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Rising Appalachia with Dustin Thomas

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 10th, 2015

Rising Appalachia with Dustin Thomas

Sun. Sept 13, 9 p.m.

The Aquarium above Dempsey’s 226 Broadway, Fargo

New Orleans based multi-instrumentalist-sister folk duo Rising Appalachia celebrate the release of their latest album “Wider Circles,” inspired by Mountain odes, activist ballads, hip hop, traditional hymns and folk songs right after appearing at Shangri-La Festival. Join them as they team up with Minneapolis based Dustin Thomas. Tickets available through Orange Records and ticketweb.com

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Modest Mouse with Good For Grapes

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 10th, 2015

Modest Mouse with Good For Grapes

Tues, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Bluestem Amphitheater, 801 50th Ave SW, Moorhead, MN

Around since the mid 1990s, northwest based Modest Mouse return to the FM area for the first ever time outdoors on the heels of the release of their 6th album “Strangers To Ourselves”, their first in 8 years. Enigmatic frontman and songwriter Isaac Brock continues his quirky style on the new album which is a return to form for the group. Live the band can swell to 8 members on…

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John Prine with Kendel Carson

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 10th, 2015

John Prine with Kendel Carson

Wed. Sept. 16, 7 p.m.

Bluestem Amphitheater, 801 50th Ave SW, Moorhead, MN

Legendary folk and Americana songwriter John Prine makes a special outdoor appearance at Bluestem much to the delight of his fans in the region. Discovered by recent Bluestem visitor Kris Kristofferson, Prine is probably most widely revered for his song “In Spite Of Ourselves” a duet with Iris DeMent which highlights his unique voice in spectacular fashion. This should be a night…

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Tewaukon Music Festival

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | September 3rd, 2015


Tewaukon Music Festival

Sat, Sept. 5, 11 a.m.

Coteau des Prairies Lodge, 9953 141st Ave SE, Havana, ND

Spend the day outdoors with you family and camping under the stars, listening to music from up and coming regional artists such as Kat Perkins, Tigirlily, Jessie Veeder, 2 Mile Finale and Frost Fire. With inflatable games, pony rides, face painting and much more, this festival will be a great way to spend Labor Day weekend. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for 6 to 17 year olds and free…

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​Ugly Food of the North Potluck

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 26th, 2015

Tues, Sept. 1, 5:30-7 p.m.

Drekker Brewing Company, 630 1st Ave N, Fargo

Indulge in “Ugly Food,” fruits and vegetables that never make it into grocery stores, this Tuesday at Drekker. The potluck will highlight ways to accept foods of all shapes and sizes. Share a dish of ugly food from your own garden or just come and hang

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​Happy Together Tour

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 26th, 2015

Sun, Aug. 30, 7 p.m.

Bluestem, 801 50th Ave SW, MoorheadThe grooviest concert of the summer will take place this Sunday at Bluestem. Relive the music of ‘60s with some of the best groups of that era, including The Turtles feat. Flo & Eddie, Mark Lindsay, The Association, The Grass Roots, The Buckinghams and The Cowsills. Tickets are still available at jadepresents.com starting at $28.50

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​StreetsAlive!

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 26th, 2015

Sun, Aug. 30, 12-5 p.m.

Downtown Fargo – Moorhead

Come enjoy the final StreetsAlive! of the summer to celebrate the many ways we move. There will be a three-mile loop of streets closed to motor vehicles to allow people to walk, run, bike, rollerblade or even dance. There’s no starting or ending point. Just hop on the route wherever you’d like. Along the route there will be vendor booths, demonstrations and food. This event aims to promote healthy living through communityengagement…

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​Jurassic Quest

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 26th, 2015

Fri, Aug. 28, 3-8 p.m.

Sat, Aug. 29, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Scheels Arena, 5225 31st Avenue South, Fargo

Interact with more than 50 realistic and life-sized animatronic dinosaurs in the Jurassic Quest exhibit. There are T-Rex and Triceratops fossil digs, a “dino bounce” that has several dinosaur-themed inflatable games, face painting, crafts and many more fun activities for kids. Grab your young paleontologist and discover a new world together. Tickets are $21 for…

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Barnesville Potato Days Festival

by Diane Miller | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 26th, 2015

Downtown Barnesville, Minn.

Fri. Aug. 28 to Sat. Aug.29

With a street fair, parade, potato car races, potato sack races, potato carving, mashed potato wrestling and a Miss Tater Tot pageant theBarnesville Potato Days Festival has something for every spud. For a full schedule of events www.potatodays.com

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Best Bets: August 13 to August 20

by HPR Staff | .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | August 12th, 2015

Photo by Raul GomezFM Pride

Aug. 13 to 16

Various Locations

There’s never been a more exciting year for Americans to celebrate LGBT pride than 2015. This Thursday to Sunday the excitement is taking over Fargo-Moorhead. Events include karaoke and trivia on Thursday, a dance party on Friday, a 5K, block and park parties on Saturday and a parade, rally and interfaith service on Sunday. All are welcome to these events. For the full schedule and more information, visit fmpride.com.

Booker T. Jones

Fri, Aug. 14, 8…

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