A big thank you to our friend Phil Nusbaum for interviewing us, for this piece that's a sneak preview of the four virtual shows we've got coming up next week. Just click here to listen (it's about 8 minutes long).
Hi to Everyone, from our Quarantine Home in Minneapolis, Minnesota!
We sincerely hope you are all doing well, and staying safe during this strange new world we are sharing. Due to the pandemic of Coronavirus, all our concerts have been cancelled for the foreseeable future. Our lives, like so many people's, are on hold indefinitely. These are strange times such as we've never seen before, but we are lifted up by all the acts of kindness we see everyday, as people reach out to help others through this. Stay safe and healthy, stay home if you can, and we'll see you as soon as we can!!
We are working on new music here at home, and want to share this video we made a few days ago. Loretta wrote this.
Due to Covid, this will be re-scheduled for a later date. Split bill with LaMay & Reese, Reservations are suggested - call, email, or text
606-305-6741, http://lamay.com/3FF/contact.htm. Admission: $10 suggested donation.
"Loretta's almost operatic alto and Curtis' rich tenor form a lush, polished and varied vocal blend. The pair's instrumental interplay is equally compelling, with Loretta's harp textures dancing in and around Curtis' deft guitar and mandolin lines." ... Dirytyy Linen
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Curtis & Loretta are an acclaimed folk singer/songwriter duo featuring extraordinary harmonies and an array of stringed instruments.
Loretta Simonet: vocals, folk harp, guitar, mandolin, kazoo, shakers
Curtis & Loretta at Pacific Northwest Folklore Society, Sept 14, 2018. Photo courtesy of Steve Marti, Loretta's high school friend!
UPLIFTING NEWS FROM WTIP RADIO,
GRAND MARAIS, MN
Lutsen resident Dave Howe on what inspired him to donate a kidney to a stranger.
In October 2018, we did a live radio show on WTIP in Grand Marais. We chatted about the music tour we were doing at Arrowhead Libraries, and we sang a song I'd written, "When There's Good to Be Done." It's a true story about Christy Harding, a young woman who donated a kidney to a little girl she'd never met before.
We got this email a few months later -
"Loretta, we learned recently that one of our listeners was so inspired by a story and song YOU shared on our show that he actually donated a kidney to a stranger. So amazing and wonderful!! Here's the link to the interview with him; thought you'd like to hear his story: