‘Daybreak’ to perform at Staples Music in the Park

Daybreak, a Central Minnesota band singing hits from the 40s through today’s top classics, will perform at Music in the Park Series in Staples Sunday, July 13, at 7 p.m. Pictured are band members (from left): Jim Hanson, Leisha Kaye and Dick Wilt.

Daybreak, a Central Minnesota band singing hits from the 40s through today’s top classics, will perform at Music in the Park Series in Staples Sunday, July 13, at 7 p.m. Pictured are band members (from left): Jim Hanson, Leisha Kaye and Dick Wilt.

“Daybreak,” one of Central Minnesota’s most versatile musical groups, will kick off the Music in the Park series in Staples Sunday, July 13, at 7 p.m.

The audience can expect to hear hits from the 40s through today’s top classics; “From Sinatra to Buble.”

Daybreak is anchored by Minnesota Rock and Roll and Country Hall of Fame guitarist Dick Wilt, known for his virtuosity on both guitar and steel guitar.

Leisha Kaye is “the voice” of the band. She began performing with Daybreak as a teenager and has developed into one of Minnesota’s top song stylists.

Jim Hanson is featured on bass, keyboard and vocals and Pat Scrimshaw will be playing harmonica and saxophone, as well as providing vocals.

Setting the pace for Daybreak is the driving beat of Joe Yager, one of the top drummers in the upper Midwest.

The Music in the Park Concerts are held in the Northern Pacific (NP) Park Sunday evenings at 7 p.m. and will run through Aug. 17.

For more information on the Music in the Park series check out www.staplesmot leyart.org.

Northern Pacific (NP) Park is located at 625 Sixth St. NE. Turn north on Sixth Street at the junction of Highways 10 and 210 and go six blocks. In case of rain, the concerts will be moved to Centennial Auditorium.

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