Nimco Yasin took to The Cedar’s stage on Friday, March 31st to celebrate the end of her artist residency in Minneapolis. Along with local artist Rahmo Rose, she filled the venue with her striking voice and renditions of emotional love ballads. Nimco then headed to Mankato and St. Cloud for week-long residencies in each city […]
THE SPIDER JOHN LEGACY: A celebration of folk music on the West Bank featuring Spider John Koerner playing with Tony Glover, Willie Murphy, Chip Taylor Smith and Paul Strother also featuring The Cactus Blossoms, Lonesome Dan Kase, Dave Babb and Baby Grant Johnson and Jack Klatt. Photos by Tom Dunn.
Nimco Yasin took to The Cedar’s stage on Friday, March 31st to celebrate the end of her artist residency in Minneapolis. Along with local artist Rahmo Rose, she filled the venue with her striking voice and renditions of emotional love ballads. Nimco will now head to Mankato and St. Cloud for week-long residencies in each city […]
Check out a special behind-the-scenes rehearsal with Nimco Yasin! Nimco Yasin rose to fame as part of a member of the legendary Waaberi Group in the 80s. Waaberi Group was Somalia’s government-sponsored music and dance troupe that included the most talented singers, musicians, and dancers in the country. With more than 300 members over […]
Hailing from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canadian singer-songwriter Andy Shauf has had a whirlwind couple of years. Prior to 2012 he released a slew of singles, EPs, and full length albums, from his debut album Darker Days to the independently released The Bearer of Bad News. In 2015, Shauf’s momentum picked up when he signed to the […]
We’ve been nominated for Best Concert Venue in the City Pages Minneapolis 2017 Best of the Twin Cities Reader’s Choice Poll! We know that there are a lot of great concert venues in the Twin Cities, but only one is an all-ages nonprofit with a local artist commissioning series, a free annual global music festival, […]
On Monday in London, legendary Somali singer Nimco Yasin breathed a sigh of relief when she picked up her visa. Fadumo Ibrahim, The Cedar Cultural Center’s Program Manager, was waiting for her call. At 2am Minnesota time, she received confirmation that Yasin’s travel documents were in hand. Given how difficult it has been for […]
The 2016-17 Commissions featured Dameun Strange, Zack Baltich, Krissy Bergmark, Bethany Battafarano, Ritika Ganguly and SEE MORE PERSPECTIVE.
It’s time for Grace & Dalmar episode 7! This episode, we’re featuring Ballake Sissoko and Vincent Segal (3/9), Kneedelus (3/24), and Tinariwen with Dengue Fever (4/10). The Grace & Dalmar Show is a short web series that highlights upcoming artists at The Cedar, hosted by Grace Evenson (Cedar Booking Coordinator) and Dalmar Yare (Cedar Artist […]