MBOTMA 2017. The reason I do this stuff!

By Tom Peschges

I just got back from 5 days at the Minnesota Bluegrass and Old Time Music Association Festival at El Rancho Manana Near Richmond. I arrived Tuesday night for a 2 day, pre-festival camp I had signed…

My Milaca Magic Moment!

MY Magic Moment in Milaca!

By Tom Peschges

Spent the weekend in Milaca MN for RecFest.   A wonderful little Bluegrass Festival in a charming little town put on by some really nice people.  Great line up of bands…

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Well THAT was Fun !

Grandma's Old Blue Car Show and Bluegrass Get Together, in Byron, MN  today.    Shared the stage with a couple other MBOTMA bands; Cabin Fever and our friends, the Tony Rook Band.    It was hot.  It was humid, we had a…

Old Cars and Bluegrass!

Up Next on the Double Down Events Calendar!    This should be fun.   Car Show and Bluegrass in Byron MN with our friends the Tony Rook Band and Cabin Fever.

If you are into Old Cars or Bluegrass, this is…

Bad Tommy

Jeez, been a while since I posted  My Bad.     We had a Fantastic time at the Hastings Arts Center.  Thank you again Sarah and Travis, for having us.  We can't wait to come back.  Being inside, during some of the…

Next Week!!

By Tom Peschges

It's only a Week away!   Our show at the Hastings Arts Center  Saturday June 24th, 7 pm.    We were there a couple days ago for a technical sound check.   You just can't believe the acoustics in…

Spring Kickoff is in the books!

By Tom Peschges

So my last blog post was about the realization of a dream, achieving the goal of  putting together a band and playing on the main stage at the Minnesota Homegrown Kickoff.   And we did that and…

Living the Dream

By Tom Peschges 

It was June 2013, a Sunny Sunday afternoon and I was packed up and leaving the Spring Kick Off at El Rancho Manana. Driving out of the Double Down camping area I stopped to say goodbye…

SEMBA! What a Blast!

 

So the Daredevils were in Houston MN over the weekend at the South East Minnesota Bluegrass Association (SEMBA) festival!     We have been preparing for this festival for months!   We had an aggressive performance schedule of 5 shows and a…

The Hastings Arts Center

So last Saturday was the Hastings Hootenany.  And what a hoot it was.    4 venues  all within Walking distance of each other in downtown Hastings, with  a different band or performer in each one, every half hour!.   The Daredevils weren't…

Going Back to Kinney Creek!

Going back to Kinney Creek - almost sounds like a song title doesn't it?    So the Daredevils head back to Kinney Creek Friday May 5th - Yep, Cinco de Mayo.  It's also the release date for one of Kinney Creeks…

Cabin Fever Festival

The Daredevils were in Duluth last weekend for the Cabin Fever Festival!   Always a good time in Duluth.   The festival is held at the Radisson Harborview.  There is a lot of jamming that happens at this particular festival but I…