SAVE THE DATE(S) FOR OUR CD RELEASE CONCERTS!
Please save these dates for our CD release concerts!
November 3 - New York Mills Cultural Center, NY Mills, MN
November 10 - Princess Theater in St James, MN
November 19 - Ginkgo Coffeehouse, St Paul, MN
We'll have our fabulous guest musicians from the CD join us at Ginkgo on Nov 19; Sandy Njoes on bass and Tom Schaefer on fiddle.
You can find all the details at https://curtisandloretta.com/calendar
Our upcoming CD, "LIFT THE WORLD" will be officially released on Oct 21. It's a collection of mostly original songs, inspired by the pandemic. These songs celebrate what is truly important in this life, all the way from the heart-warming to the heart-breaking. This project is thanks to a Creative Support for Individuals Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board.
More info and photos from the recording studio are at https://curtisandloretta.com/2022-new-recording
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The Critics Say...
Curtis & Loretta are an acclaimed folk singer/songwriter duo featuring extraordinary harmonies and an array of stringed instruments.
Curtis Teague: vocals, guitar, mandolin, mandocello, clawhammer banjo, steel ukulele, harmonica
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:
:) You should feel really really good about this. All the best! Annie"
Annie Possis, producer, The Roadhouse