Issam Rafea and Gao Hong Concert 11-5-20

Live World Music Thursday, November 5, 2020 @ 7:00-8:00 p.m. Held @ NYM Cultural Center Join us at the Cultural Center for live world music by renowned musicians Issam Rafea and Gao Hong.  This concert is an “adapted in-person event” which will follow...

Good Morning Bedlam @ NYM Sculpture Park 10/9/20

Live Music Outdoors! Friday, October 9, 2020 @ 6:30 PM Join us at the New York Mills Sculpture Park / The Barn located at the intersection of Highway 10 and Highway 67 in New York Mills on Friday, October 9th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. for an unforgettable evening of live...

Music in the Park July 31, 2020

Live Music Outdoors! @ NYM Sculpture Park / Barn Friday, July 31 @ 7:30PM The Cultural Center is taking our 2020 live music series outdoors for Music in the Park at the NYM Sculpture Park / The Barn! Please bring your own chairs to this outdoor community event and...

Ben Ranson at the NYM Regional Cultural Center Friday March 20, 2020

We invite you to the Ben Ranson concert Friday, March 20th at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments and cash bar. Per Emergency Executive Order 20-04 from Governor Walz, the Cultural Center will be closed now through March 27, with all events postponed...

Kardemimmit 2020 Folkefest Residency in New York Mills

Stir up your Finnish heritage for a Kardemimmit live performance at the Cultural Center! Saturday April 4th, 2020 at 7:30pm Tickets = $5 |  Students = FREE   Per Emergency Executive Order 20-04 from Governor Walz, the Cultural Center will be closed now through...

Discover Rescued Treasures in NYM April 13th!

Rescued Treasures found in NYM, MN! Enjoy this folk concert with us on April 13th, 2019 @ 7:30pm! Enjoy the rare opportunity to hear Arna Rennan, Georganne Hunter and Loretta Kelley performing music from Telemark and Ballads from the Middle Ages. Every song and dance...

Kip and Eric Peltoniemi Perform – NYM, MN – St Urho’s Day

Peltoniemi Brothers to perform a St. Urho’s Day Show! March 16th, 2019 7:30PM Kip and Eric Peltoniemi’s long relationship with folk, country, Finnish and Nordic music began in Wadena, Minnesota in the early 1960s when as a teenagers they began performing at...

Open Mic Night – 2019 – New York Mills, MN

As of July 2019, Open Mic Night is ON HOLD until further notice.  CLICK HERE for more info.   UPDATE | Open Mic Night REVAMP | WIP THANKS to those who joined us on May 9, 2019 to help determine the FUTURE OF OPEN MIC NIGHT! It was a productive discussion and...

Niijii Radio Concert: T-Roy Anderson

Blues Concert Saturday, November 17 @ 7:00 p.m. @ Cultural Center in NYM Free to Attend! All are invited to this FREE Niijii Radio Concert at the Cultural Center in NYM on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 7-8pm! T-Roy Anderson was born in Duluth MN. At age 6, the...

SongBlast Dueling Guitars to Rock NYM!

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 8-10pm Cultural Center Mid-Winter Benefit Concert @ NYM City Hall Ballroom General Admission, VIP Tables & Sponsor Packages Available! SongBlast Dueling Guitars will be rocking New York Mills on Friday, January 18, 2019! The Cultural...

Bill & Kate Isles Concert

Saturday, September 22, 2018 @7:30pm Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Duo Held during Weaving Waters Fiber Arts Trail Weekend Bill & Kate Isles are an acoustic singer/songwriter duo based in Duluth, Minnesota. Using a wide variety of musical styles, their performances...

Sundae + Mr. Goessl

In Concert at the Center! Friday, June 15 @ 7:30pm Sundae + Mr. Goessl are Seattle’s premier Vintage Jazz Duo featuring Earshot Magazine’s Vocalist of the Year, Kate Voss, and Seattle’s busiest freelance guitarist, Jason Goessl. Together, this dreamy...

Marah in the Mainsail

In Concert! Thursday, June 28, 2018 @ 7:30pm Doors @ 7pm Cinematic is the word most often used to describe Minneapolis based Marah in the Mainsail. The sound is dark and mysterious at it’s core. With layers upon layers of dynamic turns, from the hopeful highs of “Fox...

Hungrytown in Concert!

Presented in Conjunction with the Friends of the New York Mills Public Library Saturday, August 11 @7:30pm – Doors @7 After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson–otherwise known as the folk duo...

William Florian

Of the New Christy Minstrels Friday, May 4th, 2018 @7:30pm Those Were The Days: The Spirit & Songs of the 60s – starring William Florian – former lead singer of the famous 60s group…THE NEW CHRISTY MINSTRELS! An upbeat, energetic, musical journey...

The New Standards

In Concert Saturday, April 14th @7:30pm The New Standards are about Music, about Town, about Play, about soul, about fun… Started in 2005 as an off-shoot project between Minneapolis based musicians and friends Chan Poling (piano), Steve Roehm (vibes) and John...

January-May 2018 Performance Series

2018 Winter/Spring Performing Arts Series Friday, January 19 – Deuces Wild  Friday, January 26 – Cellula Friday, February 2 – Six More Weeks Thursday, February 22 – Good Morning Bedlam Friday, March 2 – Corey Medina & Brothers...

Good Morning Bedlam

In Concert Thursday, February 22nd @7:30pm Good Morning Bedlam is often mistaken as siblings, owing partly to their members’ similar looks: two curly, red-haired girls and two guys with Minnesota tattoos and piercings. But their cohesion goes beyond appearances. Their...

Corey Medina & Brothers

in Concert Friday, March 2nd @ 7:30pm Corey Medina was born and raised in the small town of Shiprock, New Mexico, on the Navajo Reservation. In 2012 he relocated to another small town called Bemidji in Northern Minnesota. His early musical influences came out of what...

Deuces Wild returns to NYMills

Deuces Wild dueling pianos return to New York Mills on Friday, January 19, 2018. The Cultural Center is thrilled to welcome them back after a sold-out show in January 2017! Get your tickets now to experience this fun, wild, hilarious live music performance at the New...

Cellula

by Z Puppets Friday, January 26 @7pm In the James W. Mann Center for Performing Arts at the New York Mills Schools Like a bedtime story as told by biologists, Cellula illuminates the true marvels of cell science inside us all with dazzling glow-in-the-dark puppetry...

The Longest Night in December

The Center’s Annual Winter Solstice Music Festival is Back! Join us on Thursday, December 21st at 7pm for the 2017 Longest Night. Admission is FREE. Light refreshments served and cash bar available.   Artists include: Just announced! Visual artist Nate...

Free Fall Concert!

Amanda Standalone & Mother Banjo Saturday, November 18, 7-9pm Niijii Radio’s MN Mixdown Music Series Held at the NYM Cultural Center The Cultural Center is happy to welcome back, Amanda Standalone, this time with Mother Banjo and special guest, visual artist...

Pine Eyes By Zeitgeist

Thursday, November 9 @ 8pm In James W. Mann Center for Performing Arts in the New York Mills Schools A dark and delightful evening-length chamber work based on Carlo Collodi’s beloved The Adventures of Pinocchio, Pine Eyes is a rich mixture of music and words—a...

The Longest Night Music Festival 2016

Finale to Fall Concert Series     The Longest Night Music Festival Wednesday, December 21 @ 7pm   Winter Solstice Jubilee celebrating the return of daylight, local and regional music, and another trip around the sun! Join us for FREE. Musical Artists...

Musical Stylings and Book Reading

Artist of the Month   Helen Lapakko singer / author / songwriter   Helen’s career started in corrections, as a probation officer, chemical dependency specialist, and director of an alternative sentencing program.  As a hobby, she wrote monologues and...

Fall 2016 Concert Series

The Cultural Center is pleased to announce our Fall 2016 concert series! All concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in the Cultural Center’s intimate gallery listening room space (unless noted otherwise).  Tickets $12 in advance or $15 at the door. Members...

Kent DuChaine in Concert

Kent DuChaine Friday, September 2nd @7:30pm “An outstanding performance from a consumate professional” -Blues in Britain Magazine Kick off your Labor Day weekend with the return of Kent DuChaine, American blues singer and steel guitarist from Fort Gaines,...

Haaga Folk Machine in Concert

Sunday, June 5th @ 7pm at the Finn Creek Museum The Cultural Center and Finn Creek Museum proundly present Haaga Folk Machine in concert! Haaga Folk Machine (HFM) is a Finnish folk trio from Helsinki. Influenced by Finnish folklore, bluegrass, jazz and rock music, the...

Finnish Roots Celebration Saturday April 16th

Immersion Events & Comedy Concert Celebrate Finnish Culture & Heritage on Saturday, April 16th, 2016 with Two Family-Friendly Events! Songs, Stories & Activities Saturday April 16th at 10am & 3:30pm Instructors from Salolampi Finnish Language camp will...

Celebrations: Immigration Integration

Friday April 1st 7:30pm Immigration Integration Conversations and Concert In celebration of the works of Arna Rennan and Leila Rastegar, the Cultural Center presents conversations on women’s global identity in connection with social integration and the immigrant...

Monroe Crossing Friday March 11, 2016

Back by popular demand! The Midwest’s Premier Bluegrass and Gospel Quintet Friday, March 11th @ 7:30 p.m. James Mann Center for Performing Arts New York Mills School The Cultural Center is pleased to present Monroe Crossing at the New York Mills School...

Longest Night Music Festival 2015

Longest Night Music Festival 2015 Please join us at the Center for this year’s Longest Night Music Festival taking place on Monday, December 21 from 7-9 pm.  This annual event is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the winter solstice with live music by...

Pushing Chain Concert November 14

Roots & Americana music duo Saturday, November 14 Pushing Chain was formed in 2012 by Boyd Blomberg and Adam Moe. The duo, which has been performing together in various manifestations since 1997, plays roots and Americana music featuring Boyd on guitar and vocals...

23rd annual Great American Think-Off

Think-Off Saturday June 13th @ 7pm The Center is bustling with activity this week as we prepare for the 23rd annual Great American Think-Off.  The Great Debate will take place on Saturday, June 13th at 7:00pm at the James Mann Center for the Performing Arts at the New...

Beth Wood and David Stoddard Concert

Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 pm David Stoddard and Beth Wood, accomplished singer/songwriters, will appear at the Cultural Center on Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 pm.  Call 218-385-3339 for ticket reservation.  Advance sale price is $12, or $15 the night of the concert. ...

Monroe Crossing Concert February 27

Monroe Crossing bluegrass band Minnesota’s premier bluegrass music ensemble will perform at the Cultural Center in New York Mills at 7:30pm on Friday, February 27th. Tickets are available by calling 218-385-3339. Admission is $12 advance sale and $15 the night of the...

Winter Light Festival February 2, 2015

Winter Light Festival February 2 Shake off the winter blues and come to the Cultural Center for the 2nd annual Winter Light Festival on Monday, February 2, 2015.  All the events are free of charge and everyone is welcome to enjoy the activities from 4 pm to 8 pm. 1. ...

Longest Night Music Festival Sunday Dec. 21, 2014

Listen to musicians from around the region at this annual free concert Join us for this free concert as the world turns toward the longer days of spring. A bevy of artists (including Lisa Winter, Fr. Peter Kirchner, John Perry, Dave Virnala, Tyson Cavalier, Todd Voss,...

Holiday concert with Tim Sparks

The Nutcracker Suite – Saturday December 13 Hope you can take time this holiday season to enjoy Tim Sparks’ playing of his arrangement of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite here at the Center on Saturday, December 13 at 7:30 pm.  Admission is $12 by...