Past
Performances


Earlier Performances:
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011,
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,
2016,


2017

Thursday, January 5, 4:40-4:50 p.m., On the Radio, with Andrea Canter and The Lead Sheet, on KBEM 88.5 FM Radio and streaming at  http://player.liquidcompass.net/KBEMFM, discussing “You Must Believe in Spring: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans 40 Years Later,” on Tuesday, January 10, 7:00 p.m. at the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-1010, and “All Originals,” Thursday, January 5, 9:30 p.m., at Khyber Pass Café, 1571 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

Thursday, January 5, 9:30 p.m., “All Originals” by the Larry McDonough Quartet, with Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry, Greg Stinson, bass, and Dean White, drums, at Khyber Pass Café, 1571 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105, $5 cover. Come hear LMQ perform all original compositions of Larry McDonough and Greg Stinson along with original poetry of award-winning poet and sax player Richard Terrill.

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Tuesday, January 10, 7:00-10:00  p.m., “You Must Believe in Spring: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans 40 Years Later,” Larry McDonough Quartet, Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, Paul Peterson, saxes, Greg Stinson, bass, and Dean White, drums, at the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, 612-332-1010. $7 cover. Families and students are welcome.

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Saturday, February, 4 4:45 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, with Carol Bergquist, flute, performing before, during and after for the 5:00 p.m. mass, Father Joseph Gillespie presiding, Church of St. Albert the Great, E. 29th Street at 32nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, 612-724-3643, http://www.saintalbertthegreat.org/

Sunday, February 5, 9:00 and 10:30 a.m., Mostly Music Service, saxophonist/writer Richard Terrill and pianist/composer Larry McDonough, Michael Servetus Unitarian Society, 6565 Oakley Drive Northeast, Fridley, MN 55432 763-571-5229 http://www.msuu.org/. They will read essays and perform a selection of familiar tunes and original compositions for each of the seven Unitarian Universalist Principles: (1) The inherent worth and dignity of every person; (2) Justice, equity and compassion in human relations; (3) Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations; (4) A free and responsible search for truth and meaning; (5) The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large; (6) The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all; and (7) Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Tuesday, February 14, 5:30 p.m., Carol Bergquist, flute, Bill Goldman, cello, and Walter Tambor, piano, Taizé Prayer Service, Basilica of Saint Mary, 1600 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.

Wednesday, March 1, 8:00-11:00 p.m., “You Must Believe in Spring: Tony Bennett and Bill Evans 40 Years Later,” Larry McDonough Quartet, Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, Richard Terrill, saxes and poetry, Greg Stinson, bass, and Dean White, drums, Vieux Carré (the old Artist’s Quarter (AQ)), 408 St. Peter St., Saint Paul. $8 Cover - Families and Students Welcome.
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Thursday, March 16, 7:00 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano, and Carol Bergquist, flute, Reception for American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Minnesota, The Woman's Club of Minneapolis, 410 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis, MN 55403-3294. The speaker will be national ACLU board president Susan Herman. Contact Carol Stoddart cstoddart@aclu-mn.org 651-645-4097, ext. 126.


Saturday, March 18, 6:00 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, and Richard Terrill, saxes, Music for Fundraiser for Keith Ellison, Congressman and Vice Chair of the Democratic National Committee, and Carla Kjellberg's 60th Birthday, Condo 1222, 2929 Chicago Ave S., Minneapolis, MN 55407
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Friday, March 31, 7:00-10:00 p.m., Larry McDonough Quartet, Private Event, Wedding Reception, The Commodore Bar & Restaurant, 79 Western Ave. N., St Paul, MN 55102

Saturday, April 1, 1:00 p.m., Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, and Carol Bergquist, flute, Silent Auction for Schools for Shan Refugees, First Universalist Church of Minneapolis. 3400 Dupont Avenue South, Minneapolis. Music at 1:00, program at 2:30. The program starts about 1:30 about recent happenings in Burma and Thailand and Shan refugee education projects in Thailand. The silent auction will help keep Shan children who have fled to Thailand in school. There will be wine and snacks, and videos of Shan children in school and at play.
http://shanrefugeeschools.org/

Sunday, April 2, 10:00 a.m., Larry McDonough, piano and vocals, and Richard Terrill, saxes, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Rochester, 1727 Walden Lane SW, Rochester, MN 55902-0901  http://www.uurochmn.org.

Thursday, April 6, 6:30-7:30, Larry McDonough, piano and voice, and Carol Bergquist, flute, at Casket Arts First Thursday, Casket Arts Building, 681 17th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. They will be performing the music of Larry’s CD Tuscarora: Short Stories for Jazz Piano in celebration of photographer Keith Miesel's "Tuscarora" photos from the Boundary Waters, and the music of Chick Corea, Joe Farrell, Return to Forever to celebrate photographer Andrea Canter's images of jazz artists. This is a monthly open studio event starting at 5:00 but it will be a special night at Casket Arts with music, food truck, and guest artists. The Dakota Combo plays at 5:30 and 7:30. Larry and Carol also will perform the first floor's "Dead End Lounge" and then come down the hall to Studio 116 and see Keith Miesel's and Andrea Canter’s photos and munch on some goodies.

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Sunday, April 9, 10:15 a.m., Mostly Music Service, saxophonist/writer Richard Terrill and pianist/composer Larry McDonough,  Pilgrim House Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1212 W. Highway 96, Arden Hills, MN  55112 http://www.pilgrimhouseuua.org/. They will read essays and perform a selection of familiar tunes and original compositions for each of the seven Unitarian Universalist Principles: (1) The inherent worth and dignity of every person; (2) Justice, equity and compassion in human relations; (3) Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations; (4) A free and responsible search for truth and meaning; (5) The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large; (6) The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all; and (7) Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.