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SHANE KOYCZAN with special guest
Oct
1
7:30 PM19:30

SHANE KOYCZAN with special guest

Shane Koyczan is an internationally recognized author and spoken word artist, well-known for his anti-bullying piece titled “To This Day.” With his poignant way of transforming personal pain into a collective call to action, you can’t leave a Shane Koyczan show the way you came; you will leave changed.

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An Evening with JOHN MCCUTCHEON
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening with JOHN MCCUTCHEON

John McCutcheon is one of America’s most respected and loved folk singers and a master of many traditional instruments. As a special way to celebrate Pete Seeger’s would be 100th birthday, John McCutcheon is touring in support of a new album, To Everyone In All The World: A Celebration of Pete Seeger.

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SEQUOYAH MURRAY with special guest (at Moon Palace Books)
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

SEQUOYAH MURRAY with special guest (at Moon Palace Books)

At only 22 years old, Atlanta native Sequoyah Murray has already developed a unique and sophisticated sound. His music is expansive, loosely described as modern soul but criss-crossing genres even within songs. With his beautiful vocal acrobatics from floating falsetto melodies to rich baritone notes, his carefully curated orchestrations are a joy to listen to. If his inventive debut is anything to judge his future by, his future looks intensely bright.

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SAMITE with special guest
Oct
9
7:30 PM19:30

SAMITE with special guest

Samite is one of East Africa’s most acclaimed flutists, but he’s also known for his smooth vocals accompanied by kalimba, marimba, and litungu. World renowned for his work to spread peace throughout the world, Samite’s mesmerizing looping and cyclical music brings people into a haven of calm.

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LUCY DACUS
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

LUCY DACUS

Lucy Dacus is a singer-songwriter in command of her full artistic palette. Handling complex lessons about loss with grace and gravity, she pens precise and memorable lyrics set to lilting and nicely arcing melodies, her sweet alto sounding like the breeze of a summer day.

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THE WAILERS with special guest
Oct
13
7:30 PM19:30

THE WAILERS with special guest

The Wailers, led by renowned bassist Aston “Familyman” Barrett, perform the 40th anniversary of "Survival," plus a second set of classics. From 1972 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman has carried on the mission to “keep The Wailers together,” just as Bob requested.

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BEDOUINE
Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

BEDOUINE

Bedouine has a sound. Sixties folk meets seventies country-funk with a glimmer of bossa nova cool. Lithe guitar picking and precise lyrical excursions, with a mesmerizing voice and phrasing. Originally hailing from Aleppo, Syria, Bedouine calls on her homeland in the only way she currently can - in her music.

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TYRONE WELLS with special guest
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

TYRONE WELLS with special guest

Tyrone Wells is a singer-songwriter who sings songs that you can’t help smiling to, crying to, and personally connecting to. Writing and touring for over a decade, Wells has earned his fans by pouring his heart out onstage. He takes audiences through joy and sadness but leaves them feeling like everything will be alright.

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ROBBIE FULKS with special guest
Oct
20
7:30 PM19:30

ROBBIE FULKS with special guest

Robbie Fulks is a singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist, known for his unique alt-country style while holding a strong disdain for contemporary country as a genre. With two Grammy nominations, Robbie’s talent has been recognized by a wider audience, but his playful stage banter makes his live show worth it on its own.

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THE DAILY SHOW WRITERS
Oct
26
8:00 PM20:00

THE DAILY SHOW WRITERS

The Daily Show Writers Stand-Up Show features the comics behind the jokes that make you laugh every night on Comedy Central's premiere late night show. These comedians tour the country performing their own material that you won't see on The Daily Show. From making fun of their failed dating lives, being a cat owner, or talking Trump, this show has something for everyone!  

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NIRMALA RAJASEKAR Maithree the Music of Friendship Album Release
Oct
28
3:00 PM15:00

NIRMALA RAJASEKAR Maithree the Music of Friendship Album Release

Nirmala Rajasekar, Carnatic virtuoso and master of the Saraswathi veena, releases her new collaborative album, Maithree the Music of Friendship, along with Thanjavur Murgaboopathi (Mridangam, Ghatam, Khanjira), Michelle Kinney (Cello), Pat O’ Keefe (Clarinet, Saxophone), and Tim O’ Keefe (Harmonica, Bongos, various Middle eastern Drums).

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ERIC JOHNSON Ah Via Musicom Tour
Oct
25
7:30 PM19:30

ERIC JOHNSON Ah Via Musicom Tour

The guitar has been very good to Eric Johnson, earning him international renown as a player, composer, recording artist and live entertainer as well as an ever-growing audience of admirers. And Eric Johnson has been very good to the guitar, spotlighting its myriad melodic, sonic and lyrical splendors, paying homage to its heroes and innovators, collaborating and playing with many of its finest contemporary talents, and fostering its continuing vibrancy as a primarily instrumental genre in popular music.

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DOM FLEMONS with Nickel & Rose
Oct
24
7:30 PM19:30

DOM FLEMONS with Nickel & Rose

Known as “The American Songster,” Dom Flemons’ musical repertoire covers nearly 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes, introducing audiences around the world to the diverse origins of American roots music. He will be joined by Nickel & Rose, a duo from Milwaukee that have created a sound that embodies Americana’s past and future.

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B-TAP Workshop: Getting to Yes – Pricing, Selling & Advocating
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

B-TAP Workshop: Getting to Yes – Pricing, Selling & Advocating

Join us at The Cedar for a workshop presented by Springboard for the Arts in partnership with the City of Minneapolis Business Technical Assistance Program (B-TAP). This free workshop gives artists practical tips and skills for pricing their work, improving sales techniques and interacting with the public.

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ELLE PF and CITY COUNSELOR Double Release Show with Mike Queenz
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

ELLE PF and CITY COUNSELOR Double Release Show with Mike Queenz

Two local groups unite for an incredible double album release. Orchestral rock and electronic production come to a head in the work of Elle PF, led by songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, & producer Ranelle LaBiche. They’ll be joined by City Counselor, an electronic pop band making music about the sorry state of the world, drawing on orchestral, funk, and dance-pop traditions along the way.

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JIM LAUDERDALE with Mother Banjo
Oct
4
7:30 PM19:30

JIM LAUDERDALE with Mother Banjo

Jim Lauderdale is an American music-master, and the author of a soundtrack both glorious and expansive. Here are the first and last chapters of the newly revised edition: His initial recording, with bluegrass innovator Roland White, and his newest effort, the expansive, hyper-melodic Time Flies. 

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