Join Amanda Grace and Winona Public Library for a public celebration of her second album for kids, Music Makes It Right on Saturday May 18th at 10:30AM. This is a fundraiser for the Winona Public Library; the live music event will be held at Winona County Historical Center. Special guests TBA! $10/individual + $30/family of 4. Tickets include $5 off the new lyric/CD book.
Amanda does not claim a particular genre of music, and in doing so enjoys variety in her music and audiences. In 2010 she released a children's album called, "Trains, Cars + A Trip To Mars” in memory of her nephew. Soon after his father also passed away and Amanda released, "Embrace" in 2012. Since then she’s released “Keeping Hearts” & “Better Life,” finding local and international radio play. She has given a yearly performance at the The Mid West Music Festival since its inception, and manages her own indie rock band and a women’s folk band called Wildflower. Rayne Angel is her third full length alternative album with a number of compositions with causes close to her, such as human trafficking, and children and families in constrained circumstances in relation to torn political environments. Her music calls into focus the necessity for all humans to live with compassion and with mindfulness of each other. The feature track “Rayne Angel,” was inspired by a young girl introduced to Amanda while she was on tour in 2017; and was written to inspire personal growth in the midst of callous circumstances.
Rayne Angel is my 3rd full length album. This song is the feature of the album; inspired by a little girl I met on tour last year. I hope it helps you dig into the dirt of your path + see that you have a lot offer to others. XO ~ Amanda *(Featuring Sydney Swanson/Produced by Nate Nelson of Treedome)
More about the album: Rayne Angel is a truly Minnesota made album; all of the album captured in her own home. Recorded & produced by Fletch Archerd & Amanda Grace.
Amanda brings forward a number of causes close to her such as human trafficking, and children and families in constrained circumstances in relation to torn political environments. She calls into focus the necessity for all humans to live with compassion and with mindfulness of each other.
The feature track, “Rayne Angel,” was inspired by a young girl introduced to Amanda while she was on tour in 2017; and was written to inspire personal growth in the midst of callous circumstances. Her cover of “War Child” gives respect to Dolores O’Riordan and her legacy of music.
Listen + Stream + Share "Rayne Angel" here: https://musicbyamandagrace.com
Art Heads Live: Amanda Schmeichel + Amanda Grace + Community Art Surprise + Election Day Celebration + Winter Clothing Drive!
Tuesday, November 6th. Doors at 6:30, Music at 7
$7 preshow / $10 at the door
Amanda is a Rochester native, passionate about the local art & music scene. Her sound is a fusion of alternative, pop, and folk. She’s been known to toss in some 90s favorites into her sets, creatively styled to her unique sound. When she’s not playing music, you may find Amanda at haunted locations around the state with her paranormal investigation team- or you just may see her at church.
Amanda Grace is a singer/songwriter from Winona, Minnesota. She does not claim a particular genre of music, and in doing so enjoys variety in her music and audiences. As a solo artist and a part of a women’s contemporary folk band called Wildflower; she is a performer not to be missed.
After attending Winona State University she began a more intentional look at returning to music after her nephew was diagnosed with leukemia. In 2010 she released a children’s album called, “Trains, Cars + A Trip To Mars.” Soon after his father also passed away. Amanda wrote some songs from the experience and released, “Embrace” in 2012.
After a successful kickstarter project, she released her first EP called, “Keeping Hearts” in June 2014. That month she appeared at Ed’s No Name bar in Winona with her group Wildflower as the release event.
Currently, “Better Life” EP is set to be her most poignant work yet; taking her almost 2 years to complete.
She has given a yearly performance at the The Mid West Music Festival since its inception, and in 2015, she performed on the first day of the Wisconsin music and art festival, Ashley for the Arts. Wildflower joined the Boats & Bluegrass Festival in 2017.
COMMUNITY ART SURPRISE......
Stay tuned, loves.
ELECTION DAY PARTY
It's election day! Go get your vote on! Show your sticker and grab a free drink from Café Steam. ♥
WINTER CLOTHING DRIVE
We are proud to partner with Gage East Community Center on a winter clothing drive. Bring a donation and enjoy a hot drink from Café Steam. ♥ More info on donation needs coming soon.
Rayne Angel by Amanda Grace is a flavorful and diverse full length alternative based album. It is no surprise that Grace has kept developing her own taste in music; ranging from alternative rock to folk rock. Rayne Angel is a truly Minnesota made album; all vocal pieces captured in her own home.
Amanda brings forward a number causes close to her such as human trafficking, and children and families in constrained circumstances in relation to torn political environments. She calls into focus the necessity for all humans to live with compassion and with mindfulness of each other.
The feature track, “Rayne Angel,” was inspired by a young girl introduced to Amanda while she was on tour in 2017; and was written to inspire personal growth in the midst of callous circumstances.
Amanda Grace CD Release w. Illusion Valley, and Katy Vernon Band
7PM Hall $1o ADV/$15 DOS 18+
TICKET LINK: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1776932
Amanda Grace & Kids DJ Party 5:30-8:30pm at your favorite place for homemade pizza.
About Suncrest: A majority of our ingredients come from the fields on our farm. Naturally raised vegetables, meats, and fruits are staples for our on-farm restaurant. The farmers that sow the seeds and tend the animals utilize the harvest to inspire our menu and prepare simple, wholesome food. Enjoy good food year round as we do the hard work preserving the harvest for your convenience. Check out our farm store while you’re at the farm or at the Winona Farmer’s Market.
Amanda is a regular on the Winona music circuit and a big fan of the Cranberries. Her signature voice and flawless strumming make her a must-see-act. Powerful vocals accompanied by solid guitar joined by Peter Boysen on lead, Amber Boysen on the drums and Randy Kline on bass. Expect to hear a mix of her newly released pop/rock pieces from "Better Life," music from her upcoming full length, and a few select covers.
Join Amanda Grace Band at Ashley for the Arts on Saturday August 11th at 11:30am - 1:00PM at the Pavilion. Ashley for the Arts is a non-profit initiative that provides the entire family with world class entertainment, art, exercise and play for a remarkably low cost. It is also one of Wisconsin’s largest charity events, raising more than $425,000 in 2017 for more than 40 non-profit organizations, including participating schools, children’s charities and medical research. This event was conceptualized and established by Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. (Ashley) in 2009. Today, more than 50,000 people attend the event held in Arcadia, Wisconsin’s Memorial Park. For more information on Ashley for the Arts, visit www.ashleyforthearts.com. “Like” Ashley for the Arts on Facebook or follow us on Twitter at @AshleyfortheArt.
Featuring Amanda Grace
Season 15 of Great River Shakespeare Festival features a FREE concert before EVERY SHOW! These concerts are open to everyone whether they are attending a play or not!
Sponsored by Dahl Toyota
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Amy Abts is a musician, writer, actor and artist who from the age of 7 has been performing consistently over 34 years.
Amy’s acoustic sound veers from soft and pretty to alt rock realness performed with her trademark folk punk earnestness. For this show she will be playing songs from her latest album Fifty-Fifty, a few from her back catalogue and a couple of covers. https://www.amyabts.com/about/
Amanda is a regular on the Winona music circuit and a big fan of the Cranberries. Music that is. Her signature voice and flawless strumming make her a must-see-act. Powerful vocals accompanied by solid guitar – your Thursday couldn't be in a much a much better place. http://www.musicbyamandagrace.com
Amanda was invited to New York in April to record in studio at Leesta Vall Recordings in April. Learn more about her experience, hear a few of the songs, and enjoy a community gathering at The Outpost in downtown Winona. Each performance was cut live in realtime on a vintage record cutting lathe. Appetizers and refreshments provided.