To view past events, click here.

To enquire about bringing Sara to your town, email sara[@] or call 218-269-9557


January 21, 6:30pm, Echoes of Peace Choir Winter 2014 Season begins! Duluth, MN

Practice held at Myers-Wilkins Elementary School in the Media Center (aka Library) on 2nd floor. 1027 N. 8th Ave E.

January 31, 7pm, Sara Thomsen House Concert, Circle Pines, MN

At Body Prayers Yoga & Massage in the Body Mind Circle Holistic Healing Center, 301 Village Parkway, Circle Pines, MN

(on SE quadrant of Lex/Lake dr). Limited space--Email to reserve a spot! $15-20 suggested.


February 1, 9am-3pm, Hopeful Earth Event, Richfield United Methodist, Richfield, MN | Details

February 8, 7:30pm, Sara Thomsen's Somewhere to Begin CD Release Concert, Duluth

Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W Fourth St, Duluth. Buy tickets.

MARCH 2014

March 7, 7:30pm, Sara Thomsen Concert, Clover Lane Coffeehouse, Harrisburg, PA | Details

Held at the Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17113

March 8, 7:30pm, Sara Thomsen Concert, Walk About Clearwater Coffeehouse, White Plains, NY

Click HERE for more of the details.

March 28, The Lake Superior Binational Forom, Barkers Island Inn, Superior, WI |

Guest presenter at "Lake Superior's Mystery Through The Arts" evening reception, 5:30pm

March 29, Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Annual Dinner, Greysolon Ballroom, Duluth, MN

Sara and the Echoes of Peace Choir leading song as part of the evening program

APRIL 2014

April 12, 11:00am, Guest Presenter, Sacred Ground Center for Spirituality Annual Luncheon, Mendota, MN

April 26, Hopeful Earth Conference, First United Methodist, Duluth

April 27, 4pm, "A Place to Call Home" Echoes of Peace Concert, Sacred Heart Music Center, Duluth

Song, Poetry, Story on homelessness and the quest to find home. Echoes of Peace Choir directed by Sara with special guests Rachael Kilgour, The Kako Children's Choir.

MAY 2014

May 3, 11am, Sara Thomsen at the Chester Creek Cafe Wine Bar, 1902 East 8th Street, Duluth

Part of the schedule for the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival

May 4, Poet/Author Joyce Rupp and Sara Thomsen, Mitchell Auditorium, Duluth

May 9, 7pm, Sara Thomsen Concert, Friends of Music Concert Series, Tucson, AZ

Rincon Congregational UCC, 122 N Craycroft Rd. Tucson, AZ 85711 | Details

May 24, "Noteworthy" Music/Poetry Collaboration Event, Weber Music Hall, Duluth

JUNE 2014

June 15, 4pm, Classical MPR's "Harmony in the Park" choral event, Leif Erikson Park, Duluth

Echoes of Peace Choir will be singing!! Also the Twin Ports Choral Project and Lake Superior Youth Chorus!

June 20, 7:30pm, Sara Thomsen CD Release Concert, Avalon Theater, 1500 East Lake Street, Minneapolis

Advance tickets $15 available through Brown Paper Tickets. Day of show $20 at the door.

JULY 2014

July 9-12, Woody Guthrie Folk Festival, Okemah, Oklahoma (Woody's hometown!)

Sara won third place in the Woody Guthrie Songwriting Contest and will perform 10:45am, July 12!

July 12, Sisters of Earth Conference, University of St. Mary, Leavenworth, KS


August 8, 7:30pm, Sara Thomsen Concert, Decorah, IA

ArtHaus, 508 W. Water St. Tickets $15, or $10 for students/seniors. Available in Decorah at the Oneota Co-op.

August 9, 7:30pm, Sara Thomsen Concert, Des Moines, IA

DMIEC Building, 3300 University Ave (south side of street across from Trinity Lutheran), $20 at door.

August 23-24, Loaves & Fishes 25th Anniversary Celebration, 1600-1700 block, Jefferson St., Duluth


September 20, 7:00pm, Sara Thomsen Concert, Hoth-Lee Art Gallery, Port Wing, WI

83010 Washington Ave. $15 admission. To reserve a spot: 715-774-3117, or

September 21, International Day of Peace, Peace Bell Ringing, Enger Park, Duluth

Sara and Echoes of Peace Choir will sing as part of the ceremony. Time TBD.

September 30, Echoes of Peace Choir Fall Season Begins, Duluth, MN

We meet every Tuesday, 6:30-8:15pm, through November 18. Location TBD.


October 1, 6pm, Sara sings for Closing Celebration for Community Day at The College of St. Scholastica.

October 8, 12pm, Sara and Paula sing for the University of MN-Duluth Coming Out Day Luncheon.

October 11, 4pm, Sara and Choir sing for "Supper and Song" Benefit for Kurdish Refugee Crisis, Duluth

Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 835 W College St. Reservations needed:

RSVP to Michele Naar-Obed, at or call 218-722-2231.

October 12, 2pm, Echoes of Peace Choir sings for Hospice Memorial Service, Duluth, MN

October 18, Aftneroon Workshop & Evening Concert, Timberlake Earth Sanctuary, Whitsett, North Carolina

Click here for details.

October 25, Erin Aldridge Concert "It's My Recital and I'll Sing if I Want To", Duluth

Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W 4th St, Duluth, MN. A benefit for Echoes of Peace. Violinist Erin Aldridge will share classical and other genres of music --rock, folk, americana and more-- that have influenced her love of music. Guests performing with her include Beth Gilbert, pianist, and singers Sara Thomsen and Paula Pedersen.

October 31, Wisdom Ways 20th Anniversary Celebration, Wisdom Ways Center, St. Paul, MN


November 18, Echoes of Peace performs concert at the St. Louis County Jail, Duluth

November 20, 7pm, "Land of Plenty" DVD Release, The Underground (at the Depot), Duluth

506 W Michigan Street (in The Depot). Showing of the DVD of the November 2011 performance "Land of Plenty: How Did You Come to Be Here?". Admission free, donations to Echoes of Peace accepted. DVDs will be available for $25.


December 11, 7:30pm, Sara & Paula sing with the UWS Orchestra! Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Superior, WI

820 Belknap Street, Superior, WI. Adults $5. Students/seniors $3.

December 13, 7:00pm, Annual CHUM Holiday Concert, Hope United Methodist Church, Duluth, MN

301 West St. Marie St, Duluth. Echoes of Peace Choir will be one of several musical guests. Facebook Event Page

December 19, 7:30pm, Sara and Paula's Winter Concert, Friends Meeting House, Duluth, MN

1802 E. 1st St, Duluth. $15 at the door.

December 20, 7:30pm, Sara and Paula's Winter Concert, Judson Memorial Baptist, Minneapolis, MN

4101 Harriet Ave S, Minneapolis. $20 at the door.


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