Helping To Keep The Blues Alive In Minnesota Since 2002
Upcoming Blues Society Events
- Next regular MnBS Board Meeting, 6:30 pm, Thursday, June 11, 2020, @ Linda Tannenbaum's
Karen Palm, the owner of the Minnesota Music Cafe, is selling this DVD as a benefit for the music community. Karen and Gerry Francis created the DVD from live performances at MMC. The cost is $20 and it is available at Minnesota Music Cafe online store.
Karen is personally mailing out each DVD that is purchased. She is making no profit from this. All of the proceeds are going back to the music community. — Steve Leutgeb
A Few Thoughts...
Most of us know what our budgets are. We are now restricted from going out and spending our "extra" money at the clubs that we all love. Please consider the needs of others during this time. Sharing your resources with others who are in need will show your strength and your commitment to our community.
We all know that many of the musicians and venues in our community are in need of our generosity. Many musicians are doing live streamed events that allow you to tip or to donate to them.
I also encourage you to donate to Second Harvest Heartland. If you know of others, please email their information to us at so that we can publish their names.
We all want to be able to get out and see each other again and there will be great joy when we can. Please make sure that will happen by giving what you can.
Please stay safe and stay healthy until we meet again.
Live Music, the COVID-19 Pandemic, and Blues Fans
Like it or not, these are not ordinary times. Due to the closing of bars and restaurants in Minnesota, The Minnesota Blues Society is not presenting a calendar of gigs at this time. We will resume publication of a gig calendar and weekly Blues Note emails when venues reopen and gigs are happening again.
In the mean time, please take good care of yourself and others in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Minnesota Blues Society is not an authoritative source regarding this new disease. Authoritative information is evolving as more data become available to experts. We do encourage you to follow expert advice as it develops and to obtain current guidance from reliable sources such as the following.
World Health Organization (WHO)
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Minnesota Department of Public Health
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Minnesota Blues Society Membership Online Now!
New or renewal memberships are good through 12/31/2020.
Get your tees, mugs, sweats, and lots of other MnBS merchandise and support your local blues society and the local bands that they support.