Dan Gaarder

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Mother Banjo's Ellen Stanley: I hit the hell out of that banjo

    The name Mother Banjo conjures up an image of a woman passing along wisdom and stories via her music, mainly her banjo, and Minneapolis artist Ellen Stanley does just that. Along with her band, Stanley has created a new album prime for listening. The Devil Hasn't Won owns its string-led riffs that e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Marathon hootenanny planned for Sunday at Kings

    ‚ÄčIt's hard to believe that it's already been a year since Kings Wine Bar opened in the Kingfield neighborhood in Minneapolis, but time flies when you're busy serving up delicious handmade tater tots and hosting low-key listening parties and DJ nights that emphasize great local music. In honor of t ... More >>

  • Music

    March 6, 2002
  • Music

    December 15, 1999

    Where the Trash Picks You Up

    With their first album of originals, Lee's house band heads for fresh country

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    The Bar at the Edge of the World

    Four years ago Lee's Liquor Lounge was just another dying neighborhood bar. Then this guy Nate calls the owner, Louie, and the place turns into--well, no one is quite sure what. But there's nowhere else like it.

  • Music

    December 13, 1995