Spotlight: Luke Cerny

Spotlight: Luke Cerny By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Sunday afternoon at Wilebskis Blues Saloon for blues benefit (Road to Memphis) that I first heard Luke Cerny. Luke, as his friends call him, was a winner for the Wisconsin International Blues completion. I enjoyed the light mystical blues music that lit up the whole place. … Continue reading Spotlight: Luke Cerny

Izzy Cruz and The C-Notes

Izzy Cruz and The C-Notes By Mitzi Beliveau From the minutes the first note came out of Izzy's lips, she had me. An energetic soulful singer that is years beyond her youth. If you have ever heard them, you would understand why I love them right away. https://www.facebook.com/mitzi.beliveau/videos/10214740967372983/ It was at the Wilebskis Blues Saloon … Continue reading Izzy Cruz and The C-Notes

Spotlight: Rick Blessing as Frank Sinatra

Spotlight: Rick Blessing as Frank Sinatra By Mitzi Beliveau It was mid-week, and I was at a conference that hired Rick Blessing for and entertainer. I have to say that they made an excellent choice. As I watched Rick as he asked me to call him, I was brought back to the time watching Frank … Continue reading Spotlight: Rick Blessing as Frank Sinatra

Matt Farris and The Half Baked Outlaws

Matt Farris and The Half Baked Outlaws By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night, and I was in Laughlin, Nevada at the Splash Night Club in the Aquarius Resort and Casino. I had met up with several of my friends and decided to check out the Splash Night Club. The big screen was turned … Continue reading Matt Farris and The Half Baked Outlaws

The Goombas

The Goombas By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Sunday afternoon at a benefit at the famous Minnesota Music Café, I was there to meet up with a few friends and dance the day and evening away. I knew a few people in the band Goombas, whom I am told only perform a few times a … Continue reading The Goombas

Ronn Easton and Friends

Ronn Easton and Friends By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Friday night, and a news writer friend, and I decided to go to the Mudd Room Speakeasy. She was there to write about the drinks, I was there to write about the band. I already knew the drummer, and we said our greetings. That would … Continue reading Ronn Easton and Friends

3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit

    3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Sunday afternoon when I attended the 3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit. This year it was at Mancinis Char House in Saint Paul, Minnesota. It was like a reunion of people in the music community and people in the recovery of … Continue reading 3rd Annual Charles Schoen Cancer Benefit

Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr

Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Thursday early evening that I went to The Minnesota Music Café to a benefit for the Minnesota Road to Memphis. I’m always amazed at the tremendous extraordinary music we have in the Minneapolis/Saint Paul Area. The Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr is … Continue reading Mark Arneson Band Featuring Mia Dorr

Craig Clark Band at the Road to Memphis Event in Minnesota

Craig Clark Band at the Road to Memphis Event in Minnesota By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Sunday at the Minnesota Music Café in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and I was at a Road to Memphis benefit, and I met up with many of my friends. One of the friends, Craig Clark, was playing at this … Continue reading Craig Clark Band at the Road to Memphis Event in Minnesota

The Stella Vees

The Stella Vees By Mitzi Beliveau It was a warm fall night, and I was at Wilebskis Blues Saloon in Saint Paul, Minnesota. One of my hangouts on a Friday night and a hot spot for great music and dancing. I was invited by several of my friends that are Blues musicians and singers to … Continue reading The Stella Vees