Arts & Performance

Wayzata Chancel Choir and Symphony Orchestra

Music director Marlene Pauley leads the Wayzata Symphony Orchestra in the next “Music in Wayzata” free concert series performance at Wayzata Community Church. For this special one-night-only performance, the group teams up with Chancel Choir for “Endless Hymms of Praise”.  With string accompaniment and beautiful choral harmony, this is one performance you won’t want to miss. 952.473.8877.

Charlie Daniels Band

You might know him best for his band’s hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” but Musicians’ Hall of Fame 2009 inductee Charlie Daniels has been a major figure on the country music and Southern rock scenes for more than 50 years. This concert at Medina Entertainment Center is a great chance to see the man himself, along with band members Charlie Hayward, Shannon Wickline, Pat McDonald, Bruce Brown and Chris Wormer playing the music they know so well. 762.478.6661.

Wayzata Symphony Orchestra with Special Guest Bruce Henry

The Wayzata Symphony Orchestra is the orchestra in residence at the Wayzata Community Church, but we’d really be missing out if they didn’t get to participate in the church’s Music in Wayzata series, too. In this performance the orchestra is joined by jazz vocalist extraordinaire Bruce Henry, who will sing a selection of traditional spirituals arranged by Paul Gericke. The orchestra also will play Florence Price’s “Symphony No. 1 in E Minor.” 952.473.8877.

Winter Bluegrass Weekend

The Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West Hotel in Plymouth is hosting Winter Bluegrass Weekend: A Festival of Bluegrass & Old Time Music & Dance. As many as 50 groups will play all kinds of bluegrass, string-band and acoustic music on multiple stages throughout the weekend. Don’t miss Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, this year’s Saturday night headline concert. Workshops, dances, instrument exhibitors and round-the-clock jam sessions can also be expected.800.635.3037.

Eric Burdon and the Animals

Eric Burdon and the Animals have been members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 1994. Burdon was one of Rolling Stone’s 100 greatest voices of all time, and now he’s assembled a fresh iteration of his legendary band for a new tour, coming to Medina Entertainment Center for one night only. 763.478.6661.

Wayzata Senior High School Jazz Ensemble

The Wayzata High School Jazz Gold Ensemble will play its final concert of the season, featuring classics like The Rippington’s “Morocco,” Thelonious Monk’s “Straight no Chaser” and more. 763.745.6913.

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