Entertainment Briefs for March 1 – Brainerd Dispatch

Tiny FALLS — Celtic/American folk and folk rock artists Lehto & Wright will perform 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, for an early St. Patrick’s Working day celebration at Good River Arts in Small Falls.

Lehto & Wright will execute March 3 for an early St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Excellent River Arts in Small Falls.


Lehto & Wright is a Minnesota-based mostly folk-rock and progressive rock band.

Doorways open up at 6 p.m. and the display will start off at 7 p.m. Excellent River Arts is located at 122 Initially St. SE in the historic district of downtown Minimal Falls.

Lehto & Wright was born from John Wright’s recording classes for his solo album, “Just Remaining of Middle.” The 3 musicians — Wright, Steve Lehto and Matt Jacobs — had labored collectively in several various musical environments from indie pop to Latin jazz to Irish classic. It was in the solo album recording periods that the band found its shared enjoy of electrified folks audio and progressive rock along with a prevalent admiration for bands that accomplish those designs.

Lehto & Wright’s to start with reside performance was in 1999 and they have ongoing non-quit to this working day. Lehto & Wright have a audio that is a special blend of conventional and contemporary types but influenced by the British Isles and American people traditions and deciphering them with present-day guitar-dependent arrangements. Lehto & Wright have taken a exceptional tactic to the world of folks, folks rock and progressive rock.

Lehto & Wright have carried out at many unique concert collection and festivals together with the Minnesota Point out Fair, Syracuse Irish Competition, Minnesota Irish Competition, The Ark, The Focal Issue and numerous other venues of observe. Lehto & Wright execute either as an acoustic duo, or a tastefully electrical trio, with the addition of Matt Jacobs on drums and percussion. From American spirituals to Irish tune sets, their completed twin guitar/mandolin solution has all the depth and electricity as the trio with fifty percent the volume. As a trio, Lehto & Wright thrust the boundaries of Celtic and progressive rock, making use of all the resources of a rock band to reach the influence of a six-piece band with three musicians.

For much more information or to invest in tickets simply call 320-632-0960, go to


or prevent by Great River Arts. Gallery hrs are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Kitchigami Regional Library Technique hosts Minnesota Stories with Kevin Kling tour

BRAINERD — Kitchigami Regional Library Program is web hosting Kevin Kling for a tour March 27-31 of north central Minnesota.

Kevin Kling

Best recognised for his well-known commentaries on Nationwide Public Radio’s “All Issues Considered” and his storytelling stage shows, Kling delivers hilarious, typically tender stories that have delighted audiences all over the place. Kling’s autobiographical tales are as enchanting as they are legitimate to life: hopping freight trains, acquiring strike by lightning, accomplishing his banned engage in in Czechoslovakia, growing up in Minnesota, and taking in factors ahead of realizing what they are.

Kling has been awarded several arts grants and fellowships. The Nationwide Endowment for the Arts, The McKnight Basis, The Minnesota Condition Arts Board, The Bush Foundation, The Jerome Basis and others have identified Kling’s artistry. In 2014 Mayor RT Rybak named Kevin “Minneapolis Tale Laureate.”

Spend time with Kevin for these no cost situations as he shares new stories and reads from his quite preferred textbooks, “The Canine Says How,” “Holiday getaway Inn,” “Large Minor Brother” and “Big Little Mom.” No highly developed tickets or registration vital.

He will be presenting in Brainerd, Pine River, Walker, Bemidji, Park Rapids and Wadena. Call your local library for more facts, or check out the Kitchigami web-site at



This no cost Legacy Method is funded in element or in complete with funds from the vote of the folks of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 which focused funding to preserve Minnesota’s arts and cultural heritage.

Tour Schedule:

Noon Monday, March 27, Brainerd General public Library.

6:30 p.m. Monday, March 27, Pine River-Backus Substantial College.

4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, Walker American Legion.

6 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, Bemidji General public Library.

7 p.m. Thursday, March 30, Park Rapids Armory Arts and Occasions Middle.

4 p.m. Friday, March 31, Wadena-Deer Creek High School Robertson Theater.

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