The Tavern Lounge Invites You to Enjoy a Weekend of Fantastic Live Music


The Tavern Lounge invites you to enjoy another fantastic line-up of live entertainment this weekend (and there's never a cover charge!).

Thursday, Jan. 17:  Dave Mehling (The Fontanelles, Portage) brings an eclectic mix of original pop and alt-folk reminiscent of artists like Jeff Buckley, Ryan Adams and Elliot Smith. Mehling has shared the stage with Low, Clem Snide and Andrew Bird. His forthcoming EP, “Broke Heart Songs,” was co-produced by Northfield’s Michael Morris (Plastic Horse Records), who says “The music is incredibly moving; the songs, the performances, the arrangements, the sounds are all pretty special.” Check him out at, Jan. 18: Sasha Mercedes is a feisty folk-rocker that draws you in with her compelling and powerful vocal stylings. Lyrical, genre-bending, thought-provoking, inspiring, catchy, easy to relate to, easy to listen to... oh yeah, and she ROCKS! Her new album, “Lucky,” is wowing audiences and critics alike and has been featured on KYMN Radio’s “All-Wheel Drive.” Find her at, Jan. 19: Northfield’s own Alison Rae is known for her mesmerizing vocals and insightful lyrics, this talented and critically-acclaimed artist delivers songs that eloquently touch upon the simple beauty of the world around us all. Her forthcoming EP, “I Wrote You A Letter,” will be released this year and has already been featured on 89.3 The Current’s “Local Show” and on KYMN’s “All-Wheel Drive.” Samples of her original music can be found at

Featuring your favorite cocktails and a delicious array of made-to-order appetizers, The Tavern Lounge is located in the Archer House River Inn, 212 Division Street, in downtown Northfield. For more information, visit online at or call (507) 663-0342.