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Previous events

Date Event Location
Billy Peterson's Birthday Bash Ice House, Minneapolis, MN 55404 Ice House, Minneapolis, MN 55404
Peterson Family Christmas Show Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis
Living Word Christmas Show Living Word Christian Center, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 Living Word Christian Center, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
Living Word Christian Center Xmas Show Living Word Christian Center, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 Living Word Christian Center, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428
fDeluxe Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis
Matter More Fundraiser, featuring the Paul Peterson Orchestra Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis Hilton Minneapolis, Minneapolis
Fraser Gala, featuring the Paul Peterson Orchestra Hilton Mpls, Minneapolis Hilton Mpls, Minneapolis
LP Music warms up D'Angelo 1st Avenue 1st Avenue
Paul Plays with Sister Patty Peterson Dakota, Mpls Dakota, Mpls
LP Music, aka Leeds/Peterson Music Dakota, Mpls Dakota, Mpls
Paul Plays with Sister Patty Peterson Ice House, Minneapolis Ice House, Minneapolis
LP Music, aka Leeds Peterson Music Dakota, Mpls Dakota, Mpls
LP Music, aka Leeds Peterson Music Dakota, Mpls Dakota, Mpls
St. Paul Peterson with David Garfield and Alex Ligertwood Dakota, Mpls Dakota, Mpls
Jarrod Lawson with St. Paul Peterson, Ricky and Jason Peterson, Ice House, Minneapolis Ice House, Minneapolis
LP Music, aka Leeds Peterson Music Ice House, Minneapolis Ice House, Minneapolis
LP Music (Leeds Peterson Music) Ice House, Minneapolis Ice House, Minneapolis
St. Paul Peterson with Patty Peterson and Friends Ice House, Minneapolis Ice House, Minneapolis
St Paul Plays with sister Patty Peterson Dakota, Mpls Dakota, Mpls
Pinky Swear Org Muse Event Center, Mpls Muse Event Center, Mpls

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30 Years of Funk 

Crazy to think that 30 years ago today that #TheFamily record came out.  As I look back at that time, I remember bring in awe of “the machine” Prince had at his disposal.  He was at the top of his game, and I was the recipient of the greatest songs/concept I had ever heard.  I was also in awe of him and his ability to write, produce, conceptualize and play so many instruments. My family’s history is in jazz, so to have Clare Fischer’s harmonies over Prince’s relentless grooves really made everyone sit up…

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Music for the Good of the Many 

This last week was one of the busiest for my new company Peterson Music and Events, and the Paul Peterson Orchestra.  We provided the band for our 15th year for the Starkey Hearing Foundation.  We accompanied Gene Simmons, Jessica Sanchez and Matt Nathanson. We also played on 2 former presidents and many other stars ala The Academy Awards.  All this is to say that we are so proud to be a part of something GOOD —–This unbelievable organization raised over 9 million dollars to provide hearing for people who…

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Here’s my video log I did of DAY 2 of the NAMM... 



Here’s my video log I did of DAY 2 of the NAMM 2015. 

(careful, here come the name drops)

So fun to hang with Paul McCartney’s band, Alice Cooper, Joe Walsh, Oliver Leiber, Kat Dyson, Rick Barron, Donnie Cromwell, Lynn Peterson, Carl Burnett, Sheila E, Gilbert Davidson, Vince Wilburn Jr, Dean Brown, Gil Paris, Erik Madsen and SO MANY MORE!!!!

Giving Back and Kickin' Butt 

I was lucky enough to be asked to be on the board at the Southdale YMCA.  I never had thought I was worthy to serve in this capacity, but I am gonna give it my best shot.  

The "Y" is much more than a swim and gym.  They never turn anyone away if they can’t pay, and they have countless scholarships available so kids and adults alike can participate in the many programs they offer at our local branch.

Last year, my Edina Rotary friend Ann Platt who was the Chair of the Y board, asked me to put together a group…

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