Gloria Holtz

Gloria Holtz By Mitzi Beliveau Many times, I go to the Apple Valley American Legion in Apple Valley, MN for the Monday night Jam Sessions. I have learned that this is my happy place. I go there to relax and enjoy friendships. One of those friendships is with Gloria Holtz. Gloria as her friends calls … Continue reading Gloria Holtz


True Heat Band

True Heat Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a cool windy Saturday evening that I was invited to watch a few friends play on stage at the local VFW in Bloomington. I was in for a delightful evening of fantastic music, great dancing, and mouthwatering food. It was a hot night in the city at … Continue reading True Heat Band

Davina and The Vagabonds

Davina and The Vagabonds By Mitzi Beliveau It was an impressive spring evening when I was at Wilebskis Blues Saloon, and as usual, I was taking pictures. I met up with Davina of The Davina and The Vagabonds on stage and introduced myself. My goodness, I have never met someone so friendly and happy. I … Continue reading Davina and The Vagabonds

Big George Harp

Big George Harp By Mitzi Beliveau It was a cold spring Friday evening when a friend has a big harmonica bash going on at Wilebskis Blues Saloon for Hurricane Harold Harp Show. Hurricane Harold Facebook page. As always, the place was packed with music goers and dancers. Some of the local show stoppers were … Continue reading Big George Harp

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

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

The Michael Charles Concert

The Michael Charles Concert By Mitzi Beliveau It was Friday night, and I was at Wilebski’s Blues Saloon. I bit nippy outside and nice and warm inside. That Friday night I was in for a surprise. I met Michael Charles. I had never met Michael as his friend call him, but I found him to … Continue reading The Michael Charles Concert