Big Sweet Life on stage during their May 1st performance at GRA.

Big Sweet Life on stage during their May 1st performance at GRA.

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14 FRIDAYS Performing Arts SERIES

Michael Shynes

May 19, 2017

doors 6 pm
show 7 pm

$12 Tickets

Born and raised in Little Falls, Shynes’ musical path has extended well beyond his beloved hometown. Touring with platinum recording artist Howie Day and opening for countless National acts has highlighted a career that in many ways, is just beginning. His performance on May 19th will be feature guest musicians that will bring a fully realized sound to the stage, in addition to an exceptional amount of musical talent. “I have put together a band of heavy hitters and some of my favorite musicians,” states Shynes. The full band will showcase Kurt Rodman on lead guitar. Rodman has just finished performing in the Fabulous Armadillos “Guitar Legends” Tribute show. Ted Manderfeld is a Nationally known piano player in one of the most successful Dueling Piano acts in the country “Dueces Wild.” Dan Schepers was well known for his work in local rock band “Seazon of the Fly” and Pete Johnson tours the world playing drums for Jazz and Rock Bands.

Shynes will be playing new original songs from an album that will be released Fall 2017 in addition to fun covers and old favorites. When asked about the show Shynes remarked, “I fully expect this to be the best show I have ever put on at Great River, and can’t wait to immerse myself in the nostalgia of music and being back home.”

Open Mic Night

June 1, 2017

sign up 6 pm
show 7 - 9 pm

Take the stage for your 15 minutes of fame! All performance types welcome. 

This is a family friendly event, so please keep performances PG-13.

It Seemed like a Good Idea

A Stand Up Comedy Show starring.... 

Jason Schommer with special guest Jodie Maruska

June 8, 2017

doors 6:30 pm
show 7:30 pm

Tickets: $12

Join comedian Jason Schommer and special guest Jodie Maruska for an evening of hysterical laughs as Jason hits the stage in this new show covering topics ranging from cat sitting, Vegas nights gone wrong, spying on a celebrity in a grocery store, life in a small town, and so much more.

14 FRIDAYS Performing Arts SERIES

Big Sweet Life

June 16, 2017

doors 6:30 pm
show 7:00 pm

$10 Tickets

Big Sweet Life takes you back in time, bringing to life the bands and the music that comprised the British Invasion of the 1960s. Starting with the Beatles, the story will be told through photographs, news footage, video performance clips, interview clips and the live performance of 25 British Invasion songs from 16 different bands. Learn about and hear songs from the Beatles, Dave Clark Five, Gerry and the Pacemakers, Hollies, Kinks, Animals, Yardbirds, Cream, Donovan, Searchers, Who, Rolling Stones and more!

Rustic Saloon Presents:

Rock the Park 8

June 29, 2017

6 pm Opening Band
7 pm Brother's Tone & The Big Groove

Food Trucks • Beer/Wine • Family Fun • FREE