Andy & Kathryn Karg are a vocal/guitar/piano duo that cover multiple genres from the 50's on up! Andy reigns from Nashville and brings his guitar swinging chops to match Kathryn's Minnesota-homegrown piano virtuosity. Their love and mastery for tight and soaring harmonies sets them apart as a musical act.
Alan Husby, of the Barbara Meyer Trio, will be performing on his guitar today. Alan Husby grew up in Minneapolis, started playing the guitar at age 10, and has been playing and singing with local jazz, folk, and gospel groups around the Twin Cities for 20+ years. He recently retired from teaching and is now enjoying the additional time to play and sing and write. He continues to perform with the Jumping Jehosaphats, the Barbara Meyer Trio, World Beat Connection, "It's Not Too Late" (a Carole King / James Taylor tribute band), and various other joyful combinations of musician friends.
Live Saxophone with local Hudsonite, Rebecca Tank
Genre-bending Transformative Artist. Music is the mission. Shine your Light!
Sammy Purviance, an experienced entertainer/singer/songwriter, has lived in the Macalister College area of Saint Paul for the past three years. Since moving here from his native Virginia in 2016, he had performed with his Martin D28 acoustic guitar in a variety of local venues. Sammy P’s unique brand of folk, rock, country and gospel is twinged with a southern twang. His stories of his family and his southern upbringing delight his audiences.
Aldo (John Altenbernd) will be performing selections from his newest CD, "Note by Note".
Dustin DeGolier is a freelance musician serving Northwestern Wisconsin. He achieved a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Music Performance with an emphasis in jazz guitar from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. A native of Cumberland, WI, Dustin began studying guitar and music theory with Manfred Schonauer at age eleven. Since then he has studied with Billy Barnard of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, as well as UW-Milwaukee’s Pete Billmann, Elina Chekan and Don Linke. He has participated in master classes with renowned guitarists Mark Whitfield, Bruce Forman and Julian Lage. In addition to performing regularly with The Indigo Quartet and Paisan & The Family Brass , Dustin frequently plays and sings jazz in solo, duo and trio configurations. When not practicing or performing, he can be found teaching private lessons at the Pipe Dream Center in Comstock, WI and the Dancing Bird Art Studio in Cumberland, WI. He serves as guitar instructor annually for the Guitar & Bass Workshop and Rock Band Camp at the Shell Lake Arts Center.
Scrapaegoat is an Untraditional Acoustic Solo Artist.Singing while performing on Banjo, 12 string and playing Harmonica, Scrapegoat plays a high-bred mix of, Bluegrass, country, blues, and Anti-folk. He performs his original songs as well as songs from great artists from yesterday and today. Think of it as a High-class Hoe-down. Grown up in the St. Croix Valley area Scrapegoat went on to attend McNally/Smith College of music and now performs regularly often accompanied by his back up band The Skin & Bones Trio.
Classics from the vast Brazilian repertoire in a traditional format, very typical of the bossa nova and choros era in 1930 - 1970 in Rio de Janeiro - Guitar + Flute (sax) + percussion. Music by Baden Powel, Jobim, Pixinguinha, Ernesto Nazareth, Jacob do Bandolim, Tony Hauser, Ary Barroso, Egberto Gismonti.