Saying goodbye to the Prairie Home Companion musician
Photo by Erik HessDon't have time to pick up a print edition of City Pages today? Don't fret, we've got it all available for you online. Here's a quick rundown of the music articles that ran in today's paper:The Goondas rock our faces offBy Andrea SwenssonLocal rockabilly/post punk band the Goond ... More >>
Photos courtesy A Prairie Home CompanionMidnight on the Water: Bill Hinkley, in memoriamBY MARTIN KELLER The choice moments that suddenly arise when you can see a grand life coming to a close in front of you seem to have no respect for death -- and even less reverence for the heavy grief waiti ... More >>
Lifelong local musician and teacher Bill Hinkley, who Paul Metsa once dubbed "The Patriarch of the West Bank," passed away this morning after a battle with cancer. He was 67.Hinkley was best known as a longtime house musician on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion," where he performed wi ... More >>
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