Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
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See the musician Rolling Stone magazine called “the pre-eminent male singer/songwriter of the new folk movement.” John Gorka returns to play a concert in celebration of his studio album “So...
As the days grow shorter, holiday lights will soon begin to illuminate the early onset darkness. Outdoor holiday decorating continues to be a popular tradition with options from inflatable snow-globed...
Three actors take on 11 roles in a modern-day twist on a 17th century story. “Don Juan in Las Vegas” features the traveling theater troupe of Matt Trucano, Jonathan Greene...
A fiddle, guitar, bass and drums melodically melt to create the sound of The Barley Jacks. The quartet produces music sprinkled with bluegrass, Celtic and roots flavors. Hear them play...
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The annual Hastings Music Festival will be Saturday Sept. 7 at the Jaycee Park in downtown Hastings. As the self-proclaimed brainchild of Nick Langley, the Hastings Music Festival was created as a charitable event to benefit the Hastings community. This year's headliners are Hastings based Headliner playing with Randall Hall, Alex Ligertwood and Patrick Sieben; and Eric Hutchinson. The band Headliner, also known as Heartbreaker, is in its third decade of working musicians. Members are Mark Reuter, Jim Coughlin, Ken Haaland and Jeff Dunn.
The country, rock and pop cover band CherryGun has been traveling the Midwest to play at bars, nightclubs, weddings and casinos for five years. The group returns to play 8:30 p.m. Friday Aug. 30 and Saturday Aug. 31 at the Parlay Lounge in Treasure Island Resort & Casino. Lead singer Amy Monaghan and her boys Dan Monaghan, Cory Carlson and Derek Dennie entertain audiences through their popular cover songs and energizing musicianship. We chatted with Amy about life as musician and her love affair with music.
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By day, New England-raised Ellen Stanley promotes music. By night, she creates it.
Funny man Carlos Mencia makes a third trip to Treasure Island Resort and Casino, calling his previous performances some of his most memorable. In fact, his upcoming stand-up will be recorded for a live special to air at a later date. He can be heard 8 p.m. Saturday Aug. 17.