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Review and photos: Natalie Merchant makes a fine and fancy ramble to the Minnesota Zoo

“I love outdoor shows,” said Natalie Merchant, warmly but also sarcastically. “Can you tell?” On Monday night at the Minnesota Zoo’s Weesner Family Amphitheater, the singer-songwriter battled bugs, birds, airplanes, and imaginary tigers, but emerged triumphant. Merchant’s always been a compelling live performer, in part because she’s not afraid to let her occasional onstage discomfort […]

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