2017 Season Updates

2017 Season Updates
After a brief winter hiatus, the ladies of Prairie Fire Lady Choir have been in full bloom this spring. In February we held auditions and were overwhelmed with the number of amazing women who tried out. We ended up recruiting 9 new ladies to fill in the gaps. We are now at 67 ladies strong! ...

Chris Koza Collaboration

Chris Koza Collaboration
Our 2017 season promises to be brimming with new music thanks to a recent grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council . We will be learning about the songwriting process and work on collaborations with Rogue Valley  singer/songwriter Chris Koza. Look for new work and interpretations of old work as we embark on our new adventure. Share ...

Why We March

We asked a few of our members to tell you why they have decided to participate in the Women’s March – either here, in Minnesota, or elsewhere around the country. Here are their responses. Alissa: I march for all the women in my life: those that have walked ahead of me, beside me, and behind ...

Making a Video on the Mississippi

Making a Video on the Mississippi
On Friday, September 9th, we headed down to the Mississippi River to film a 360 degree video with Chuck Olsen of Visual. Under the direction of Prairie Fire Lady, Areca Roe, we waded in the water and sang two original compositions.  We performed Hive  by Twin Cities musician and honorary choir member, Aby Wolf  and Expiration by ...

Rogue Valley Album Release Concert at the Fitzgerald Theater

Rogue Valley Album Release Concert at the Fitzgerald Theater
  We were beyond excited when Chris Koza asked us to sing back up on a few Rogue Valley songs for their album release concert at the Fitzgerald Theater on July 29th. Rogue Valley’s newest album, “Radiate/Dissolve” is dreamy and although we are particularly fond of  “The Brightest Stars,” “Loom” and  Radiate/Dissolve”, the whole recording ...

Rebel, Rebel Rock For Pussy XII

Rebel, Rebel Rock For Pussy XII
Rebel, Rebel Rock For Pussy XII – A Tribute to David Bowie at First Avenue June 10, 2016 A big thank you to Dave Campbell, Mary Lucia and John Eller for including us again this year! Our friend Andrew Berkowitz who arranged “Whip It” for us last season turned Bowie’s “Oh! You Pretty Things” into ...

Reflections on Prince

Reflections on Prince
Some of us listened to the songs from our Prince mash up “When Doves Cry 4 U” when we were in high school or college while others were making up dance routines in elementary school and more than a couple PFLC ladies were not even born when these songs hit the charts. In honor or ...

Behind the Scenes at This Year’s Photo Shoot in Saint Paul

Behind the Scenes at This Year's Photo Shoot in Saint Paul
The weather was perfect for this year’s photo shoot. Not everyone was able to make it but we had a great time! Photo credits: Brooke, Lisa, Amanda and Heidi Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...

Lady of the Week – Dresden Jones

Lady of the Week - Dresden Jones
Dresden “Hollywood” Jones Alto II How long have you been in the choir? This is my 3rd season but, really, I feel like I’ve been here my whole life What’s your favorite PFLC song? Green Gultch. It’s a song we did with Aby Wolff. We don’t sing it anymore but it literally moved me to ...

It’s Spring, So Let’s Sing!

It's Spring, So Let's Sing!
JODI BEE BENEFIT On April 27, we were lucky enough to perform as a part of a benefit for the beloved Jodi Bee at the Turf Club. Jodi is a Twin Cities visual artist, massage therapist, and founder of Vagabond Bodywork. Proceeds from the celebration, complete with incredible music and a silent auction, went towards ...