Spotlight: The EXPRESS Band

Spotlight: The EXPRESS Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a crisp fall evening when I met up with a few friends at Neisen’s Sports Bar & Grill. It was the first time for me to be at Neisen’s as everyone calls it to watch, listen, and dance to a new band to me called The … Continue reading Spotlight: The EXPRESS Band

Izzy Cruz and The C-Notes

Izzy Cruz and The C-Notes By Mitzi Beliveau From the minutes the first note came out of Izzy's lips, she had me. An energetic soulful singer that is years beyond her youth. If you have ever heard them, you would understand why I love them right away. https://www.facebook.com/mitzi.beliveau/videos/10214740967372983/ It was at the Wilebskis Blues Saloon … Continue reading Izzy Cruz and The C-Notes

The Goombas

The Goombas By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Sunday afternoon at a benefit at the famous Minnesota Music Café, I was there to meet up with a few friends and dance the day and evening away. I knew a few people in the band Goombas, whom I am told only perform a few times a … Continue reading The Goombas

Ronn Easton and Friends

Ronn Easton and Friends By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night, and a news writer friend, and I decided to go to the Mudd Room Speakeasy. She was there to write about the drinks, I was there to write about the band. I already knew the drummer, and we said our greetings. That would … Continue reading Ronn Easton and Friends

Spotlight: Bryan Basset At the Apple Valley Jam Session

Spotlight: Bryan Basset At the Apple Valley Jam Session By Mitzi Beliveau   It was a great afternoon and evening at the Apple Valley, Minnesota Jam Session on Monday. Apple Valley Legion Jam Session is one of my favorite places. I find lots of local talent, and often, visitors from around the USA come to … Continue reading Spotlight: Bryan Basset At the Apple Valley Jam Session

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