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Skilly and Duff Trio to perform free concert Thursday

The Skilly and Duff Trio, featuring Annie O'Flynn, Mikko Cowdry and Bruce Kelly, will perform for the Red Willow Arts Coalition's free concert on Thursday, July 26 on the Douglas County Courthouse lawn. (Contributed photo)

The Skilly and Duff Trio will perform at the Red Willow Arts Coalition free concert on Thursday, July 26 at 7 p.m. on the lawn at the Douglas County Courthouse in Alexandria.

Skilly and Duff were the 1st place winners of the Irish music competition at the Irish Fair of Minnesota in St. Paul in 2009 and have travelled in Ireland and Canada, performing and researching their Irish songs and stories.

They set a record for attendance at the courthouse lawn concert series when they performed in 2010.

Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. In the event of inclement weather, listen to KXRA 1400 AM for cancellation information.

The series is sponsored by Anderson Funeral Home and Elden's Fresh Foods. This concert is sponsored by Colorful Seasons.

The Red Willow Arts Coalition is a nonprofit organization with a mission to provide the community with access to more musical experiences.


August 2: The Rockats - classic rock

August 9: BZ Girls - pop standards

August 16: Tickwood Stringband - old time/fiddle

August 23: Jimmy Jenson - vocal/accordion

August 30: Pure Country - country