Eric Hutchinson: I'm honored to help remember Sue McLean
Photo by Ramsey Mellette
In May of this year, the Twin Cities and the music scene lost an essential individual when Sue McLean died after a battle with cancer. She left behind a legacy of music and integrity, and now the music community is coming together to celebrate her life and share in her love for music.
Before the tribute at First Avenue on Saturday, Eric Hutchinson shares with Gimme Noise some memories of the promoter and why he felt compelled to be part of such a big night.
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Set to headline the evening is Hutchinson, who had long been a favorite of Sue's. After Perez Hilton voiced his admiration of the singer's music a few years back, Eric got some radio play, and became a tour fixture locally, especially at colleges near the Twin Cities.
"I love playing Minneapolis and St. Paul," he says. "The people are great music lovers, and there's a great culture and rhythm there." His draw to the area was forged by McLean;
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