David Dennison, Videographer from Delano, MN spent two days in Lyle, MN during harvest. Here’s what he came up with from the middle of a cornfield. “I met this band last summer at a small music festival. Their music immediately painted pictures in my imagination and captured my heart. Especially this song, “Steel Mule” written […]
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Thanks to the support of our friend James Gullickson from KMSU Radio in Mankato, MN, The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and Artists who have played the showcase – The Americana Showcase Sampler CD Volume One is available in limited edition during the month of October! There are a couple ways to get your […]
We’re bringing some Farm Boy Alt Country to St. Anthony Main in Minneapolis. The Aster Cafe’ is the latest live music venue and is proving itself to be one of the premier listening rooms in the City. We will start promptly at 9PM and will complete our presentation by 11PM. Call 612-379-3138 for Reservations. We […]
On Wednesday September 22, the well loved Americana Showcase at the Rochester Civic Theatre returns for it’s 3rd season. The kick-off to the fall series includes a performance by the Nashville-based group The Waymores, which consists of the power-house songwriting trio of Grammy Award winning Don Henry, Grammy nominated Sally Barris, and the critically acclaimed […]
We are gearing up for our first performance in Arcadia, WI this Saturday Night as part of the “Ashley For The Arts” celebration. The show starts at 5:30PM in the Millenium Amphitheatre. We’ll be joined by very special guests Sally Barris from Nashville, TN singing backup vocals, and “Grandpa” John Wheeler on the pedal steel […]
Join us as we split the night with our friends The Honeydogs from Minneapolis, MN at Whiskeybones Roadhouse in Rochester, MN.
Dana Cooper has boiled the singer/songwriter thing down to its essentials. He’s got the songs he has written, the guitar he plays them on, and the voice he sings them with. What more do you need? “A few good stories now and then,” he said. Cooper, who has been performing for 40 years, recorded his […]
Singer/songwriter Ryan wants ‘to invite you in’ By Tom Weber The Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN At first, Matthew Ryan would seem like an unlikely participant in a songwriters circle. The Nashville-based singer/songwriter, whose songs have been heard on the “One Tree Hill” and “House” TV shows, is notably reticent about what’s behind those songs. “I generally […]
Metro Magazine Interview Ellen Burkhardt Passion, creativity, skill – musicians need them all if they want to succeed. Anyone can learn to play an instrument, but true artists are their own breed. For bands, it’s the unique blend of technical skill and chemistry that brings everything together. More often than not, it’s the indescribable, unpredictable […]
Martin Zellar, Adam Levy, Ben Kyle and Brandon Sampson Kick Off the Americana Showcase series in St. Paul on March 7th!