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  Ruth and Max Bloomquist

Muskegon, MI
Folk / Acoustic Americana
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Dear Friends,

We didn't forget you! Honest!  We've just returned (OK, we've been home nearly two weeks) from a wonderful tour in southern France that ended with a five-show six-day whirlwind around London. We got a little caught up in the prepartions for that and that's why you haven't heard from us in a while. We were joined by our friend Dan Seabolt, fiddler extraordinaire. We had a great time thanks to the wonderful friends we have made there who made it all possible. (You know who you are.) Here are a few photos, one from the first show of the tour in Montferrier, France and two from the last show of the tour at the King William IV Pub in Speen, UK.

Of course we did some sight seeing, too. There we are at Stonehenge and at Bodiam Castle.

We're really excited about the concerts we have coming up. You can see more detail and more into the future using the linked schedule below, but here's the nearer future in a nutshell. You can follow these links for more information, but be aware that some of these websites are not up to date:

October 11 -The Crazy Wisdom Tea Room in Ann Arbor.  Music at 8:30. We love playing here, so if you're anywhere near the area please come on in. We'd love to see you. It's a great bookstore and a great tea room. (Yeah, they have coffee and great snacks, too.)

November 8 -A Concert With Friends at the Fruenthal Theater in Muskegon.  We'll join up with The Oat Bran Boys and Tommy Foster to put on a show that will never be exactly repeated. We'll all have fun and raise some money for a good cause, all courtesy of Muskegon's Mona Lake Productions.

November 29 -Christmas Joy Fest at Marilla Museum and Pioneer Place. This will be a great start for a real old fashioned country Christmas. Lots to do and see. Roving carolers, exhibits. It all starts at 4:00. Our concert time is TBA but it's won't be late, so come on out to the country and enjoy the whole event.

There's a lot more further down the road. We'll keep you up to date. You'll hear from us early next month -PROMISE.


Ruth and Max


"What a show--great musicianship, great songs, and Ruth's voice just melts over the crowd like butter on a biscuit...delicious! Let's do it again!"  Terry Grannis, Zellie's Opry House

"Turn Back A Page - Real songs with real emotions, great instrumental work, superb harmonies and one of the best female vocalists in the business (Ruth, of course!). This CD is pure listening pleasure.""  Al Kniola, Host, The Back Porch, 88.1 WVPE Public Radio

"This band has a growing devoted following here in the Midwest, but the music I heard and the performance I saw are of a caliber that deserves to be seen on the best national stages!”"  Phil Doolittle, Paint Creek Comfy Concerts


Crazy Wisdom Tea Room Ann Arbor, MI Sat Oct 11 14 08:30 PM  
Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts Muskegon, MI Sat Nov 08 14 07:00 PM  
Marilla Museum and Pioneer Place Copemish, MI Sat Nov 29 14 04:00 PM Tickets
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