Okee Dokee Brothers at the library

The children’s bluegrass band Okee Dokee Brother’s made an appearance at the Princeton Area Library on Wednesday, June 12 to kick off the library’s summer reading program. In June 2011 the Minneapolis-based duo journeyed for a month okee-dokee-banjodown the Mississippi River on canoe, writing songs for their 2012 CD-DVD release Can You Canoe? This CD won the 2013 Grammy for Best Children’s Album of the Year. Above, Okee Dokee Brother Joe Mailander plays the acoustic guitar during the duo’s performance at the Princeton Area Library.  At right, Okee Dokee Brother Justin Lansing plays the banjo on one group’s numbers.