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Posted on June 16, 2017 in Featured Blog Post

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The Steeles

July 3 | 7pm

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The Steeles consist of five siblings; J.D., Fred, Jearlyn, Jevetta, and Billy Steele. They have been singing together since they were children growing up in Gary, Indiana where they began to develop their style and soul. Each came to Minnesota for different reasons; however, it is clear they were meant to be a part of the Minnesota sound. They have recorded and performed with Prince, Donald Fagen, Morgan Freeman, George Clinton, Mavis Staples, Johnny Lang, Peabo Bryson, The Five Blind Boys of Alabama, and others throughout their long and storied career.

 

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Carmen Lundy w/ Patrice Rushen, Andrew Refrow, and Jamison Ross

July 20 | 7 & 9pm

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With a career spanning over four decades, Ms. Lundy is celebrated throughout the world for her vocal artistry and is highly regarded for her jazz innovation. Having recorded more than fourteen albums as a leader, Carmen’s far-reaching discography also includes performances and recordings with such musicians as brother and bassist Curtis Lundy, Ray Barretto, Kenny Barron, Bruce Hornsby, Mulgrew Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington, Kip Hanrahan, Courtney Pine, Roy Hargrove, Jimmy Cobb, Ron Carter, Marian McPartland, Regina Carter, Steve Turre, Geri Allen, Robert Glasper, Jamison Ross, Kenny Davis, Darryl Hall, Patrice Rushen and the late Kenny Kirkland.

 

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Peter Asher and Albert Lee: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories

July 24 | 7pm

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We first came to know him through the global smash “World Without Love,” as one half of the British Invasion duo Peter & Gordon. He returns in “Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir of the 60s and Beyond” which brings a multimedia experience to the stage, hosted by the two-time Grammy winner for Producer of the Year. Peter Asher moved effortlessly from his role with Peter & Gordon to Music Executive with the Beatles’ Apple Records, then famously- (as in cover of Rolling Stone magazine level famous)- to Producer and Manager, handling the careers of James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt and a host of others.

 

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Tiempo Libre

August 1 | 7pm

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Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre is one of the hottest young Latin bands today. This Miami-based band has become well known for their imaginative and high voltage performances, delivering the hard-driving, seductive rhythms of “timba” – an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of Latin jazz and Cuban son. Tiempo Libre is committed to sharing the Latin musical heritage and reinvigorating traditional Cuban music with a youthful and modern sound.

 

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Brian McKnight 4

August 27-28 | 7 & 9pm

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“The Brian Mcknight 4 is the culmination of 25 years of writing, playing, producing, and performing, that truly defines my career in this business. From my solo story telling shows, my trio shows, and my full production shows, I’ve taken the best of all of them and created an in your face, musical exhibition of my work to date with myself on keys, Isaiah Sharkey on guitar, Chris Loftlin on bass, and Gregory Daniel on drums/percussions. We’ll take you from the very beginning to now and everything in between for a night of music you won’t soon forget!!” – Brian

 

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Mike Stern Quartet w/ Tom Kennedy, Dennis Chambers, and Randy Brecker

September 12-13 | 7 & 9pm

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One of the most esteemed electric guitarists of his generation, Mike Stern has distinguished himself over a four-decade career that has encompassed musical partnerships with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Billy Cobham, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, the Brecker Brothers and Joe Henderson, as well as 16 recordings as a leader (six of which were nominated for Grammy awards). An electrifying soloist whose blistering chops combine rock-fusion firepower with sophisticated jazz harmonies and his inherently bluesy string bending prowess, Stern has the ability to instantly elevate the proceedings on any gig or session he plays by channeling the spirits of his own personal guitar heroes Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Jim Hall and Albert King.

 

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Jimmy Webb

September 23 | 7pm

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Jimmy Webb is one of the preeminent songwriters of the last 50 years. His songs “Wichita Lineman,” “Galveston,” “MacArthur Park” and more have been heard by millions of people. He is the only artist to have ever received Grammy Awards for music, lyrics, and orchestration, and according to BMI, his song “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” was the 3rd most performed song between 1940 and 1990. As a performer, Webb also met with critical acclaim. His debut, Words and Music, was released in late 1970, with Rolling Stone calling his song “P.F. Sloan a “masterpiece [that] could not be improved upon.” Webb released six albums between 1970 and 1982, each uniformly praised for their creative music and forthright lyrics.

 

 

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Grand Marquis

July 19 | 7pm

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Formed in 1998, Grand Marquis has since become solidly rooted in the Kansas City music scene as one of the hardest-working bands in the region, playing over 100 shows per year! The group has performed from coast to coast, released 7 albums, including a 7″ 45 rpm vinyl record/CD combo recorded at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. With their own versatile and thoroughly entertaining brand of American roots, blues and Prohibition-era jazz, the Grand Marquis are consistently finding themselves in high demand.

 

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The Claudettes

August 1 | 8pm

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“Brother Ray meets the Ramones…Chopin meets Minutemen.” So ventured Tony Sarabia of WBEZ radio (Chicago NPR) as he took at stab at describing the band in the studio with him. The Claudettes fuse Windy City piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk, jazz-age echoes of burlesque and vaudeville and the sultriness of ’60s pop-soul to write a thrilling new chapter in American roots music.