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June 26, 2017
Lakes Jam 5 - A good time had by all
The fifth year of Lakes Jam, a three-day music festival held this past weekend at Brainerd International Raceway, did not disappoint fans despite...
June 26, 2017 - 4:00am
June 22, 2017
Lakes Jam: Year 5 is here; More new, fun features to keep people happy
Lakes Jam is here and those attending will be in for a treat this year—not only is the line-up "strong and different" but there are new...
June 22, 2017 - 10:17am
Jake Owen to bring sunshine to Lakes Jam stage
Country star Jake Owen, with his hits "Something About a Woman," "Don't Think I Can't Love You," "Eight Second Ride" and "Tell Me" will be the...
June 22, 2017 - 9:00am
'You're (not) Gonna (want to) Miss This' - Trace Adkins to perform at Lakes Jam
An accidental meeting with a recording label president who liked country star Trace Adkins' deep voice was an encounter that ignited his music...
June 22, 2017 - 7:00am
June 19, 2017
Buckcherry to give Lakes Jam fans a rock and rollin' good time
Buckcherry—known for "Crazy Bitch and "Sorry" which exploded onto the charts and radio stations when the album "15" was released in 2006—will...
June 19, 2017 - 12:32am
June 16, 2017
Uplifting, loud and inspiring - Skillet to perform for Lakes Jam fans
"Loud, inspiring, uplifting and bringing the community together" are a few words used to describe live shows by the American Christian rock band...
June 16, 2017 - 10:23am
June 8, 2017
Hit after hit, Montgomery Gentry will play it all at Lakes Jam
Montgomery Gentry, who describe themselves as blue collar workers living the songs they sing, will give Brainerd lakes area country fans an "energy...
June 8, 2017 - 11:00am
June 1, 2017
'Fix a Drink' at Lakes Jam with Chris Janson
Nashville country artist Chris Janson sang his No. 1 Platinum single "Buy Me A Boat" when he performed at Lakes Jam two years ago. Janson hopes...
June 1, 2017 - 9:00am
May 4, 2017
Live Music - May 4
For week of May 4-10; bands perform 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Eagles Club 124 Front St. King's Ransom, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday; $5 for all dances for non-Eagle members. Essentia Health Sports Center 502 Jackson St.
May 4, 2017 - 9:20am
April 27, 2017
Performing Arts - April 27
BRAINERD Performing Arts Center's Cultural Arts Series Switchback, a Chicago-based band featuring Celtic and Americana music, 7:30 p.m. May 6, Chalberg Theatre at Central Lakes College in Brainerd. The National Players to perform "The Giver" and "The Grapes of Wrath," May 2, Chalberg...
April 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
April 20, 2017
Entertainment Briefs - April 20
Next 'Work Of Art' set at Brainerd library The Brainerd Public Library in collaboration and support of the State of Minnesota's Legacy Amendment...
April 20, 2017 - 9:25am
August 24, 2016
Live Music - Aug. 25
For week of Aug. 25-31; bands perform from 9 p.m. to close with no cover unless otherwise noted. BRAINERD Eagles Club 124 Front St. Muddy Water Band, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Friday; $5 for all dances for non-Eagle members. Last Turn Saloon 214 S. Eighth St. Open Mic, Wednesday (sign-up,...
August 24, 2016 - 8:35pm
June 27, 2016
Chris Hawkey gets surprise at Lakes Jam
Lakes Jam organizers surprised Chris Hawkey Friday during the music fest with a banner that stated "Lakes Jam is Hawk's House." Hawkey has performed...
June 27, 2016 - 10:28am
June 22, 2016
Special Events - June 23
AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, 10-11:30 a.m. first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363. BAXTER Author event Author Raymen Starkka of "SINS of Human Rights Abuse...
June 22, 2016 - 9:25pm
May 4, 2016
Special Events - May 5
AITKIN Art events Kaleidoscope, first Saturday of the month, Jaques Art Center, from 10-11:30 a.m.; Coloring Club, 1-3 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month. More information at www.jaquesart.com or 218-927-2363. BRAINERD Geritol Frolics Auditions for Geritol Frolics, 6:30-8 p.m....
May 4, 2016 - 10:47pm