Join us this May for the Silver Tea series.
Enjoy great local musicians playing bluegrass, jazz, dance tunes, songs of Minnesota’s history and American legends and more.
The Silver Teas series, now in its ninth year, presents programs especially for folks age 55 and older. This year, indulge in music from early America and Europe.
Programs are free.
Thursday, May 1, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Hear the vibrant music expression of the Velvet Tones choral group through pop, Broadway, classical, patriotic and inspirational songs.
LeRoy Larson and the Scandinavian Ensemble
Friday, May 2, 1:30–3 p.m.
Enjoy an eclectic and entertaining mix of music, humor and history from Scandinavia and the early immigrant traditions of the Midwest from this award-winning ensemble.
Wednesday, May 7, 11 a.m.–noon
Hear Finn Hall, an award-winning group of musicians that preserve the feel and sounds of historic Finnish-American dance halls with music on the mandolin, accordion, violin, nyckelharpa and more.
Thursday, May 8, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Rambling River Center
325 Oak Street
Immerse yourself in Charlie Maguire’s timeless folk music about Minnesota’s cultural quirks and rich history.
Swingin’ on a Star: The Voice of Van Heusen
Thursday, May 8, 2–3 p.m.
Vocalist Vicky Mountain and her swinging band bring back memories with the musical compositions and collaborations of songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen.
Friday, May 9, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Ladyslipper features mezzosoprano Sahar Hassan and lutenist Phillip Rukavina in costume with songs from the Baroque and Renaissance eras.
Tuesday, May 13, 1:30–3 p.m.
Hear anything from Bach to Bob Dylan through guitarist David Malmberg’s integrated jazz, classical and contemporary styles.
Switched at Birth
Wednesday, May 14, 2–3 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Community Center
8055 Barbara Ave.
Inver Grove Heights
Enjoy the music of Switched at Birth featuring KFAI radio’s Pam Kolapailo and the broadest repertoire of any bluegrass band in our territory.
Curtis and Loretta
Thursday, May 15, 1–2 p.m.
Tap your toes to traditional tunes and heartfelt original acoustic songs from the British Isles, America and beyond with local folk musicians Curtis and Loretta.