Last Weekend of MRF, 2014 

Well, Droopies, it’s all over. Another season at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival came and went. Laughter was had, puppets worn, proposals made, battles of bands fought (WE WON), and many hugs given. We can’t thank you enough for the amazing year. Without YOU, none of this would be possible. Tim is ever the romantic at the end of that clip. Talk about shameless self-promotion! (Thank you to Deanna Lyn Merdink for the use of her lovely video!) Also, check out here how we were involved in another couple become engaged as well. We thought it was merely a birthday party, so uh… we rushed […]

The Dregs Renaissance Show – A Primer 

If you have never been to a Dregs show before, it may be a bit confusing your first time. There most likely will be some chaos, loudness, and maybe some humor. Let me help you understand what we like to call… ‘entertainment’.   First off, we have fans, and they RULE. Because they are Dregs Groupies, we call them ‘Droopies’. Totally makes sense, like Tim says. They like to pay us for songs. Our going rate is $5 a song. That is almost a dollar per person in the band, so you’re getting a deal! Our tagline line is, “for […]

Droopie of the Month: July Edition 

Greetings Droops! This month we celebrate the sensational, remarkable, phantasmagorical Chris ‘Mom’ Arneson. Chris insists people call her mom, and we are honored to do so! I met Chris when I was but a fledgling Dreg, scared and alone in this world, and she gave me encouragement and compliments galore! I don’t think I would have fared quite so well those early days without her help. She continues to support the band, and hangs out behind Mac’s Pub with us. She is family, and during those short seven weeks a year, we get to come together and joke, laugh, and love. […]