Music On The Wine Trains All Year

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This summer I have had the great pleasure of playing and singing for the passengers on the Rio Grande Scenic Railway Wine Train Colorado excursions. There’s been a great response, so RGSR has extended these Wine Trains, and my contract, to the end of the year!

To find out everything you need to know and to book tickets, please visit coloradotrain.com

Wine Trains depart from Alamosa, CO, and turn around at Fort Garland for a luxurious two-hour excursion across the San Luis Valley, with fine views of the Great Sand Dunes, the San Luis Hills, and Mount Blanca.

Wine Trains are scheduled at 6:00 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, affording colorful Colorado sunsets. A Saturday Afternoon Wine Train, departing at 12:30, has also been added.

This is the actual club car from the fabled “City of New Orleans,” Illinois Central Line, named “Mardi Gras.”

Here are pics and vids from Saturday's Junior Brown show in a two minute compilation clip. #JuniorBrown

Posted by William Thomas Peal on Sunday, August 18, 2019
Departing Alamosa, Colorado!

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Ancient Valley Open Mic Season Three

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Thursday, June 6 begins the new season of Ancient Valley Open Mic at a new location in Del Norte, Colorado Tap House and Grille/Mystic Biscuit Coffeehouse. I’m looking forward to using their big, well-lit stage and sound system.

Ancient Valley Open Mic is a free, weekly community event. Solos and groups, music and spoken word, all ages and languages are welcome.

Show scheduled 6-9 pm; sign-up begins at 5:30. Maybe I’ll see you there! You never know who you’ll see at an open mic.

Sangre de Cristo mountain range seen from the San Luis Valley.

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KNON Dallas/Fort Worth Air Time!

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The “Not Just Another Pretty Song” Texas Tour is going great. Check out my regular updates at Jenni Mansfield Peal Original on Facebook. Today I joined Anni Howe and the crew for Action Anni’s Monday Morning Blend on KNON, 89.3 fm DFW and played old and new songs.

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At KNON 89.3 fm in Dallas with the crew of Action Packed Monday Morning Blend!
A beautiful day in Dallas on the air at KNON 89.3 fm, Community Radio!
Action Anni (Anni Howe), DJ.

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Not Just Another Pretty Song

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April 2019 Texas Tour

I’ve got a lot of new songs to head down south with …

Check back while this comes together.

Outdoor photo of Jenni with snow in the background and a window reflecting her.
February snow and reflecting Jennis

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New Original Songs Featured

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”The Milkmaid And Her Pail,” “Putting On The Old Folk’s Clothes,” and “Good-bye Smile” are three original songs that I put on my children’s album, Putting On The Old Folk’s Clothes, 2008. You can now find them here, at the singles link under Music on my menu.

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Ancient Valley Open Mic Spring 2018

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Ancient Valley Open Mic Spring 2018 will be hosted at Wildwood Sounds Concert Venue in Del Norte, with its outstanding acoustics, lighting, and performance atmosphere. Check my shows for more information, and become our friend on FB: https://www.facebook.com/AVopenmic/ This is a free community arts event.

Del Norte duo Just Magic performs at AVOM.

Konnie of Just Magic performs original spoken word.

Brian performs his original songs of faith and spirit at AVOM.

Maurice goes traditional at AVOM.

Lorraine and Amy enchant the audience at AVOM.

Jenni welcomes a new player at AVOM.

Fiddle music for all from Johnny!

Amy and Eric are songwriters in a southwestern spiritual style.

Jenni’s got it all under control. Right.

Ross has his own style of soul music.

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At Home in Southern Colorado

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In August 2015, Tom Peal and I moved to Del Norte, CO, close to the top of our beloved Rio Grande. Now I’ve returned to an active schedule of performing with new original songs and lots of my favorite Americana covers.  My productions in the San Luis Valley include Ancient Valley Open Mic, 2017/2018 in Del Norte, Sunday Folk Music Breakfast at La Garita Trading Post In 2017 and at Boogies in Del Norte in 2018, and A Jam In The Rockies, August 2018. I’ll continue traveling back to my favorite places in Texas, like the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas, Pickin’ In the Pines in Pine Mills and The Terlingua Music Bash. Let’s share some music some time!

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