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Singin' in the rain: The show must go on

 

August 17, 2022

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

AT THE GOGEBIC County Fair on Friday evening, members of the Dweebs perform on the small stage. From left are drummer Mike Blue, Jr., lead singer Claire Blue and bass guitarist Gabe Hoven.

By P.J. GLISSON

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IRONWOOD - Friday evening rain threatened to shut down a performance by the Dweebs, a northern Midwestern family band that was scheduled to perform on the small stage of the Gogebic County Fairgrounds.

Luckily, a little ingenuity and a lotta pluck saved the day and didn't seem to faze the audience that watched and cheered them on from under three nearby canopies.

Although the band also had a canopy, it was not adequate to prevent water from dripping onto the stage, where several speakers had to be removed one by one as the band performed with great g...



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