Sarah Morris 8:00 PM – 2nd Set 08/03/2018

Live from Wiese Auditorium, Sarah Morris 8:00 PM - 2nd Set 08/03/2018. Over the last five years, singer-songwriter Sarah Morris has earned a reputation for engaging performances, with a voice both clear and lush. Sarah hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where from a young age, she immersed herself in her parent’s eclectic record collection before finally falling in love with the storytelling and songcraft in country music. Spending a few years in Music City instilled a traditional songwriting sensibility that earned her 2015 album Ordinary Things international airplay, and critical acclaim. With the release of her third album, Hearts In Need Of Repair, Sarah offers 11 new songs spanning the Americana sonosphere. Returning to RiverRock Studios in Minneapolis, Sarah co-produced the album with Eric Blomquist. Longtime bandmates Thomas Nordlund, Andrew Foreman,…
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Sarah Morris 7:00 PM – 1st Set 08/03/2018

Live from Wiese Auditorium, Sarah Morris 7:00 PM - 1st Set 08/03/2018. Over the last five years, singer-songwriter Sarah Morris has earned a reputation for engaging performances, with a voice both clear and lush. Sarah hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, where from a young age, she immersed herself in her parent’s eclectic record collection before finally falling in love with the storytelling and songcraft in country music. Spending a few years in Music City instilled a traditional songwriting sensibility that earned her 2015 album Ordinary Things international airplay, and critical acclaim. With the release of her third album, Hearts In Need Of Repair, Sarah offers 11 new songs spanning the Americana sonosphere. Returning to RiverRock Studios in Minneapolis, Sarah co-produced the album with Eric Blomquist. Longtime bandmates Thomas Nordlund, Andrew Foreman,…
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Dan Israel 9:00 PM – 2nd Set 05/25/2018

Live from Wiese Auditorium, Dan Israel 9:00 PM - 2nd Set 05/25/2018. Dan Israel has never been for the faint of heart. While his tunes overflow with hooks, his lyrics are often downcast to the point of being downright depressing, and his cantankerous, get-off-my-lawn nature gives new meaning to the term "old soul." "Old soul" nothing - sometimes Dan Israel just sounds like a grumpy old man.
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Dan Israel 8:00 PM – 1st Set 05/25/2018

Dan Israel 8:00 PM - 1st Set 05/25/2018. Dan Israel has never been for the faint of heart. While his tunes overflow with hooks, his lyrics are often downcast to the point of being downright depressing, and his cantankerous, get-off-my-lawn nature gives new meaning to the term "old soul." "Old soul" nothing - sometimes Dan Israel just sounds like a grumpy old man.
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Curtis and Loretta 9:00 PM – 2nd Set 05/18/2018

Live from Wiese Auditorium, Curtis and Loretta 9:00 PM - 2nd Set 05/18/2018. 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 experience that 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.
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Curtis and Loretta 8:00 PM – 1st Set 05/18/2018

Live from Wiese Auditorium, Curtis and Loretta 8:00 PM - 1st Set 05/18/2018. 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 experience that 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.
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Pistol Whippin Party Penguins 9:00 PM – 2nd Set 5/11/2018

Live from Wiese auditorium, the Pistol Whippin Party Penguins 9:00 PM - 2nd Set 5/11/2018. "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 Donald Trump tweet about it. As they prepare to record their 4th album, 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…
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Pistol Whippin Party Penguins 8:00 PM – 1st Set 5/11/2018

Live from Wiese auditorium, Pistol Whippin Party Penguins 8:00 PM - 1st Set 5/11/2018. "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 Donald Trump tweet about it. As they prepare to record their 4th album, 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…
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Javier Trejo Set 2 Live From Wiese Auditorium

What does Javier Trejo’s music sound like? It depends on the audience. Whether playing ska and reggae for thousands of festival-goers or crooning country & western ballads to an after-work blue-collar crowd, Trejo’s sound is distinctive and original. He is a singers’ singer, and a songwriters’ songwriter. Javier Trejo embodies what it is to be a Mexican growing up in the Midwest. Javier Trejo’s music is Mexican/Americana. Singer/songwriter Javier Trejo was born in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico and raised on St. Paul, Minnesota’s west side. Trejo’s musical influences range from old-school country and Tejano music to R&B and Rock ‘n’ Roll. His self-titled album presents Bossa Pop original songs inspired by the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jerry Garcia, Manu Chao, Arto Lindsay, Flaming Lips, David Gray, and RL Burnside. His…
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Javier Trejo Set 1 Live at Wiese Auditorium

What does Javier Trejo’s music sound like? It depends on the audience. Whether playing ska and reggae for thousands of festival-goers or crooning country & western ballads to an after-work blue-collar crowd, Trejo’s sound is distinctive and original. He is a singers’ singer, and a songwriters’ songwriter. Javier Trejo embodies what it is to be a Mexican growing up in the Midwest. Javier Trejo’s music is Mexican/Americana. Singer/songwriter Javier Trejo was born in Monclova, Coahuila, Mexico and raised on St. Paul, Minnesota’s west side. Trejo’s musical influences range from old-school country and Tejano music to R&B and Rock ‘n’ Roll. His self-titled album presents Bossa Pop original songs inspired by the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim, Jerry Garcia, Manu Chao, Arto Lindsay, Flaming Lips, David Gray, and RL Burnside. His…
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