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Music to Warm Your Body & Soul
Dan Newton
Dan Newton
(Daddy Squeeze)

Busy Week For Dan Newton
1/10 - Café Accordian Orchestra
@ Loring Pasta Bar

1/11 - The Hula Peppers
@ Schooner Tavern

1/12 - Daddy Squeeze
w/ Dean Magraw & Pat Donohue
@ Aster Cafe

1/14 - Café Accordian Orchestra
@ Cedar Cultural Center
Dave Babb

Dave Babb
@ Hook & Ladder
Wednesday, January 11, 8 pm
The New Feral Cats
Debut Performance
The New Feral Cats
@ Schooner Tavern
Friday, January 13, 9 pm
Armadillo Jump

Armadillo Jump
@ Wilebski's Blues Saloon
Friday, January 13, 9 pm
Tom Harkness

The Swamp Kings
@ Piggy's Restaurant
Saturday, January 14, 7:30 pm
Hurricane Harold
Hurricane Harold's
All-Star Blues Revue

@ Vieux Carre
Saturday, January 14, 6:30 pm
Kate Lynch @ 9 pm
Joey Flip
Photo by Neil Schloner

Joey Flip
w/ Tim Cheesebrow
@ World of Beer
Saturday, January 14, 9 pm
Dee Miller Retirement Party
Retirement Party for Dee Miller, Boom Boom Steve V, Deb Frey & Chris Brauer
w/ Dee Miller Band w/ Who Nu, Boom Boom Steve V
@ Wilebski's Blues Saloon
Sunday, January 15, 1 pm
Javier Matos
Music Under Glass
Javier Matos
@ Como Park Zoo & Conservatory
Sunday, January 15, 4:30 pm


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2017 January Road To Memphis Fundraiser Poster Minnesota Music Cafe Mark Cameron Band Mike Munson Mikkel Beckmen Colin Campbell & the Shackletons Minnesota Music Cafe Logo Brother Sun Sister Moon Boom Boom Steve V Good Time Willy Colin Campbell & the Shackletons Mark Cameron Band Mike Munson Mikkel Beckmen Minnesota Blues Society Minnesota Music Cafe
Click Names On Image for Links to Bands
Auction Items & Baked Goods Needed
If you would like to donate auction items or baked goods to help raise money at the January 22 Road To Memphis Fundraiser, please contact Steve:


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"One kind word can warm three winter months." - Japanese proverb
Shackletons: Best New Bands Poster
Best New Bands of 2016:
MnBS 2016 Youth Showcase Winners
Colin Campbell & the Shackletons
also Fraea, Lady Midnight, Sleeping Jesus, Tabah, Tony Peachka
Wednesday, January 18, 7 pm
@ First Avenue & 7th Street Entrance
Mikkel & Mike
2017 International Blues Challenge Duo Fundraiser
Mikkel Beckmen
& Mike Munson
@ 331 Club
January 18, 7 pm
Dakota Dave Hull
Dakota Dave Hull
After Twenty Years …
KFAI Dakota Dave Hull Show
Farewell Party:
Dakota Dave Hull w/ Jack Klatt, Papa John Kolstad, Lonnie Knight, Adam Kiesling, Bill Smith,
Patrick "Patty" Harison

Thursday, January 19, 8 pm
@ Hook & Ladder
Heatwave & Landman
Chris Holm & Mark Larson
New Release
Heatwave & Landman
Friday, January 20, 8:30 pm
@ Hook & Ladder
Bill Bushey
Bill Bushey
Photo by Brent Hogberg

Benefit for Bill Bushey
Lamont Cranston Band , Lisa Wenger, The Hoopsnakes
Friday, January 20, 8:30 pm
@ Medina Entertainment Center
Scott Graves

Scott Graves
@ Vieux Carre
Friday, January 20, 6:30 pm
Papa John Kolstad

Papa John Kolstad
@ The Warming House
Saturday, January 21, 8 pm
Big George Jackson

Big George Jackson
@ Schooner Tavern
Saturday, January 21, 9 pm


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Volunteer Opportunities
The Minnesota Blues Society extends its thanks to members who volunteer their time and talents to the many activities that help keep our organization strong. The more we grow, the more we need the skills and ideas of our members to keep the fun flowing smoothly and easily. Please consider volunteering with the MnBS! Simply email .

Here’s just one of the committees where your help is always welcome:

MnBS Education Committee

What we do:
Provide education to the general public of the blues music genre and history of blues in Minnesota.

How we do it:
  • Blues education workshops
  • Research and document blues profiles and histories in Minnesota

Interested in volunteering your time and talent to this committee? Please send an email to us at !



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Two Years In A Row!
Willlie Walker
Congratulations To Willie Walker
Nominated For Two
2017 Blues Music Awards:
Soul Blues Album - Live! Notodden Blues Festival
Soul Blues Male Artist


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