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Upcoming 2020 The Young & The Rest… Schedule

Save the dates!

June 13 – Westonka Performing Arts Center, Westonka, MN – POSTPONED – moved to February 6, 2021
July 18 – Crooners, Minneapolis, MN
September 20 – Minnesota Masonic Heritage Society, Bloomington, MN (matinée)
October 3Harvest in Marine, Marine-on-St-Croix City Hall, MN 

Concert Schedule

Jun
13
Sat
Minnetrista, Minnesota @ Westonka Performing Arts Center
Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm
Minnetrista, Minnesota @ Westonka Performing Arts Center

The Young & The Rest…

SimpleGifts invites you to our new year-round show titled: The Young and The Rest… an acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more.

POSTPONED – moved to February 6, 2021

Westonka Performing Arts Center
5905 Sunnyfield Road E, Minnetrista, MN 55364-8250
952-491-8264 / Venue Website

$25 adult in advance / $30 at the door

Jul
18
Sat
Minneapolis, Minnesota @ Crooners
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm
Minneapolis, Minnesota @ Crooners

The Young & The Rest…

SimpleGifts invites you to our new year-round show titled: The Young and The Rest… an acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more.

July 18, Saturday 7:30pm – Minneapolis, MN
Crooners – Main Stage
6161 Hwy 65 NE Minneapolis, MN 55434
763-760-0062 / Venue Website

Save the date! More information coming soon!

Sep
20
Sun
Bloomington, Minnesota @ Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm
Bloomington, Minnesota @ Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center | Bloomington | Minnesota | United States

The Young & The Rest…

SimpleGifts invites you to our new year-round show titled: The Young and The Rest… an acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more.

September 20, Sunday 2:00pm – Bloomington, MN
Minnesota Masonic Heritage Center
11411 Masonic Home Drive, Bloomington, MN 55437
952-948-6500 / Venue Website

Adult – $38.00
Senior – $34.00
Heritage Society Member / MMH Resident – $32.00
Group 10+ – $32.00 (each)

Purchase tickets online or by calling The Box Office, Tues–Fri, 10a–4p, and one hour before show start time: 952-948-6506

Oct
3
Sat
Marine-On-St-Croix, Minnesota @ Marine-on-St-Croix City Hall
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm
Marine-On-St-Croix, Minnesota @ Marine-on-St-Croix City Hall | Marine on Saint Croix | Minnesota | United States

The Young & The Rest…

Harvest in Marine – SimpleGifts plays the entire Harvest Moon album by Neil Young! Plus some of your favorite requests from Y&R!

SimpleGifts invites you to our new year-round show titled: The Young and The Rest… an acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more.

October 3rd, 2020 Saturday 7:30pm – Marine-on-St-Croix, MN
Marine-on-St-Croix City Hall
121 Judd St, Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

$27.50 general advance / $30 door
$25 senior advance (65+) / $30 door

Online tickets available until 12pm day-of show. Tickets will then be available at the door.

General admission.

Doors open at 6:45pm.

If you need wheelchair assistance, please contact Hannah Day prior to the show date.

*This show has been moved from May 1st. If you previously purchased tickets for May 1st, your tickets have automatically been transferred to October 3rd. Please contact Hannah Day if you have any questions.

Feb
6
Sat
Minnetrista, Minnesota @ Westonka Performing Arts Center
Feb 6 @ 7:30 pm
Minnetrista, Minnesota @ Westonka Performing Arts Center

The Young & The Rest…

SimpleGifts invites you to our new year-round show titled: The Young and The Rest… an acoustic tribute to Neil Young and the rest of your favorite artists who defined an era and whose popularity endures – Crosby, Stills and Nash, The Eagles, Joni Mitchell, America and more.

Tickets go on sale end of 2020

Westonka Performing Arts Center
5905 Sunnyfield Road E, Minnetrista, MN 55364-8250
952-491-8264 / Venue Website

$25 adult in advance / $30 at the door


  • Heart of Gold by SimpleGifts
  • Tell Me Why by SimpleGifts
  • Ventura Highway by SimpleGifts
  • Comes A Time by SimpleGifts
  • Helplessly Hoping by SimpleGifts
  • O Come All Ye Faithful by SimpleGifts
  • Hark the Herald by SimpleGifts
  • Angels We Have Heard by SimpleGifts
  • Carol of the Bells by SimpleGifts
  • Mary Did You Know by SimpleGifts
  • World is Old/Shepherds by SimpleGifts

What People Are Saying About SimpleGifts Music:

“GREAT SHOW We never stop going year after year. Always better than the one before.” – Joan P.

“Went to hear Billy McLaughlin and SimpleGifts tonight at their Christmas Show in Plymouth, and they were phenomenal! Amazing guitar playing and the vocals and harmonies were absolutely exceptional!” – Dale F.

“My first and definitely not my last visit to the Marine on St Croix Town Hall to spend time with SimpleGifts… what a fantastic night of wonderful music, angelic voices, extraordinary talent and humor… and the ambiance of that old 1875 hall….what an experience… thank you!”– Kathryn Z.

“I’ve wanted to see Billy McLaughlin and SimpleGifts perform their Christmas show for more than 10 years and tonight was the night! What a great evening in Marine On The St. Croix, Minnesota. Thank you Billy McLaughlin!”
– Steven A.

“What a beautiful night out celebrating the Christmas season with Billy McLaughlin and SimpleGifts at Marine On The St. Croix, Minnesota. Thank you for sharing your music!”
– Jill Ann A.

“Can’t wait for the show tomorrow! Best part of the Christmas season!”
– Lynn L.

“What a great show… thank you!”
– Mary J.

“Beautiful show! We are your new biggest fans!”
– Lysa P.

“Just bought WinterGrace! Very excited to listen to it! Thank you!”
– John W.

“As ‘newbies’ we thoroughly enjoyed your performance last night in Zumbrota. We are looking to make this an annual tradition”
-Bill M.

“Can’t tolerate listening to Christmas music today after hearing SimpleGifts kill it at last night’s concert. …Nothing compares 2 u!”
– Robyn D.

“Your performance last evening in Lakeville was simply outstanding! The acoustics, strings, percussion, Christian songs & beautiful voices are superb. I love the Celtic sounds. I am home making Christmas cookies today & have played your cds all day…”
– Noreen SH.

“SimpleGifts with Billy McLaughlin has a new show titled “Young and the Rest.” They have arranged 3-part harmonies for most of the tunes they perform by Neil Young, Crosby Stills and Nash, Joni Mitchell and more. They were outstanding on Friday night!!!”
– Louise W.

“Thank you SimpleGifts for another great performance! As usual the music was incredible! You are all such talented musicians with a true gift to share throughout the Christmas season!”
– Amanda H-S.

“Beautiful concert! I highly recommend this to everyone I know! Very talented musicians and singers. A must see!”
– Lori P.

“Some of the most beautiful music I have listened to. So happy my daughter introduced this group to me”
– Karen S.

“My husband and I saw the show in Cambridge last night. First timers. We’re hooked…You are all so talented! LOVED THE SHOW!”
– Robin O.