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Book club and Long Beds show at Rush River Brewery + special guest Mary Cutrufello

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Rush River Brewery, 990 Antler Court
River Falls, WI 54022 United States

River Falls Public Library hosts a very special evening of live music and stories with Mike, the Long Beds, and special guest Mary Cutrufello. Join us before the concert at 6:30 p.m. to discuss Perry's new book, Montaigne in Barn Boots. Schedule: 6:30 -7:00 pm: Book reading and discussion with Michael Perry 7:00 - 9:00 pm: Michael Perry & the Long Beds This event is free and open to the public!  

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Michael Perry and the Long Beds

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Big Top Chautauqua, 32535 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield, WI 54814 United States

Besides presenting other bands as host of Tent Show Radio, and writing award-winning books, Mike finds time to set life to music with his own band. Michael Perry and the Long Beds have been variously described as 'country folk,' 'roughneck folk,' 'folk-twang,' and Americana. "I was raised by farmers and preachers and tough country women, and I suppose my songs reflect that," says Perry. "Then again, certain wisdoms are available only from whistlers, frauds, and sinners, so I try to…

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Old Last Night

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Big Top Chautauqua, 32535 Ski Hill Road
Bayfield, WI 54814 United States

Join us for the traditional end of season Big Top celebration! We come together for a variety night with music and laughter from the Blue Canvas Orchestra, Tent Show Radio host, author, and humorist Michael Perry, and Wisconsin native comedian Pete Lee. The Blue Canvas Orchestra will play renditions of some of their favorite songs, with big screen images illuminating the stage. Tickets: $20 / $28 /$34 and available here. Special deals available for this and other select BCO+performances! Learn more: bigtop.org/bcoplus

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Monologue: “Writing From The Middle of Nowhere”

September 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Oconomowoc Arts Center, 641 E Forest Street
Oconomowoc, WI 53066 United States

In his humorous monologue, "Writing From The Middle of Nowhere" Mike unravels his accidental trip into the writing life.  Book signing to follow.  Get your tickets early as these shows typically sell out. Tickets are $24 and are available here or at the box office 90 minutes before show times.

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Marquette County Reads

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Endeavor Village Hall, 400 Church Street
Endeavor, WI 53930 United States

The Marquette County libraries welcome Michael Perry as the featured speaker of this year's community reading program.  Mike will give a humorous reading, followed by discussion and book signing. Open to the public. Free tickets available at Marquette County Libraries.

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Owatonna Reads

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Owatonna Public Library, 105 N. Elm Ave.
Owatonna, MN 55060 United States

Owatonna Reads welcomes Mike as this year's featured speaker.  Mike will give a humorous reading, followed by discussion and book signing.  Free and open to the public.

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Friends of the Library Chili Feed Fundraiser

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webster Community Center, 7421 Main St W.
Webster, WI 54893 United States

Webster Library welcomes Mike will be the featured speaker at the Friends of the Library Chili Feed Fundraiser.  Chili will be served beginning at 5:00 p.m. and Mike will speak at 7:00 p.m. Book signing to follow. Tickets: Adults $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Children 10 and under are free. Advance tickets available at Larsen Family Public Library, Fresh Start Coffee Roasters, Gandy Dancer Books, or from Friends of the Library members.

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Mike Perry & the Long Beds

November 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Pablo Center at The Confluence, 128 Graham Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54702 United States

Mike and the band will play the Pablo Center at the Confluence in Eau Claire, WI.  Tickets will be available here beginning August 23rd.  Visit www.thepablecenter.org for details. Michael Perry and the Long Beds have been variously described as ‘country folk,’ ‘roughneck folk,’ ‘folk-twang,’ and Americana. “I was raised by farmers and preachers and tough country women, and I suppose my songs reflect that,” says Perry. “Then again, certain wisdoms are available only from whistlers, frauds, and sinners, so I…

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Michael Perry & the Long Beds

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Icehouse, 2528 Nicollet Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States

Mike and the band will play the Ice House in Minneapolis on November 4th. Doors open at 5:00 p.m.  Tickets $20 at the door/$18 in advance and are available here. Michael Perry and the Long Beds have been variously described as ‘country folk,’ ‘roughneck folk,’ ‘folk-twang,’ and Americana. “I was raised by farmers and preachers and tough country women, and I suppose my songs reflect that,” says Perry. “Then again, certain wisdoms are available only from whistlers, frauds, and sinners,…

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