Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 3rd YearA favorite instrument will be taking center stage this Saturday in St. Paul.
Movie Blog: Capsules Of 'Sound Unseen' HighlightsFugazi, fugayzee. Bob Wier, Bob Wire. Trylon, McNally Smith. Point being, there's a little something for everyone at this year's Sound Unseen festival, so long as you have a song in your heart and don't care whether you're pronouncing they lyrics correctly.
Best Places For Adult Music Classes In MinnesotaIt is never too late to fulfill those musical aspirations. Quality music education programs are available throughout Minnesota.
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Lowertown Guitar Festival Returns To St. PaulThe Lowertown Guitar Festival returns to St. Paul next month. The free day of outdoor music will be held Aug. 9 in downtown Mears Park. McNally Smith College of Music is holding the second annual event. Last year's inaugural festival drew nearly 2,000 people.
Local Music Tap: Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 2nd YearThe Lowertown Guitar Festival is returning to St. Paul's Mears Park after last year's inaugural event that attracted nearly 2,000 people. This year, the host of the event -- McNally Smith College of Music -- promises that the Saturday, Aug. 9 event will be even bigger and better.
Young Musicians Hoping 'Grammy Camp' Leads To SuccessThirty-one talented high school students from across the country are taking part in "Grammy Camp" here in Minnesota. It is an immersion in all aspects of the music business, from songwriting and engineering to video production and vocal performance.
Local Music Tap: Motion City Soundtrack Movie, Acoustic Performance Of 1st AlbumTo celebrate the release of their new video documentary, Minneapolis-born Motion City Soundtrack is set to perform the album I Am The Movie acoustic in its entirety Wednesday in St. Paul. Last year, after sorting through video footage and photographs of their experience making I Am The Movie in the early-2000s and liking what they saw, the band asked their friend Melissa Kraemer to lead and edit the project.
Minnesota Music Students To Play With Midwest Jazz BandMinnesota is home to some of the most unique sounds in the music industry. The sounds of Bob Dylan, Prince, The Jayhawks and Doomtree have inspired countless of inspiring artists to pick up instruments. Many of whom come to St. Paul, Minn. to the McNally Smith College of Music where classes focus on performance, recording and engineering.
Local Music Tap: 'Winter Jazz Blast' Festival For H.S. Jazz BandsEscape the cold with some hot jazz performed by some of Minnesota's best high school bands at the 2nd Annual Winter Jazz Blast.
McNally Smith To Host 2014 Grammy CampMcNally Smith College of Music will present Grammy Camp in St. Paul next summer. The camp is the Grammy Foundation's signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students. McNally Smith is one of four host sites in 2014.
Local Music Tap: McNally Smith Makes 'Best College For Vets' ListMilitary Times Edge magazine has named St. Paul's McNally Smith College of Music one of the best colleges for veterans.