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Arts calendar published July 14, 2021

Community and high school art events will be printed each Wednesday in this calendar up to four weeks in advance. The deadline is noon Friday. Items may be emailed to news@wctrib.com with “arts calendar item” in the subject line.

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Terry Nelson Band

Paynesville, July 15, 6 p.m., Veterans Park; Thursday music by the Terry Nelson Band; bring your own chair. www.paynesvillece.com/summer-concert-series.html

Otoniel Rodriquez

Willmar, July 15, 6 p.m., Whitney Music/Jazz N Java; Willmar musician Otoniel Rodriquez makes a return visit. Free, pass-the-hat basket for the musicians. For reservations, call 320-214-9433 or email bob@whirtneymusic.com

Pill Poppers

Litchfield, July 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Central Park, downtown Litchfield; Thriving Thursday music by the Pill Poppers; www.facebook.com/groups/1686898771377304

1060 W. Addison Blues

Spicer, July 15, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by 1060 West Addison Blues; rain or shine; bring your own chair. Glacialridgewinery.com

The Little Mermaid

Willmar, July 16, 6 p.m., July 17, 10 a.m., Barn Theatre, $5 at the door. Children’s performance written and directed by Nikki Erickson.

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Unfortunate

New London, July 17, 7 p.m., Little Theatre. $5, local noise punk duo Unfortunate, after-party Elektro Dance.

Custom Made

Spicer, July 18, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park by Custom Made; bring your own chair.

Mason Dixon Line

Willmar, July 20, 5 p.m. opening act West Addison Blues, 6:30 p.m. Mason Dixon Line, Robbins Island. “Rockin’ Robbins” free concert, food vendors, beverage tent, kids entertainment area, artisan market. Free bus/shuttle service every 15 minutes from 4:30-9:30 p.m. with bus stops at Willmar Civic Center, Kennedy Elementary and Willmar Middle School. Bring a lawn chair. rockinrobbins.com

Custom Made

Danube, July 20, 7 p.m., Depot Museum park gazebo; Tuesday music by Custom Made; bring your own chair.

Bob’s Big Band

Appleton, July 20, 7 p.m., Riverview Park Bandstand; Tuesday music by Bob’s Big Band; bring your own chair.

Miscasts

Willmar, July 21, 5:30 p.m., outside Barn Theatre; actors from The Little Mermaid and the group the "Miscasts" will perform.

Everett Smithson Band

Paynesville, July 22, 6 p.m., Veterans Park; Thursday music by the Everett Smithson Band; bring your own chair.

Matthew Lease

Litchfield, July 22, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Central Park, downtown Litchfield; Thriving Thursday music by Matthew Lease.

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1060 W. Addison Blues

Spicer, July 25, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park by the Blues Brothers; bring your own chair.

Wild Angels

Willmar, July 27, 5 p.m. opening act Ava Hanson, 6:30 p.m. Wild Angels “The Women of Rock, Pop & Country,” Robbins Island. Rockin’ Robbins free concert, food vendors, beverage tent, kids entertainment area, artisan market. Bring a lawn chair.

Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboys

Appleton, July 27, 7 p.m., Riverview Park Bandstand; Tuesday music by the Honky Tonk Stardust Cowboys; bring your own chair.

Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra

Willmar, July 28, 7 p.m. WEAC, free; The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents a light summer concert.

Sarah Dollerschell & Daughters

Litchfield, July 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Central Park, downtown Litchfield; Thriving Thursday music by Sarah Dollerschell & Daughters. www.facebook.com/groups/1686898771377304

Pirates, Guitars and Beach Front Bars

Spicer, July 29, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Pirates, Guitars and Beach Front Bars; rain or shine; bring your own chair. glacialridgewinery.com

Ava Hanson

Spicer, Aug. 1, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park by Ava Hanson along with a drum circle; bring your own chair. Explorespicer.com

Fabulous Armadillos

Willmar, Aug. 3, 5 p.m. opening act Michael Shynes, 6:30 p.m. Fabulous Armadillos, Robbins Island. “Rockin’ Robbins” free concert, food vendors, beverage tent, kids entertainment area, artisan market. Free bus/shuttle service every 15 minutes from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. with bus stops at Willmar Civic Center, Kennedy Elementary and Willmar Middle School. Bring a lawn chair. rockinrobbins.com

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The Kingery Family

Danube, Aug. 3, 7 p.m., Depot Museum park gazebo; Tuesday music by the Kingery Family; bring your own chair.

Jeff James

Spicer, Aug. 5, 6:30 p.m., Glacial Ridge Winery; music by Jeff James; rain or shine; bring your own chair. http://glacialridgewinery.com/

Jason Malmgren

Willmar, Aug. 8, 2 p.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church; Jason Malmgren presents his senior piano recital, along with duets with Emily Malmgren.

Ali Gray’s Country

Spicer, Aug. 8, 4 to 6 p.m., Pirrotta Park; Music in the Park by Ali Gray’s Country Jamboree; bring your own chair. https://explorespicer.com/

‘A Comedy of Tenors’

Willmar, Aug. 11-13, 16-19, 7:30 p.m., Aug. 15, 4 p.m., Barn Theatre; The Barn Theatre presents “A Comedy of Tenors,” adults $20, ages 18 and younger $10; 320-235-9500, on the website www.thebarntheatre.com or at the box office 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Tickets go on sale July 20.

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Donna Middleton started working at the West Central Tribune in 1975 and has been the news assistant since 1992. She compiles the arts, health, farm and community page calendars, as well as rewrites and works on the special sections.
She can be contacted at dmiddleton@wctrib.com or phone 320-214-4341.
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