Folk duo slated to perform at Old GemThe Old Gem Theater will host husband and wife folk duo, Curtis and Loretta for a special 35th Anniversary Valentine’s Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.
The Old Gem Theater will host husband and wife folk duo, Curtis and Loretta for a special 35th Anniversary Valentine’s Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10.
Named City Pages’ “Best Acoustic Performers of the Twin Cities,” Curtis & Loretta’s music comes straight from the heart. They play original songs and traditional pieces from the British Isles and America on a wide array of instruments including: Celtic harp, mandocello, mandolin, guitars, clawhammer banjo and National steel ukulele, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers.
Curtis and Loretta have shared billings with Jez Lowe, Vassar Clements, Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Anne Hills, Greg Brown, Holly Near and Bill Staines.
The concert at the Old Gem marks Curtis and Loretta’s 35th anniversary of playing music together and their 25th wedding anniversary. It will be a special evening of love songs as well as sweet and funny stories. All tickets are $15.
Call 715-246-3285 or 800-886-8035 for reservations or more information about the Old Gem Theater. Visit: www.oldgemtheater.com.
Upcoming events at the Old Gem Theater include:
• Boxcar Children, Saturday, March 10, at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday, March 11, at 2 p.m. Weekday matinees for groups available through Feb. 17.
• Long Time Gone (bluegrass), Friday, March 16, at 8 p.m.
• Jungle Book, Friday, March 23, at 7 p.m.; Saturday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m.; and Sunday, March 25, at 2 p.m.
• April Fool’s Comedy, Leslie Orr’s “Women Who Drink,” Saturday, March 31, at 7 p.m.