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11/02/2018 - 11/04/2018 @ Lutsen Resort
Bluegrass Masters Weekend - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

Bluegrass Masters Weekend - Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike

From Nov. 2 to 4, the North Shore Music Association hosts its 28th Annual Bluegrass Masters Weekend at Lutsen Resort: three days of small-group jamming around the lodge, a day of workshops, and a concert by bluegrass vocalist Valerie Smith and her band Liberty Pike. Workshop topics include: vocal range, tone, and technique; bluegrass and harmony singing; song phrasing and selection; songwriting and arranging ($8/hr. or $40/full day). On Nov. 3 at 8 pm, Valerie and Liberty Pike perform in concert, open to the public ($20 adults/$10 kids).

Valerie Smith, a certified music educator specializing in voice and performance, has taught students of all ages for twenty years. Her performing career in Nashville got started under the mentorship of Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Louvin and the Nashville Bluegrass Band’s Alan O’Bryant. Valerie and her band Liberty Pike have rocked the bluegrass world for almost two decades, traveling the country and the globe, and receiving Grammy, IBMA, and Dove Award nominations for their recordings.

Full details at http://www.northshoremusicassociation.com/bluegrass.php
 

http://www.northshoremusicassociation.com/bluegrass.php

12/09/2018 - 12/10/2018: 7 PM @ Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Borealis Chorale & Orchestra Christmas Concerts

Borealis Chorale & Orchestra Christmas Concerts

Over 70 talented Cook County singers and musicians continue the treasured tradition, under the directorship of composer/conductor William Beckstrand. With the theme “Songs of the Season,” the performance will include Beckstrand’s “People Look East” and “Grace on Grace,” John Rutter’s “Donkey Carol,” and Daniel Pinkham’s “Christmas Cantata” accompanied by brass ensemble. Gifted local soloists, youth and adult, will add a special delight to the evening.

Concerts will be held both Sunday and Monday evenings at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 417 1st Ave. West, Grand Marais, MN. 

There is no entrance fee for this event, but your donation ($10-$20 suggested) to BCO will be greatly appreciated. Checks written to NSMA for BCO are tax deductible!

This event is sponsored by the North Shore Music Association. For more about the Borealis Chorale & Orchestra, please visit: http://www.northshoremusicassociation.com/borealis.php
 

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NSMA offers high-quality musical performances at comfortable, accessible venues where listeners are immersed in the experience without distractions. Our audience members tell us the connection they feel with artists onstage is both sensory and emotional - a joining of hearts and minds in joy, shared experience, and uplift that great music by generous souls can offer.

NSMA strives to provide a wide array of musical genres from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds each season, to broaden our community’s awareness and sense of belonging within the global community.
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7pm Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: Common Chords
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Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: Common Chords
Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: Common Chords
10/12/2018: 7 PM@ Arrowhead Center for the Arts
Detroit duo Robert Jones & Matt Watroba present their Common Chords program "Music That Matters," celebrating cultural and racial diversity and cooperation. Through folk, blues, spirituals, work songs, and chants, they illustrate how American roots music is rich, diverse, direct, and powerful music that reflects history, social change, migration, hopes and dreams. Woven together, these diverse traditional styles create the fabric of the great American musical tapestry.

Watch a video about Robert and Matt's Common Chords here: http://jonesandwatroba.com/overview_video

Tickets are general admission: $15 adults, $5 youth 18 & under. For sale in advance at www.aca.tix.com or box office night of show (opens 6 pm). 

 
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