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August 2012 Gigs

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Hello friends,
It is time for me to start working again! After a wonderful break getting to know our new bundle of joy, I have some gigs scheduled in August and September and will start ramping up this fall. Please check my CALENDAR page for a complete schedule. Here is what’s cooking in the next few weeks:

Wednesday, August 15th: Martin Zellar’s NEIL! Tribute is appearing at the Steele County Fair in the Grandstand. Music 8-10pm. Click link for tickets.

Saturday, August 18th: Mish Mash are at Lord Fletcher’s on Lake Minnetonka. Music 3pm-7pm.

Friday, August 24th: Kenny and Ali private event at Hazeltine Event Center

Sunday August 26th: Two Hicks and a Chick is back at Maple Tavern in Maple Grove, MN. On the patio, weather permitting. 5:00-9:00pm.

Wednesday, August 29th: Kenny and Ali are at The Minnesota State Fair at the new O’Gara’s space. Music 7:30pm-10:30pm.

Friday, August 31st: Mish Mash private event at Lafayette Club

SAVE THE DATE:

Saturday, September 29th: DRUNCH! IS BACK!! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes with Harvey Wallbanger, Mimi Mimosa, and Mick Golden from 11:30am-3:00pm

SEE YOU AT A GIG!

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March and April 2012

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Greetings, All!
With a baby on the way this June, I am reducing the amount of gigs in the next 3 months. But I do have some fun shows booked at this time. Below are some March and April dates. Please take a look at my CALENDAR page as well to see what else is on the books through June! Hope to see you at a show.

Saturday, March 24th: Two Hicks and a Chick are making their first appearance at Axel’s Bonfire – St. Paul on Grand Ave. Music 10pm-1:00am.

Saturday, March 30th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at Pubhouse 19 in Albertville. Music 9pm-1am.

Saturday, April 7th: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes with Harvey Wallbanger, Mimi Mimosa, and Mick Golden from 11:30am-3:00pm

Thursday, April 12th: Ali Gray Trio are at Axel’s Bonfire in Woodbury. Music 8:30-11:30pm.

Monday, April 16th: Mish Mash at Leukemia/Lymphoma Benefit at Hell’s Kitchen. Private event.

SAVE THE DATE:

Saturday, May 5th (CINCO DE MAYO, and HARVEY’S 40th BDAY CELEBRATION!): DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes with Harvey Wallbanger, Mimi Mimosa, and Mick Golden from 11:30am-3:00pm

SEE YOU AT A GIG!

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February 2012

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Sorry I have been behind with newsletters! I would love to update you on February’s plans:

Wednesday, February 8th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Wednesday, February 15th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Thursday, February 16th: strong>Two Hicks and a Chick are making a first appearance at The Lookout in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm

Wednesday, February 22nd:Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Thursday, February 23rd: Ali Gray Trio are at Axel’s Bonfire in Woodbury. Music 8:30-11:30pm.

Friday, February 24th: Mish Mash at a Private Showcase at Private Residence in Victoria. Email ali@aligray.com for more information

Saturday, February 25th: Mish Mash are playing a public gig at Neisen’s in Savage. Music 9:30-1:30am.

Wednesday, February 29th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

DON’T FORGET:

Saturday, March 3rd: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

SEE YOU AT A GIG!

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Ali Gray Music – End Of November

Monday, November 14th, 2011

I have some fun gigs coming up in these last couple weeks of November:

Saturday, November 19th: Ali Gray Acoustic at the second annual Water Ball benefitting the non-profit H20 For Life at Target Field in the Champions Club. We are so excited to be a part of this event. Silent auction, live auction, food, drink, entertainment and more! Click on the link to purchase tickets. All proceeds go to H20 For Life.

Saturday, November 26th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live at Famous Dave’s Blues Club in Calhoun Square, Uptown Minneapolis. Music at 9pm.

Wednesday, November 30th: After a 3 week break, Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Coming in December:

Saturday, December 3rd: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

Every Wednesday in December: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

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Ali Gray Music in Early October

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Happy fall! The next two weeks of October have some fun gig options for all of you!

Wednesday, September 28th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Saturday, October 1st: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-2:30pm

Saturday, October 1st: Kenny McMahon and I (DRUNCH partners in crime) will attempt to find some poise and polish for our appearance at Sovereign Estate Vineyard and Winery in conjunction with their St. Therese Festival. Outdoor event with food, wine and ambience! Fire pits and tents will provide heat, along with the wine! Music 4-7pm. FREE

Wednesday, October 5th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Friday, October 7th: Ali Gray Acoustic Trio is at one of my favorite places to play, The 318 Cafe . With a delicious menu, wine list, and fireplace, this listening room is the perfect fall setting for your Friday night, all in beautiful downtown Excelsior. Music 8-10pm, $8. Reservations HIGHLY recommended: 952.401.7902

SAVE THE DATE in DULUTH:

Friday, October 14th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is at Grandma’s Sports Garden in Duluth MN. Purchase advance tickets by clicking HERE.

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Ali Gray Music in September

Monday, August 29th, 2011

This month in Ali Gray Music:

The month of September is filled with weddings and private parties! I have listed them all in hopes I will see some of you as an invited guest at one of these special events. DRUNCH! will naturally be playing the first Saturday (September 3rd) at The Narrows Saloon in Navarre, and every Wednesday in the month of September, Two Hicks and a Chick is playing at the Maple Tavern from 7pm-10pm. Have a fabulous September, and I hope to see you at the following shows:

Wednesday, August 31st: Two Hicks and a Chick is playing the gorgeous patio at Rush Creek Golf Course in Maple Grove from 7-11pm.

Saturday, September 3rd: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

Saturday, September 3rd: Mish Mash private wedding reception at Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis

Wednesday, September 7th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Saturday, September 10th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live at the Elk River Fire Fighter’s Ball. Private

Wednesday, September 14th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Saturday September 17th: Ali and Patrik at a private wedding at the Graves Hotel in Minneapolis.

Wednesday, September 21st: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Friday, September 23rd: Mish Mash at Edina Toast to Hockey at Edina Country Club. Open to the public, register by clicking HERE

Saturday, September 24th: Mish Mash private wedding reception in New Ulm.

Wednesday, September 28th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

DON’T FORGET:

Saturday, October 1st: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

SEE YOU AT A GIG!

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Ali Gray Music in August

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

This month in Ali Gray Music:

Friday, August 5th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live in St. Cloud, MN at The Red Carpet Night Club.

Saturday, August 6th: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

Saturday, August 6th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live at Famous Dave’s Blues Club in Calhoun Square, Uptown Minneapolis. Music at 9pm.

Tuesday, August 9th: Ali Gray Band at the Dakota County Fair! Live on the beer garden stage! 7:30pm-11:30pm

Wednesday, August 10th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Sunday, August 14th: DRUNCH! is appearing for the first time on Maynard’s Patio in Excelsior. Sing-along acoustic tunes on the patio from 2:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday, August 20th: Ali Gray Band at Anoka Lyric Arts. Outdoor music in conjunction with “Making a Scene” event. Family Friendly. FREE

Friday, August 26th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live at The Fine Line Music Cafe in downtown Minneapolis.

Wednesday, August 31st: Two Hicks and a Chick is playing the gorgeous patio at Rush Creek Golf Course in Maple Grove from 7-11pm.

DON’T FORGET:

Saturday, September 3rd: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

SEE YOU AT A GIG!

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Ali Gray Music in July

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

This month in Ali Gray Music:

Wednesday, July 6th: my new acoustic country trio, Two Hicks and a Chick is playing the gorgeous patio at Rush Creek Golf Course in Maple Grove from 6-9pm.

Saturday, July 9th: Ali Gray Acoustic Trio is live on the patio at Rockwoods Event Center in Otsego from 9pm-12am. This patio is incredible, as well as the food.

Wednesday July 13th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm.

Friday July 15th: my rock cover band, Mish Mash is playing the Saloon Stage at Moondance Jam at 4:15 pm and 6:15 pm. If you are heading to Walker for the Jam, stop by Saloon Stage to see us!

Wednesday, July 20th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm (http://www.mapletavern.com/)

Wednesday July 27th: Ali and Patrik will be at St. Paul’s Landmark Center for the summer series, Music in the Cafe over the lunch hour. Come have lunch with us! You will find us in the beautiful Musser Cortile 12pm-1pm

Wednesday, July 27th: Two Hicks and a Chick are back at the Maple Tavern patio in Maple Grove. Music 7-10pm

NOTABLE AUGUST DATES:

Friday, August 5th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live in St. Cloud, MN at The Red Carpet Night Club. (http://redcarpetnightclub.com/2011/)

Saturday, August 6th: DRUNCH! is back at Narrow’s Saloon in Navarre MN. Sing-along Acoustic tunes from 11:30am-3:00pm

Saturday, August 6th: NEIL! Martin Zellar’s Tribute to Neil Diamond is live at Famous Dave’s Blues Club in Calhoun Square, Uptown Minneapolis.

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JUNE SHOWS

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

My favorite month is upon us! for the rest of the month, make some plans to see some live music.

Tonight, Two Hicks and a Chick will be at Maple Tavern for the last time until July. Music from 7pm-10pm. FREE! Come hear all of your favorite current and classic country tunes with incredible three part harmony.

Saturday, June 18th, DRUNCH! will be doing their first DRUNCH at NIGHT! Harvey and I will be singing our DRUNCH! tunes on Darby’s patio after the Twins game. Music 9pm-12am. Let’s Drunch it up at night!

Friday June 24th, Ali Gray Band are at Moondance Jammin Country Fest! I still have two 3-day passes available at a reduced cost! Email me if interested. We will play two sets on the Saloon Stage, 6:15pm and 8:15 pm, right before Dierks Bentley hits the mainstage.

Wednesday June 29th, The Ali Gray Band is venturing northwest to St. Cloud. See the full band at the first annual Lake George “Summertime By George!” outdoor concert series. The event will feature FREE live music, a farmers’ market, artisan vendors and a kids area in a family friendly environment. 5-9pm.

The news of the summer: Friday July 1st, Martin Zellar’s Neil! Tribute is back again at O’Gara’s Garage in St. Paul. Doors at 8pm, music at 9pm. Tickets $10 in advance. Purchase by CLICKING THIS LINK. (http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=3742455)

Don’t forget DRUNCH! on Saturday July 2nd! DRUNCH! appears the first Saturday of every month at The Narrows Saloon in Navarre MN. Come hear Mimi Mimosa and Harvey Wallbanger sing all the hits you love. You’ll get to enjoy your very favorite Stevie (Ray Vaughn, Nicks, and Miller), George (Michael, Jones, and Straight), and Jimmy (Buffett, of course!). FREE

Many more shows coming in July. Check out my CALENDAR page to get up to date information!

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Early June

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

I hope you all have a safe and restful memorial weekend! Make some live music viewing plans for the first week of June. Here are some ideas:

Wednesday, June 1st, my new Classic and Modern Country trio, Two Hicks and a Chick is playing at Maple Tavern, in Maple Grove, MN from 7pm-10pm. Come hear songs from artists like Lady Antabellum, Shania Twain, Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt and many more. Two Hicks and a Chick will be at the Maple Tavern the first 3 Wednesday’s of June! No Cover.

Friday, June 3rd, the main event of the summer: Martin Zellar’s NEIL! Tribute is reuniting at St. Paul’s finest, O’Gara’s Garage! It has been 5 long years since I shared the stage with Martin, and I can BARELY wait! Tickets are going fast, so click this link to purchase tickets. $10 bucks. Music at 9pm.

Saturday, June 4th, DRUNCH! is back at the Narrow’s Saloon in Wayzata MN. Okay, let’s get down to business, folks. Who doesn’t absolutely love day drinking? Is there anything better than stumbling out of a tavern in the late afternoon with the warm sun on your face?! Come hear Mimi Mimosa and Harvey Wallbanger sing all the hits you love from 11:30AM until 3:00PM! No Cover.

Monday, June 6th, my favorite show of the summer, Ali Gray Band will be playing at Peavey Plaza’s Alive After Five summer music series from 5pm-9pm. Skip out of work, and head straight to Peavey Plaza (located between Orchestra Hall and Brit’s Pub). It’s FREE! All ages! Plenty of street food and drink to keep you satisfied.

Plenty of more June shows where that came from. Check out my calendar page on my website for future dates!

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