Spotlight: Todd Martenson

Spotlight: Todd Martenson By Mitzi Beliveau It was at the Monday night Apple Jam Session in Apple Valley, Minnesota at the American Legion, that I met and heard Todd Martenson sing and play the guitar. Todd, as his friends call him, told me that he did not start playing the guitar until he was 35 … Continue reading Spotlight: Todd Martenson

Spotlight: Ginny Davis

Spotlight: Ginny Davis By Mitzi Beliveau It was in the winter of 2018 that I first heard Ginny Davis sing at the Jam Session at the Apple Valley, Minnesota American Legion. Ginny was a bit shy, and I encouraged her to sing. I told her I would be right up front. Ginny, as her friends … Continue reading Spotlight: Ginny Davis

Everett Smithson Band

Everett Smithson Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night and a friend, and I went to Schooner Tavern in Minneapolis, Minnesota to see the band I have heard about through friends, but until now, I had not seen. I was delighted to listen to the music from The Everett Smithson Band. Everett Smithson … Continue reading Everett Smithson Band

Mayfair 3 Band

Mayfair 3 Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a pleasant Saturday afternoon when I went to Brookside Bar and Grill in the town of, Marine on the Saint Croix, Minnesota. I had a fabulous lunch inside. The wait staff was friendly and accommodating. This was the first music of their outdoor amphitheater for the season … Continue reading Mayfair 3 Band

SnapShot: Tim Sigler

SnapShot: Tim Sigler By Mitzi Beliveau It was a warm spring Friday evening at the Wilebskis Blues Saloon when my friend and I were delighted with a great Country Band. My dance friends said Tim Sigler Band is one of the best Country music performers they have seen. They were right! Tim, as his friends … Continue reading SnapShot: Tim Sigler

Gloria Holtz

Gloria Holtz By Mitzi Beliveau Many times, I go to the Apple Valley American Legion in Apple Valley, MN for the Monday night Jam Sessions. I have learned that this is my happy place. I go there to relax and enjoy friendships. One of those friendships is with Gloria Holtz. Gloria as her friends calls … Continue reading Gloria Holtz

True Heat Band

True Heat Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a cool windy Saturday evening that I was invited to watch a few friends play on stage at the local VFW in Bloomington. I was in for a delightful evening of fantastic music, great dancing, and mouthwatering food. It was a hot night in the city at … Continue reading True Heat Band

Mr. Winky Band

Mr. Winky Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a chilly winter evening on a Saturday night. I was by myself and decided I needed to get out after a long week of snow. I went to one of the local Legions in my area. The North Saint Paul American Legion Post 39. (Link below) I … Continue reading Mr. Winky Band

The Jim Stairs Band

The Jim Stairs Band By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Saturday winter night when I went to the 201 Tavern Beer Garden and Grill to watch and listen to an amazing band called The Jim Stairs Band. (changed name from Squishy Mud) The lead guitarist and singer is Jim Stairs. Jim as his friends call … Continue reading The Jim Stairs Band

My 100th Post in 2018

My 100th Post in 2018 By Mitzi Beliveau I decided to write my 100th blog post on my music blog page. I don’t usually talk about myself on this site other than being the one writing it! I have had on a few occasions had people ask me how can you hear all the musicians beat … Continue reading My 100th Post in 2018