(updated August 5, 2021)
POSTPONED due to chance of rain: THURSDAY August 5, the Waldmann Brewery gig (accordion with Bruce Thornton on clarinet) will be moved to a future date.
FRIDAY August 6, Fridley: Two shows at Crooners with Prudence Johnson, reprising this sold-out show from April: Prudence and Dan on Bacharach and David. In the cozy Dunsmore Room. Early show at 530pm (doors at 430); later show at 830pm (doors at 730). $20.
SATURDAY August 7, 830pm, Fridley: With Dane Stauffer in the Dunsmore Room at Crooners. Thirty Years of Musical Friendship. $20
SUNDAY August 8, Minneapolis: Back with the band at St. Joan of Arc (46th and 3rd Ave. S). 9am and 11am.
SUNDAY August 8, 2pm, Minneapolis: Ann Reed and Dan take the sing-along over to the Lake Harriet Bandshell (so there will be no online sing this month). Old chestnuts mostly, LYRICS here if you need:
THURSDAY August 12, 630pm, St. Paul: Outdoors in the biergarten at Waldmann Brewery (1857). On accordion with musical guests Laura MacKenzie and Gary Rue: French, Celtic and Gaelic (and Beatles, why not?)
SUNDAY August 15 2pm, St. Paul: Outdoors in the biergarten at Waldmann Brewery (1857). On accordion with musical guest Brian Barnes on guitar. French musettes, Django Reinhardt, Tin Pan alley and the rest.
MONDAY August 16 NO ONLINE SING with Ann Reed this month.
WEDNESDAY August 18 St. Paul: Sing-along around the gazebo in Irvine Park, 6pm
WEDNESDAY September 1 St. Paul: In Overlook Park with Maria Jette, part of the Resilience Concert Series. 5pm
THURSDAY September 2 in Bayfield WI with Maria Jette.
FRIDAY September 3, 7pm, Fridley MN: Jennifer Grimm Sings Judy Garland. With the big band on the beautiful outdoor stage at Crooners; $35
CROONERS SEPT. 17-19: RONDO ’56: Remembering St. Paul’s Black Main Street comes to Crooners in September. This show, created ten years ago for the MN Historical Society — a portrait of the old Rondo neighborhood in ‘40s & ‘50s music and photos and stories — gets a rewrite with help from T Mychael Rambo, Thomasina Petrus and Charmin Michelle, who all co-star. Four performances at Crooners: Friday September 17 through Sunday September 19.