Country music group Midland will perform live at Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center this Friday, June 14 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $40 and are on sale now. They can be purchased by phone at 1-800-313-SHOW (7469), online at www.starcasino.com/tickets or via the "Buy Tickets" tab on Shooting Star's Facebook page: www.Facebook.com/ShootingStarCasino.

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Formed in 2016, country music trio Midland - named after Dwight Yoakam's song "Fair to Midland" - got its start playing local gigs in Dripping Springs, Texas. Known for their traditional style and sound, the band is composed of lead vocalist Mark Wystrach, guitarist Jess Carson, and bass player Cameron Duddy.

In 2016, their critically-acclaimed freshman album "On the Rocks," reached No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Album chart, including three of their charted hits: "Make a Little," "Burn Out," and No. 1 single "Drinkin' Problem," which later scored the band two Grammy Awards nominations for "Best Country Song" and "Best Country Duo/Group Performance."

Midland was named "New Vocal Group of the Year" at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards and has toured alongside country artists such as Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Little Big Town, and Thomas Rhett. The band released their latest single, "Mr. Lonely," in March 2019, which will be featured on their highly-anticipated second album, set to debut later this year.

Also this weekend

Whiskey Trail will perform live at Long Bridge Bar, Grill & Marina this Friday, June 14 from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 15 will feature live music by the Pawn Brokers starting at 6 p.m., and Sunday's featured performer will be the ever-popular Island Time, starting at 2 p.m. Call 218-847-1949 for more information.

The Front Fenders will be performing live Friday, June 14 at the Hotel Shoreham Bar, Bistro & Pizzeria, starting at 9 p.m. Call 218-847-9913 for more information.

The Holiday Inn Lakefront in Detroit Lakes will host its 5th Annual Beach Bash this Saturday, June 15 starting at 1 p.m. Low Standards will perform on the beach, and there will be a bean bag tournament starting at 2 p.m. (registration starts at 1 p.m.). Enjoy lots of sun all day long and end the night with great music from Kissing Company in the Beach Bar & Grill, starting at 9 p.m. Call 218-847-2121 for more information.

Richwood Winery will host live music by Jim Burt on Saturday, June 14 from 4 to 6 p.m. Call 218-844-5990 or visit www.richwoodwinery.com for more information.