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Tonic Sol-fa coming to Holmes Sept. 3

Tonic Sol-fa includes (left to right): Jared Dove (bass), Mark McGowan (baritone), Shaun Johnson (tenor) and Greg Bannwarth (tenor). SUBMITTED PHOTO

A capella favorites Tonic Sol-fa are coming to Detroit Lakes for a special concert at the Historic Holmes Theatre on Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $7.50 for students in advance, or $20 adults, $10 students on the day of the show.

Although they are simply four voices and a tambourine, Tonic Sol-fa has spent considerable time on the road carving their niche as the nation’s top vocal group.

In the midst of touring, this quartet has been named one of the top five “must see” groups in America, has been awarded numerous original song and album awards in the pop, gospel and holiday genres.

Outings with Jay Leno, Shawn Colvin, and Garrison Keillor have propelled album sales to more than 2 million copies (mostly sold from the back of their trailer!) and have earned the group thousands of intensely loyal fans.

Hailing from Minneapolis-St. Paul, the quartet has been voted into the Midwest Music Hall of Fame and have averaged over 150 shows annually in 48 states, with music in radio stations and at retail stores nationwide.

Recently Tonic Sol-fa’s third public television special was broadcast to over 1,800 stations across the United States.

The quartet also won their first Emmy Award in the “Musical Composition/Arrangement” category for an original song performed in a Toys for Tots public service announcement.

For more information about the group, including member bios and a listing of all their albums and DVDs (and where to purchase them), please visit