Kill Kancer Benefit

Friday, April 18, 2014 - 7:00pm

Standing show; all ages

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A benefit for Kill Kancer, a new non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young people to make small changes in their daily lives in order to tip the scales in their favor. Performers tonight will include Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum), alt country band Silverback Colony, bands Run Westy Run,  Communist Daughter & Taj Raj, and West Bank R & B icon Willie Murphy with special guests!

Ticket options and info

  • On sale date: now
  • Phone: 612-338-2674 ext 0 between 12 noon and 4pm M-F ($2 fee per ticket)
  • In person: From a Cedar volunteer in the front lobby during events (no fee; cash, check, credit card), Depth of Field (no fee; cash or check only), or Electric Fetus (approximately $2 fee)
  • Online: Ticketweb (typically $2--$3 fee/ticket) (click on red Buy Tickets button at top of this page) until 4pm day of show
  • The Cedar is an all ages venue
Dave Pirner at the mic
Dave Pirner is a songwriter, singer, and producer best known as the lead vocalist and frontman for alternative rock band Soul Asylum.
Silverback Colony live
Alt country band from Minneapolis whose members include Gabriel Douglas, DJ House, Matt Donoghue, Woodrow Stulberg, Nate Case, Kyle Keegan, Ben Berg, Max Kirkeide, Nick Hempfer, Shawn Burtis, Frankie Lee...
Communist Daughter
A few years ago a young Johnny Solomon was a fixture in the tight knit Twin Cities music scene. His music received critical praise from national sources that looked like the beginning of a promising career, but the rising success of his band masked his...
Willie Murphy portrait
Willie Murphy has been writing, performing, recording and producing Blues/R&B music for over 30 years. His 1969 collaboration with folk/blues legend "Spider" John Koerner, "Running, Jumping, Standing Still," is still acclaimed as an all-time folk/blues...
Taj Raj
Taj Raj loosely binds a collection of late 70’s roots-pop, tear in my beer country, and new folk rock to create a sound that is strangely familiar yet entirely their own. Their sonic pallet comfortably utilizes spacious arena rafter grandeur, as well as the...

Major Funders

The McKnight FoundationTarget

Minnesota State Arts BoardThis activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the arts and cultural heritage fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, and a grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota

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