Musician Dennis Warner to play Sept. 30 in Nisswa concert series
Warner has toured the nation with his performances
NISSWA – Dennis Warner will perform for the nonprofit Grassroots Concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar in Nisswa.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.
Warner (www.warnersongs.com) has traveled to all 50 states and beyond. Along the journey, he’s released 11 CDs, authored “Beads on One String” (now in its eighth printing) and performed in concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Warner is a two-time McKnight Foundation Artist Award winner and three-time finalist for the Kerrville Folkfest songwriting awards, co-founded by Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary.
In 2020, he released his 11th album, “Pilot Me,” which debuted on the Folk DJ radio charts at No. 8 in August. Warner was among the top 10 for Artist of the Month.
His breakthrough album “Seeds” was named one of the best CDs of 2012 in folk music, based on radio play around the world. Folk DJ also named him one of the top artists in folk music that year. Midnight Special host Rich Warren designated “Seeds” as his CD Pick of the Week on his nationally syndicated show.
Warner is an entertainer whose ballads are blended with up-tempo songs. He has audience participation and engaging humorous stories. A warm stage presence and ability to connect with his audience are trademarks of a Dennis Warner concert.
Admission for general seating is $10 at the door for adults and $5 for children under 12.
Masks are required for all audience members and volunteers; N-95 masks will be available for those who need one. Seating will be arranged to provide social distancing.
Fall concert schedule
- Friday, Oct. 14: Roe Family Singers (www.roefamilysingers.com)
- Friday, Oct. 28: Sarah Morris (www.sarahmorrismusic.com)
- Friday, Nov. 11: Scott Cook (www.scottcook.net)
More information is available at www.grassrootsconcerts.org or by calling 218-838-4266.
The Live Well Nightclub and Coffee Bar, 5459 Lakers Lane, Nisswa, is located at the Journey Church next to the school. Grassroots Concerts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the Internal Revenue Code. At each concert nonperishable food or cash donations are welcome and will go to a local food shelf.