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

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

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

Top Music Awards for 2019 Minneapolis/Saint Paul Area First Year Awards

  Top Music Awards for 2019 Minneapolis/Saint Paul Area First Year Awards By Mitzi Beliveau At the end of each year, I will look over my stories and music downloads and list the top famous read story in each category. Also, the most uploads each year of music videos taped. Last two years, there were … Continue reading Top Music Awards for 2019 Minneapolis/Saint Paul Area First Year Awards

Spotlight: Bryan Basset At the Apple Valley Jam Session

Spotlight: Bryan Basset At the Apple Valley Jam Session By Mitzi Beliveau   It was a great afternoon and evening at the Apple Valley, Minnesota Jam Session on Monday. Apple Valley Legion Jam Session is one of my favorite places. I find lots of local talent, and often, visitors from around the USA come to … Continue reading Spotlight: Bryan Basset At the Apple Valley Jam Session

Kelli Rae Tubbs

Kelli Rae Tubbs By Mitzi Beliveau It was at the many Jam Session that I had heard Keli Rae Tubbs play her drum. Kelli Rae as her friends call her is a very accomplish musician and, it is a great honor to write about Kelli Rae. Kelli Rae is one of the few great drummers … Continue reading Kelli Rae Tubbs

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

Update: George Moye European Music Tour

Update: George Moye European Music Tour By Mitzi Beliveau It was at a Tuesday night Jam session as Wilebski‚Äôs Blue Saloon that I met up with George Moya after touring Europe for a month. I asked George as his friends call him how his music tour went. George shared many stories too many to write … Continue reading Update: George Moye European Music Tour

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

Snapshot: Open Jam with Kris Vox and The TC Hit Squad

Snapshot: Open Jam with Kris Vox and The TC Hit Squad By Mitzi Beliveau It was a Wednesday night and I wanted to do something different so I went to one of my favorite places for music Route 47 Pub and Grub. I had heard there were a Rock and Roll Jam Session there every … Continue reading Snapshot: Open Jam with Kris Vox and The TC Hit Squad