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Forum Communications, Published July 04 2012

Prairie Public TV tunes in to local music

Prairie Public television will amplify the regional music scene with a second season of “Prairie Musicians” television concerts recorded in Prairie Public’s Fargo studio and airing at 9 p.m. Fridays beginning July 6. Here’s a schedule:

• Friday: 9 p.m., Annie Humphrey, Deer Creek, Minn., performs Native American and folk music; 9:30 p.m., Jessie Veeder with Lonesome Willy, Watford City, N.D., perform Veeder’s original songs of North Dakota.

• July 13: 9 p.m., Ben Suchy, Bismarck, combines stompgrass sound with foot percussion and electro-harp; 9:30 p.m.; Northern Lights Gospel Quartet, Pelican Rapids, Minn., is oriented toward Southern Gospel but also sings doo-wop and barbershop.

• July 20: 9 p.m., Sonorus String Quartet, Bismarck, performs chamber music by Astor Piazzolla and Antonin Dvorak; 9:30 p.m., Just Friends, Moorhead, incorporate the musical/poetic styling of Mark Vinz, David Ferreira, and Bill Law.

• July 27: 9 p.m., Midnight Noise Orchestra, Bismarck, began as an acoustic trio but has expanded to include a multi-instrumentalist; 9:30 p.m., The WoodPicks, Thief River Falls, Minn., incorporate strong harmonies with instrumental dexterity.

• Aug. 3: 9 p.m., Amanda Standalone and the Pastry Shop Girls, Fargo-Moorhead, bring a sweet sound to roots music; 9:30 p.m., Sloughgrass Band, Birchdale, Minn., is a family band whose music is a blend of bluegrass, old-time, Scandinavian, gospel, country and folk.