Local Current Blog

September 11, 2015

DEMO to host open house in new Seward space

After opening in August, the Diverse Emerging Music Organization (DEMO) Center for Music will hold its first open house on Sept. 12. Founded in 2005 by Steve McClellan, DEMO aims to help emerging independent musicians of all genres and to provide communities with “rich, multicultural experiences.” According to a DEMO blog post, the new center will host music lessons, […]

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Behind First Avenue’s stars: Low

Alan Sparhawk, Mimi Parker, and Steve Garrington comprise Low, the minimalist alt-rock group that shares Northern Minnesota roots with talent such as Bob Dylan, Haley Bonar, Charlie Parr, and Trampled by Turtles. Low’s debut studio record I Could Live In Hope (1994) garnered raves from critics both locally to nationally, from publications ranging from SPIN to Le Journal de Quebec, […]

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