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

Harrison Street Band, Road to Memphis

Harrison Street Band, Road to Memphis By Mitzi Beliveau It was a delighted to see the band Harrison Street, again. The great Erin McCawley manages the band and is the main singer. A powerhouse entertainer in the music business. Erin, as everyone in the blues community calls her, is one of the best lead female … Continue reading Harrison Street Band, Road to Memphis

Kelli Rae Tubbs

Kelli Rae Tubbs By Mitzi Beliveau It was at the many Jam Session that I had heard Keli Rae Tubbs play her drum. Kelli Rae as her friends call her is a very accomplish musician and, it is a great honor to write about Kelli Rae. Kelli Rae is one of the few great drummers … Continue reading Kelli Rae Tubbs

Spotlight: Todd Martenson

Spotlight: Todd Martenson By Mitzi Beliveau It was at the Monday night Apple Jam Session in Apple Valley, Minnesota at the American Legion, that I met and heard Todd Martenson sing and play the guitar. Todd, as his friends call him, told me that he did not start playing the guitar until he was 35 … Continue reading Spotlight: Todd Martenson

Helium for LiftOff

Helium for LiftOff By Mitzi Beliveau I’m always amazed when I go somewhere and hear a truly fantastic band. This time I found the Crown Jewels of the Rock and Roll and Blues band in the USA. A local group in Minnesota with a big-time sound of worldwide entertainment. That band's name is Helium of … Continue reading Helium for LiftOff

Inside Straights Blues Band, Update

Inside Straights Blues Band, Update By Mitzi Beliveau I decided to host a small group of people for a lovely evening at a place called Tally’s Dockside & C.G. Hooks BBQ in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. We were going to hear one of my favorite bands, Inside Straights Blues Band. My friends and I were … Continue reading Inside Straights Blues Band, Update

Craig Clark Band

Craig Clark Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a hot Saturday morning when I heard the Craig Clark Band at the Vetsfest of 2019 at the Richard Walton Park in Oakdale, Minnesota. https://outandaboutwithmitzibeliveau.wordpress.com/2019/08/03/vetsfest-2019/ I have listened to the Craig Clark band many times, and I always enjoy hearing their music and dancing to the band. … Continue reading Craig Clark Band