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Concert with famous musicians aims to aid military veterans

CASS LAKE - Four musicians from famous groups will play in benefit concerts this weekend to raise money for "Bring A Vet Home" (BRAVE), an organization devoted to helping homeless U.S. military veterans.

"Hang Dynasty" is a four-piece rock-and-roll band whose members have played with The Steve Miller Band, Prince, Bob Dylan, Boz Scaggs, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Stevie Nicks, Kenny Loggins and others.

The concerts will start at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Cadillac's Northstar Grille in Cass Lake.

Hang Dynasty members include Billy Peterson, Kenny Lee Lewis, Ricky Peterson and Paul Peterson.

"We're incredibly excited to bring this legendary group of musicians to northern Minnesota," Richard Schulman, owner of Cadillac's, said in a news release. "They've agreed to perform for a very worthy cause, helping us honor our veterans by assisting those who are battling homelessness."

Groups being helped by this event are the Salvation Army, which provides transitional housing and support services to homeless U.S. military veterans and Beyond the Yellow Ribbon.

Also performing will be the Leech Lake Honor Guard.

General admission tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available Cadillac's Northstar Grille, the Cass Lake Chamber of Commerce and online at

A limited number of reserved seats are available at the same outlets for $25 in advance, $30 at the door.