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treVeld notes . . .   Summer / Fall 2013



Greetings from treVeld!



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Upcoming Event Highlights


* Our full events schedule is listed at the bottom of this newsletter, including venue details.


* Be sure to check our website Schedule for current event information and new performance dates.


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Market Square Summer Concert Series - The Village, Mendota Heights MN


Wednesday, July 17 6:30 - 8:30 pm


Admission:  Free!

Tel: 651-797-9248


* Concert Series Information

* The Village Website

* Map to The Village


The free outdoor concert series will be held at Market Square located at The Village at Mendota Heights. Bring your lawn chairs! (Events will be held rain or shine. Check our Facebook Page for event updates!)


The Village - 750 Main Street Mendota Heights, MN 55118


* Sponsored by the Village of Mendota Heights Tenants.




Concerts in the Park - Next to Big Rock Playground, Delano MN


Wednesday, July 31 6:30 - 8:30 pm


Admission:  Free!


* Event Posting

* Map to Delano Central Park


Concerts In the Park is a series of free concerts held at the Gazebo in Delano Central Park. Bring Chairs or a blanket, maybe a picnic, and enjoy the fantastic music! In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be held in the Delano Middle School Auditorium.


North River Street & Park Avenue Delano MN


* Presented by General Federated Women's Club of Delano




Celebrate The Harvest - Gale Woods Farm, Minnetrista MN


Saturday / Sunday, September 28 & 29 9:30 am - 3:30 pm


* treVeld Performs on Sunday the 29th - time to be announced


* Event Information

* Gale Woods Farm


Join us in celebrating the bounties of fall with music, animals and more! Watch border collies and their handlers compete in the Star of the North Sheepdog Herding Trails. Enjoy traditional music and Appalachian clogging with the Petticoat Rustlers on Saturday and acoustic band treVeld on Sunday. Experience sheep shearing Saturday morning with world record holder Doug Rathke. Sample the harvest with chef-led cooking demonstrations, meet llamas and other farm animals, or try your hand at a wool craft. Families welcome. Program fee charges for ages 2 and up.


7210 County Road 110 West Minnetrista, MN 55364 - 763-694-2001




Parktoberfest! - Warehouse Winery, Minneapolis MN


Joint Fundraiser for St. Louis Park Public Schools Foundation & STEP - Food Shelf and Emergency Program


Thursday, October 5 6 - 10 pm


* SLPPSF Website

* STEP Website

* Warehouse Winery

* Purchase Tickets Here...


Hosted by STEP and The SLP Public Schools Foundation - Entertainment by treVeld, Gourmet food, beer and wine at the Warehouse Winery in Saint Louis Park!


The SLPPSF Mission -- to enhance learning for the students of St. Louis Park public schools.


STEP’s motto is -- “Empowering Lives and Restoring Hope”.


6415 Cambridge Street Minneapolis, Minnesota 55426 - 763-232-3707




Celebrate Rise! - Fundraising Gala - International Market Square,  Minneapolis MN


Thursday, October 10 5 - 9 pm


* Save the Date Flyer

* Rise Website

* IMS Website

* Map to IMS


Located in the beautiful International Market Square, the evening will be hosted by Jason DeRusha from WCCO-TV. You and your guests will enjoy a delicious dinner (catered by the acclaimed D’Amico chefs), an awards program featuring video productions of our honorees, the unique sound of musical group treVeld, and much more!


Rise supports people who have disabilities and other barriers to employment in attaining their personal measure of safe and affordable housing, vocational achievement, self-sufficiency, and belonging in their communities. Rise is dedicated to building a community that is more accepting of all of its citizens and we support the development of creative partnerships with businesses, government agencies, and the general public to meet this objective. Read more about our mission and history.


275 Market Street Minneapolis, MN 55405 - 612-338-6250


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Frequent Venues


­­­­­­Erte Restaurant


Erte continues to be our home base for weekend performances. Stop by for some great food, drink and good treVeld vibes! Thanks to Patte, Mark and the awesome Erte staff for your long standing support!


Cannon River Winery


We're grateful for the opportunity to be performing more frequently at this wonderful venue in Cannon Falls MN. The winery is a sweet space to hang out with friends, enjoy a great selection of local wines and listen to music.


Mendoberri Café & Wine Bar


To our great satisfaction, Mendoberri has become another semi-regular venue for us. Enjoy delicious local, fresh, organic food and drink in this beautiful and inviting space.


* Performance dates & details for our Frequent Venues are listed at the bottom of the page.


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In the Mix


We thoroughly enjoyed our Heyde Center for the Arts show, where we were warmly welcomed by both local Chippewa Falls WI folks and our Twin Cities friends who made the journey to be with us in this beautifully restored theater. Many thanks to Ann Hansen (Author and all around great person) and Debra Johnson (Executive Director of the CVCA) for all of your help in making this event happen. Thanks as well to Stephanie Elkins, host of WPR's Simply Folk, for introducing her listeners to treVeld. We'd love to come back for another Heyde show, so if you're so motivated, please help us spread Wisconsin treVeld consciousness by requesting our music be played on Simply Folk, which you can do here - Simply Folk Request Line. Of course it wouldn't hurt to also drop Debra Johnson a hint that you'd like to see us return to the Heyde.


"What a fabulous show! You three sound great on CD, but in live performance you're amazing. The music is so refreshingly different and engaging - who would've thought you could put those instruments together in the hands of Midwesterners and come up with such great stuff!


The coolest thing for me is the uniqueness and attractiveness of the sound - There's no shortage of pop/country/folk guitar players and classical strings musicians out there; you three have something different that is really lovely!


My wish and hope for TreVeld is that you continue to build a name, a following, and a repertoire, and that we can welcome you back to the Heyde Center again with a full house! (And then, of course, you will leave for a world tour and wow the crowned heads of Europe, the tribal chiefs of Africa, the moguls and Mongols of Asia, finally to return to play Carnegie Hall . ..  . )"


Ann Hansen


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We had a great time performing on WCCO Television's Saturday Morning Show in March, which we did as a promotion for our Music Under Glass performance at the McNeely Conservatory in Como Park. The Conservatory show was a wonderful happening. There were a record number of people in attendance for this great event and we much enjoyed absorbing the beauty and moisture of the sunken garden space as we shared our music. Sunset on that clear day made for an amazing atmosphere inside the garden. We're hoping to return for this music series next year.


To see video of this event and more, check out our website's Video & News pages and our Youtube treVeld channel.


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We're glad to report that our second recording project is coming along nicely as we continue to make good progress towards its completion. This is our third run at this project, which we trust will be the final charm! Our tentative working title for treVeld II is Falling, which will contain 15 of our newest works. We're aiming for a 2013 release, so stay tuned. Thanks again to all who've been patiently waiting for us to offer up our next recording. Your continued patience and support are greatly appreciated!


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If you like what you hear… we'd love your help in spreading the word about treVeld. In addition to food and drink venues, we also enjoy performing for concerts, festivals, weddings and private events. We continue to meet wonderful people on our musical adventures, many of whom have been incredibly supportive and encouraging. The majority of our performing schedule is manifest via personal connections and referrals from those who like our music and tell others. Thank you to the many that have already helped us along this path!


Facebook is a good place to connect with treVeld. Email and telephone are very much encouraged as well.






Phone: Philip Rampi - 651-690-4138



With gratitude!




Sharing the love from friends of treVeld . . .



"Thank you to all of you for providing your wonderful music! I have to pass on what I heard after you played Buffalo Skies - I was standing in the back of the room, and when the song was done the momentary silence of the crowd was broken as the man sitting at the table next to me let out a quiet "Wow"! That pretty much sums up that song. I cannot believe the emotion you put into that tune."



"We heard you at the Three Rivers Valentine event at Richardson park. We loved your music!"



"My wife wrote on Facebook that it was "The Best Valentine's Ever!". High praise; it was our 37th Valentine's Day. Thanks gentlemen."



"We loved having you!  You guys make beautiful music."



"My mother, a few of her friends, and I saw you all play at Erte this past weekend on Saturday. We bought two of your CD's and absolutely love the tracks. I lived in Ireland for 6 months last year studying abroad and miss the live music - your band really reminded me of what I was so used to hearing regularly in Ireland. I really enjoy listening to your music!!"



"I was listening to Pandora at work, and immediately loved your sound when "Square Not" began playing. I looked up your bio which led me to your website. Shame I live in WA, but at least I am aware of your presence now. I look forward to listening and sharing."



"We've been telling people about tonight for weeks, and treVeld was even better than I promised, which was pretty high stuff to begin with. Your hearts were in your fingers tonight and they flowed out in the sweet, sweet music."



"Beautiful setting and beautiful music! Wow!"



"Bill , Dustin & Phillip you guys knocked it out park, last night, at Mendoberri. Thank you."



"Really enjoyed the performance at Como's Music Under Glass!"



"Saw you on WCCO this morning. Love love the music."



"Great show! thanks for treVeld-ing to Chippewa Falls, WI"







treVeld’s Summer / Fall 2013 performance schedule (as of 6/1/2013):



6/1 - Mendoberri Café & Wine bar - 7:30 - 10 pm


6/8 - Cannon River Winery - 5 - 8 pm


6/14 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


6/28 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


7/14 - Cannon River Winery - 1 - 4 pm


7/17 - Market Square Summer Concert Series - 6:30 - 8:30 pm


7/19 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


7/31 - Delano MN - Music in the Park - 6:30 - 8:30 pm


8/3 - Mendoberri Café & Wine bar - 7:30 - 10 pm


8/9 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


8/23 & 24 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


8/25 - Cannon River Winery - 1 - 4 pm


9/6 & 7 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


9/8 - Cannon River Winery - 1 - 4 pm


9/29 - Celebrate the Harvest - Gale Woods Farm - * See treVeld Schedule for times


10/5 - Parktoberfest! Joint Fundraiser - Warehouse Winery - 6 - 10 pm


10/10 - Celebrate Rise! Fundraising Gala - International Market Square - 6 - 10 pm


10/18 & 19 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


11/1 & 2 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


12/20 & 21 - Erte Restaurant - 7 - 10 pm


12/1 - Cannon River Winery - 1 - 4 pm



* Visit our website for the latest event updates & detailed information at: treVeld Schedule



Venue Notes:


The Village - 750 Main Street Mendota Heights, MN 55118 651-797-9248 - Website


Music in the Park - Big Rock Playground, North River Street & Park Avenue, Delano MN - Map


Gale Woods Farm - 7210 County Road 110 W. Minnetrista, MN 55364 763-694-2001 - Website


International Market Square - 275 Market Street Minneapolis, MN 55405 612-338-6250 - Website


Warehouse Winery - 6415 Cambridge Street Minneapolis, Minnesota 55426 763-232-3707 - Website


Erte Restaurant - 323 13th Avenue N.E. Minneapolis, MN. Reservations 612-623-4211 - Website


Cannon River Winery - 421 Mill Street West, Cannon Falls, MN 507-263-7400 - Website


Mendoberri Café & Wine Bar - 730 Main Street, Mendota Heights, MN 55118 651-209-3270 - Website


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Yours in the music... Philip, Bill & Dustin




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