Tom Peschges

Tom Peschges is a member of the local bluegrass band Double Down Daredevils. He will perform solo at Cannon Valley Trail's Welch Station Saturday, Aug. 28.

Tom Peschges of local bluegrass band Double Down Daredevils will perform at Cannon Valley Trail’s weekly Voices of the Valley event Saturday, Aug. 28.

Voices of the Valley is a free interpretive program made to assist visitors’ understanding and exploration of the Cannon River Valley and provide educational programs for trail users.

Programs take place each Saturday throughout the summer from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cannon Valley Trail Welch Station Access.

Each event typically includes live music from area performers and pie cookie samples from Stockholm Pie & Plate in Red Wing.

Visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs to sit and enjoy the live music. Social distancing will be observed and recommended.

Peschges plays rhythm guitar and sings lead and harmony vocals in Double Down Daredevils.

Upcoming Voices of the Valley appearances include:

Sept. 4 – Flatt and Square, old-timey bluegrass band

Sept. 11 – Goodhue County Historical Society exhibit

Sept. 18 – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Scientific Natural Areas display

For more information on Voices of the Valley or Cannon Valley Trail, visit

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Sophia Voight is a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette. She is from Oshkosh, WI and graduated from the UW Oshkosh with a bachelor's degree in Multimedia Journalism in 2021. She can be reached with any news tips at


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