Okee Dokee Brothers
While the majority of this year’s big Grammys are expected to go to people as far-flung as British crooners Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, or Australian songstresses Sia and Iggy Azalea, there are a few categories with candidates much closer to home.
The Minnesota Zoo has announced some of the acts included in its lineup of summer concerts, and the roster includes old favorites and new talents alike. The Subway Music in the Zoo series opens June 2 with a concert by the Monkees.
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 Twin Cities duo, The Okee Dokee Brothers, won the best children’s album of the year Sunday night.
A Minnesota duo is up for a Grammy Award Sunday for best children’s album.
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.
A new children’s music CD debuted on Sunday, made by Minnesota artists to benefit Minnesota kids.