Nick Jordan is a fresh-faced R&B act based out of the Twin Cities. The care Jordan puts into his live shows has set him apart from the pack and drawn on his strength as both a musician and mover. He recently released his debut EP: NJ. NJ is a true ode to Jordan’s musical upbringing, […]
– Ines Guanchez, 2016 Fall Marketing and Content Intern Female emcee and entrepreneur Destiny Roberts blends hip hop and neo soul together to bring forth empowering and uplifting messages through her music. Her recent album, Just A Reminder, contains social commentary on police brutality. It also includes her song “Glow”, which encourages ‘embracing female empowerment […]
While the days grow colder, what better way to enjoy the winter than with music celebrations? From funk and soul Christmases to bluegrass Yuletide balls, Irish American holiday jigs, and Year-in-Review comedy shows, The Cedar is the place to be this December! Get tickets for all our shows at thecedar.org. The 9th Annual Dosh & […]
Dear Cedar Friends and Family, I’ve been a Cedar concert-goer for over two decades and a Board Member for 14 years, and the best way I’ve found to describe The Cedar is to say, “It feels like home.” Malian Artist Vieux Farka Touré agreed when he said, “(The Cedar) creates a kind of ambiance, a […]
A Living Room Concert took place on October 20th for a community gathering of music and solidarity in support of Waayaha Cusub and Falis Abdi Mohamud. The event was hosted by The Cedar Cultural Center and Jim Anton, with generous use of his home studio space in Minneapolis.
Waayaha Cusub rehearse with local artists deVon Gray, founding member of hip-hop group Hieruspecs, along with Joey Van Phillips (Dessa, POS, Toki Wright), Jim Anton (Johnny Lang), and Jeremy Ylvisaker (Alpha Consumer, The Cloak Ox). Don’t miss the Residency Finale Performance at The Cedar on October 22, Kato Ballroom in Mankato on October 28, and […]
Midnimo Artists-in-Residence, Waayaha Cusub, DJ’d Somali tunes at the 35th annual Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon. This was one Cheer Zone that had runners dancing as they passed – even in mile 19! Check out more information about Waayaha Cusub’s Midnimo residency on The Cedar’s website at www.thecedar.org/midnimo.
Waayaha Cusub has arrived in Minneapolis! Their first Midnimo residency activity was a classroom visit at Augsburg College, where the group shared their background and stories with students in “Music AugSem.” Check out more information about the residency on our website at www.thecedar.org/midnimo.