Christmas By The Lake - Vol. IX
Annual Holiday CD for Charity to Feature 41 Songs!
A Christmas by the Lake- Volume IX is scheduled for release Wednesday, November 18th. This year’s 2-CD set will feature 41 songs by musicians from throughout the region and will sell for $15 each at area Super One Foods, Pam’s Hallmark in the Miller Hill Mall, Duluth-Superior Engwall Florist Locations and on-line at bluebirdfoundation.org. This year’s compilation features a variety of artists ranging from those with national ties to regional musicians that perform professionally, to groups based out of schools and churches.
As on previous Christmas by the Lake CD’s there is star power on this year’s compilation. Duluth native Ray Wolffe has contributed a song by his LA based group Little Faith. Their contribution, Mary Did You Know, also features another former Duluthian and longtime music director for Whitney Houston, Michael Baker. Duluth’s Low has also contributed a song to this year’s CD. The highly acclaimed recording group formed in 1993 and tour internationally with founding members Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker.
A Christmas by the Lake IX proceeds benefit the Bluebird Foundation. Bluebird is an advocate for regional kids in the arts. The Foundation’s mission statement is: “To be an advocate for area youth in the performing arts and to create awareness of the power of the arts to enhance self-esteem, to increase understanding of others, and to improve academic performance.” In its short existence the Bluebird Foundation has given grants and scholarships of over $5000 to area high school aged kids in the performing arts.
The CD release will coincide with a Release Party scheduled for the Clyde Iron Event Center beginning at 5:00PM on Wednesday, November 18th when a number of the musicians from the CD will perform live. Admission is free and CDs will be available to purchase.
The CD Release Party is sponsored, through generous donations, by Schmitt Music, Hearing Wellness Center, Piedmont Liquor, Viewcrest & Franciscan Health Centers, TwinPortsNightlife.com, Bill Thompson-Attorney at Law, Piedmont Dental Associates and Clyde Iron. The CD and Release Party are produced by Lundeen Productions.
For additional information contact: Tracy Lundeen @ 218-727-1177.
Available soon for purchase at all area Super One Food Stores,
Pam's Hallmark in the Miller Hill Mall, Engwall Florist Locations
and online at www.bluebirdfoundation.org.