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  • Sat
    23
    Mar
    2019
    8:00 pm

    Jeannine Marie Photography

    Minneapolis-based soul blues singer/songwriter/guitar-keyboard

    Joyann Parker brings a full range of talent to her performances as an accomplished singer, pianist, guitarist and songwriter. She has performed for thousands at major venues and festivals across the country, frequently sells out the most prestigious clubs in the Twin Cities and garnered national and international attention for her newest record, "Hard To Love." Joyann is a 2018 Blues Blast Magazine Music Award nominee and Heritage guitars artist. She has opened for Grammy winner Robert Cray, taken the stage for Grammy nominee Elvin Bishop in a pinch, represented Minnesota at the 2015 International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN and won the award for 2016's Best Self-Produced CD from (more…)

  • Sat
    30
    Mar
    2019
    8:00 pm

    Midwest-stylized, blues/country/rock/bluegrass
    Straight from the great Mill City comes the Pistol Whippin’ Party Penguins. Don't let the name fool you! This is not a violent group of flightless aquatic birds looking for a party, but rather 5 self proclaimed gentlemen, 2 guitars, a mandolin, a bucket of fiddles, an upright bass, a banjo, and a 4 part vocal harmony that will make angels cry. This quintet from Minneapolis strives to maintain the original spirit of the "string band" while continuing to play new original music and creative cover songs. The combination of folk, rock, blues, bluegrass, and the occasional stage banter will create an experience that anyone can enjoy! Don't miss this night of music!!!

    http://pwppmusic.com/

  • Sat
    06
    Apr
    2019
    8:00 pm

    Homegrown, Get-down Blues
    Vicki and Joe Price are a husband and wife blues duo from SE Iowa. They do some dynamite blues in the old traditions as well as a good measure of high-powered originals. Vicki’s exemplary guitar playing and smooth vocals perfectly compliment Joe’s raspy voice and mean slide guitar. They have a well earned following who come again & again to see the incredible energy that comes alive on the stage in this quiet like-able guy that Greg Brown at times has called the “Buddha”.Scene Magazine says ” Vicki’s powerful bluesy voice evokes an image of a woman in a 1920’s speakeasy singing her heart out. If you like upbeat, straightforward blues, you can’t go wrong with what the Prices are laying down.” Come feel the music and shake them bones...

    http://www.joepriceblue.com/

  • Sat
    13
    Apr
    2019
    8:00 pm

    Texas Swing

    Honky-Tonk Jump plays swingin' Texas dance hall music in the tradition of Bob Wills, Milton Brown, Ernest Tubb and Spade Cooley with a sprinkling of Hank Williams and other early honky-tonk legends. Honky-Tonk Jump is made up of Dan Newton (accordion and vocals), Joe Savage (pedal steel/vocals), Tom Schaefer (fiddle), Dehl Gallagher (drums), Dan Lowinger (guitar) and Vaughn Asselstine on upright bass. This band rustles up a rhythm roundup with accordion, fiddle, guitar, pedal steel, bass, drums and vocals. Our music features signature twin and triple leads on accordion, fiddle, pedal steel and guitar with soulful vocals, all backed by a hard-swingin’ rhythm section. This band has fun and it’s contagious!

    Website

  • Sat
    27
    Apr
    2019
    8:00 pm

    Desoto Photo

    Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller, Song collector and Adventurer

    Performed at Renaissance Festivals since 1970.

    Performed at numerous Folk Festivals through-out North America and the Caribbean.

    Artistic Director Coffeehouse Extempore 1983-1986, tutored under Steve Alarik.

    Has written music for three movies ( Renaissance theme )

  • Sat
    12
    Oct
    2019
  • Sat
    19
    Oct
    2019
    8:00 pm

    Originals & Traditional Folk Duo

    Curtis & Loretta’s music comes straight from the heart.   The husband and wife duo’s extraordinary harmonies and proficiency on a parade of stringed instruments create an alluring frame for their poignant original songs, and traditional pieces from America and the British Isles.  The current menagerie includes mandocello, folk harp, guitars, clawhammer banjo, ukulele, and mandolin, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers. Curtis’ down-home sense of humor and Loretta’s theater background engage the audience in an experiencethat runs the gamut of rolling with laughter to holding back tears, with plenty of side-trips in between.  They rack up countless miles each year, crisscrossing the country to deliver their own unique brand of folk singer/songwriter music.(more…)