Veterans for Peace & Stand Up Celebration: Bring A Vet Home’s Two Day Music Festival

Stand Up Celebration: Bring A Vet Home’s Two Day Music Festival & Forum For Healing will be held August 24th & 25th at the Stearns County Fair Grounds in Sauk Centre Minnesota.

Proceeds from this event benefit veterans who are in need of shelter and in crisis.

On the evening of August 25th Larry Long will be performing and closing out the evening with his new song entitled Welcome Home.  Other artists include Madison Rising, Darby Ledbetter, Hitchville, Parry & Paul Peterson, Tyler Reese, Connie Lee,  ABRACADABRA (members of Steve Millers Band).

For more information: www.standupcelebration.com

 

Veterans For Peace 33rd Annual Convention will be held August 22nd -26th at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront. On the evening of August 24th from 7:00 to 9:30 pm Larry Long will be joining First Nation poet Thomas LaBlanc, Tatanka Ohitika (Strong Buffalo), Jayanthi Kyle, Tonia Hughes, and others for a POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN: A National Call for Moral Revival: Intersecting Perspectives. It will be held at Central Presbyterian Church, 500 Cedar Street, St. Paul MN 55101 (Light rail stop in front of church)

Larry Long Presents American Roots Revue Five-City Legacy Tour

American Roots Revue Legacy Tour in five rural Minnesota communities will bring together several of Minnesota’s most gifted performers and arts educators: JD Steele (Mr. Steele and his dynamic vocal siblings, “The Steeles”, have garnered nearly every major music award and accolade that Minnesota has to offer), Billy Peterson (Bass player, songwriter, composer, session musician, producer, and oldest musical son of the renowned Peterson family), Tonia Hughes (Tonia’s vocal style is colored with melodic acrobats and elements of Gospel, Blues, Jazz, R&B, Rock and Worship), Cory Wong (Besides being the guitarist for Ben Rector, American Roots Revue and Vulfpeck among others, Cory tours internationally as a featured artist), Petar Janjic (Petar Janjic may be young, but he has already proven himself to be a standout drummer in the Twin Cities), Larry Long (Smithsonian Folkways Recording artist who has made his life work the celebration of everyday heroes), Adam Levy (Producer, guitarist & lead singer-songwriter for The Honeydogs), Robert Robinson (Pavarotti of gospel), Yohannes Tona (Ethiopian born Minneapolis bassist rooted in Afro-beat to Latin-Jazz, to Neo-soul, Funk and Reggae), Joe Savage (Pedal steel multifaceted perennial musician), and Billy Steele (piano, vocal, another member of the dynamic Steele family and producer of the Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness).

 

Larry Long’s American Roots Revue Premiers on Channel 17 TV-Webstream

MTN – Channel 17 is airing American Roots Revue live performance on January 13, 2018 from the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant with Larry LongCory Wong, Haley, Antwaun Stanley, Kevin Gastonguay, Petar Janjic, Kevin MacIntire, Joe Savage and members of The Hornheads.

This incarnation of American Roots Revue featured Internationally renowned singer and songwriter Haley, national-international touring artist with Ben Rector and Vulfpeck, Cory Wong, and Vulfpeck singer, gospel and R&B artist  Antwaun Stanley are joining singer-songwriter and community builder Larry Long, with select members of The Hornheads (Prince, Mavis Staple, Jimmy Jam, Phil Upchurch, et al) and Kevin Gastonguay (Keyboards), Petar Janjic (Drums), Kevin MacIntire (Bass), Joe Savage (Pedal Steel) the following members of Wong’s Green Screen Band included

 

 

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