Charlie Parr, a Minnesota minstrel with an international audience, returns to downtown Northfield this Saturday night. He plays a National resonator guitar, a fretless open-back banjo, and a 12-string guitar, performing original songs in American blues styles ranging from the Atlantic Piedmont to the Mississippi Delta. Charlie will be at Hogan Brothers Acoustic Cafe.
Friday, August 16th: NAG ’13-’14 Theater Season Kick-Off Party, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Northfield Arts Guild; 2 Hot 4 Northfield: Prince Tribute, 7:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Matthew Griswold, 8:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge; Jack Klatt and the Cat Swingers, 8:00 p.m., J. Grundy’s Rueb’N'Stein, and Barb Piper, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., HideAway Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.
Saturday, August 17th: Riverwalk Market Fair, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Bridge Square; Sweet Jazz, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Contented Cow; Charlie Parr, 7:30 p.m., Hogan Brothers Acoustic Cafe; Rich Prinier, 8:00 p.m., Tavern Lounge; and Optimum Trajectory, 9:00 to 11:00 p.m., Contented Cow.
Sunday, August 18th: Quiz Night, 8:00 p.m., Contented Cow.