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Lem Genovese: Calendar

Aug 24, 2013 Veterans Art Festival Iron Mountain Michigan USA
Aug 4, 2013 National Veterans For Peace Convention Madison Wisconsin USA
Aug 1, 2013 SETA Silent Auction & Benefit Concert LaCrosse Wisconsin LaC
Jun 7, 2013 Rare Central Iowa Show Des Moines Iowa ! USA

     This intimate downtown Des Moines cafe has a nice stage, a great staff and draws a respectful, fun and diverse crowd. One of my best gigs ever !  Sold some books, had a blast and hopefully haven't worn out my welcome.

Feb 23, 2013 Incarcerated Veterans Conference Saratoga Springs New York ! USA
Feb 23, 2013 First Anniversary - Book & Music Event Madison Wisconsin USA
Feb 23, 2013 Veterans Writers Workshop Iowa City Iowa ! USA
Sep 22, 2012 The Mill - Dinner Show ! 5 > 7 PM Iowa City IA USA !

First performance in River City since the 1980's. Share the love in the college town where Lem developed as a tunesmith and performer.

Sep 1, 2012 Military Family Night @ The Froth House Madison Wisconsin US
May 19, 2012 Hands On Healing Music Downtown Des Moine IA USA !

This is an ultra rare Iowa appearance for these two Wisconsin veteran tunesmiths
performing on behalf of rebuilding veterans lives for a national career center.

Apr 21, 2012 Trotter's Cafe Saint Paul MN USA !
Mar 29, 2012 The FROTH HOUSE Madison WI USA
Mar 10, 2012 Veterans Radio Hour Ann Arbor MI USA

First musician on program. "Elegy For the Fallen" "Endangered" segments with interview.

Shared the program with Sarge Lintecum and Michael J. Martin, two fellow VN vet songwriters.

Oct 22, 2011 4th Street Theatre Des Moines IA USA !

Des Moines PREMIER Acoustic Music
Venue !

May 21, 2011 A Benefit for the Vets Recovery Center Des Moines IA USA !
Apr 1, 2011 JAVA CREEK CAFE Cedar Rapids IA USA !
Nov 20, 2010 VN War Music Symposium Madison WI USA

Music is the one source of therapy and unity that kept an entire generation connected in one of this nation's most turbulent eras.
What a rare and wondrous event to be a panelist/musician.
Look for more @ the WI Vets Museum.

Sep 4, 2010 Live @ JAVA JOE'S Des Moines - The CAPITOL IA USA !
Sep 3, 2010 BORDERS BOOKS - WDSM West Des Moines IA USA !
Jul 17, 2010 Live @ JAVA JOE'S Des Moines - The CAPITOL IA USA !
Jul 3, 2010 Brice Prarie Arts & Crafts Brice Prarie - County Z Road WI USA !
Jun 5, 2010 Zablocki VA Hospital Milwaukee WI
May 23, 2010 LZ Lambeau Green Bay WI USA
Feb 8, 2010 NL Hospitalized Vets Tomah WI
Oct 30, 2009 MAGPIE Coffeehouse Decorah IA USA !
Oct 16, 2009 Salute to Our Nations Vets Tomah WI USA !
Oct 9, 2009 JAVA VINO LaCrosse WI USA !
Oct 3, 2009 Freedom Run Tomah WI USA
Sep 19, 2009 Benefit Concert Milwaukee WI USA
Sep 18, 2009 Zablocki VA Hospital Milwaukee WI USA !

Help honor our nations veterans & the med staff that supports them by letting them know you care !

Sep 12, 2009 Beaver Dam City Park Beaver Dam WI USA

Weather permitting, this should be a daylong event with Air Force flyovers,
static displays of military vehicles,
activities for children and plenty of great music from several quality bands.

Sep 5, 2009 JAVA JOE'S Coffee House Des Moines IA USA

Java Joe's 4th Street Gallery is probably one of downtown Des Moines'
best small concert venues around.
Fabulous sound system, friendly & professional staff, great food and a wonderful place for an old geezer to perform.

Jul 4, 2009 A Season of Art - Fair Brice Prarie - County Z Road WI US of A

For further information: (608)792-3792

Apr 29, 2009 Operation Home Front Fundraiser Onalaska WI USA
Apr 24, 2009 Music Therapy Milwaukee WI

Lunch hour program delighted both staff,vets & local 5th grade class.
Return event desired in the autumn by director of Music Therapy Department with a larger performance venue planned at the facility.

Apr 24, 2009 Operation Home Front Fundraiser Milwaukee WI

After nine months of negotiations with another vet organization, a last minute change of direction by Operation Homefront saved this concert. Kudos to Al Boothby & Patti Lokken !

Apr 20, 2009 Peaberry's Cafe LaCrosse WI USA

Once again, hometown hero and 2 time native American Grammy winner
plays a local cafe to a packed & enthusiastic audience. Always an honor to be in his cast of excellent local musicians.

Apr 17, 2009 CARIBOU COFFEE RED WING MN
Apr 3, 2009 Peaberry's Cafe LaCrosse WI US of A
Mar 20, 2009 CARIBOU COFFEE RED WING / Zip 55066 MN
Feb 13, 2009 Luther College Student Union Decorah IA USA
Feb 13, 2009 MAGPIE Coffeehouse Decorah 52101 IA

  A classic narrow 19th century storefront venue. Musicians are forced to perform next to the front door so that all the traffic walks in front of the live music. Nothing makes a guitarist feel more like a piece of furniture than lack of a decent stage position. Great place for beginners to ply their art. Great food and staff. Not my cup of tea.

Feb 7, 2009 The TREMPEALEAU Hotel Trempealeau 54661 WI
Nov 7, 2008 The Wine Cafe Mankato MN

This is definitely a BAND venue.
Soloists are stuck next to the "L" shaped pizza oven where the heat throws your acoustic guitars out of tune. This is place for rowdier beer
guzzling and wine sipping and needs the kind of tunes to support that
clientele. Not a good fit for yours truly.

Oct 4, 2008 Java Joe's Downtown Des Moines IA

This is the longest surviving live music venue in my old home town of Des Moines, Iowa and the proprietors are simply amazing. They bought an adjacent part of the same building and turned into a true performing concert hall that doubles as a "Farmer's Market" area in season.
Look for an afternoon and evening gig there when the growing season for garden fresh produce is flowing on a Friday this year. They
actually charge cover in the evening. At last, some respect in the old home town !

Oct 3, 2008 CAFE DIEM Ankeny IA
Oct 2, 2008 Cafe Diem AMES IA

Nice off campus venue. Good sound characteristics. The bad news is that they don't actively promote their live music much,hence a tiny turn out and because of the long commute to Ames from LaCrosse, Wisconsin, this is a cafe that's seen the last of yours truly.

Sep 26, 2008 Peaberry's LaCrosse WI

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