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Venus Rocks Del Ray, New Retail Option at A Show of Hands

Thanks to all who joined us for “Arts on the Avenue” in Del Ray last night — and a special shout-out to Pat Miller of A Show of Hands for inviting us — and for serving as a retail outlet for our Digital Redemption CD!  Visit Pat’s delightful shop at 2301 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22301 to pick up a little bit of Venus today.  Or purchase online at CD Baby.  Hey, if you do go on CD Baby, WRITE US A REVIEW! Thanks.

Digital Redemption Goes Live on iTunes and Amazon!

Venus d Minor’s new CD is now Live and available for download on iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. We need Likes and Reviews from our fans, so pull out those keyboards! Our CD Release Concert tonight is SOLD OUT, but that won’t stop us from coming to sing in your living room. Feel free to email us about concert opportunities at

Venus Available Soon on iTunes

Venus d Minor members from L to R: Mary Shaffran, Kristin Bass, Betsy Erickson, Amy DeLouise, Robin Sloan, Dolores McDonagh, Beth Brummel (director) and Patti Gaston.

The new Venus d Minor CD, Digital Redemption, will be available on iTunes and stores. Tracks–which can be purchased through iTunes separately or as an album–include:

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This
Last Train to Clarksville
I Can’t Make You Love Me
It’s Too Tight for Me (originally, It’s Alright With Me-a Robin Sloan lyrics special!)
When She Loved Me from Toy Story
Accentuate the Positive
Lullabye (Goodnight, My Angel)
Perfect Day
Sunny Came Home
Miss Otis Regrets

Come hear the live concert of these songs and more Venus audience favorites  on Saturday June 23rd, 7:30pm at the  Garrett Park Town Hall, 10814 Kenilworth Avenue, Garrett Park, MD. Concert sponsored by the Women’s Club of Garrett Park.  A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Betsy White Emergency Fund, created in 1969 for families who find themselves in urgent financial need due to fire, health or other family emergencies.

Tickets are on sale for $10 in advance ($12 at the door).  Seating is limited (only 50 seats left!) so order now while supplies last.  Mail your check to Venus d Minor c/o B. Erickson, 9692 Farmside Place, Vienna, VA 22182. Or email us at with your reservation request and a contact name and phone number and we’ll call you for Visa/Mastercard info.

Venus CD Launch Imminent

Fans have waited with baited breath as Venus d Minor prepared ts first album in a decade–now about to launch into the Universe.  Digital Redemption brings fans the classic Venus close-harmony sound, with new arrangements of pop songs like “Last Train to Clarksville” and “Perfect Day” as well as old standards like “Accentuate the Positive” and “Miss Otis Regrets.” Plus funny lyrics by long-time Venus member Robin Sloan, re-applied to old standards like Cole Porter’s “It’s Alright With Me”–now transformed to “It’s Too Tight for Me” about a woman, a pair of pantyhose, and a date. Hear Venus’ unique brand of harmony and humor at the upcoming CD Release Concert at the Garrett Park Town Hall, June 23rd. See our Events Page for details –tickets are selling fast!

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