Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Musician

March 23, 2018
Keith Martinson, a composer, piano recording artist and music producer from Alexandria, has recorded several solo piano albums featuring original songs, Christian worship music, hymns, popular cover tunes and Christmas favorites. His music has been broadcast on Praise FM Radio in Osakis and streaming services such as Pandora and Spotify. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Musical dream comes true: Keith Martinson's first original score to be played by Central Lakes Symphony Orchestra
March 23, 2018 - 7:01am
December 20, 2017
Ken Meyer, known to many as "Ya-Ya Kenny," is a regular on the annual Jingle Bells Telethon. This year, due to illness, he was unable to perform. After moving to Alexandria in 1964, he played in Veo’s Trio Band and later formed his own band, the Ken Meyer Band, where he remained for 50 years. He's done some recording in Nashville, Tennessee; Branson, Missouri; Texas and Colorado. His original songs include "My Skidoo," "Good Old Minnesota" and "Pretty Flowers." (Contributed)
Ya-Ya says he's fine: Performer missing Jingle Bells but hopes to be back
December 20, 2017 - 9:12am
May 5, 2017
Josie Nelson, a senior at Alexandria Area High School, is a singer-songwriter who has worked with musicians such as Tyler Ward and signed a publishing deal with SQE Music. (Stacy Kron Photography)
Choosing her path: Josie Nelson looks beyond music
May 5, 2017 - 2:13pm
January 18, 2017
EAC kicks off new year with open mic
January 18, 2017 - 9:00am
September 4, 2013
Sarah Getto, a musician who was born blind and with a severe cleft palate, will perform a concert on September 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria Covenant Church. (Contributed)
Inspirational musician Sarah Getto to give concert
September 4, 2013 - 8:38am
October 12, 2012
Grammy Award-winning country artist, Billy Dean, to perform in Alexandria
October 12, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Music in the Gardens features R&B singer
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am
Bobby Vee performed by Dick Dunkirk (Contributed photo)
The Shadows Tribute Show returns to the Broadway Ballroom
August 3, 2012 - 12:00am