A Grammy-winning Minnesota duo can now say they’ve strummed their way through the state Capitol with a canoe in tow. The Minneapolis-based Okee Dokee Brothers held a quick show Tuesday in the governor’s office. Youngsters from a St. Paul early childhood education program were in the select audience.
A Minnesota duo who snagged an unexpected Grammy nomination for best children’s album says their inspiration comes from memories of growing up together in Colorado.
Grammy nominations for some big-name musicians have already been announced, but one of the categories they didn’t announce on TV is Best Children’s Album. One of the nominated groups for the category happens to be two Minneapolis residents.
Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing learned their biggest lesson about the Mississippi River before they even dipped in a paddle: Expect the unexpected.