Lonesome Dan’s newest album, Hours Seem Like Days, is his first album after a ten-year recording break. His inspiration? A deep admiration, observation, connection and love for shelter animals.
Freaque is a project of Gabriel Rodreick, who sustained a C5 Spinal Cord Injury while diving into the Pacific Ocean in Costa Rica eleven years ago. In his new piece A Cripple’s Dance, he combines a five-member band with four dancers to challenge narratives about spinal cord injury, exploring anger, fear, and hope, and examines the balance between healing and risk taking.
JØUR (fka Jourdan Myers) spoke with us ahead of her debut album release show at The Cedar on October 11th. We chatted about how Jourdan got started in music, where she draws inspiration from, what she thinks of the Twin Cities music scene, her interests, and a little about the Good Arts Collective she co-founded.
We caught a few minutes on the phone with Jarlath Henderson ahead of his show at The Cedar on October 7th, as he took a break from hanging with friends at a pub. We chatted about what he wants his music to communicate, his melding of traditional Irish songs and instrumentation with modern electronics and synthesizers, and his upcoming album with Duncan Lyall, Innes Watson, and Hamish Napier.
English instrumentalist quartet Spiro has been creating music together for an incredible 25 years. The group is known for defying genres with complex string arrangements featuring the viola, violin, mandolin, and guitar. We talked with Jane Harbour of Spiro ahead of her show with LOTT at The Cedar about her inspirations, the evolution of Spiro, and what you can expect from the group’s set at The Cedar.