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Kaivama CD Release Party featuring Arto Järvelä at the Cedar Cultural Center

Kaivama CD Release Party featuring Arto Järvelä at the Cedar Cultural Center

Seeing Finland’s Arto Järvelä and Minnesota’s Kaivama perform together at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis Friday night made me feel downright happy. For a musical performance to be a success, happiness need not be either the intention or the result, but regardless, it’s a great bonus. Arto Järvelä is a founding member of...
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Dark Dark Dark and Spirits of the Red City at the Cedar Cultural Center

Dark Dark Dark and Spirits of the Red City at the Cedar Cultural Center

The bespectacled and shy Nona Marie Invie may seem like an unlikely bandleader, but in truth the lead singer of local six-piece Dark Dark Dark is a gifted and engaging performer.  Thursday’s release party at the Cedar for the band’s excellent new EP, Bright Bright Bright, put on full display just how charming her...
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Eliza Blue CD Release with Aby Wolf at Cedar Cultural Center

Eliza Blue CD Release with Aby Wolf at Cedar Cultural Center

In all likelihood, Eliza Blue is a far more complex, perhaps even troubled, individual than most of us will ever know. Perhaps she wrestles with some inner anxieties or unhappiness, perhaps she simply feels in a very deep manner. What is clear about Ms. Blue is that she is a gifted musician who makes beautiful music,...
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Dewi Sant CD Release Party with The Starfolk and Alison Rae at Cedar Cultural Center

Dewi Sant CD Release Party with The Starfolk and Alison Rae at Cedar Cultural Center

Michael Morris slipped a disc into my hand last Tuesday night at Kings Wine Bar and asked me to check it out. The timing couldn’t have been better. Morris had just returned from a 33 day tour of the West, and with his band, now going by the moniker Dewi Sant, he was set...
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Modern Radio 10th Anniversary at Cedar Cultural Center

Modern Radio 10th Anniversary at Cedar Cultural Center

You sure can’t say the local music scene doesn’t ever do us any favors. To celebrate its tenth anniversary, Modern Radio pulled out all the stops with a pair of shows at the Turf Club and the Cedar over the weekend. For Saturday’s show at the Cedar, label owners Tom Loftus and Peter Mielech offered deals...
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