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Edgar’s: Present and Past


Edgar’s: Present and Past
Edgar’s Place established in 1992; is known as one of the finest listening rooms in the Midwest. Currently, concerts are held 7 times a year, from October through May. Performances usually begin at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Saturday of the month. If you would like to be on the Edgar’s Place mailing list, the email address is valeriebirk@gmail.com. You can visit our new Edgar’s Place Facebook Fan Page. See below for upcoming :

What’s Next?

Saturday, April 8th, 2017: Dana Cooper

Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, “powerhouse” troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence

Recipient of 2015 Spirit of Folk award by Folk Alliance International and 2014 Heritage Music Award.

 

Coming Soon

May 13, 2017: Mark Dvorak and Tom Rasely

Mark Dvorak is a modern-day troubadour who has never stopped performing, writing and recording. He has been called “a folk singer’s folk singer” with “an encyclopedic knowledge of traditional songs.” His original songs are described as “wondrous” and “profound.”

“The real deal. His show is funny, passionate, intimate & unforgettable”

Old Town School of Folk

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Tom Rasely began playing the guitar in 1964. Tom has had vast training in music theory, and has taught thousands of players.

 

Edgar’s Place Past Acts Since our 2010-2011 Season

Kristin Lems, 3-11-17

Michael Smith, 2-14-17

Buddy Mondlock (with Mike Lindauer and Donna Adler) 11-12-2016

Claudia Nygaard, 10-8-2016

Anne Hills, 05-14-2016

February Sky, 03-12-2016

Dean Milano and Chris Farrell, 02-13-2016

Tricia, Diana, Alpha, 12-12-2015

Harpeth Rising, 11-14-2015

Claudia Schmidt, 10-10-2015

Dangerous Folk, 05-09-2015

John Kimsey and Twisted Roots Trio, 04-11-2015

Danny Fox, 03-14-2015

Michael Smith, 02-14-2015

Dave Rudolf Completely Cracked Christmas, 12-13-2014

Buddy Mondlock, Donna Adler Opening, 11-08-2014

Brian Cutean, 10-11-2014

Heather Styka, 04-12-2014

Mark Dvorak and Eddie Holstein, 1-11-2014

The Schticklers, 11-09-2013

Claude Bourbon, 10-12-2013

Innisfree, 04-14-2013

Dave Rudolf, 02-02-2013

Mustard’s Retreat, 11-10-2012

Dyed in the Wool, 10-13-2012

Claudia Nygaard, 04-14-2012

Small Potatoes, 02-11-2012

Tim Grimm, 01-14-2012  (Moose River, opening act)

Claudia Schmidt, 11-12-2011

Tricia Alexander, 10-08-2011

GlenAyre and Innisfree, 04-09-2011

Danny Fox, 01-08-2011

Jim Schwall, 11-13-2010  (Bruce Foster, opening act)

The Teflons, 10-09-2010

 

 

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  • Edgar’s Place Coffee House proudly presents Dana Cooper
    April 8, 2017
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    Saturday, April 8th, 2017 at 7:30pm $15 cover charge at the door Out of the heartland of America, stomping grounds of Truman and Twain, “powerhouse” troubadour Dana Cooper dedicated himself to a life of music over 40 years ago. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories [...]
  • Tom Neilson Concert - suggested donation $15
    April 16, 2017
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Welcome Tom Neilson to UUCC on April 16 (Easter Sunday). Tom will be leading our Sunday  morning service at 10am with sharing his observations and experiences working for social justice. This service is followed by a potluck lunch at 11:30am and a concert at 1:00 p.m. Suggested donation is $15. Tom provides a voice for [...]
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