Performance Stories

Theater, concerts, local bands, our region has it all! Here are a few Greater Mankato Area performance stories for your reading pleasure.

Theater light

Merely Players – All the World’s a Stage

The Merely Players have been providing a safe and creative place for Mankato Area folks with the itch to act since 1982. Author Grace Brandt provides a high-level view of this community asset.
Festival Solstice - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin With Stacy K — Everything You Need to Know About Festival...

Stacy K gives us a comprehensive guide to Festival Solstice Mankato 2019
Stacy K Cheap Thrills - Mankato, MN

New Single, ‘Cheap Thrills’ by Stacy K

On Friday, May 31st, MankatoLIFE friend and contributor, Stacy K, is releasing her new single and video for the song Cheap Thrills. “It was one...
May the 4th Be With Your - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin With Stacy K – May the 4th Be With You!

Stacy K has some ideas for your May the 4th celebration this weekend!
Spring thaw - Mankato, MN

The Weekend Spin with Stacy K – Springing Into Some Fun!

Mankato area musician, Stacy K, welcomes spring with some ideas for your weekend!
Music Mankato

Adventures in Sound – Joy in Music

Jill Niebuhr takes you along on her journey as she explores both music and the artists behind it in her column Adventures in Sound.
The hands of poet & musician, Jill Niebuhr, aka, Jammin, The Warrior from St. Peter, MN

Adventures in Sound – The Power of Music

Jill Niebuhr takes you along on her journey as she explores both music and the artists behind it in her column Adventures in Sound.
Andy Beltz and Ryan Rutjes of Modest Music in Mankato tell their story to Ocho

MankatoSPEAKS with Ocho – Modest Music

Join Ocho as he interviews Andy Beltz and Ryan Rutjes of Modest Music, an up-and-coming music label started right here in Mankato!
Ice Skates

The Weekend Spin With Stacy K – Minnesota Warm!

Mankato Area musician Stacy K offers some suggestions for your slightly chilly Minnesota weekend.
Turkish Stringed Instrument

Greg Herriges “Whirled Music” at MSU January 22nd

Cross-cultural musician, Greg Herriges and his band, StellaRoma, will be performing at the MSU Elias J. Halling Recital Hall on January 22nd at 7:30 pm.