Undeniably prolific, NUNNABOVE is Minneapolis’ latest and greatest
– weaving in and out of a wide variety of fresh styles, with astonishingly rich musical imaginations. The group delivers on a distinctive sound that leaves the listener wanting to hear more.
The 4-sibling group NUNNABOVE was featured on season 13 of America’s Got Talent. They have been called, “the next generation of the Minneapolis sound.” They weave styles of Pop, Rock, R&B, Jazz and Neo-Soul seamlessly with a fresh, youthful vibe. NUNNABOVE is: Cadence (21)Bass/Vocals, Mattie (20) Keys/Vocals, Bennett (19) Guitar/Vocals and Wisdom (17)Drums/Vocals. NUNNABOVE has shared the stage with the 3-time Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness, The Steeles, Stokely, and many others. Their debut album, “Season: One,” is available on digital outlets everywhere. They have just released their new single “Appreciate Me,” and are tour ready for the post-covid world.
“Minneapolis’s latest and greatest”–The Current
“They have many years of music ahead of them.”-Terry Lewis
“NUNNABOVE, the Dakota. This young sibling quartet from Woodbury has oodles of talent and potential…-Jon Bream, Star Tribune critic
The Sheldon, Minnesota Music Coalition and 89.3 The Current proudly present the 11th annual Caravan du Nord featuring NUNNABOVE
Opening for NUNNABOVE are The Foxgloves and Hannah Lou Woods
Hannah Lou Woods is an award-winning indie singer-songwriter who writes straight from the heart. Fusing her signature messages of self-healing and universal love with soulful vocals and intricate piano and guitar arrangements, Hannah’s music bears witness to the full spectrum and experience of being human. As a traveling soul on a journey of self-discovery through music, Woods explores deeper truths through her songwriting, expressing the courage and resilience it takes to continually face our fears and be who we truly are. A Berklee College of Music graduate, Hannah has shared the stage with many well-respected artists including Emily Elbert and Adrianne Lenker, and has opened for other talented artists such as Couer De Pirate, Jen Chapin, and Raining Jane. Originally hailing from a small town in Minnesota, Hannah has received numerous awards for her songs, including the Great American Song Contest (Winner – Pop Category), John Lennon International Songwriting Contest (finalist) and an Honorable Mention at the Rocky Mountain Folk Festival Songwriter Showcase. In addition, her electro-pop project We Saw Lions has gathered over 4.5 million streams on Spotify.
“a tenderness in each whisping breath that dances elegantly over the delicate touch of each piano key. Her voice floats and dips in a calming and ethereal sort of way. It seems effortless, but its beauty is undeniable” (Red Line Roots)
Caravan du Nord Workshops
3PM – Workshop: Marketing for Musicians, presented by Youa VangLearn how to put together an EPK, and how you can enhance your public relations and publicity activities to gain awareness and attention for yourself as a musician.
About the presenter: Youa Vang is a master of all trades, jack of none. After working a decade in retail management, she attended IPR (the Institute of Production and Recording) for Music Business with the intention of tour managing bands. She inadvertently got an internship at City Pages and ended up working as a freelance writer for the paper after graduating, where she has interviewed over 500 artists as a journalist — some of those famous (Jeff Bridges, Chris Thile, Aimee Mann, David Lovering, Jeff Daniels) and many of those local artists just trying to make it. Currently, she works with Minneapolis artist Chris Koza, freelance writes, and runs a cross stitch business with her sister.4PM Workshop – Your MN Musician Toolbox – Resources and funding ideas for musicians, presented by Joanna Schnedler Are you looking for more information about what is out there to help you as a musician at any level? Music Coalition staff will provide an overview of the MMC programs and resources, what are some other ways to connect and learn, and give a brief overview of funding opportunities for musicians in Minnesota. 5:30-6:30PM – Networking Social Hour
The Caravan du Nord is a traveling showcase of Minnesota music, bringing top regional acts, emerging bands and music industry professionals to towns across Greater Minnesota for a weekend of workshops, networking, and performances. The event has been co-presented in Red Wing by the Sheldon Theatre for eleven years. Sponsored by 89.3 The Current, the fall tour has presented more than 200 artists to audiences totaling more than 10,000. The Caravan du Nord is an ongoing project of the Minnesota Music Coalition.
This event is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.