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A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF TONY GLOVER
Jun
30
12:00 PM12:00

A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE OF TONY GLOVER

Come celebrate with us the life of the legendary Tony “Little Sun” Glover. The program will include remembrances from family and friends, projections, and a photo board featuring pictures from Tony’s life.  Ample space will be provided to share thoughts and stories about this beloved and one-of-a-kind icon.

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FRANKIE LEE Stillwater Release Show
Jun
28
8:00 PM20:00

FRANKIE LEE Stillwater Release Show

Frankie Lee returns to The Cedar with his sophomore album, Stillwater. Based on the loss of youth, with a focus on the dissolution of love, as well as the real life of the working class, Stillwater is a scrapbook of short stories, reveries and musical growth by one of America’s greatest unknown songwriters.

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CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO with Sam Breckenridge
Jun
25
7:30 PM19:30

CALIFORNIA GUITAR TRIO with Sam Breckenridge

California Guitar Trio has a singular sound that crisscrosses genres between rock, jazz, classical , folk, and world music, with the occasional dash of surf rock. Though they’re dazzling musicians, their personal audience connection through humor and stories invites audiences to be a part of the music, too.

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RIO MIRA with Ecuador Manta
Jun
23
7:30 PM19:30

RIO MIRA with Ecuador Manta

Rio Mira is a marimba-centered supergroup that takes its name from the river that runs between Ecuador and Colombia. Their music highlights the Afro-Pacific culture established by rebel slaves known as cimarrones in the early 16th century, which continues to bind together a region divided by state borders. Rio Mira’s cyclical, rippling marimba rhythms flow like rivers traversing toward freedom, mixing with drums, shakers, and call-and-response vocals and harmonies.

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6th Annual Salsa Fiesta with Mayito Rivera!
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

6th Annual Salsa Fiesta with Mayito Rivera!

Kick off summer with Minnesota Salsa Fiesta and Grammy award winner Mayito Rivera! Now in it's 6th year, the event features all the top Twin Cities salsa artists performing together for one night of sizzling music and dance! Hear the 18-piece salsa band live, see pro dance performances, and pick up some moves from free dance lesson. It’s the Latin music and dance party of the year!

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WAND with Dreamdecay
Jun
21
8:00 PM20:00

WAND with Dreamdecay

Wand brings pure rock energy to the stage but that’s not all they do. At times, evoking heavy-hitting guitar riffs reminiscent of Led Zeppelin, their wide sound also calls to mind early Radiohead and newer Tame Impala. Wand’s new album is due this Spring, and Seattle rock darlings, Dreamdecay, will open the night.

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SPIDER JOHN'S 1000th MOON CELEBRATION
Jun
17
7:30 PM19:30

SPIDER JOHN'S 1000th MOON CELEBRATION

Come celebrate Spider John Koerner's musical legacy on the evening of the 1000th full moon of his lifetime. This vaudeville-esque evening of entertainment will include short musical sets from Dan Newton / Daddy Squeeze Trio, Nirmala Rajasekar, Jack Klatt, Charlie Parr, Adam Kiesling, Mumblin' Drew, Dakota Dave Hull and more, tango dancers, a yo-yo trickster, and cosmic oddities displayed around The Cedar’s hall.

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SOLD OUT: KILL TONY SUMMER TOUR
Jun
16
7:30 PM19:30

SOLD OUT: KILL TONY SUMMER TOUR

Tony Hinchcliffe hosts his wildly popular podcast with his co- host Brian Redban and the Kill Tony Band (Jeremiah Watkins and Joel Jimenez). Local performers and YOU, THE LISTENER, have the chance to get 60 uninterrupted seconds live on stage to the Kill Tony listenership. Then hold on tight, as you seamlessly go from performing to being interviewed as a guest on the podcast. THESE SHOWS WILL SELL OUT.

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SAN CISCO with Carla Geneve
Jun
14
8:00 PM20:00

SAN CISCO with Carla Geneve

San Cisco are a four-piece indie pop group hailing from Fremantle, Western Australia. Initially known for their breakout single, “Awkward,” San Cisco has continued to gain popularity, with 2018 seeing their biggest tour to date. Following time in the studio, San Cisco looks forward to releasing a new album later this year.

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HOWE GELB with Paul Fonfara (Solo)
Jun
13
7:30 PM19:30

HOWE GELB with Paul Fonfara (Solo)

For close to four decades, Howe Gelb has had a way of sweet talking, or rather sweet singing, with his raspy, smoky voice. Though known for his guitar and piano playing, songwriting, and his love of piano standards, ultimately, it’s his singular, charming personality and endearing honesty that have won him the closest fans.

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AALLOTAR and TEHO.
Jun
9
7:30 PM19:30

AALLOTAR and TEHO.

With Finnish and Finnish-American members, Aallotar is an equal parts soothing and energetic accordion, violin, and vocal chamber folk duo, and Teho. is a power fiddle duo. Both groups will bring music speaking to Finnish folk tradition while pushing limits, innovating and improvising to create something beautifully new.

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SOLD OUT: WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS
Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

SOLD OUT: WATCH WHAT CRAPPENS

Watch What Crappens is a podcast that revels in all things Bravo. Hosts Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam aim to capture the feeling of cracking jokes while you’re watching shows with friends. Their humor and wit have earned them a loving following over the air - this evening is a chance to revel in their chemistry live.

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BOMBINO with Corey Medina & Brothers
Jun
5
7:30 PM19:30

BOMBINO with Corey Medina & Brothers

Bombino, the Grammy-nominated Tuareg guitarist, has a sound that resonates with fans across a wide spectrum, whether rock fans, blues enthusiasts, or world music devotees. With his hypnotic riffs and virtuosic soloing, you won’t want to miss this explosive night of Tuareg music and electric guitar. Bemidji based, blues rockers, Corey Medina & Brothers will open the night.

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KITH + KIN CHORUS Season Finale with Cameron Kinghorn
Jun
2
7:00 PM19:00

KITH + KIN CHORUS Season Finale with Cameron Kinghorn

Kith + Kin Chorus celebrate their Season 3 finale with Cameron Kinghorn and raising funds for Spare Key, a non-profit supporting families in medical crises. Led by Rachel Ries (of Her Crooked Heart), Kith + Kin focuses on singing for community good, musical inclusivity and making new arrangements of beloved secular songs.

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DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD with Dreamland Faces
Jun
1
8:00 PM20:00

DANIEL KAHN AND THE PAINTED BIRD with Dreamland Faces

Detroit-born, Berlin-based singer/songwriter, polyglot poet, translator and activist Daniel Kahn concocts furious, tender, electrifying and revolutionary alienation Klezmer. With The Painted Bird, he presents a variety of passionate songs inspired in part by the struggles of Jewish revolutionaries at the turn of the century, and in part by his own intense desire for a better world. You won’t want to miss their riotous live energy!

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