The BSC Arts and Communications Department sponsors ArtsQuest each school year. It is an annual celebration of music, art, theater, film and literature. ArtsQuest highlights the talents of BSC students and brings performances and presentations by renowned guest artists to campus and venues throughout the community
All ArtsQuest events are open to the public, and most are presented at no charge. Below is a schedule of ArtsQuest 2012 events as well as the headline performances. For more information go to http://info.bismarckstate.edu/artsquest/headliners.asp.
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Blake Shelton of NBC’s The Voice will be performing at the Bismarck Civic Center, March 20.
Millions have gotten to see the talent and charisma that have made Shelton one of country music’s brightest lights.
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The Belle Project is gearing up for its next show on March 18 that will highlight local young talent in our region. Rock Bands performing include: Last Man Standing, National Debt, and Snakebite. Country singer and guitarist Brianna Helbling, Christian Singing Sisters the Red Hots, and a special appearance by North Dakota wrestling legend and rapper Travis Lang.
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By PI Staff
Scan this QR Code to find out mor einformation on URL Radio’s upcoming “Up To Code Scavenger Hunt.” If your business would like to participate as a sponsor, contact Stacy Sturm at 751-0838.
The area’s first and only Internet radio station is celebrating their third anniversary on April 1, 2012.
So fittingly enough, the station that broke ground technologically and changed the way people listened to the radio, are changing the way people do scavenger hunts.
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By Mike Swenson
Project Noise will be holding a fundraising event on February 7 at the Bismarck VFW, 1326 E. Broadway. They are raising money to open an all ages community venue in the future to support the growing local music scene.
Former lead singer of the punk/ska band Dropkick Murphys, Rick Barton, will be performing with his new band, Continental. Local rock favorites, The Vexed will also perform.
Tickets for Continental are just $8. The show starts at 8 p.m. It’s open to all ages.
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Chicago blues greats, The Joe Moss Band, are set to return to the annual Winter Blues Party at the Bismarck Doublewood Inn on Sunday, January 15.
Joe Moss of the Joe Moss Band returns to the Doublewood Inn in Bismarck. January 15 for the Winter Blues Party.
Joe is a regular at Buddy Guy’s Legends and House of Blues in Chicago and has recently been performing heavily on the East Coast. Moss got his big start touring Spain with Buddy Scott and recorded “Bad Ave.” with him as well. The record was released on Polygram’s Verve Gitane Blues label. You can find out more about Joe Moss Band at www. joemossband.com.
The seventh annual Blizzard Bluegrass Weekend will be held at Schafer Hall at Bismarck State College on Friday and Saturday, January 6 and 7.
Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and will featureCottonwoodas well as other bluegrass bands and musicians. The Weed Picks fromThief River Falls,Minnesota, are the guest band this year.
Members of Cotton Wood include Lee Benjamin from Center on banjo, dobro, guitar and provides vocals; Keith Koch from Washburn, guitar and vocals; Dan Foster from Washburn, on mandolin, guitar and vocals; and Jill Wiese from north of Washburn, on bass, guitar and vocals.
The Blizzard Bluegrass Weekend is an extension of the bluegrass music played each summer at the Cross River Music Festival. In 2011, the Cross River Music Festival was postponed because of the flood. Blizzard Bluegrass Weekend will bring back bluegrass to many people who missed it this past summer.
Six Appeal is a growing force in the Midwest a cappella scene. Established in 2006 at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, this contemporary group takes the original “a cappella” idea and expands it to a full-blown vocal band concert experience. Continue reading