Music Posts

Robot Rickshaw Emergence at the Embassy

Some footage for those who missed the Church Bazaar on March 7.

Robot Rickshaw | The Embassy

Video: Charlie Parr Virtual Mid-Week Bracer

Charlie Parr performed this special online-only show on the Duluth Cider stage last night. It’s free to watch, but you can support Parr’s Live Stream Tour at Go Fund Me. The concert starts at the 9-minute mark of the video.

Charlie is Antiviral

We washed dishes while watching the best concert ever.

I reviewed Charlie Parr’s March 25 Duluth Cider concert. We’re lucky to have him. Check it out here: Charlie is Antiviral.

This Week in Social Distancing: March 24

Highlights of the ways people were reaching out to each other while keeping their distance.

Duluth Album Releases in 2020

Big Into
Cold Fortunes and Warriors Obscura
(Jan. 2)
Available on Bandcamp

Glitteratti
Among the Wild
(March 6)
Available at glitterattiduluth.com

Dance Attic
Livin’ for Today
(April 17)

The Richardson brothers in the book “Haunted Minnesota”

This post could also be called “Bigfoot and Us.”

Starting in 1998, my brother Allen and I wrote a “weird science” column called “Gonzo Science” for the alternative Duluth newsweekly Ripsaw.

Gaelynn Lea’s Virtual Tour, Show #1

Gaelynn Lea had to cancel her March tour due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Above is the first of two virtual concerts; the second will stream live on March 22 at 2 p.m. The shows are available for free, but you can support the artist by buying a ticket on eventbrite.com.

Seyi & JayGee – “If This Was the End of the Road”

Is this video good enough or not done yet? Seyi Oyinloye and JayGee have issued the “SeyiNJayGeeChallenge” to help make an even better version.

Instructions: Download the audio from SoundCloud and post your own video of anyone dancing and singing along to it with hashtags #SeyiNJayGeeChallenge #SupportBlackArtists #2020Quarantine and # the city you’re in.

Videos uploaded by March 31 will be a part of the final music video.

The PlayList Presents: NorShore Summit

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. This episode focuses on indie folk band NorShore Summit, with a performance of the song “On Your Shoulder I Rest My Head,” shot at Duluth Cider on Jan. 19.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.

Selective Focus: Virtual Duluth

Started on Facebook by Matt Dressel, Virtual Duluth is people posting live, streaming arts and music happenings.

Link:
Virtual Duluth on Facebook

Beyondbliss – “WuHan!! Got You All in Check”

Duluth rapper Beyondbliss parodies Busta Rhymes’ 1996 hit “Woo Hah!! Got You All in Check” in this new video.

Girl from the North Country … Duluth on Broadway!

The Broadway premiere of Girl from the North Country, set in Duluth and featuring the songs of Duluth native Bob Dylan, was held at the Belasco Theatre on March 5.

One Less Guest – “Come on Over”

Duluth band One Less Guest will release its debut album, Monochrome, on April 18 at Thirsty Pagan Brewing. The group also performs on March 7 at Bent Paddle and St. Patrick’s Day at Rex Bar. The music video above was shot by Caelan Mars.

“Own Mine” Cypher Mix

Duluth’s DanSan Creatives and video director Sandra Oyinloye bring together the talents of Natasha Lancour (Royalty), Corey Haynes (Young Casper), Diona Johnson (Di Jay), Jordan Moses (UrkelX), Jeremy Gardner (JayGee) and Seyi Oyinloye (Seyi) in this “musical cypher” produced as the fifth part of the MixTape Project Initiative.

The Playlist Presents: One Less Guest

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. The Feb. 20 episode focused on jazz/rock/funk quartet One Less Guest, with footage from a performance at Duluth Cider.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.