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EILEN JEWELL with Lena Elizabeth

  • The Cedar Cultural Center 416 Cedar Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55454 United States (map)

The Cedar and KFAI Present

EILEN JEWELL with special guest

Sunday, March 24th, 2019 / Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 7:30 PM

All Ages

$20 Advance / $25 Day of Show

This is a seated show. General Admission tickets are available online, by phone, at Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows.

A Country-flavored and blues-infused version of contemporary folk (which also can include healthy doses of rockabilly and surf)
— AllMusic

EILEN JEWELL

Eilen Jewell laughs when told her label’s president called her a musicologist. But she confirms she and her husband and bandmate, Jason Beek, have a passion for studying American music.

“We really love to uncover the past. It’s almost like digging for buried treasure,” she says. “For me, that’s where music is at. I like all kinds of music as long as there’s the word early in front of it.”

For her new album, Down Hearted Blues, on Signature Sounds, they unearthed 12 vintage gems written or made famous by an array of artists both renowned and obscure, from Willie Dixon and Memphis Minnie to Charles Sheffield and Betty James. Then, like expert stonecutters, they chiseled them into exciting new shapes and forms, honoring history while breathing new life into each discovery.

Lena ... sounds like Midwestern Brandi Carlile with a meaty voice ... Definitely a coming-out effort worth noticing.
— Star Tribune

LENA ELIZABETH

Lena Elizabeth released her first full length album, Get It Right, on November 29th, 2018. After the successful release of her debut EP, “The Line”(released summer of 2017), Lena has taken her music to the next level with this new record. Get It Right is a story of self-acceptance, anxiety, anger, relationships (good & bad) and through it all finding home. You can expect the same powerful vocals of Lena Elizabeth with even more confidence and attitude, upbeat and laidback grooves, Rock ‘n’ Roll anthems, honest and bold lyrics, beautiful complex harmonies, tasty guitar licks, playful bass lines, and a lot of raw emotion.