Uke-Fest Mastermind…in Downtown Northfield, MN

KatyVernonTrioKaty Vernon is a Minneapolis/St. Paul based singer songwriter. She grew up in London, England and has been writing and singing as long as she can remember. She moved to the US after meeting her future American husband on a train from Amsterdam to Berlin.  She regularly performs at a number of Twin Cities venues, was one of the first musicians to perform on Garrison Keillor’s new live show, and the mastermind behind the Twin Cities’ annual “Uke-Fest”.  She performs this Friday night at The Tavern Lounge.

Friday, January 17th: Katie Dahl, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Contented Cow; The Katy Vernon Trio, 8:00 p.m., The Tavern Lounge; Faculty Recital: Patricia Kent, Soprano, 8:00 p.m. Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus; and Burning Chrome, 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m., Contented Cow.

Saturday, January 18th: Northfield Area Summit on Climate Change, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., St. Olaf College campus; History Players: Charley Goddar, 11:00 a.m., Northfield Public Library; Art Vandalay, 8:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge; and Optimum Trajectory, 8:00 p.m., Contented Cow.

Sunday, January 19th: St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, 2:00 p.m., Concert Hall on the Carleton College campus; and Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., Contented Cow.