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April 24, 2014

Local Gig List: April 24-27

Thursday, April 24 Mid West Music Fest 2014 Various venues, Winona 5 p.m., $20/day, age restrictions vary Winona kicks off its fifth annual Mid West Music Fest (read recaps of 2012 and 2013) with shows in venues throughout the city. Highlights from the first night include folk-bluesmen Charlie Parr and Mike Munson at the Historic […]

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Sonny Knight names his favorite soul singers

66-year-old singer Sonny Knight has a down-to-earth humble charisma that charms everyone he meets. Born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in Minnesota, Knight describes his career as a series of “ups and downs.” He released his first single—as Little Sonny Knight and the Cymbols—almost 50 years ago, but his career stalled when he was drafted […]

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