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Gully Boys

Born from passion, Kathy, Nadirah and Natalie make up the Minneapolis 3 piece that Gully Boys is today. Gully Boys melodic tunes and raw lyrics make it hard to believe that in 2016, none of them knew how to play their instruments. Drawing inspiration from a multitude of musical back grounds, Gully Boys transcends genre.…

Mae Simpson Music

Mae Simpson is a singer/songwriter born In Beaufort South Carolina. From a very early age she would find herself singing songs she never heard, because they were her’s. Through the years she found love in the music she writes. Passion, soul, and a rawness of real emotions showing through. Today she works with an array…

Middle Western

Middle Western was formed out of a long friendship and discussions the various members had while playing on each others’ recordings and the occasional band show organized as a way to play and sing songs written and recorded by other members. The band is made up of singer/songwriter and Bloodshot Records artist William Elliott Whitmore on bass guitar and…

The Peterson Brothers

The Peterson Brothers (Austin, TX) combine youthful energy and modern influences with soul, funk, blues & jazz to a create a sound that is uniquely their own. Their live shows feature jam- band style improvisation. Led by Glenn Jr. and Alex. The Peterson Brothers have toured throughout the United States, and had the opportunity to play…

Kind Country

Kind music for kind people. Kind Country is a Minneapolis based band that plays American standards as well as their own brand of Cosmic American music. Since their formation in 2012, the band has focused on creating live performances with high levels of improvisation and energy gathering with a goal of creating a moment of…

Kent Burnside & The New Generation

Kent Burnside is a grandson of the late, blues great RL Burnside. Kent has toured with Jimbo Mathus. Jimbo has a grammy with Buddy Guy. They played all over the United States including opening for Buddy Guy in California. Now Kent has his own 5 piece band – Kent Burnside and the New Generation. The members…

The Shackletons

The Shackletons are a rock and blues band out of the Twin Cities writing and playing songs rooted in the rich influence of the “Minnesota Sound.” The band at its core consists of Colin Campbell (vocals/guitar), his older brother, Cameron (Bass), and younger brother Evan (Drums/miscellaneous screaming). Living a double life as both a knee-buckling…

Humbird

After traversing 5 continents and 20 countries with only a guitar and a backpack, Humbird returns home to sing songs from the edge of the world. Combining a wintry longing with the warmth of a familiar folktale, Humbird stretches traditional genres of folk and Americana to embrace the unexpected. This music invites a refreshing dissonance…

Erik Koskinen

“The best country songwriter in Minnesota, Erik Koskinen doesn’t sing about tailgating, partying with babes and driving down dirt roads. He’s more old school, with a focus on working-class themes, whether it’s about the effects of oil in “Boomtown,” the calling of a musician in “Six Pack of Beer and a Pack of Cigarettes” or the challenges…

Cornbread Harris

James Samuel “Cornbread” Harris Sr. is a Twin Cities legend.  His earliest influences were in country music, citing Hank Williams Sr. and Gene Autry among his favorites.  Cornbread began learning piano at the age of 13, but he quickly grew tired of having his hands slapped with rulers by “the nuns” and he quit.   He hit…

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