Calendar

2017 (updated 6/08)

If you missed the statewide broadcasts of The War That Changed Us: Songs and Stories from WWI America, the two installments (part one from April 18, part two from April 19) are now available for listening via the MPR News Presents webpage.

Now through June 25: traveling in Europe and performing on the Prairie Home Companion cruise.

Sunday June 25 Fridley: Dan hosts The Birthday Club at Crooners, with guest Kate Beahen, one of the featured guests on the Prairie Home Companion cruise. 7pm, $10 cover. Reservations recommended.

Friday June 30 Almelund MN: An evening fundraiser concert for the Friends of Wild River State Park, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Almelund. Dan hosts, with guest musician Ann Reed, explorer Ann Bancroft, the River City Quartet and Unexpected Company chorus and more. Tickets now on sale, $50 and $35, proceeds will help build an outdoor amphitheater at Wild River State Park.

Sunday July 9: Fridley: Dan hosts The Birthday Club at Crooners, with guest Maria Jette, like Dan, hot off the Prairie Home Companion cruise. Also featuring staff members from our nonprofit partner of the month, The Center for Victims of Torture, with a chance to learn more about and support this St. Paul based organization. 7pm, $10 cover. Reservations recommended.

Wednesday July 12 through Sunday July 16, Mpls: Jacques Brel: When We Have Only Love at Open Eye Theatre. A five-show revival of the hit 2015 production, featuring Dan, Prudence Johnson, Bradley Greenwald and Diana Grasselli, with Tim Sparks on guitar and Jacqueline Ultan on cello.

Sunday July 23 Fridley: Lush Country returns to Crooners Lounge. From Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette, country hits from the hi-fi era delivered by a supergroup of locals including Prudence Johnson and past members of the Guys All-Star Shoe Band. 7:30pm Free, but reservations to guarantee a spot are recommended, $10/person.

July 20-30, Minneapolis: Last summer’s hit show, ’66: Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation, returns to Open Eye Theatre. With Prudence Johnson, Bradley Greenwald, Diana Grasselli, Dean Magraw and Gary Raynor.

Sunday July 30: Fridley: Dan hosts The Birthday Club at Crooners, guest TBD. 7pm, $10 cover. Reservations recommended.

Tuesday August 1, St. Paul: Live music from the WWI era, outdoors at the MN History Center, overlooking downtown, as part of the MNHS Nine Nights of Music series. Maria Jette, Arne Fogel, Jennifer Grimm, Andre Shoals, a swinging’ band and more. 6:30-8:30pm. Free, with food and drink for purchase.

Thursday August 3 Fridley: Lush Country returns to Crooners Lounge. Country hits from the hi-fi era, delivered by a group of Prairie Home Companion veterans including Prudence Johnson and past members of the Guys All-Star Shoe Band7:30pm Free, but reservations to guarantee a spot are recommended, $10/person.

Sunday August 6: Fridley: Dan hosts The Birthday Club at Crooners, guest TBD. 7pm, $10 cover. Reservations recommended.

Thursday August 10: Minneapolis: Lush Country plays outdoors on the Live On the Drive series on Victory Memorial Drive in North Minneapolis. 6-8 PM at 34th and Xerxes Ave N Mpls, MN. Concert followed by a movie. Free.

Tuesday August 15 Mpls: Monthly sing-along at Loring Park. 7pm, free.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday August 18-20, Minneapolis: The Urban Farmer’s Almanac comes to Open Eye Theatre in the Phillips neighborhood, 24th and Portland. More details to come.

Monday August 21 St. Anthony Park: Monthly sing-along; 7pm, Luther Seminary Olson Student Center, 1490 Fulham, 7pm, free.

Sunday August 27: Fridley: Dan hosts The Birthday Club at Crooners, guest TBD. 7pm, $10 cover. Reservations recommended.

Friday and Saturday September 15 and 16, Grand Marais MN: at the North House Folk School’s Unplugged weekend, leading sing-along and performing with Love Show pals: Kevin Kling, Prudence Johnson, Claudia Schmidt, Bradley Greenwald, Dane Stauffer and Simone Perrin. Big show Saturday night, but other details TBD.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday October 13-15, Minneapolis: The Urban Farmer’s Almanac comes to the Capri Theater on West Broadway. More details to come.