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Friday Five: Lulu’s Playground, Glitteratti, and more new Minnesota music videos

Lulu’s Playground, “Late For A Date” Lulu’s Playground are Adam Meckler (trumpet), Cory Grossman (cello), Steven Hobert (accordion), and Ben Abrahamson (guitar), and they know how to have fun. Recently, the quartet rode a four-person surrey around Como Park while playing “Late For A Date” from Shadow Voices.   Glitteratti, “Ask the Mrs.” A little public dancing never […]

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Haunting, not Haunted: Soap Factory to host Ben Weaver and the Ericksons

Live Letters, the two-year-old concert series known for hosting shows in unconventional Minneapolis spaces, has chosen its next non-concert-venue venue: the Soap Factory. The Ericksons and Ben Weaver will perform there on July 27. Now in its third year, the Live Letters concert series is winning more attention without losing its intimate charm. This collaboration, the […]

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Leisure Birds, Charlie Parr, Ben Weaver, Terry Hughes: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Charlie Parr and Ben Weaver, Ramblin’ Bones Outlastin’ You Today on Chaperone Records, Northern Minnesota troubadour Charlie Parr and Twin Cities “indie/pop/dirt” singer-songwriter Ben Weaver release a split 7″ featuring Parr’s “Outlastin’ You” on one side and Weaver’s “Ramblin’ Bones” on the other. Each musician guests on the other’s track. “Charlie and I have always talked about doing something together,” said […]

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