User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


31° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Brule Performs At Home For A Good Cause

December 12, 2012, 6:13 PM by Sammi Bjelland

Brule Performs At Home For A Good Cause
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The American Indian Rock Opera group, Brule, has performed thousands of shows over the past two decades. They travel the world performing their unique concert.  And this week they're back in the Rushmore State to support a good cause.

"It always feels good to come back to South Dakota. I think there's no mistaking it is our home. And Sioux Falls is really our base of operation these days." Brule member Paul LaRoche said.

The concert features lights, upbeat rhythms and traditional Native American dance. But it's not all about the group. Proceeds from their holiday show will go to help the Sioux Empire Home Builders Care Foundation.

Over the past 18 years, the HBA and Care Foundation have donated more than $170,000 to help support educational and charitable activities in Sioux Falls.

"It's been a good program. I think that we've worked well together. It's a good fit for what we've tried to do. We believe in their charity so we've continued to work with them.  And in return, they've continued to help sponsor our show," LaRoche said.

On top of this week's concert, Brule is excited about some other big news.

"We have just found out that we are going to set up a permanent performance venue in the heart of the Black Hills of South Dakota. It's a beautiful location.  We've performed there off and on over the years but we're going to be performing regularly at the High Country Guest Ranch which is four miles East of Hill City, which will be the home of Brule," LaRoche said.

They will perform at the High Country Guest Ranch from June through August, six days a week, for the next decade or longer.  It's a big commitment but a perfect fit for their group.

"Whenever we perform there, we feel like it's important to be a part of a cultural exchange for visitors and things of that sort. So it's just really, if there was one spot to pick for us, in the entire country to perform seasonally, our first pick has always been the Black Hills," LaRoche said.

To support the Care Foundation and catch the Brule concert, you can buy tickets at the Washington Pavilion box office or at the door on Thursday night. The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

National Attention For Sioux Falls Bakery

12/15/2014 9:56 AM

A Sioux Falls bakery is getting more national recognition.  CH Patisserie has been named one of the top 75 bakeries in the nation by The Daily Me...

Full Story
Cliff Hangers Gallery Closes; Customers Want Items Back

12/15/2014 10:10 PM

For more than two decades, Cliff Hangers Gallery has been a fixture in Sioux Falls.  A couple of years ago, the business moved from Park Ridge Ga...

Full Story | Watch
What Will Cost More/Less In 2015

12/16/2014 1:36 PM

Industry experts say gasoline prices will continue to fall in 2015, but other prices are expected to rise.

Full Story
Denny Sanford To Donate $25 Million For Scholarship Program

12/16/2014 4:30 PM

Philanthropist T. Denny Sanford is donating $25 million to South Dakota for a scholarship program for the state's technical schools.&nbs...

Full Story
Denny Sanford's Multi-Million Solution To Worker Shortage

12/16/2014 10:04 PM

Sanford's money provides half of the funds for a $50 million scholarship program at the state's technical schools to train workers to fill job...

Full Story | Watch


Events