christmas, the Emmy-award winning a cappella group brings their renowned stage show to you. Enjoy an evening of ...More
January 20, 2017
Galway, Ireland is home for this outstanding group of musicians. This young, award-winning group of young men are in the United States for just two weeks in January – and ...More
|"Comfort and Joy" Christmas Concert|
The Crusade Choir has been presenting Christmas Programs for the past 35 years, and continues that tradition this year presenting "Comfort and Joy" by Randy Vader and Jay Rouse this coming December 16th, 17th, and 18th. The event will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in St. Cloud at 340 5th Avenue South, St. Cloud, Minnesota.
|The Crusade Choir||12/16/16-|
From New Jersey, John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania. Soon he found himself living in the club’s basement and acting as resident MC and sound man, encountering legendary folk troubadours like Canadian singer-songwriter Stan Rogers, Eric Andersen, Tom Paxton and Claudia Schmidt. Their brand of folk-inspired acoustic music inspired him, and before long he was performing his own...
|Granite City Folk Society||01/21/17||St. Cloud|
|The Vienna Boys Choir|
The most famous Boys’ Choir in the world is coming to the Paramount! Boys have been singing at Vienna’s Imperial Chapel since 1296. In 1498, Maximilian I moved his court to Vienna and instructed there were to be singing boys among his musicians. This marked the foundation of what is known today as the Vienna Boys Choir. Today, touring is part of the chorister’s education. Since 1926, the Vienna Boys Choir has undertaken 1000 tours in 97 different countries. in that time,...
|Paramount Center for the Arts||02/19/17||Saint Cloud|
Bill Staines is a folk circuit perennial, with a resume that stretches from the legendary Club 47 hootenannies of the Sixties to Prairie Home Companion and includes nearly a half-century of singing, songwriting, and recording (more than two dozen albums). His peers pay him the compliment of covering his songs: Peter, Paul, and Mary, Tommy Makem and Liam Clancy, Mason Williams, Jerry Jeff Walker, Nanci Griffith, and Glen Yarborough have all included his compositions...
|Granite City Folk Society||02/23/17||St. Cloud|
|Night of the Stars|
Celebrating its 15th year, the LEAF Night of the Stars Variety Show is a fundraiser for the K-12 activities programs of district 742. An amazing evening showcasing the outstanding talent of the students in District 742!
|Paramount Center for the Arts||02/24/17-|
|Hold Out Your Light – A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King|
Minnesota Center Chorale, and special guests, Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota, will join together to share songs of peace and unity, and to honor the legacy and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
|Paramount Center for the Arts||02/26/17||Saint Cloud|
One of Ireland’s leading tenors brings you an afternoon of songs, stories, tunes and dance, from the heart of the Emerald Isle. From a tiny spark, Michael Londra’s Celtic Fire now travels the world in many forms. With 100% live music, dance and song, the show generates an electric atmosphere that sweeps audiences away to Ireland, its culture, its land, its pubs, its music and its soul. The heart of this show belongs to celebrated tenor Michael Londra who has won fans in every...
|Paramount Center for the Arts||03/15/17||Saint Cloud|
|Ring of Kerry|
Ring of Kerry is a bursting-with-energy Irish music group that captures the hearts of listeners. The group takes its name from a beautiful craggy drive in southwestern County Kerry, Ireland.
Its Celtic music, however, is played with a heart much closer to its American home.
|Paramount Center for the Arts||03/17/17||Saint Cloud|
|The Infamous Stringdusters |
This bluegrass band is just as comfortable at a dirt road pickin’ session as they are on a concert hall stage.
|CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||03/18/17||Saint Joseph|
|Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem: American Spiritual||CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series||03/25/17||Collegeville|
|Requiem for the Living|
Under the baton of Garrett Lathe, over 120 high school singers from 14 high schools – all members of the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota – will be presenting one of their largest undertakings to date. Along with 21 orchestral musicians, the YCCM will be bring the Central Minnesota premiere of this deeply emotional work to the stage at the Paramount. Published in mid-2013, Requiem for the Living offers an inspiring perspective on life, love, loss and renewal. A Requiem, at its...
|Paramount Center for the Arts||04/21/17-|