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Minnesota Storytellers Event: Dessa

Tuesday, February 25, 2020  7:30 PM
Elias J. Halling Recital Hall - Performing Arts Center
PA 250
320 Maywood Avenue, Mankato, MN
Parking in Lot 16 Gold

General admission: $15  

Pop Music/Intro to Music students:  This concert is not eligible for attendance credit.

Free admission for MSU students. MSU students must show their valid MavCARD and their printed confirmation notice at the Recital Hall door the night of the concert.

MSU students can preregister at        


DESSA is an international touring musician and writer who has built a career by bucking genre conventions and industry trends. She’s appeared on the Billboard Top 200 list as a solo artist, as a member of Doomtree, and for her contribution to The Hamilton Mixtape. She’s been published by the New York Times, National Geographic Traveler, and literary journals across the country. In August 2019, her paperback edition of her essay collection, My Own Devices (Dutton Books, Penguin Random House) was published; in November, Dessa released a live album of her groundbreaking collaboration with the Minnesota Orchestra. For updates, visit or follow @dessa on Instagram (@dessadarling on Twitter and Facebook). 


Online ordering closes at 12:00 noon Monday, February 24.  Seating may still be available for this event if online ordering is closed.

Contact Dale Haefner at 507-389-5549 for seating availability.