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Minnesota band 'Caleigh' performing at music in the park series in Staples

The series takes place at Burlington Northern Park on Sunday, July 31, at 7 p.m.

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Caleigh, a Minnesota band, will perform at Music in the Park Series in Staples on Sunday, July 31, at 7 p.m. Pictured, from left, are Dee Furfaro, Pinewood; Lenore Siems, Bemidji; and April Larson, Bagley area.
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WADENA — ‘Caleigh’ will perform at the Music in the Park Series in Staples on Sunday, July 31, at 7 p.m.

Comprised of three musicians (Lenore Siems, Dee Furfaro, April Larson), Caleigh is a Minnesota band whose sound is earthy and eclectic. Expect to hear a fusion of world folk, Celtic, bluegrass, American Old-Time and original compositions.

Caleigh has shared their musical journey of 20-plus years with audiences throughout Minnesota and fans worldwide via the internet.

The band has released five albums on the Lily Label, each graced with the sounds of harp, fiddle, bodhran, banjo, accordion, guitars, mandolin, congas, viola, contra bass, balalaika and captivating vocals. According to information at their website, “Caleigh’s music will inspire the imagination of listeners as they travel through a time-honored musical experience.”

Caleigh’s albums have been sold worldwide via ITunes and CD Baby. Through MP3, several of the band’s tunes were selected as number one on the musical charts and their arrangement of St. Patrick’s Day Medley was used as the background music for internet greeting cards. In 2000, several tunes were selected for a Canadian multimedia middle school social studies curriculum resource called Living Histories: Founding of America. In 2013, Caleigh was the featured band for the radio show, “Minnesota Center Stage.” They’ve also been featured on Lakeland Public TV’s, “Backroads.”

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For more information about this band, visit their website at www.caleigh3.wordpress.com .

The Music in the Park Concerts are held in the Northern Pacific (NP) Park on Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. and will run through August 7. For more information on the Music in the Park series, check out www.staplesmotleyarts.org .

Northern Pacific (NP) Park is located at 625 6th St. NE. At the junction of Hwys 10 and 210, go six blocks north on 6th St. NE. In case of rain, the concerts will be moved to Faith Lutheran Church in Staples.

The Music in the Park Series is funded by the Staples Host Lions Club. The series is organized by the Staples Motley Area Arts Council, with the assistance of the City of Staples.

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