Everybody’s favorite local musician, Wendy Smith, is opening for the “queen of the minor key” at the 411 Concert Series on Saturday night. You can’t beat this quote about Eilen Jewel from the Los Angeles Daily News, “Sometimes as darkly damaged as Lucinda Williams, at others as defiant and teasing as prime Peggy Lee and always authentically Americana in the Gilliam Welch tradition…She’s mighty good.” And you know what they say about Wendy.
Friday, February 28th: Barb Piper CD Release Party, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Early Music Singers/Collegium Musicum, 7:30 p.m., Boe Memorial Chapel on the St. Olaf College campus; Jazz Concert, 8:00 p.m., Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus; Lonesome Dan Kase, 8:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Dave Hudson, 9:00 p.m., Froggy Bottoms; and The Charles Walker Band, 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., Rueb’N’Stein.
Saturday, March 1st: Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra: Beethoven and Barber, 7:00 p.m., United Methodist Church; Alexandra Beller Dance Concert, 7:30 p.m., Dittmann Center on the St. Olaf College campus; Eilen Jewel, 7:30 p.m., Northfield Arts Guild Theater; Forrest and the Rangers, 8:00 to 10:30 p.m., Contented Cow; and Andra Suchy, 8:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge.
Sunday, March 2nd: Chinese Music Ensemble, 2:00 p.m., Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus; Heavenly Harps, 3:00 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, and Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., Contented Cow.