The ZackaryZ

The ZackaryZ By Mitzi Beliveau James Zackary lead and rhythm guitar. Alex Zachary bass guitar. Swanee, lead and rhythm guitar, keyboard, and sax. Singers, James, Alex, and Swanee. Drums Michael Velesajuez, also known as Taco! Fantastic music with two generations of musicians and singers in the band was amazing and refreshing. I had been invited … Continue reading The ZackaryZ

Jacquie Maddix – Lady J Maddix

Jacquie Maddix - Lady J Maddix By Mitzi Beliveau I met Jacquie as many of her friends call her at a Jam Session at Wilebskis Blues Saloon in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Jacquie fans call her, Lady J has a bigger than life personality and amazing laughter when you first meet her. I felt completely comfortable … Continue reading Jacquie Maddix – Lady J Maddix

Tim Sigler on Facebook Live Stream @ Ziggy’s in Hudson, Wisconsin

Tim Sigler on Facebook Live Stream @ Ziggy’s in Hudson, Wisconsin By Mitzi Beliveau It was almost mid-May in Hudson Wisconsin when Tim Sigler took his guitar some sound equipment and orders some food on the upper balcony of Ziggy’s in Hudson, Wisconsin. Down below you can see the St. Croix River and the parking … Continue reading Tim Sigler on Facebook Live Stream @ Ziggy’s in Hudson, Wisconsin

Mark Arneson Band with Mia Dorr, A440 Studio, “Clarion Call” Original and More

Mark Arneson Band with Mia Dorr, A440 Studio, “Clarion Call” Original and More By Mitzi Beliveau Some times you meet people so amazing they are unbelievable. That is what I found in a group called the Mark Arneson Band with Mia Dorr. It was winter, and I was at the Minnesota Music Café in Saint … Continue reading Mark Arneson Band with Mia Dorr, A440 Studio, “Clarion Call” Original and More

SpotLight: James Hutchinson

SpotLight: James Hutchinson By Mitzi Beliveau Most Monday nights, I go to the Apple Valley Legion Post 1776 in Apple Valley, Minnesota. For the Monday Night Jam Sessions. I find it a pleasure to listen and eat with many of my friends there. Packed with musicians and singers and some of the locals. One of … Continue reading SpotLight: James Hutchinson

Jonah and The Whales @ Wilebskis Blues Saloon

Jonah and The Whales @ Wilebskis Blues Saloon By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night at Wilebskis Blues Saloon in Saint Paul, Minnesota and I was invited by Jonas Mayer, drummer, to watch his band Jonah and Whales. I am always delighted to watch Johan and The Whales. I would say they are in … Continue reading Jonah and The Whales @ Wilebskis Blues Saloon

Shaws Open Jam

Shaws Open Jam By Mitzi Beliveau It was a cold winter Monday night when a friend and I went to the Shaws Grill in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for an Open Jam Session. I had been asked by friends to come and listen to a great musical jam session. I decided to go after a friend said … Continue reading Shaws Open Jam

Spotlight: Free and Easy Band

Spotlight: Free and Easy Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a chilly winter night, and I went to Wilebskis Blues Saloon to another fantastic band! I had heard them years ago, but it was my delight to be able to listen to them again. The first song the band had the whole place Rockin! Well, … Continue reading Spotlight: Free and Easy Band

Johnny Rawls

Johnny Rawls By Mitzi Beliveau It was a special Friday night when I was at Wilebskis Blues Saloon in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Only the best of the best in the world come to the Hot Spot in the Twin Cities, Wilebskis Blues Saloon. I had seen Johnny Rawls on TV when I was younger and … Continue reading Johnny Rawls

The SoulMates Band

The SoulMates Band By Mitzi Beliveau I had been invited by the drummer of the SoulMates Band to come to listen to them play at Schuller Bar and Grille. I knew all the guys in the band except the keyboard player. Amazing music comes Schullers Tavern in Golden Valley, Minnesota. Not only a great place … Continue reading The SoulMates Band