Join us this May for our Silver Tea series. Now in its eighth year, the Silver Teas present programs especially for folks age 55 and older. From bluegrass and country tunes to good old-fashioned sing-a-longs, you’ll enjoy tapping your toes to the music.
Greenwood Tree has been charming audiences for decades with a unique brand of traditional music from Ireland, Scotland, England, Canada and the United States.
Wednesday, May 1, 1:30–3 p.m.
Accordionist Dan Newton fills the air with swing, Latin, French musette and European folk music styles—all with a touch of whimsy.
Thursday, May 2, 2–3 p.m.
Sidewalk Café Trio
Sidewalk Café Trio steams up the stage with its Gypsy jazz stylings, performing music by Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt as well as its own swinging originals.
Tuesday, May 7, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Switched at Birth*
Switched at Birth features the singing of KFAI’s Pam Kolapailo and the broadest repertoire of any bluegrass band in our territory.
Wednesday, May 8, 2–3 p.m.
Enjoy cowboy anthems crackling with the warmth of a prairie campfire, old time fiddle tunes that will set toes a-tappin' and spellbinding rope tricks and tall stories—all with a good dose of friendly humor.
Thursday, May 9, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Immerse yourself in Charlie Maguire’s timeless folk music about Minnesota’s cultural quirks and rich history.
Tuesday, May 14, 1:30–3 p.m.
Irish Lumberjack Songs with Brian Miller*
Join Brian Miller, master of Celtic music, as he delves into Minnesota’s history and performs songs reflecting the Irish and Scottish lumberjacks who worked here in the 1800s.
Wednesday, May 15, 1:30–3 p.m.
The Alzen Family*
The Alzen Family delivers a wide variety of family-oriented bluegrass, gospel bluegrass, and old-time music and hymns with four-part vocal harmonies.
Tuesday, May 21, 1–2 p.m.
The Mouldy Figs
Listen to The Mouldy Figs play 1950s Chicago-style jazz and tell stories of the era.
Thursday, May 23, 11 a.m.–noon
*A Minnesota Legacy program.