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Flutist performs in Rochester

Flutist Linda Chatterton will perform selections from her new Christmas CD, "Gabriel’s Message," Saturday at Christian Book and Gift, 815 N. Broadway in Rochester.

Chatterton has performed with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Dale Warland Singers, and completed concert tours of the U.S., Great Britain and Germany. The new CD includes traditional carols with premiere recordings of arrangements by Minnesota composers.

Chatterton will be at the store from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

A touch of Ireland comes to Crossings


ZUMBROTA — Gaelic Tribe brings the jigs, reels and songs of Ireland to Zumbrota for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Crossings at Carnegie, 320 East Ave.

The band combines traditional tunes and original material, all played on authentic Irish flutes, bodhran, whistles, guitar and fiddle.

Tickets are $14 in advance, $16 at the door. For reservations and information, call (507) 732-7616.

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Air Supply comes to casino

RED WING — The ’80s make a comeback when the Australian duo Air Supply takes to the stage Dec. 8-9 at Treasure Island Casino near Red Wing.

Air Supply’s hits included "Lost in Love," "All Out of Love" and "Every Woman in the World" in 1980, ""The One That You Love" in 1981 and "Even the Nights are Better" in 1982.

Shows are at 8 p.m. both days. Tickets are $49.50, $39.50 and $32.50, available by calling 1-800-222-7077.


Pianist performs tonight

Pianist Christian Vath, who has performed a private recital for Pope Benedict XVI, will perform at 7 tonight at the Church of St. John the Evangelist, 11 Fourth Ave. S.W., Rochester.

Vath will perform works by J.S. Bach, Beethoven, Chopin and others. He is a graduate of the Julliard School of Music.

Admission is free.

Rawls plays the Blues

CHATFIELD — Johnny Rawls, a Mississippi blues artist, and his blues band will make a trip to Blues in Chatfield Saturday for the club’s "Put Some South in Your Mouth" festival.

The concert is also part of Rawls’ national promotion tour for his latest CD "Heart and Soul," which was released in October. Rawls has been nominated four times for the W.C. Handy Award.

In addition to Rawls’ performance, the restaurant will also be serving Gulf Coast gumbo, jambalaya, shrimp Creole and muffaletas. Music runs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at Blues, 129 Main Street, in Chatfield.

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