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

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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: Steve (Boom Boom) Vonderharr

Snapshot: Steve (Boom Boom) Vonderharr By Mitzi Beliveau It was a beautiful winter afternoon, and I left almost two hours before the retirement gig of Steve Vonderharr. The local bar was a few miles down the road. When I open the door, I was amazed, the place was packed. I thought this must be the … Continue reading Snapshot: Steve (Boom Boom) Vonderharr

Minnesota Blues Society Yearly Meeting and Holiday Party

Minnesota Blues Society Yearly Meeting and Holiday Party By Mitzi Beliveau I was invited to go to the Minnesota Blues Society Yearly Meeting and Holiday Party at the famous Historic Concord Exchanged Event Center in the city of South Saint Paul, MN. The Minnesota Blues Society pick a great venue to hold their event at. … Continue reading Minnesota Blues Society Yearly Meeting and Holiday Party

Snapshot: Slim Willie and The Ride Concert

Snapshot: Slim Willie and The Ride Concert By Mitzi Beliveau It was the evening before Thanksgiving, and I went down to Wilebskis Blues Saloon to see Slim Wille and The Ride. I had never seen them, but a few of my friends said I should go to the concert because they were a great band. … Continue reading Snapshot: Slim Willie and The Ride Concert

The Inside Straight Blues Band

The Inside Straight Blues Band By Mitzi Beliveau I had been told my several bands and musicians about an extraordinary gem of an event center an hour from my home. I decided to go to the famous Old Shafter Creamery Event Center to see the Inside Straight Blues Band there. I am never disappointed in … Continue reading The Inside Straight Blues Band

AppleValley Jam Sessions

AppleValley Jam Sessions By Mitzi Beliveau Its been a year since this jam session started at the Apple Valley, Minnesota Legion. Leading this jam session is Ace Barton with, Steve Meyer, Bill Swanson, Jim Meier, and many other very talented musicians and singers. Here are a few videos to watch on Facebook that I have … Continue reading AppleValley Jam Sessions