Blimp’s Led Zeppelin tribute floats to Zumbrota
Who knew the “Stairway to Heaven” leads to Zumbrota?
That will be the case, anyway, when Blimp performs a tribute to Led Zeppelin at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the State Theatre, 96 E. Fourth St., Zumbrota.
Blimp consists of members of Collective Unconscious, who have presented previous tribute shows to the Beach Boys, Beatles and the Eagles at the State, along with collaborators and guest artists. Songs will include “Rock ‘n’ Roll,” “Heartbreaker/Living Loving Maid,” “All of My Love” and “Stairway to Heaven.”
Tickets are $22 in advance, $25 the day of the show, available at Crossings at Carnegie, 507-732-7616.
Bach cantatas featured in Winona concert
The Bach Society of Minnesota will present “Loss, Healing & Acceptance,” a concert of Bach cantatas, at 3 p.m. Feb. 28 at Central Lutheran Church in Winona.
Bach’s contatas 8, 72 and 78 will be performed. These contatas explore loss, healing and acceptance, celebrating what it means to be human. The concert is presented by a chorus, orchestra and soloists.
Tickets are $22 for adults, $17 for senior citizens and $5 for students, available online at www.bachsocietymn.org, and at the door. The church is located at 259 W. Wabasha St.
Mayo program will explore music and mind of Beethoven
Dr. Richard Kogan, a psychiatrist and concert pianist, will present “Music and Medicine: Beethoven” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in Phillips Hall of Mayo Clinic’s Siebens Building.
Kogan is known for his concerts and lectures that explore the role of music in healing, and the influence of psychological factors and psychiatric and medical illness on composers such as Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Tchaikovsky and others. He has recorded a DVD “Music and the Mind: The Life and Works of Robert Schumann.”
Kogan is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, where he is also artistic director of the Music and Medicine Program.
Admission is free; seating is on a first come-first served basis. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, or 507-284-5266.
RCT to host Galactic Cowboy concert
The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra, an annual favorite at Rochester’s Thursdays on First and Third events, will perform in concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Rochester Civic Theatre, 20 Civic Center Drive SE.
The band, which has just released a new album, “Earth Lift,” plays music that ranges across several styles, from blues and soul to rock, classical and prog-rock. The band consists of Lisi Wright on violin and vocals, Dan Neale on guitar, John Wright on bass and Alec Tackmann on drums.
Tickets are $17.50 in advance, $22 at the door, available online at www.rochestercivcmusic.org and at the box office, 507-282-8481. The lobby bar will open at 6:30 p.m.
Music from Rat Pack to Naptime at Sheldon
Music for young and young at heart will be presented Feb. 26-27 at the Sheldon Theatre, 443 W. Third St., Red Wing.
— Colleen Raye, Debbie O’Keefe and Tim Patrick will perform “Sinatra and Company: Music from the Rat Pack Era” at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 26. Songs associated with Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney and others will be featured. Tickets are $20 and $16.50 in advance, $23 and $19.50 the day of the show.
— Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players present a a family show at 2 p.m. Feb. 27. The high-energy music gets kids and parents alike bouncing along. The band has received seven Parents’ Choice Awards. Tickets are $25 and $16 in advance, $28 and $19 the day of the show.
For tickets, call 651-388-8700.