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Brass Lassie

Sep 30, 2023 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Dinner and cocktail seating and service begins 75 minutes before showtimes.

Big Band-Style Celtic

Performing extraordinary takes on Scottish, Irish and Continental music, traditional and new, combining traditional tunes, songs and style with dazzling modern horn lines.

Laura MacKenzie wooden flutes, whistles, pipes, concertina, voice

Mary Vanorny fiddle

Patrice Pakiz piano

Tricia Lerohl French horn

Beckett Shuholm trumpet

Peter Enblom trombone

Dave Budimer bass trombone

Michael Bissonnette guest percussion

Gary Rue bass

Brass Lassie’s founder Laura MacKenzie enjoys a rich career grounded in traditional music, expressed in diverse contexts. A multi-instrumentalist, Laura has performed, toured and recorded solo and with a spectrum of ensembles, worked with theatrical productions and for public radio, and has performed at festivals across the United States. Laura has been honored to receive numerous performing arts awards and fellowships throughout her career. Peter Enblom, the band’s principal arranger, worked with Laura MacKenzie from the start to create the ensemble and the Brass Lassie sound. Peter is a Twin Cities premier trombonist and arranger, and Brass Lassie is delighted to finally have Pete in the band, leading the horn section, creating our unique arrangements and playing fantastic music. Brass Lassie’s players have come together from a broad spectrum of sonic arts: traditional Scottish and Irish music, big bands, show bands, jazz, orchestral, roots & world music.

“Swinging like there was no tomorrow, with jazz-inspired horn arrangements, Latin-flavored Scottish dance tunes and a big band sound, their music is bold, joyous, highly infectious and probably unique.”–fRoots, U.K.


Sep 30, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tickets Here:


The Belvedere at Crooners
6161 Highway 65 NE
Minneapolis, MN 55448 United States

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