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Bluegrass band will perform at NY Mills Cultural Center

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Wadena, 56482

Wadena Minnesota 314 S. Jefferson, P.O. Box 31 56482

Dick Kimmel and Co., a five-piece bluegrass band, will perform at NY Mills Cultural Center on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Dick Kimmel & Co's latest recording, "Dreamin'," presents a unique collection of songs: driving bluegrass numbers from the masters of bluegrass ("Goodbye Old Pal" by Bill Monroe and "I'll Love Nobody But You" by Jim and Jesse), Kimmel-Kjellberg duets ("Dreamin'" and "All I Have To Do Is Dream"), and originals from this band ("Homeless and Heartbroken" by Dick Kimmel and "Sweetie Honey Baby" by Jerilyn Kjellberg).

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Comments from an "Inside Bluegrass" (July 2011) review of the work said: "'Dreamin'' is DK&Co's third album, and it exhibits maturity that can only get gained by experience. Its twelve cuts represent the art of the bluegrass genre as it exists in 2011. ... Original-song seekers will appreciate the Kimmel-penned 'Homeless and Heartbroken' and 'Sweetie Honey Baby,' Kjellberg's ode to sweet-talkin' waitresses. A safe recommend."

In October, Dick Kimmel & Co performed at the RFD Theater in Branson, Mo. as part of a three-day Midwest Country series of concerts. Dick Kimmel is a 2010 inductee into the Minnesota Music Hall of Fame. In 2008, this band received the National Traditional Country Music Association's coveted Rising Legend Award. Dick Kimmel & Co's traditional style of bluegrass is laced with old-time string band music, original songs that seem like classics, bluegrass gospel, and traditional country duets.

Call the Cultural Center box office, (218) 385-3339, for ticket reservations.

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