The Big Wu is celebrating 20 years of making music…in downtown Northfield. The Big Wu was founded in 1992 by St. Olaf College students and played their first gig on 2/14/1992 in the Lion’s Pause in the basement of the old Ytterboe hall. The Big Wu continued to play every three weeks or so at the Upstairs Reub. They return to the Rueb this Saturday night. There’s even more return of local talent on Saturday night, Meredith Fierke and the McKinstrys at at the NAG and The Last Known Whereabouts are at the Cow.
Friday, February 10th: Robin Hood, 7 p.m., Northfield Middle School Auditorium; Art Apprentice Exhibit Reception, 7:00 p.m., Dittmann Center on the St. Olaf College campus; Joel Cooper & Friends, 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Marv Gohman, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Meredith Fierke and the McKinstrys with Chris Koza, 8:00 p.m., Northfield Arts Guild; Chiara Piano Quarter, 8:00 p.m., Concert hall on the Carleton College campus; Karaoke, 9:00 p.m., Rueb’N’Stein; and Mark Mraz at Froggy Bottoms.
Saturday, February 11th: Le Tour du Chocolat, 10:00 a.m., Downtown Northfield; Robin Hood, 1:00 p.m., Northfield Middle School Auditorium; Occasional Jazz, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Contented Cow; The Last Known Whereabouts, 8:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Joe Meyer, 8:00 to 11:30 p.m., Tavern Lounge; and The Big Wu, 9:00 p.m., Rueb’N’Stein.
Sunday, February 12th: Politics and a Pint, 6:00 p.m., Contented Cow; and A Special VALENTINE’S Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., Contented Cow.