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    Weekend of Songs: Songwriters Festival

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    Presented by The Local Blend at The Local Blend

    August 16-August 18, 2013

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    The third annual Weekend of Songs: Songwriters Festival at the Local Blend will pack 12 featured performers into three days of celebrating songs and songwriters Aug. 16-18.
    The line-up includes songwriters from Central Minnesota, Minneapolis and South Dakota:
    Friday, Aug. 16
    4:30 p.m. – Adam Hammer, Dave Cofell and Jeff Engholm: Happy Hour and Hootenanny
    6:00 p.m. – Mark “Hazzy” Hasbrouck
    7:00 p.m. – Nicole Mykkanen
    8:00 p.m. – Drew Peterson
    9:30 p.m. – Nathan Edwards
    Saturday, Aug. 17
    10:00 a.m. Songwriters Meet-Up/Mini-workshop
    3:30-5:30 p.m. – Open Mic (Sign up in advance after 1 p.m. by calling 320-363-1011)
    6:00 p.m. – Paul Jensen
    7:00 p.m. – Paul Drinkwine
    8:00 p.m. – Paul Spring and Dylan McFarling: Songwriters in-the-round
    9:30 p.m. – Gibbie Hibbies
    Sunday, Aug. 18
    2 p.m. – 18-Hour Songwriters Challenge and open mic (Theme for songwriters challenge announced at the finale of Open Mic on Saturday.)
    *All times and events subject to change without notice.
    The Saturday morning meet-up this year will feature a mini-workshop with featured performer and assistant professor of audio production at Dakota State University, Madison, S.D., Nathan Edwards.

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      • Venue Info

        The Local Blend

        19 West Minnesota Street
        St. Joseph, MN 56374

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        (Tickets based on minimum suggested donations)
        Friday/Saturday only:
        $5 in advance, $7 at the door
        Sunday only:
        $3 in advance, $5 at the door
        VIP three-day pass (includes Weekend of Songs merchandise:
        $17 in advance, $20 at the door

        Info Phone: 320-237-1406

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      • Dates & Times

        August 16-August 18, 2013


        Friday, Aug. 16
        5-11 p.m. - Featured performers
        Saturday, Aug. 17
        10 a.m. - Meet-Up/Workshop
        3:30-5:30 p.m. - Open Mic
        6-11 p.m. - Featured performers
        Sunday, Aug. 18
        2 p.m. - 18-Hour Songwriters Challenge

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