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The Revolution
September 29 @ 7:30 pm

"The band owned the material, playing flawlessly from the first notes of “Computer Blue” to the last notes of “Baby I’m a Star." - Riff Magazine "The band was razor sharp, inspired...it was one of the happiest concert crowds we've ever been in." - Variety The Sheldon launches its Grand Reopening Season-long celebration of the influence of Minnesota artists with The Revolution, playing the music they made famous backing Minnesota's own music royalty, Prince. The Revolution -- Wendy Melvoin, Lisa…

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An Acoustic Evening – Shawn Colvin
October 6 @ 7:30 pm

Colvin " the audience spellbound" with “extraordinary songs, mesmerizing guitar playing, and a voice that goes effortlessly from bruise-tender to scar-hard" - The Guardian In an era when female singer-songwriters are ever more ubiquitous, Shawn Colvin stands out as a singular and enduring talent. Her songs are slow-release works of craft and catharsis that become treasured, lifetime companions for their listeners. As a storyteller, Colvin is both keen and warm-hearted, leavening even the toughest tales with tenderness, empathy, and a searing…

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The Suburbs – 8th Annual Caravan du Nord
October 20 @ 7:30 pm

More great Minnesota artists on the Grand Reopening Season! The 8th annual Caravan du Nord, a traveling showcase of the best in current Minnesota music created by Minnesota Music Coalition and sponsored by 89.3 The Current, features three bands on one night. Known for their abiding commitment to all things Minnesota music related, Caravan always hosts the hottest bands on the scene. This year's headliner is a legendary Minnesota band, the Suburbs. Monica Laplante provides support, and a local opener…

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The Stray Cat Lee Rocker
November 3 @ 7:30 pm

"Lee Rocker's singing naturally captures the spirit of rock 'n' roll" - Rolling Stone Lee Rocker made his mark singing, playing, standing on, spinning and rocking his giant upright bass in the legendary music group The Stray Cats. Grammy-nominated, The Stray Cats have sold nearly 10 million albums and garnered an astounding 23 gold and platinum certified records worldwide. Founded by Rocker, Brian Setzer, and Slim Jim Phantom, The Stray Cats remain a radio staple, were music video pioneers at…

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Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
February 16 @ 7:30 pm

"Flawless, musical and witty, this quartet is able to do anything it sets its mind on." -­ Classical Guitar Magazine With imagination, artistry, and musical mastery, the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet has made its case as “one of the major guitar ensembles in the world” (Soundboard Magazine) since its formation in 1986. One of the very few guitar ensembles performing the majority of its repertoire from memory, the foursome—Joseph Hagedorn, Maja Radovanlija, Ben Kunkel and Wade Oden—moves with ease through original…

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We Are the Willows – Picture (Portrait)
April 5 @ 7:30 pm

"One of Paste Magazine's 12 Minnesota Bands You Should Listen To Now" "In the hands of , it becomes a story not just about his grandparents, but about anyone who has ever been pushed down into the darkness and pulled out again." - Andrea Swensson, MPR We Are The Willows is an orchestral indie rock band based out of South Minneapolis. The 6-piece ensemble features songwriter/frontman Peter Miller’s unique countertenor voice and guitar, supported by Jeremiah Satterthwaite (guitar/banjo), Leah Ottman…

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An Evening with Leftover Salmon
April 28 @ 7:00 pm

For any band to thrive on the road for nearly thirty years, there needs to be a constant source of renewal, a fresh spring of creativity at the center of the music that brings each member back for more. For Leftover Salmon, one of the great purveyors of Americana, this source came first from the American roots music traditions they came up with: bluegrass picking, Cajun two-stepping, the country blues. For all these years–over the course of their rise to…

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Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
May 4 @ 7:30 pm

2018 marks the 25th anniversary of Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s remarkable arrival onto the music scene. Since it’s formation in the early nineties in Ventura, California, the band has toured virtually nonstop, performing on average over 150 shows a year, and has produced a sizable catalog of recorded music, with sales of over 2 million albums to date. Early on, during their legendary residency at the Derby nightclub in Los Angeles, they reminded the world, in the midst of the…

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Jeremy Messersmith
May 11 @ 7:30 pm

"…he's a pop genius, with creative ambition to match his songs' considerable charm" - NPR Jeremy Messersmith is an indie pop singer-songwriter and one of Minnesota’s most recognized and celebrated artists, praised by The New York Times, NPR, USA Today, Paste Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Spin, and Rolling Stone among many others. A thoughtful, clever lyricist with a tender voice, the Minneapolis-based troubadour crafts songs that are catchy and relatable, and span the emotional gamut from poignancy…

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