Calendar

(updated May 16 2022)

RESCHEDULED DUE TO ILLNESS: Friday’s cancelled show at Crooners has now been moved to Sunday May 29 (see below).


Monday May 23, the monthly sing-along with Ann Reed live via Ann’s YouTube channel. May music birthdays and various and sundry anniversaries. Song lyrics in PDF format here when they’re ready.


Tuesday May 24, 7pm St. Paul: Tiny Porch Concert Series, outdoors in the spacious yard at 1032 Lincoln Avenue, St. Paul (one block off Grand between Lexington and Victoria). Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free will offering.


Wednesday May 25, 7pm Mpls: A Time of Remembrance, a Time of Renewal. A gathering at St. Joan of Arc on the two-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd. Music by T Mychael Rambo, Charmin Michelle and Thomasina Petrus.


Sunday May 29, 9am and 11am Minneapolis: Bandleader for Sunday morning services at St. Joan of Arc


NEW DATE: Sunday May 29, 530pm Fridley: At Crooners with Jennifer Grimm’s 13-piece band in Jennifer Grimm Sings Judy Garland.


Saturday June 4, noon: St. Anthony Park Arts Festival, sing-along outdoors with Ann Reed.


Saturday June 4, 7pm Kellogg MN: A concert at Lark Toys with Ann Reed. Yes, a concert in a toy store.


Sunday June 5, 9am and 11am Minneapolis: Bandleader for Sunday morning services at St. Joan of Arc


Thursday June 9, 7pm St. Paul: Outdoors in the Biergarten at Waldmann’s. With violinist Emilia Mettenbrink (MN Opera Orchestra and Tiny Balcony Concerts). Tangos, virtuoso showstoppers and European café tunes.


Friday June 10, Grand Rapids MN: Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Judy Garland in her hometown. With Jennifer Grimm and her big band at the gala dinner in support of the Judy Garland Museum.


Saturday June 11, Aitkin MN: Jennifer Grimm sings Judy Garland, at the Aitkin Opera House.


Sunday June 12, 7pm Mpls: A concert at Saint Joan of Arc to celebrate Pride Month. Something Old, Something New, Something Broadway, Something Blue: featuring two select ensembles from the Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus, plus Ann Reed and Dan.


Sunday June 19, 2pm Minneapolis: A concert of classic songs from the early days of jazz recordings with Ted Unseth and DeStijlistics at the Cedar Cultural Center. $15 advance / $20 day of show. A solid lineup:

Ted Unseth – impresario and director; founder of the Wolverines Classic Jazz Orch.

Gus Lindstrom – Trumpet
Ben Link – Trombone
Fred Richardson – Alto Sax/Clarinet
Brian Handeland – Alto Sax/Tenor Sax/ Clarinet
Dan Chouinard – Piano
Tim Sparks – Guitar/Banjo/Vocals
Pat Schmid – Bass/Tuba
Dave Perry – Drums
Phil Nusbaum – Emcee


Sunday June 19, 6pm St. Paul: Father’s Day in the Biergarten at Waldmann’s with the River City Quartet. At the foot of the High Bridge, 445 Smith Ave. Free will offering.


Monday June 20, 7pm: The monthly sing-along with Ann Reed, live from her backyard via her YouTube channel. Lyrics here once they’re ready.


Friday July 1, 7pm Fridley: Lush Country at Crooners


Thursday July 14, 7pm St. Paul: In the Biergarten at Waldmann’s with Laura MacKenzie and Gary Rue. At the foot of the High Bridge, 445 Smith Ave. Free will offering.


Monday July 18, 7pm Minneapolis: The monthly sing-along with Ann Reed, live from her backyard via her YouTube channel. Lyrics here once they’re ready.


Wednesday July 20, 6pm St. Paul: With Maria Jette in Overlook Park at the top of Ramsey Hill, St. Paul. Part of the Resilience Concert Series sponsored by the University Club and the St. Paul Conservatory of Music. Free.


Thursday July 21, 7pm St. Paul: In the Biergarten at Waldmann’s with Brian Barnes. At the foot of the High Bridge, 445 Smith Ave. Free will offering.


Saturday July 23, 8pm Excelsior: 318 Cafe with fiddle/mando/guitar wizard Richard Kriehn. $20


Monday July 25, Nashville IN: With Garrison Keillor and Prudence Johnson.


Wednesday July 27, Newark, OH: With Garrison Keillor and Prudence Johnson at Midland Theatre.


Thursday July 28 Kent, OH: With Garrison Keillor and Prudence Johnson at the Kent Stage.


Saturday July 30, 8pm Door County WI: With Garrison Keillor and Prudence Johnson at Door Community Auditorium, Fish Creek.


Thursday August 4, 630pm Fridley: Lush Country at Crooners.