Wild Rose to perform at ALL Music & Pie event

Courtesy Photo Members of Wild Rose include, from left, John McLellan, Paula McLellan, Bonnie Bartz, Jim Bartz, Diane Bartz and Steve Tezak. The band will perform Feb. 13 in ACC’s Granum Theatre.

The Association of Lifelong Learners at Alpena Community College is hosting a Music and Pie performance in Granum Theater on Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. Enjoy some Mardi Gras music from Wild Rose, followed by a taste of pie.

Wild Rose is a home-grown Alpena group offering a unique mix of blues, folk and original material. Lead vocalist Bonnie Bartz brings to the group a sweet, evocative voice and plenty of style.

Veteran musician John McLellan plays lead guitar, banjo, harmonica and sings. His wife, Paula McLellan, plays bass and provides back up vocals.

On keyboards and accordion is Diane Bartz, well known locally for her exuberant musical style.

On rhythm and slide guitar is Jim Bartz, who brings along a few tunes of his own. And keeping the beat on drums is Steve Tezak. When they get together on stage, they are full of energy and fun.

Tickets are $7 per person at the door.