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America’s Forest with Chuck Leavell screening special

April 6, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell returns to Sacred Heart Music Center to celebrate the recent PBS broadcast of “America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell: Highway 61 Reforested.”

Leavell filmed the Minnesota episode of America’s Forests last winter which included a performance of Bob Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone” with Big Wave Dave and the Ripples at Sacred Heart.

The episode is currently airing nationwide on PBS and the America’s Forest with Chuck Leavell website.

This special event will kickoff with Leavell and Big Wave Dave and the Ripples performing an opening song. A Fireside Chat discussing northern Minnesota forestry issues will follow.

The evening will be highlighted by a special version of the award-winning film Chuck Leavell: Treeman by filmmaker Allen Farst and a screening of the America’s Forests Minnesota episode, which was filmed in Duluth and along the north shore.

Leavell and Big Wave Dave and the Ripples will close the event with another song on the beautiful Sacred Heart Music Center stage.

America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell captures the breadth of our nation’s woodlands – both public and private. The series features different stories that demonstrate how vital forest habitats are to the well-being and economic health of communities across the country. The series highlights individuals who embody this passion for the woods, from architects to artists, from climbers to carpenters.

A limited amount of $10 tickets for the public are available at the Sacred Heart Music Center Eventbrite site HERE. Tickets will NOT be available at the door. Doors at 5:30 pm. Event at 6.

(Photo by Michael K. Anderson)

Special thanks to the supporters and friends who helped make this special episode of America’s Forests with Chuck Leavell: Minnesota:

  • USDA Forest Service Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Minnesota Forest Industries
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Red Wing Shoes
  • Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior
  • Knight Riders Snowmobile Club
  • Sacred Heart Music Center
  • Catering by Bellisio’s
  • Rocky Mountain Public Television
  • PBS North


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201 West 4th Street
Duluth, MN 55806 United States
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