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


Boogie Wonderland

Boogie Wonderland By Mitzi Beliveau It was a warm, foggy winter night on Saturday. Everyone in my Get Out Get Social Meetup group was restless because of a week of very frigid cold weather. I was glad I was hosting a band called Boogie Wonderland to get everyone out and dancing to some of the … Continue reading Boogie Wonderland

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

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

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

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: Connor McRae’s Red Apple Trio

Snapshot: Connor McRae’s Red Apple Trio By Mitzi Beliveau It was a warm, lovely winter night and I had a friend go with me to Schooner Bar in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We were going to see a new band called, Connor McRae’s Red Apple Trio. I was not disappointed. I knew Connor as his friends call … Continue reading Snapshot: Connor McRae’s Red Apple Trio