Category Archives: Homestead Events & Workshops

Bryan Bowers to bring his Autoharp to Twin Cities, January 10

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Friday, January 10, 7:30 pm is the time and The Armatage School Auditorium loacated at 2501 West 56th Street in South Minneapolis is the place. Autoharp Master, Bryan Bowers will return to the Twin Cities to share his Autoharp playing skills and road warrior stories with Folk Music Fans, those with at least a passing […]

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Free tickets to see “Muscle Shoals” Friday, Saturday or Sunday


Muscle Shoals is a quiet little Alabama town out of which came some of the most noted R & B and Rock recordings of the 20th Century. The town and the unsung studio band at the Muscle Shoals studio enhanced the music of The Allman Brothers, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Cliff, Steve Winwood, Matisyahu and Lynyrd […]

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Penn Fest 2013 to feature Open Streets, Tomorrow, September 15, 12:00 Noon – 5:00 pm.

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One again, Penn Fest 2013, billed as Richfield’s biggest, boldest event of the year, will feature open streets. Penn Avenue will be closed to vehicular traffic from the Crosstown (62) to 76th Street from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm. One of Hennepin County’s busiest thoroughfares will be open only to pedestrians, bicyclists, wagons and other […]

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Matt Flinner Mandolin Workshop – Saturday, September 21, 1:00 pm


Matt Flinner is one of the most innovative acoustic musicians working today. In a wide variety of settings, Matt has proven himself to be one of the most accomplished and musically diverse mandolinists in the world. You may have heard him playing with his own Matt Flinner Trio (with guitarist Ross Martin and bassist Eric […]

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Sherry Minnick & Rachel Nelson to perform at Richfield Historical Society, August 21, 7:00 pm

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Our 2013 concert series at the Richfield Historical Society draws to a close on Wednesday, August 21 at 7:00 pm. We are delighted to reunite two long term friends of the Homestead Pickin’ Parlor, Rachel Nelson & Sherry Minnick, who have performed together many times in years past and we are pleased to be able […]

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Karen Mueller to perform at Richfield Historical Society July 17, 7:00 pm


Karen Mueller is readily thought of as an Autoharp and Appalachian dulcimer player by folk music fans, and not without cause.  She was a finalist in the 1985 National Dulcimer Championships and she was crowned the International Autoharp Champion in 1986.  Both contests were held at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, KS, her home […]

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Greenwood Tree to kickoff 2013 Homestead/RHS concert season, June 19, 7:00 pm

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Once again this summer, The Homestead Pickin’ Parlor and The Richfield Historical Society will combine forces to present a three concert season to be held at The Bartholomew House, Richfield’s oldest residence located at 6901 Lyndale Ave S.  This is the fourth year of the concert series which has been designated as “Backporch at the […]

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Record Store Day 2013 at the Homestead! Saturday, April 20th, 10am-6pm

Record Store Day

Once again, the public is invited to visit their favorite record store/s on this date and celebrate what some would argue is being taken away from the music listening public – neighborhood stores where you can go to peruse new and old recordings of your favorite music.   Of course, The Homestead Pickin’ Parlor® is more […]

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Steve Kaufman Workshops & Concert – April 4th-7th

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We’re excited to be hosting musician Steve Kaufman, the only three-time winner of the National Flatpicking Championships, for a concert and series of guitar and mandolin workshops April 4-7.

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Bill Staines in Concert, Saturday – Feb. 23

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Bill Staines in Concert, Saturday, February 23, 7:30 pm When Bill Staines comes to town, we always sell tickets for the promoter and it never fails, for several weeks after his visit, when folks find out that he was just in town, they express their disappointment at having missed the concert. So here’s your advance […]

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