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Sound 80 added to National Register of Historic Places

After a years-long effort, the Minneapolis recording studio formerly known as Sound 80 has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, joining the ranks of New Ulm’s Hermann Monument, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s row house in St. Paul, and the Aerial Lift Bridge in Duluth. Located at 2709 E. 25th St., the studio was […]

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Bassist Liz Draper aboard the Ivan Doerd

Minnesota musicians to “PonTour” down the Mississippi River

In a summer that may have otherwise been filled with live music, musicians and audiences alike have been adjusting to socially distanced options. For most, this entails live streams and music videos made from home. For three Minnesota musicians, bassist Liz Draper, fiddler Clancy Ward, and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Ollah, it also involves a pontoon boat. […]

Bassist Liz Draper aboard the Ivan Doerd
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