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701 1st Ave. N. Minneapolis, MN
612-338-8388

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Pert Near Sandstone 10th Anniversary

Pert Near Sandstone 10th Anniversary

Rick Mason

Minnesota urban bluegrass boys Pert Near Sandstone have thrived by injecting the new into old-timey string band music with just the right contemporary touch. This show marks the band's 10th anniversary. Pert's sixth album, The Hardest Part of Leaving, sports a handful of traditional tunes, including the blues standard "Stagger Lee" as a bluegrass romp. But it's mostly originals with Pert's trademark juxtaposition of vintage picking and modern sensibilities, sometimes in hints of pop or rock, but more often in the lyrics' 21st-century takes on relationships ("Another Fool"), larceny ("A Couple Off the Top"), and reveries about spots near ("25th & Riverside") and far ("Wish This Was New Orleans"). With special guests the Big Wu and Spider John Koerner. 18+.

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First Avenue

701 1st Ave. N. Minneapolis, MN
612-338-8388

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