Dawson-Boyd Arts Association Annual Meeting

We’re changing things up this year! Members are invited to the Dawson VFW Event Center on Hwy 212 on Thursday, May 3, from 6-7pm for the Annual Meeting of Dawson-Boyd Arts Association. Come for an update on next year’s season, for a review of last year’s financials, elect new board members, while enjoying complimentary appetizers, cash bar and live music.

We hope to see you there!

Tickets on sale this week for groovy Riverfest Show: Sirens of the 60s set for Saturday, June 25

sirrensDawson-Boyd Arts Association presents the Girl Singers of the Hit Parade and their production “Sirens of the 60s” during Riverfest Weekend in Dawson at Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, June 25 at 7:30pm. This is the final performance of the Arts Association’s 15th season.

Colleen Raye, Debbie O’Keefe and Katie Gearty are the Girl Singers who bring their talents to the stage to perform classic 60s tunes from the female artists of the era. Not just a campy show, it celebrates the vocal prowess of singers like Dionne Warwick, “Walk on By,” Cass Elliot with The Mamas and The Papas, Marilyn McCoo and the 5th Dimension, Lesley Gore, “It’s My Party,” Barbra Streisand, “People,” Petula Clark, “Downtown,” Shirley Bassey,“Goldfinger,” and scores of other vocalists, including Tammy Wynette, folk singer Mary Travers of Peter, Paul and Mary, Nancy Sinatra, Dusty Springfield and Carole King. Mixed with dynamic vocals, excellent musicianship, laughs, reminiscing and sing-a-longs, ”Sirens Of The 60s” creates an evening of exceptionally groovy entertainment!

Event sponsor is Dawson Co-op Credit Union. Tickets are on sale beginning Friday, June 17 by calling the box office at 320-769-2955 ext 246 or online. This is a reserved seating performance. (Tickets on sale to Arts Association Members tomorrow, June 16.)

Celebration of Strings at Memorial Auditorium on May 20

Artaria posterThe Artaria String Quartet of St. Paul is completing an artist residency with the Dawson-Boyd High School string program and will be sharing their work in a concert this Wednesday, May 20 at 7:00 pm at the Memorial Auditorium.

Adults are $5 Students are $3.

The concert will feature high school students, an adult string ensemble and music by Artaria String Quartet.

Small print: This is not an Arts Association sponsored event – sorry but no sponsor passes, gift certificates or school music booster buttons may be used for admission.