Join us for live music and good times every Thursday during the summer in Downtown Park Rapids. 5-6pm is the Social Hour with concert from 6-8 pm.
June 14 – Rich Mattson and the Northstars
TEAM Industries is sponsoring the band, Rich Mattson and the Northstars, a favorite from the 2017 line up, to open the season. Mattson is a musician/songwriter and producer/engineer living in Sparta (near Gilbert on the Iron Range). He began performing in 1980 at age 13 and took up songwriting shortly after that. In 1991, he opened his own recording studio in Uptown Minneapolis and over the years has worked with hundreds of artists. Currently he is leading the acoustic folk-rock group, Rich Mattson and the Northstars, and collaborating with his partner Germaine Gemberling. Other band members are drummer Keely Lane and Kyle Westrick, bass and vocals. Arrive at 5 for the social hour, sponsored by Timber Creek Dock & Lift Service. Thielen Motors is weekly sound sponsor. R.D. Offutt Farms is stage sponsor
June 21 – The Lucky Dutch
Lamb Weston/RDO will sponsor a fun night with free french fries and the fantastic band, The Lucky Dutch. This American rock band began as an indie band, performing around Chicago’s bar and festival scene. Nathan Graham has performed as a guitarist on the Chicago blues scene since he was 15. Claire Corriveau has worked consistently as a performing musician since 2008. David Padula has been playing bass since 2006, working in a jazz trio through college before moving to Chicago. Ben Dacoba started playing drums at 15 in Virginia. Arrive at 5 for the social hour, sponsored by Knute Nelson. Thielen Motors is weekly sound sponsor. R.D. Offutt Farms is stage sponsor.
June 28 – Pat Lenertz Band
Paul Bunyan Communications will sponsor the Pat Lenertz Band led by Moorhead native Pat Lenertz, a veteran of the Fargo/Moorhead scene with 15 years experience playing, singing and fronting several bands. Drawing on his love for Americana and roots musicians like Willie Nelson, Wilson Pickett, Bill Withers, John Prine and Bob Dylan, in 2012 Lenertz set out to find the perfect band of brothers to help tell his musical stories. Band members are Lenertz, vocals, guitar; Trevor Pearson, drums; Travis Atwood, bass, vocals; and Casey Conners, guitar, vocals. Arrive at 5 for the social hour, sponsored by TruStar Federal Credit Union. Thielen Motors is weekly sound sponsor. R.D. Offutt Farms is stage sponsor.
July 5 – The Front Fenders
More info coming soon.