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Singer Carrie Newcomer comes into our lives and into Dawson at just the right time

By Luanne Fondell Performing Arts Director People often ask, “How do you find your artists?” Now that the Arts Association has put together 19 seasons, we can say that sometimes we find the artists, sometimes our audience members find the artists and sometimes, the artists find us. In the case of Carrie Newcomer and pianist, […]

Scandinavian Folk Music Concert & Meal – Oct 5

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association announces its opening concert of the 19th performing arts season at Memorial Auditorium in Dawson – a Scandinavian Folk Music concert during Meander Weekend on Saturday, October 5 at 7:30pm. Featured performers will be Paul and Marikay Dahlin, Art Bjorngjeld, Char and Bruce Bostrom and Ross Sutter. These musicians will present a […]

3rd Annual Vineyard Fundraiser Friday, August 23 – Ticket deadline this Friday, August 16!

Yes! It’s true! We’ll be gathering at 3B Vineyard again this year for a wonderful evening of music, dinner, wine and dancing – and a variety of fundraising opportunities, too! The event will be on Friday, August 23 with cash bar and socializing beginning at 5:30pm. Meal at 6:30pm. Tickets are $40 – only 200 […]

Arts Association opens 18th season with White Whale Productions’ Ishmael September 20

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association announces the opening event of its 2018-2019 performing arts season on Thursday, September 20 with a performance of Ishmael by White Whale Productions at Memorial Auditorium in Dawson at 7:30pm. Drawn from Herman Melville’s classic novel, Moby Dick, Ishmael tells the tale of a country schoolteacher who signs on to a whaling […]

Dragons Love Tacos: April 8 (Student Performance)

Theatreworks USA’s Dragons Love Tacos Monday, April 8, 2019 Sponsor: Madison Dental Clinic – Brandon Ulstad, DDS A musical revue of beloved contemporary children’s books! Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin, illustrated by Daniel Salmieri Dragons love all sorts of tacos — except spicy ones!  When a boy throws his new dragon friends a spicy salsa taco […]

Tickets on sale this week for Riverfest Show: A Musical Tribute to Patsy Cline set for Saturday, June 23

Dawson-Boyd Arts Association presents A Musical Tribute to Patsy Cline with Colleen Raye during Riverfest Weekend in Dawson at Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, June 23 at 7:00pm. This is the final performance of the Arts Association’s 17th season. Singing Patsy Cline’s greatest hits like “I Fall to Pieces,” “Crazy,” or “Walkin’ After Midnight,” as well […]

An Andy & Bing Christmas – it’s coming to town on December 16

How many Super Bowl players turn into Andy Williams at Christmas? If you answered just one — Ben Utecht, the former Super Bowl winner with the Indianapolis Colts and University of Minnesota football star, Hastings native, author and professional singer — Santa’s got something sweet for your stocking! Utecht, rockin’ Twin Cities soul man and […]

Flavors of the New Standards – playing with the Minnesota Orchestra

We’re excited to have New Standards here Meander Weekend (October 1st at 7:30 pm). To get you in the mood we thought we’d give you a sneak preview of their work – today based on their work with the Minnesota Orchestra…   Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students. Get them online, or by calling the […]