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Entertainment Calendar - Aug. 8

■ Live music

For week of Aug. 8-14; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted.


American Legion

Near Hwys. 371 and 87 W.

Frankie Lamb, 2-6 p.m. Sunday


Blue Ox

608 Laurel St.

King’s Ransom, Friday-Saturday

Brainerd Lakes Cafe and Lounge

2115 S. Sixth St.

Karaoke, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Friday

Coco Moon

601 Laurel St.

Songster Pete Norman, 5-7 p.m. every Friday; Thursday Bluegrass, first, third and fifth Thursday of the month

Eagles Club

124 Front St.

Three Men and a Lady, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday; $5 for non-Eagles’ members.

Sunshine Kitchen

& Moonshine

724 Mill Ave.

Seth Doud, Friday, $3 cover

The Hubb

707 Laurel St.

Wild Horses, Friday-Saturday

The Last Turn Saloon

214 S. Eighth St.

Open Mic Night, first Wednesday of the month from 7-10 p.m.

Yesterday’s Gone

219 South Ninth St.

Free Jams in the Blue Room, third Wednesday of the month


Commander Bar

30279 Airport Road

Vintage Raggs, Thursday, Aug. 8, Friday-Saturday

Karaoke, Sunday

JJ’s Pub

Downstairs of the


Lisa Winger, Saturday

Prime Time Food and Spirits

8548 Ski Chalet Dr.

Karaoke with Beatkeepers, Thursdays

Bitterroot Band, 9:30 p.m. Friday

DJ Naive, Saturday

Open mic night, 8 p.m. Sunday


The Bridge Tavern

26929 Highway 6

Live music every Friday; Classic Country Dinner Theater, 4-8 p.m. Sunday


Crosby’s Piano Bar

County Roads 66

Sarah Joh, 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Mr. Mellow-D, 7-11 p.m., Wednesdays and Fridays


County Road 66

TBA, 1 p.m. Sunday

Moonlight Bay

County Roads 66 and 16

DJ J.P and Chad, 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Jon Pribyl, 4-8 p.m. Friday, on the deck

The Wharf

County Roads 66 and 16

Tim Mahoney, 8 p.m. to midnight Friday

Co, Jak, Saturday

Lisa Wenger & Friends, 6-9 p.m. Sunday


Sherwood Forest Tavern

8798 Interlachen Road

Karaoke, every Friday

■ Visual arts


Jaques Art Center

121 Second St. NW

Plein Air Exhibit, ends Saturday.

“Up North Whismey,” exhibit opens Aug. 16.

Ripple River Gallery

27591 Partridge Ave.

Artist Anna Marie Pavlik work on display, ends Sunday.

Artist Mickey Cunningham work of life and landscape paintings, opens Wednesday and runs through Sept. 15, with an artist reception from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 17.


Brainerd Public Library

416 S. Fifth St.

Artist Diane Runberg work on display through August.

City Hall

501 Laurel St.

Encore Art Club members, paintings, ongoing.

Crow Wing County

Historical Society

320 Laurel St.

Various exhibits, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, 829-3268,

Crow Wing County

Community Services

326 Laurel St.

Artists Jan Lendobeja and Barb Morgan work on display through September.

Evelyn Matthies’ Porthole Gallery

712 Washington St.

“7+5=12 ... Young In Art,” featuring Molly Mae Krautkremer’s work will be featured through Sept. 28. Hours of the display will be Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a meet the artist reception, 2-4 p.m. Aug. 24.


Sioux Line Depot Museum

101 First St. NE

A traveling exhibit entitled Lake Roosevelt Artifact Exhibit and Interpretive Project will be on display during regular business hours. Schedule the exhibit for a group, school or organization, contact the Cuyuna Iron Range Heritage Network office at (218) 545-1166.


Community Center and Library

14126 Daggett Pine Road

Paintings by Crosslake Art Club members, ongoing.

Crosslake art show and sale, Thursday-Saturday.


Downtown, along Paul Bunyan Trail

Northwoods Arts Council summer sculpture park exhibit, runs through Labor Day, Sept. 2.


Great River Arts Association

122 First St. SE

Oil paintings by Mary Lingen through Sept. 18

Family Medical Center

811 Second St. SE

Work by Little Falls artist Ainez Hayung on display through early fall.

Morrison County Government

Center Gallery

213 First Ave. SE

Local artists, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. weekdays, ongoing.

Weyerhaeuser Museum

2151 S Lindbergh Drive

Various Morrison County historical exhibits, ongoing, open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays, free, (320) 632-4007,

■ Performing arts


Concerts in the Park

Mike Hoover, 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, in the bandstand at Gregory Park; free.

Tony Sandler

“Live Tony Sandler,” 2 p.m. Sept. 15, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College (CLC). Tickets are available by contacting the CLC Foundation at 855-8135.

Lakes Area Music Festival

Lakes Area Music Festival concerts: “Souvenirs;” 3 p.m. Sunday, “Serenades;” 7 p.m. Wednesday; “Cinderella” Opera; 3 p.m. Aug. 18. Free, Tornstrom Auditorium.

Rolling Stones tribute Band

“Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Tribute Band,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Tornstrom Auditorium as part of the Central Lakes College Cultural Arts Series. Tickets are $30, $27 and $22. Tickets at CLC Theatre Box Office at 855-8199 or 800-933-0346, extension 8199. Tickets can also be purchased online at, click on the ‘Buy Tickets’ button.


Music in the Park

Music in the Park, 6 p.m. Thursdays in Crosby Memorial Park.


Crosslake Outdoor Music

Decade 7, 7 p.m. Saturday, Crosslake Town Square


Music in the Park

Meire Grove Community Band, 7 p.m. Sunday, Northern Pacific Park, free;

■ Out of town


Sanford Center

1111 Event Center Dr.

“The Price is Right Live!” Oct. 13, doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 16 at, the Ford Pickup Windows at the Sanford Center or by calling 800-745-3000 or at


Chanhassen Dinner Theatre

501 W. 78th St.

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” through Aug. 31, main stage; box office, 800-362-3515,


Old Log Theater

5175 Meadville St.

“Freckleface Strawberry” a children’s musical, through Aug. 16; 952-474-5951,


Grand Casino Hinckley Events

and Convention Center

777 Lady Luck Dr.

Alabama, Aug. 31

Teen Idols (David Cassidy, Peter Noone and Mickey Dolenz), Sept. 22


Minneapolis Institute of Arts

2400 Third Ave. S.

“Two Sides of the Modern” Maverix ReMix,” runs through Sept. 15; “The World at Work: Images of Labor and Industry, 1850 to Now,” through Nov. 10; 612-870-3131,

If you would like your event listed in the entertainment guide, contact Jennifer via, 855-5851, or by fax 829-0211 or mail to Jennifer Stockinger, Brainerd Dispatch, P.O. Box 974, Brainerd, MN 56401. Please include time, date, place, admission price and contact information. Deadline is 5 p.m. Monday for Thursday publication.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889