Matt Farris and The Half Baked Outlaws

Matt Farris and The Half Baked Outlaws By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night, and I was in Laughlin, Nevada at the Splash Night Club in the Aquarius Resort and Casino. I had met up with several of my friends and decided to check out the Splash Night Club. The big screen was turned … Continue reading Matt Farris and The Half Baked Outlaws

3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit

    3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Sunday afternoon when I attended the 3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit. This year it was at Mancinis Char House in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was like a reunion of people in the music community and people in the recovery of … Continue reading 3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit

Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr

Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Thursday early evening that I went to The Minnesota Music Café to a benefit for the Minnesota Road to Memphis. I’m always amazed at the tremendous extraordinary music we have in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Area. The Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr is … Continue reading Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr

Spotlight: Todd Martenson

Spotlight: Todd Martenson By Mitzi Beliveau It was at the Monday night Apple Jam Session in Apple Valley, Minnesota at the American Legion, that I met and heard Todd Martenson sing and play the guitar. Todd, as his friends call him, told me that he did not start playing the guitar until he was 35 … Continue reading Spotlight: Todd Martenson

Everett Smithson Band

Everett Smithson Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night and a friend, and I went to Schooner Tavern in Minneapolis, Minnesota to see the band I have heard about through friends, but until now, I had not seen. I was delighted to listen to the music from The Everett Smithson Band. Everett Smithson … Continue reading Everett Smithson Band

Sheridan Zuther

Sheridan Zuther By Mitzi Beliveau It was at a swing dance at the Wabasha Street Caves in Saint Paul, Minnesota that I met Sheridan Zuther. I was with a dance group, and one of the favorite places to dance is the Wabasha Street Caves. Sheridan walked up to us with our Meetup sign on our … Continue reading Sheridan Zuther