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    LASKA weaves together an introspective gem with Endless Patcher

    Pop-folk group LASKA follows in the footsteps of sister-fronted bands like Haim, Joseph, and The Andrew Sisters, all the while rejuvenating the genre with their own special dynamics. The release party for their second album, Endless Patcher, was at the Amsterdam Bar in St. Paul on June 3, and featured an exceptional lineup. Hannah, Bex, and Mookie Morton […] More

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    Liz Longley Opens a New Chapter in Life

    Last night, the Twin Cities saw the return of Nashville-based songwriter extraordinaire Liz Longley. Pandemic aside, it’s been a while since her last visit through Minnesota. We caught up with her before the show to talk about life, music, and the new road ahead. Her last soiree was back in 2019 supporting Delta Rae, which […] More

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    Possessed by Paul James enthralls the Hook and Ladder

    Live Music, at its best, is nothing if not a highly emotional experience. This is true almost by definition. The most memorable concerts are the ones that resonate with you deeply on a level beyond a simple fun night out, whether that be because of your response to the artist or the music itself, or […] More

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    78 Interesting Facts About Singer Ed Sheeran

    Ed Sheeran is a British singer and songwriter who has created more than 120 songs, and the musician has released five major albums. He created his first album in 2006, yet the musician became a well-known celebrity during 2011. He’s sold millions of records over the course of his impressive career. Ed Sheeran has a […] More

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    Humbird residency at Icehouse flourishes

    Any artist residency goes through transitions, themes, and variations on each show of the month.  Music in Minnesota is attending each show, documenting the story, the artists, and all the photo memories from Humbird’s residency at Icehouse. Residencies are important to local musicians to develop, experiment, and grow their music in an organic way like […] More

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    Humbird builds a house for us all in “Still Life”

    “What happens outside a house can deeply shift a person’s internal world” ~Humbird The residents of Minnesota were subjected to a whirlwind of happenings in 2020, that still are shaking the foundations of our community. For Siri Undlin (Humbird) and Adelyn (Addie) Strei, they happened upon a collection of songs that wouldn’t have been written […] More

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    Humbird is Enchanting Backyards One By One

    When live music shut down in the middle of 2020, Siri Undlin, otherwise known as Humbird, knew there was a creative way to still connect with music. Last fall her trio of Pete Quirsfeld and Pat Keen embarked to backyards. Acoustically setup, the trio shared songs and told folklore stories around fires, on porches, and […] More

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    [Photo Gallery] Blue Ox Music Festival 2021

    There’s simply no way to see everything that takes place over the three days at Blue Ox Music Festival. There are 3 stages with music, another stage with family activities, music workshops, fire dancers, neon hoops, bubbles, art installations, and the brand new Soul Sanctuary. Needless to say, Blue Ox is a very meaty Ox. […] More

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    Stories from Backstage at Blue Ox Music Festival

    Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin returned for its 6th reiteration this past weekend. The family run festival had some last minute cancellations but the depth of the lineup shone through with special double sets and last minute additions. Music in Minnesota wanted to share stories from unique perspectives on what the festival […] More

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    Humbird Previews New Album With “Hymn For Whom” Film

    The Parkway Theater hosted a special event of Humbird’s “Hymn For Whom” collaboration last evening. The event combined the storytelling of Siri Undlin’s (aka Humbird) new album entitled Still Life with the visual expertise of Erik and Sarah Elstran. The 36-minute film is a record of creativity during a year spent at home during the […] More

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    The Cedar Reopens with The Arcadian Wild

    The Cedar Cultural Center stayed busy during the pandemic by rolling out their public access channel, hosting the Mni Sota Native Music Series, and even opened up their doors for a special Music in Minnesota “One-on-One” performance with Kashimana. In true comeback fashion they had their first live music show last night with Nashville bluegrass […] More

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