CHORAL & FOLK
February 25, 2015
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 ...More
January 31, 2015
The SCSU Department of Music presents the Big Sing Honor Choir Festival concert with guest conductor Jeffrey Douma (Yale University) at 5:00 p.m. on January 31, 2015 in Ritsche ...More
Presented by CSB/SJU Fine Arts Series
February 7, 2015
Three life-long friends from the small town of Como, Mississippi will fill the Sacred Heart Chapel with the deep, soulful and rich sounds of Southern gospel.
February 13, 2015
“Mulvey spins out a rhythmically intriguing cascade of images and thoughts, influenced by poetry and spoken word. At his best, Mulvey’s like some Tin Pan Alley wit gone ...More
March 6, 2015
In 1957 The Kingston Trio emerged from San Francisco’s North Beach club scene to take the country by storm, bringing the rich tradition of American folk music into the ...More
March 13, 2015
After a successful first offering last year in the weekday matinee slot, Ring of Kerry is returning for their annual St Paddy’s Day performance with shows at 1:30 and 7:30....More
March 14, 2015
We're all Irish on St. Patrick's Day!
March 26, 2015
Songwriter Marienne Kreitlow shares how her original works are inspired by traditional American folk song.
|Pint Size Polkas|
Back by popular demand, musician Mike Schneider gets little kids dancing the polka. Sponsored by the City of Elk River.
|Great River Regional Library System||02/05/15||Elk River|
|Mill City Hot Club|
The Mill City Hot Club was started by founding club member and guitarist Dean Harrington. The music is based on the tradition of gypsy jazz, pioneered in the 1920s by the Belgian guitarist Django Reinhardt and French violinist Stephan Grappelli of the famous Quintet of the Hot Club of France.
This style of jazz was popular through the 1920s-1940s, and has seen a resurgence in the US in recent years. The core instrumentation consist of two acoustic gypsy guitars (Selmer/Maccafarri),...
|Granite City Folk Society||03/27/15||St. Cloud|
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 with over a million listeners each week on 500 public radio stations, PBS-TV coast-to-coast plus American Forces Radio Network in 173 nations. He also created the world’s first multi-camera weekly music series broadcast on the internet. Michael is also a playwright … his play Walden: The Ballad of...
|Granite City Folk Society||04/17/15||St. Cloud|
| 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|
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|