Benefit for Sisters' Camelot/Hobo Nephews/Two Many Banjos/Katey Bellville/more!!
Benefit for Sisters' Camelot featuring Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, Two Many Banjos, Katey Bellville, and Painted Saints. Four incredible MN roots/bluegrass/folk/americana/country groups perform at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis Tuesday March 20 to benefit local non-profit collective Sisters' Camelot. Doors open 7 pm, music begins at 7:30 pm. Ticket holder must be 21 or older with valid i.d. to enter venue.
Sisters' Camelot is a collective working to create sustainability in the Twin Cities. Founded in 1997, they have given away millions of dollars worth of free fresh organic produce and whole foods through their Food Share program, distributing the kinds of foods you could buy at the North Country Co-op, Seward Co-op or the Wedge. They make weekly rounds to distributors, pick up and then distribute fresh ripe organic produce, prepackaged whole foods, bulk goods, and other items that may be overstock or approaching their expiration dates. The food share committee and volunteers make "random drops" where they show up unannounced in their big brightly painted bus at a busy intersection or neighborhood park in low-income neighborhoods around the Twin Cities metro area. Food Share happens twice a week in the winter and four times a week during the growing season, when two Farmers Market pick-ups are added to the schedule. Every week thousands of pounds of fresh, organic produce are distributed.
In May of 2011 Sisters' Camelot kicked off a new Kitchen Bus program and have been cooking and serving free meals throughout the Twin Cities two or three days every week. The renovated Bluebird bus equipped with a state-of-the-art kitchen allows Sisters' Camelot to provide hands-on community education relating to nutrition and food, and strengthens local neighborhoods and communities with the sharing of nourishing organic meals. Sisters' Camelot is a 501(c)(3) non-profit registered in the State of Minnesota. Please visit sisterscamelot.org online and give generously. http://sisterscamelot.org/
Brothers Teague and Ian Alexy's multiple solo albums and releases as Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank have placed them firmly among the pioneers of the impressive roots music resurgence going on in Minnesota. Both well-respected singer/songwriters, Teague is practically a one-man band, stomping his feet, banging out rhythm guitar, and blowing soulful blues on the harmonica around his neck. Ian is a foot stomping ace on both melodic acoustic and rowdy rock n' roll electric guitar. The fifth Hobo Nephews album is planned for late 2012. http://www.myspace.com/hobonephewsofunclefrank
All the members of Two Many Banjos have had their share of creative bluegrass experiences so the idea was to come up with as many diverse and exploratory directions as possible. The bulk of their six albums are rooted in deep tradition but with a contemporary twist. They perform the music as they think it may have sounded before the birth of recording technology while seeking to put new skin on old bone: to create a modern original music out of archaic elements.
Katey Bellville's roots run deep in the Midwestern music community. Unforgettable tunes blend modern pop sensibilities with fundamental bluegrass instrumentation, traditional folk roots, country influences and the occasional enhancement of her effortless yodeling. Katey Bellville's numerous performances include those with Garrison Keillor on "A Prairie Home Companion", with Alison Krauss at the "Ryman Theater Grand Ole Opry", and with her father, Rod Bellville, a popular fixture in the Old Time Music Scene. Katey is currently recording her first album in Nashville and Minneapolis. http://www.reverbnation.com/kateybellville
Painted Saints hail from Minneapolis/Denver and do a gutter blues/spaghetti western/heroin klezmer/chamber country/shoegazer/sad bastard sort of sound. Their third album, No Match for Greater Minds, was released October 2011. http://www.paintedsaints.net/
Fine Line Music Cafe (View)
318 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|