From a large music festival-conference to a soul legend crooning it up in St. Paul, here are four great shows to see this week(end)!
MN Music Coalition Summit @ Amsterdam
This 3-day festival for fans, artists and music industry professionals features artist workshops, industry panels, mentoring sessions, networking events and even an exclusive screend of the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival’s 2015 MN Made Music Videos. Artist performances include Chastity Brown, MaLLy, Fathom Lane, Tiny Deaths and The Counterfactuals — plus more.
Ghost Towns Of The West CD Release @ Cabooze – Preview Story
Friday, April 10
Despite geographical difficulties between bandmates, Minneapolis-based rockers, Ghost Towns Of The West, aren’t saying “farewell” just yet.
Upon first listening of the new album, “Shadows In Light,” it’s immediately apparent that they aren’t shying away from a big sound: driving percussion, effects-driven guitars and crunchy bass — fused with vocals that almost take a backseat to rest of the band (without sounding drowned out).Assistant Director Who Handed Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Before Fatal Shooting Has Deep Minnesota Ties
The Awful Truth Album Release @ Icehouse
Saturday, April 11
Self-proclaimed “brooding” pop artists The Awful Truth are releasing their new album, “Lakewater” at the Icehouse Saturday. Listen to these guys. It actually sounds like they’re revealing some awful truth to you – in a beautiful, melodic way.
Willie Walker @ The Minnesota Music Café
Sunday, April 12
He’s a soul survivor and a soul legend. Willie Walker – also known as Wee Willie Walker to some – is bringing his Sam Cooke-esque vocals to the Minnesota Music Café on Sunday at 4 p.m. He’ll perform until 8 p.m.
Check out one of his hits below!MORE NEWS: St. Paul School Board Chair Jeanelle Foster Recovering From COVID
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