Category: <span>History</span>

The Lake Wobegon Brass Band


Sunday, October 9, 2022
4:00 p.m.
Adult $30, Senior (60+) $25, Student $20

The Lake Wobegon Brass Band is comprised of 30 members, principally educators and professional musicians.  The band dates back to September of 1992 and the musicians have played on Prairie Home Companion shows, in Northern England and Scotland, and for schools, conventions, and festivals nationally and internationally.  They perform marches, show tunes, pieces from the classic brass band literature, and commissioned works.

The Mahtomedi Music Faculty


Sunday, November 13, 2022
Adult $25, Senior (60+) $20, Student $15

Our talented music faculty delight in presenting a potpourri of musical selections from stage, screen, and folk traditions.  Their aim is to raise funds for extra musical materials and experiences for their classes not covered by the school district, and for the Kelly Spaulding Scholarship Fund.

Peter Mayer


Saturday, February 25, 2023
4:00 p.m.
Adult $30, Senior (60+) $25, Student $20

Minnesota's Peter Mayer has been singing and songwriting full-time for over 20 years, performing in venues across the United States and beyond.  He writes songs about interconnectedness and the human journey as well as songs for children.  This year he was WAS's Composer in Residence at OH Anderson School, and the kids loved him.  This is a show for all ages.

The A Cappella Showcase


Saturday, April 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Adult $25, Senior (60+) $20, Student $15

An uplifting night featuring a cappella groups from the High School, local colleges and universities, the North Star Chorus and the Sweet Adelines.  Don't miss a show which illustrates that singing can be a lifelong passion

DAN and BILL CHOUINARD Sing-along at the Dugout


Date:  Monday, March 28, 2022
Time:  7:00pm to 9:00pm
Tickets:  $15 (12 yrs or under free with adult)
Location:  Forster’s Dugout in Mahtomedi
96 Mahtomedi Ave, Mahtomedi, MN
Cash bar/food purchase will be available.

Purchase tickets:

  • From any WAS volunteers or member-at-large.  Click here for a list.
  • By calling WAS at 651-269-9888.
  • Or at the door.

The Sing-along is a fundraiser for the Wildwood Artist Series of Mahtomedi.  Proceeds benefit programs supported by WAS such as the WAS Community Concert Series and the WAS Artist-in-Residency Program for Mahtomedi Public Schools.

Twin Cities song leader extraordinaire Dan Chouinard and St. Andrew’s own Bill Chouinard will entertain and delight the audience with fun and familiar Sing-Along songs for the crowd. Bring a friend or family member for a night of singing and fun!

Cash bar/food purchase will be available. Purchase tickets starting in March from any Wildwood Artist Series committee member or at the door that evening.

The Singalong is a fundraiser for Wildwood Artist Series of Mahtomedi. Proceeds benefit programs supported by WAS such as the the WAS Artist-in-Residency Program for Mahtomedi Public Schools. Thank you for your support!

The A Cappella Showcase


Saturday, April 2, 2022
7:00 p.m.
Adult $20, Senior (62+) $15, Student $12

This event will be a concert by all ages for all ages.  We will not only have collegiate groups performing but also The Sweet Adelines and The North Star Chorus as well as the Mahtomedi High School group, Zephyr Express.

Jennifer Grimm and Joe Cruz


Sunday, October 10, 2021
3:00 pm
Adult $25, Senior (62+) $20, Student $15

A dynamic duo with the tenderness of Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass and the rhythmic excitement of Tuck & Patti, Jennifer and Joe have joined forces to bring their passionate talents together on one stage. During this intimate concert, the duo will be performing some of their yet-to-be-announced originals as well as some of their favorites off their respective records, After Noon and Pasion.

The Mahtomedi Music Faculty Concert


Sunday, November 7, 2021
3:00 pm
Adult $20, Senior (62+) $15, Student $12

The talented and versatile ISD832 music teachers join together in presenting a varied and entertaining concert to raise money for extra musical activities in their classrooms which directly benefits their students. By attending you will be supporting the the Kelly Spaulding Scholarship Fund.

Monroe Crossing – Holiday Concert


Has been rescheduled to the following date:
Friday, March 18, 2022
7:30 p.m.

General Admission:
Adult $25, Senior (62+) $20, Student $15

All previously purchased tickets are valid for this event and no further action needs to be taken. No refunds will be given although tickets may be exchanged for one of our remaining events. We thank you for your patience and support of the Wildwood Artist Series

Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, gospel and heartfelt originals. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the U.S. and Canada.

Dance Party Reunion: A Salute to Buddy Holly and Friends


Sunday, March 6, 2022
3:00 p.m.
Adults $25, Senior (62+) $20, Students $15

DANCE PARTY REUNION is a ‘re-staging’ of Buddy Holly’s 1959 WINTER DANCE PARTY, featuring music of Buddy’s co-stars, Ritchie Valens (“La Bamba”, performed by Allen Malicsi); Dion & the Belmonts (with Brian Pekol, singing “Teenager in Love”), The Big Bopper (“Chantilly Lace”, featuring Zach Spicer) and Frankie Sardo (“Fake Out”, featuring a local singer!).

A STELLAR TRIBUTE to the music of American rock and roll icon Buddy Holly , featuring original cast members (Nicholas Freeman, Blake Foster and Zach Spicer) from History Theatre’s IVEY-award-winning production of Buddy! The Buddy Holly Story. Endorsed by Sonny Curtis and Jerry Allison of The Crickets! Hosted by Mr. Charles Fraser! Music direction by Gary Rue, produced by Gary Rue.