For week of April 21-27; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.
Paul Bunyan Bowl
7609 Excelsior Road
The Beet Keepers, Thursday; Jim Burt, Friday; Tim Mahoney, Saturday
608 Laurel St.
Whiskey Richards, Friday-Saturday
601 Laurel St.
Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursdays of the month
124 Front St.
Muddy Water, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday
The E Squared Cafe
123 East Washington St.
Sneaky Pete Bauer, 8 p.m. Friday, $5 cover
30279 Airport Road
downstairs of the Commander
The Soupbones, 5-9 p.m. Saturday
Prime Time Food and Spirits
8548 Ski Chalet Drive
The Bridge Tavern
26929 Highway 6
Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday
8164 Interlachen Road
Kevin Klimek, 7-11 p.m. every Friday-Saturday
21560 CR 3
Miss Fortune, Friday
133 Highway 10
Imaginary Friends, Friday
KC’s Uptown Saloon
116 Cedar Ave. E.
Beet Keepers, April 28
The Huntin’ Shack
724 Highway 210 W.
Power Line, 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Friday
10 Hwy. 84 S.W.
Kenny Jake Band, 8 p.m. Saturday
‘Classics, Old and New’
Central Lakes College spring choir concert, “Classics, Old and New,” 7:30 p.m. April 28, Chalberg Theatre; free.
MN Percussion Trio
Minnesota Percussion Trio to perform at several area Kitchigami libraries: 4 p.m. April 29 in Brainerd; April 29 in Wadena (time to be determined); 3 p.m. April 30 at The Life Center in Pine River; 10 a.m. April 30 in Longville; 12:30 p.m. April 30 in Walker; and 4 p.m. May 20 in Cass Lake. For more information go to the Kitchigami Regional Library website at krls.org
NEW YORK MILLS
Swedish band to perform
Next Stop: Horizon, a five-member band, to perform, 7:30 p.m. April 30, New York Mills Cultural Center; $12 for advance sale and $15 the day of the concert. Students are $5 anytime. For tickets call (218) 385-3339 to reserve a seat.
Grassroots Concerts Series
The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank,7:30 p.m. April 29, in the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar, with doors opening for general seating at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door for adults and $5 for children under 12 with listening attention, when accompanied by an adult.
Ripple River Gallery
27591 Partridge Ave.
Linda Johaneson, landscapes in fiber exhibit, ends May 15.
Jaques Art Center
121 Second St. N.W.
“Favorite Things” and “It Starts With A Memory,” on display from April 29- June 4.
Art Matters Studio and Gallery
located in Franklin Arts Center
1001 Kingwood St.
Photography exhibition on 2010 Warrior football team’s championship, 1:30-4 p.m. May 1 with exhibit on display through June 15 or by appointment by calling 330-1780.
Central Lakes College Gallery
501 West College Dr.
CLC Juried Student Art Show through May 5.
Kevin Matthews Pottery
113 Washington St.
Glazed and Amazed event to support the Tom Brown family in the April 30 Multiple Sclerosis Walk; People come in and purchase an item to design from 2-9 p.m. Friday.
NEW YORK MILLS
Regional Cultural Center
24 Main Ave. N.
Regional Art Show, May 7, with artist reception from 3-5 p.m. May 14.
Regional High School Art Show, ends Saturday.
Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month for ages 8 and up at 10 a.m., Jaques Art Center; One stroke painting classes, first Wednesday of the month, 1-4 p.m., cost is $18 and class will be taught by Rochelle Bertram. More information or to register call the center at (218) 927-2363 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Geritol Frolics auditions
Geritol Frolics auditions for those age 55 and older, 6-9 p.m. May 5 and from 10 a.m. to noon May 7 at Franklin Arts Center. For more information call 825-3777.
BHS arts and crafts festival
Spring Arts and Crafts Festival, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 14, Brainerd High School; free.
Musician jam sessions
All musician invited to join in acoustic jam sessions, first Sunday of the month, Grand Lodge at Heartwood Senior Living Community. More information by calling Connie Lou Swanson at Heartwood at (218) 534-3089.
Robert Yahnke’s popular film courses set to run 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the four Fridays of May at Heartwood Senior Living. Cost is $30 for Unlimited Learning members and $45 for non-members. Make checks payable to Unlimited Learning and send them to George Cowie, 10154 Birch Grove Rd., East Gull Lake, MN 56401. Your canceled check will be your proof of registration. People are asked to include their e-mail address or a phone number in case of unexpected news regarding the courses.
St. Francis Music Center
Community Chorale meets from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays.
The St. Francis Sestri Na Mir meets from 5-7 p.m. Sundays.
The St. Francis male singing group meets from 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays; More information by contacting St. Francis Music Center at (320)632-0637 or visit www.sfmusiccenter.org.
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