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Charlie Parr, Toki Wright and Big Cats among 2015 Mid West Music Fest headliners

Going into its sixth year as a music festival in Winona, Mid West Music Fest (MWMF) promises three days of live performances, along with educational presentations and family friendly activities from April 23-25. This year’s festival will feature headliner Charlie Parr—who has performed every year at MWMF since 2011—as well as DJ Abilities, Chastity Brown, Communist Daughter, […]

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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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Charlie Parr; Infinite Religions; Hey, Remember Nostalgia: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Infinite Religions: Duality The multimedia creation of artist and musician Neal Calvin Peterson, Infinite Religions’ forthcoming Duality is more than just an album. Funded by Kickstarter, Duality is part high-tech shoegaze pop, part conceptual undertaking, part sculptural experimentation, and part space travel. Intrigued? The digital album is available today, and will also be released on 99 limited-edition records […]

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Haley Bonar, Charlie Parr, and more Minnesota record releases this week

Charlie Parr, Live at the Brewhouse A longtime favorite in the Duluth music scene, blues-folk singer and multi-instrumentalist Charlie Parr is set to release his latest nine-song effort, recorded live at the Brewhouse during his Backslider session series in 2006. Twangy, authentic, and often spiritual, Parr’s music—along with some contributions from friends—is captured on a limited-edition […]

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