Joey Kantor has an intense way about him. He speaks with his hands a lot, and when he's thinking about a question, his eyes lose focus. Responses tumble out of him unchecked -- you wouldn't expect less from a guy who can't seem to turn his brain off.
Good thing, because Kantor's debut solo record, ... More >>
MN Music-on-a-Stick With Semisonic, The Jayhawks, Dessa, Jeremy Messersmith, and Lucy Michelle and the Velvet LapellesMN State Fair Grandstand, St. PaulFriday, August 31, 2012After a summer of record temperature highs, August was the perfect month for outdoor shows, ending with MN Music-on-a-Stick a ... More >>
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Art-A-Whirl Day 1The 331 Club, Northeast MinneapolisFriday, May 18, 2012Related:
Slideshow: Art-A-Whirl 2012: Friday's Music
Art-A-Whirl Day 2 in Northeast Minneapolis, 5/19/12The oldest section of Minneapolis came alive this weekend with art, culture, love, and best of all, music. Although it may o ... More >>
In 2010, Chris Koza and his newly formed band, Rogue Valley, set out to do something a little insane. They wrote and recorded four full-length albums in one year. The "season project," as it came to be known, was fueled by personification: each album intends to give shape and sound to a particula ... More >>
Rogue Valley is a Minneapolis-based theatrical folk-pop band who are currently on tour. On the road are drummer Luke Anderson, bassist Paul Engles, keyboardist Joey Kantor, guitar/vocalist Chris Koza and guitarist Peter Sieve. Their tour diaries are written by Koza and edited by Sieve. Read th ... More >>
Rogue Valley is a Minneapolis-based theatrical folk-pop band who are currently on tour. On the road are drummer Luke Anderson, bassist Paul Engles, keyboardist Joey Kantor, guitar/vocalist Chris Koza and guitarist Peter Sieve. Their tour diaries are written by Koza and edited by Sieve.
The road ... More >>
Photo by Erik HessKristiam Melom performing at the Southern Songbook in February 2011The music of Kristian Melom, who performs as Minor Kingdom with various members of a rotating backing band, is unexpectedly soft; the sonic equivalent of a drizzly summer evening at dusk, all fuzzy candleligh ... More >>