One year after making its formal debut at The Cedar, Aavartan, Minnesota’s first and only Tabla ensemble, returns to present the poetic drumming tradition of Hindustani (North Indian classical) music in a small ensemble format.
Alma Afrobeat Ensemble, a 9-piece high-energy Afrobeat collective, returns to The Cedar for a night of interlocking, trance-inducing grooves, funky horn melodies, and captivating call and response vocals.
This special night of comedy and music presented by Lady Parts Justice League features some hilarious comedians and a musical extravaganza from many of your favorite feminist badass musicians performing some of the most sexist songs ever written, all in support of reproductive rights.
Ten year veterans on the scene, Alma Andina are always evolving their instrumentation, line up, and sound. To celebrate the release of their new album, Alma Andina will be joined by very special touring opener, Los Rolling Ruanas, hailing from Bogota, Colombia
Beginning in 2012, Pleasure Horse have crafted a uniquely Minnesotan brand of country music out of “beer-soaked heartbreak and twang, a little Tex-Mex and a little rock and roll.”
Femi Kuti carries forth the legacy of his father Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, with a blend of traditional Nigerian drum patterns, the smooth groove of highlife and American soul, funk and R&B combined with lyrics bristling with political statements.
Deafheaven is a California-based act that has garnered acclaim for their signature hybrid sound of black metal, shoegaze, and post-rock. On October 2 the band will release their next album New Bermuda on ANTI-.
Fresh, fast and always spectacularly funny, The Second City is celebrating nearly sixty years of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy’s best and brightest.