Calendar

JUNE 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2:00 pm – Central Park – Rochester (1st Avenue and 2nd Street NW – Free
Rochester Community Band: Rochester Community Band presents “Concert in the Park” under the direction of Tony Boldt. We will be playing “Log Cabin Blues” featuring Kaylee Zirbes playing the xylophone. Bring a lawn chair and/or blanket. Free popcorn and lemonade. In case of rain, the concert will be cancelled.

Thursday, June 22, 7:30 pm – Autumn Ridge Church – $10, $12, $14, $20 & $25
Honors Choirs: Summer Musical – STATE FAIR. 10th annual summer musical featuring local singers, actors, dancers and musicians.

Friday, June 23, 7:30 pm – Autumn Ridge Church – $10, $12, $14, $20 & $25
Honors Choirs: Summer Musical – STATE FAIR. 10th annual summer musical featuring local singers, actors, dancers and musicians.

Saturday, June 24, 8:00 pm – Autumn Ridge Church – $10, $12, $14, $20 & $25
Honors Choirs: Summer Musical – STATE FAIR. 10th annual summer musical featuring local singers, actors, dancers and musicians.

Sunday, June 25, 2:30 pm – Autumn Ridge Church – $10, $12, $14, $20 & $25
Honors Choirs: Summer Musical – STATE FAIR. 10th annual summer musical featuring local singers, actors, dancers and musicians.

JULY 2017

Saturday, July 1, 8:00 pm – Crossings at Carnegie Zumbrota – $16 in advance, $19 at the door
Crossings Concert: Becky Schlegel has a gift for taking life’s experiences and transforming them into songs that are passionate and unique. Her music draws on the influence of classic country, bluegrass, folk, and her own thoughtful spirit.

Saturday, July 8, 8:00 pm – Crossings at Carnegie Zumbrota – $20 in advance, $23 at the door
Crossings Concert: Peter Mayer writes songs for a small planet, about interconnectedness and the human journey, about the beauty and mystery. Sing along with Peter Mayer when he brings his superb guitar playing and uplifting, sometimes humorous lyrics to the Crossings stage.

Friday, July 14, 8:00 pm – Crossings at Carnegie Zumbrota – $18 in advance, $20 at the door
Crossings Concert: Billy McLaughlin – an innovative and versatile performer and composer, Billy McLaughlin astounds audiences with the breadth of sound he draws from an acoustic guitar. He’ll be performing with a mystery guest.

Thursday, July 20, 7:00 pm – State Theatre, Zumbrota – free
Crossings Concert: Songs of Hope – the concert tour resulting from a six-week youth performing arts project in St. Paul, MN, stops in Zumbrota for the seventh year in a row. The young vocalists sing songs from their own homelands mixed with U.S. songs chosen because together they offer perfect entertainment for a warm summer’s night.

Saturday, July 22, 8:00 pm – Crossings at Carnegie Zumbrota – $18 in advance, $20 at the door
Crossings Concert: Barefoot Wonder – with almost a century of musical experience between them, T Bruce Bowers and Ric Gillman bring a wide variety of flavors to the table. From Doc Watson guitar picking, to blazing Led Zeppelin electric violin, Barefoot Wonder is a banquet every night.

Thursday, July 27th, 7:30 pm – First Presbyterian Church, Rochester – $12 at the door, $10 advance, students age 5-18 Free
Rochester Chamber Music Society: Musicians will perform as part of the Minnesota Federation of Music Clubs (MFMC) Biennial Convention in Rochester, hosted by the SE MN Federation Music Club. The musicians will be Horacio Nuguid, pianist; David Townsend, clarinetist; Stephen Pelkey, cellist; and James Buchan, violinist. They will be performing works by Chopin, Beethoven, Bolcom, Kroll, Bernstein, Barber, Williams, and Rota.

Saturday, July 29, 8:00 pm – Crossings at Carnegie Zumbrota – $18 in advance, $20 at the door
Crossings Concert: Dusty Heart – rich vocal harmonies merge with intimate layers of guitar, fiddle and banjo to define the lush sound of the duo, Dusty Heart. Barbara Jean and Molly Dean are recognized in their own right for poetic lyrics and distinct vocal styles; when these combine as Dusty Heart they fuse to create a powerful and haunting sound that takes on a life of its own.