Curtis & Loretta to perform at Gayville Hall October 11 Minneapolis folk musicians "Curtis & Loretta" appear in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 11, at Gayville Hall in Gayville.
John and Susan McNeill open the show.
Curtis Teague and Loretta Simonet teamed up in Santa Cruz, CA, in the late 1970s and are known for their virtuosity on an array of stringed instruments. Teague, a native of Dallas, TX, is a singer and songwriter who plays guitar, mandolin, mandocello, claw-hammer banjo and ukulele.
Simonet, who was born and raised in Stillwater, MN, is a songwriter and singer who plays Celtic harp, guitar and mandolin.
The duo, which was named "Best Acoustic Performer in the Twin Cities" in 2002 by City Pages, has been working out of Minneapolis since the mid-1980s. The performers have released six CDs and perform traditional Celtic tunes, original songs, and old-time folk music.
Gayville Hall is located at 502 Washington Street in Gayville. Tickets are $10 at the door or $12.50 for a reserved seat. Call (605) 267-2859.