Two Benefit Concerts – Two Homegrown Talents

1015565_10151527722204412_1344293486_oMineral Point musical talent will be on display both nights this weekend.

Friday night Erik Kjelland and his band The Mascot Theory will rock the Opera House to benefit Mineral Point’s Railroad Depot, which sustained damage from the recent torrential storms. For a sampling of their music, check out this awesome animated YouTube video – and enjoy the scenes where High Street gets blown up. Watching this song live is reason enough to go to the concert.

1048935_10103331335533820_650086352_oSaturday night Kelly Jo Mitchell performs at Alley Stage to benefit Miracles of Mitch. Pictured at right is Kelly Jo keeping it local – wearing an outfit she bought at Bobbi Jo’s on High Street.

Watch this video of Kelly Jo and her father, HSB contributor Mike Mitchell, totally nailing the National Anthem at a Brewer’s Game a couple of years ago.  How great is that?

Both Kelly Jo and Erik Kjelland — graduates of  Mineral Point’s fine public school — write their own music and have released well-regarded CDs. But, nothing beats a live performance by artists returning to their hometown. So, join the excitement and come out this weekend to see these two flourishing musical talents in action.

– Contributed by the Hays

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