October 1, 2016
Breck School’s marima ensemble BATO BATO! consists of 25 exuberant high school students, 9 wooden marimbas, and a plethora of percussion. Don’t be surprised if you end up a part of the performance!
12:00 pm – Ventures Cover Band
The Ventures Cover Band is an instrumental group from Minneapolis, covering material from the 1930s to the 1980s, playing the music of Ennio Morricone, Snakefinger, Miles Davis, Goblin, the Shadows, Santo and Johnny, Booker T and MGs, Duane Eddy, Fats Waller and many others. Featuring members of John Scary, Obchod Na Korze, Knife World, American Cream, Roniia, and Heartbreak Affair.
One of the Twin Cities’ not so hidden blues treasures, Javier & The Innocent Sons brings blues back to its foot-stompin’ roots. Frontman Javier Matos has been playing the blues, piquing interest and garnering accolades across the country since 1992. This high energy band weaves seamlessly from ballads to old standards to tunes of their own devising, leaving everything they have onstage.
A Mankato-based quartet pumping Electro Indie Pop, Good Night Gold Dust was listed as one of 89.3 The Current’s Local Show ‘Artists to Watch in 2016’ with their sweeping melodies and thoughtful lyrics.
“The hip-hop-spiked folk” that is Aby Wolf’s music sounds like the soundtrack from a dream. One of the most wildly collaborative voices in Minneapolis, Wolf’s sound ranges from atmospheric to electro-pop, with masterful harmonies and deliberate groove.
Mixing together elements of folk, rock, and Americana, Romantica has created a rich and unique sound since 2002. Their yet to be released album, “Shadowlands,” was recorded entirely at home, in a studio built by the band, achieves all musical elements that the band rooted itself in: effortless, airy harmonies, driving pedal steel guitar, steady, subtle percussion, creating an all-over lilting, atmospheric scene.
A mixture of psychedelic pop rock with an electronic, easy listening backbone, Solid Gold is one of the most recognized and sought after bands in the Twin Cities area. With rumblings of new material, we suggest stowing your fluorescent Lycra leggings and dancing shoes Saturday night.