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This weekend-Winter Bluegrass Weekend + Oak Center

The snow is almost all melted here in Minneapolis, and spring is on the (not too distant!) horizon. We've got two great performances coming up this weekend!  Friday evening we do a 35 minute set at MBOTMA's Winter Bluegrass Weekend…
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HOLIDAY SHOWS this weekend in Iowa and Illinois!

We're headed south (well, a little bit south of our own Minnesota!!), to do holiday shows in Iowa and Illinois this weekend. We'll be in Iowa City, Lewistown Illinois, and on Iowa Public Radio. In fact, wherever you are in…

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CD release concerts this weekend!!!

Finally, the big days are almost here! Saturday Nov 21 at 2 pm at the Owatonna Arts Center in Owatonna, Minnesota, and Sunday, Nov 22 at 7:30 pm at the Cedar in Minneapolis. We have been working diligently toward the…

CDs are here!

The CDs are here! "When There's Good to Be Done" has come into the world. You can come help us celebrate its birth at one of the CD release concerts, Nov 21 at the Owatonna Arts Center in Owatonna, Minnesota…

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CD about to be birthed!!

Hot diggedy dog! The CD is turned into the CD replication place. Now we wait for the copies!!!  When I started interviewing people in January, the actual CD seemed like a lifetime away, but it is getting so very, very…

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CD morphing into existence!

We're about 2/3 of the way done recording the new CD !!! We think it's sounding really good. We're recording with Armadillo Sound (Doug Lohman). We've got 99% of our instruments and vocals recorded. Now we have guest musicians coming…

One more day at Fox Valley Folk Festival!

It was a great day at Fox Valley Folk Festival today, in Geneva Illinois (40 miles west of the Chicago Loop). A lot of great performers to listen to. The festival goes on one more day. Our schedule for tomorrow…

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We'll be at Fox Valley Folk Festival Labor Day weekend!

It's official - we'll be performing once again at Fox Valley Folk Festival just west of Chicago on Labor Day weekend!  It's the 39th year for the biggest folk festival in Illinois!  We were last there in 2012, and we're…

Heading to Hayward, Wisconsin this Saturday!

We're heading to northern Wisconsin, to play at the Farmstead Creamery and Cafe on Saturday. It'll be our first time ever there, and it looks like a great place! It's part of their Summer Concert Series, and they'll have wood…

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Lester Schrenk's documentary on TV again!

"Mortal Enemies," the documentary about WWII POW Lester Schrenk will be shown again on Minnesota Public Television July 19 and July 26!  I've written a song about Lester's story of enduring 2 POW camps and the German Death March. My…

Heading to South Dakota!

Hey Folks, we are heading out to South Dakota this weekend to perform at the Brookings Summer Arts Festival. This has become a real tradition for us. We've been there every year for at least 25 years. I've got to…