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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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Mark Kozelek and Low in Duluth: Entrancing and unrepentant

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon performed in Duluth last night. It was his second of two nights performing in the port town (the night prior he played an unannounced set at Fitger’s Brewhouse along with Alan Sparhawk—these things just seem to happen in Duluth). Given the controversy Kozelek has courted in recent weeks with […]

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“Born in the U.S.A.” tribute album to feature Trampled by Turtles and Low

An upcoming album-length tribute to Bruce Springsteen’s Born in the U.S.A. will feature Duluth acts Low and Trampled by Turtles, among others. The album, titled Dead Man’s Town, will be released by Lightning Rod Records on September 16, and will feature stripped-down takes on the album’s songs by country and “country-influenced” artists, according to Rolling […]

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Trampled By Turtles, Doomtree, Low, and Haley Bonar to play Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park on June 28

On Saturday, June 28, Trampled By Turtles will headline one of Minnesota’s favorite outdoor venues—Duluth’s Bayfront Festival Park—with special guests Doomtree, Low, and Haley Bonar. Tickets go on sale this Friday, April 25th, at noon. The Trampled By Turtles crew have been busy as of late, and don’t seem to plan on slowing down. Dave […]

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