Mr. Winky Band

Mr. Winky Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a chilly winter evening on a Saturday night. I was by myself and decided I needed to get out after a long week of snow. I went to one of the local Legions in my area. The North Saint Paul American Legion Post 39. (Link below) I … Continue reading Mr. Winky Band

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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

My 100th Post in 2018

My 100th Post in 2018 By Mitzi Beliveau I decided to write my 100th blog post on my music blog page. I don’t usually talk about myself on this site other than being the one writing it! I have had on a few occasions had people ask me how can you hear all the musicians beat … Continue reading My 100th Post in 2018

Hollihan’s Pub Jam Session

Hollihan’s Pub Jam Session By Mitzi Beliveau I’m always a fan of Jam Sessions, and in the area, I can say we have them every day of the week. I just have to choose which one I want to go to. We are definitely blessed to have so many musicians and singers in the Minneapolis/Saint … Continue reading Hollihan’s Pub Jam Session

Snapshot: Bogey’s Monday Night Jam Session

Snapshot: Bogey’s Monday Night Jam Session By Mitzi Beliveau I was invited to a new Monday Night Jam Session at Bogey’s Bar and Grill by my friend John McCann a famous harmonica player and singer in the USA. John as his friends calls him also has a band that is a great joy to listen … Continue reading Snapshot: Bogey’s Monday Night Jam Session

Snapshot: Ace Barton

Snapshot: Ace Barton By Mitzi Beliveau Every once in a while I am blessed by a genuine legend in music. I am blessed to know Ace Barton a fantastic saxophone player. Ace as his friends calls him has been a saxophone player since his youth and in many bands through his years. I met Ace after … Continue reading Snapshot: Ace Barton

Snapshot: The Many Faces of The Squishy Mud Band

Snapshot: The Many Faces of The Squishy Mud Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a warm winter evening in Shafer, Minnesota at The Old Shafer Creamery Event Center that I went to see a friend play with his band. Squishy Mud Band has morphed with lots of changes of band members. The two constant band … Continue reading Snapshot: The Many Faces of The Squishy Mud Band