Category Archives: Music

Wildflower Performance

Wildflower, a folk-band from Winona, will be performing at the Preston Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Preston Arts Board.

http://www.wildflowerwinona.com/
The group performs on duo keyboards and guitars, cello, and flute. They create a fresh, effervescent sound with a delightful mix of covers and originals written by two of the members. Their music is an eclectic, yet cohesive style of contemporary folk and romantic soft rock.

“GRIPPING TALES OF MINNESOTA” with Charlie Maguire

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2016

 

7:00 PM

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Charlie Maguire brings his unique historical perspective in song to Preston Public Library on Tuesday, October 18 from 7-8PM. Maguire writes and sings songs that tell the “unsung” stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things that helped to shape our state and national history, culture, and destiny. A singer and songwriter in the tradition of Woody Guthrie, he performs on guitar, harmonica, jaw harp and spoons. He is founding performer on “A Prairie Home Companion”, “Centenial Troubadour” for Minnesota State Parks and Trails, a “Bush Fellow”, and recent recipient of the Minnesota “State Government Innovation Award”, for his work with Veterans in a program he co-created; “Operation Sight & Sound” OSS.

Mr. Maguire has recorded six albums and has written for Minnesota Monthly, the Star Tribune (Minneapolis), and for National Public Radio.

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