Spotlight: Joyann Parker Trio

Spotlight: Joyann Parker Trio By Mitzi Beliveau It was midweek in the middle of winter when a friend asked me to watch Ms. Joyann Parker at Mancinis Char House in Saint Paul, Minnesota. My friend had seen Joyann as her friends call her several times and loved to listen to her. I agree with my … Continue reading Spotlight: Joyann Parker Trio

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The Jim Stairs Band

The Jim Stairs Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Saturday winter night when I went to the 201 Tavern Beer Garden and Grill to watch and listen to an amazing band called The Jim Stairs Band. (changed name from Squishy Mud) The lead guitarist and singer is Jim Stairs. Jim as his friends call … Continue reading The Jim Stairs Band

The Michael Charles Concert

The Michael Charles Concert By Mitzi Beliveau It was Friday night, and I was at Wilebski’s Blues Saloon. I bit nippy outside and nice and warm inside. That Friday night I was in for a surprise. I met Michael Charles. I had never met Michael as his friend call him, but I found him to … Continue reading The Michael Charles Concert

Snapshot: Thursday Night Jam Sessions @ Schooners Tavern

Snapshot: Thursday Night Jam Sessions @ Schooners Tavern By Mitzi Beliveau For 2019 I have decided to expand where I go to listen to music and dance. On a winter chilly Thursday evening I went to Schooners Tavern in Minneapolis, Minnesota to a Jam Session. I have to say, I was surprised by the enormous … Continue reading Snapshot: Thursday Night Jam Sessions @ Schooners Tavern

The New Feral Cats

The New Feral Cats By Mitzi Beliveau It was a chilly winter evening, and I decided to visit and listen to two of my friends’ band called The New Feral Cats. The minute I walked into the Manitou Grille and Event Center in White Bear Lake, Minnesota I loved the music. Very upbeat and lively; People … Continue reading The New Feral Cats

Pre-New Years with The Pat McLaughlin Band and Guests

Pre-New Years with The Pat McLaughlin Band and Guests By Mitzi Beliveau It was the Friday before New Years in 2018. I was at Wilebski’s Blues Saloon where some of the best local and international Blues bands and singer have entertained at. I knew I was in for a treat to hear The Pat McLaughlin … Continue reading Pre-New Years with The Pat McLaughlin Band and Guests

The Mark Cameron Band

The Mark Cameron Band By Mitzi Beliveau I was at a benefit for a fundraiser when I heard the first band on, The Mark Cameron Band. We were all at the Minnesota Music Café for the Dee Miller Band Benefit to go to the Memphis Blues competitions. The first thing I noticed was the exceptionally … Continue reading The Mark Cameron Band