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Lush Country

Crooner's Lounge/Dunsmore Room, 6161 Highway 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Lush Country Classic country songs from the 1950s and 1960s Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for pedal steel guitar, some high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, an all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again.

Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away

History Theater, 30 10th Street East, Saint Paul, MN

The original cast is back for a 'music only' presentation of all the Holly Hits! Starring Nick Freeman as Buddy! Gary Rue weaves a musical tale of personal on-the-road experience with artists Gene Pitney, Bobby Vee, the Crickets and Sonny Curtis, and finally, with all roads converging on the main event: Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away.

Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away

Le Musique Room, 4300 O'Day Avenue NE, St Michael, MN

Gary Rue weaves a musical tale of personal on-the-road experience with artists Gene Pitney, Bobby Vee, the Crickets and Sonny Curtis, and finally, with all roads converging on the main event: Buddy Holly: Not Fade Away. With Jack Lambert (photo)

Runestone: The Rock Musical!

History Theater, 30 10th Street East, Saint Paul, MN

By Mark Jensen (book and lyrics) Music by Gary Rue As part of History Theatre's Raw Stages. Directed by Tyler Michaels

THE KENSINGTON RUNESTONE is a controversial artifact whose authenticity has been debated for over a century. Advocates claim it is proof that Scandinavians reached Minnesota in 1362. Opponents claim it is a hoax, carved by a Swedish farmer. It can currently be seen in Alexandria, Minnesota within the RuneStone Museum.

Lush Country

Crooner's Lounge, 6161 Highway 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for pedal steel guitar, some high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, an all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again. Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Gary Rue, Richard Kriehn, Peter johnson, Gary Raynor and Joe Savage.

Lush Country

Crooner's Lounge, 6161 Highway 65 NE, Minneapolis, MN

Are you lonesome tonight? Got heartaches by the number? A hankering for pedal steel guitar, some high lonesome Floyd Cramer piano and that Patsy Cline yodel? Then you gotta hear Lush Country, an all-star band playing the best country songs of the hi-fi era, from Eddy Arnold to Tammy Wynette and back again. Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Gary Rue, Richard Kriehn, Peter johnson, Gary Raynor and Joe Savage.