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Local Music Tap: Twin Cities Funk & Soul @ The Dakota

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(credit: Secret Stash Records)

(credit: Secret Stash Records)

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Old-school funk and soul of the Twin Cities will be alive and well this weekend at the Dakota Jazz Club.

On Friday and Saturday nights, the Secret Stash Soul Revue with Sonny Knight, Maurice Jacox, Jackie Harris and the vocal group, the Valdons, will be performing – showcasing the Twin Cities funk and soul scene.

In 2012, Secret Stash Records released their unearthing of vintage R&B grooves from the 60s and 70s Twin Cities’ music scene, called “Twin Cities Funk & Soul: Rare R&B Grooves from Minneapolis/St. Paul 1964-1979.”

The collection sparked renewed interest for the music and managed to bring together the singers and musicians featured, now called the Secret Stash Soul Revue.

While the old school music has gained steam, there is also an effort to feature new songs, so Minneapolis-based Chastity Brown will also be featured throughout the evening.

For more information on the show and to purchase tickets, click here.

Video: ‘Secret Stash Soul Revue’ Release Show

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Local Music Tap is a new blog aimed at promoting Minnesota-based musicians, bands and shows. If you have music blog ideas, please email cepremo@wcco.com or leave a comment below.

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