Irish music group Ring of Kerry will perform as part of Brainerd's Performances in the Park series at 7 p.m. Thursday in Gregory Park.
Admission is free.
The five-piece band plays traditional Celtic music with a Midwestern influence. They use a wide range of acoustic instruments, including the fiddle, hammered dulcimer, bodhran, accordion and guitar.
Their songs portray the lives of sailors, bandits, fishermen, lost lovers and ramblers.
Ring of Kerry recently released its second CD.
For more information, visit www.ringofkerry.us.
HSO annual meeting slated
LITTLE FALLS - The Heartland Symphony Orchestra's annual membership meeting will be at 6 p.m. Monday at Cabin Fever Eatery on County Road 76 north of Little Falls.
All HSO members and anyone interested in becoming a member are invited. To qualify as a member, one must make a $10 annual donation or volunteer significant time. Orchestra players are considered volunteers.
For more information, call (800) 826-1997 or visit www.heartlandsymphony.org.
Mortensen to perform in organ series
Gayle Mortensen will perform as part of the Summer Organ Series at noon Wednesday at Zion Lutheran Church in Brainerd.
Admission is free; free-will offerings will be accepted.
Mortensen has been the director of parish music at Zion since 1985. She received her Bachelor of Science in music education from Mankato State University.
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