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Tina and the bsides

Sheldon Fete: House Party 2.0
September 20 @ 6:00 pm

Featuring Tina & the B-sides plus all manner of artsy good times   It’s a party, people! And, it’s back by popular demand!   Tonight we’re going to party like its 1989! Break out the leg warmers, off-the-shoulder tops, and get totally tubular because the Sheldon Theatre has a case of late ‘80s nostalgia and the whole community is invited. The free Sheldon Fête: House Party 2.0 takes over the entire building Friday, September 20, 6:00 – 10:30 PM, featuring…

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The Jayhawks
September 28 @ 7:30 pm

The Jayhawks and their rootsy sound were definitely swimming against the tide when they emerged from a crowded Minnesota music scene in 1985. Over the course of two decades, 9 albums, countless memorable live shows and enough personal drama to fill a couple of Behind the Music episodes, this beloved band soared to heights few ever achieve while winning the hearts and minds of numerous critics, fans and peers in the process. After releasing two Indie albums in the 80s,…

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An Evening with Aaron Neville
October 5 @ 7:30 pm

"It’s that blend of unforced sweetness, honesty and melodic sensibility that still makes his music so believable after a career spanning five decades.” – NPR Music Grammy Award-winning American R&B and soul singer Aaron Neville is arguably one of the most distinctive vocal stylists on the planet. His incredible career has seen him move seamlessly back and forth between the funky stuff he’s favored when working with his esteemed band of brothers, the Neville Brothers, and the angelic balladry you…

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Davina and the Vagabonds
October 12 @ 7:30 pm

“Listening to Davina & the Vagabonds is like stepping into a wondrous musical time machine. They have the panache and superlative musicianship to recreate the retro sound and ageless appeal of golden age Americana in high-definition reality on stage for your immense pleasure and enjoyment.”  – Thunder Bay Blues Festival/Canada DAVINA SOWERS AND THE VAGABONDS have created a stir on the national music scene with their high-energy live shows, level A musicianship, sharp-dressed professionalism, and Sowers’ commanding stage presence. With…

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Songwriting Workshop – Caravan Du Nord
October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Minnesota emerging artists with the Minnesota Music Coalition including Reina Del Cid, The Morning Kings, Faith Boblett, and local musician Tony Cucetti and Mike Arturi, drummer from The Lovin’ Spoonful, as they discuss the songwriting practices and techniques they use in generating and producing original music in Minnesota. All Ages are welcome, free to attend. RSVP with the Buy Tickets link.

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Music Business in Minnesota – Caravan Du Nord
October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

Hear from Minnesota artists from the Minnesota Music Coalition including Reina Del Cid, The Morning Kings, Faith Boblett, and local musician Tony Cucetti and Mike Arturi, drummer from The Lovin’ Spoonful, in varying stages of their careers as they discuss breaking into and consistently working in the Music business across the state. Discussion includes promoting, booking and communications to help musicians get and stay relevant. All Ages are welcome, free to attend. RSVP with the buy tickets link.

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Caravan du Nord featuring Reina del Cid plus The Morning Kings with opener Faith Boblett
October 18 @ 7:00 pm

The Sheldon, Minnesota Music Coalition and 89.3 The Current proudly present the 9th annual Caravan du Nord featuring Reina del Cid plus The Morning Kings with opener Faith Boblett. Part singer-songwriter, part rock band, Reina Del Cid is at the intersection of lyrical storytelling, catchy riffs, and scorching solos. Reina del Cid is a singer-songwriter and leader of the eponymous folk rock band based in Minnesota. Her song-a-week video series, Sunday Mornings with Reina del Cid, has amassed 24 million…

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BoDeans
November 23 @ 7:30 pm

With opening band Moors and McCumber. Headliner starts approximately 8:15 P.M> Those who have followed BoDeans’ remarkable 30-year musical career know that their blend of compelling songs and high energy performances have retained an unpretentious rock & roll loyal following like no other. Best known for their catchy single, “Closer To Free,” the band’s accessible alternative sound has led to many a milestone, including a Rolling Stone Reader’s Poll for Best New American Band in 1987, and support slots with…

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Leo Kottke
February 1 @ 7:30 pm

“guitarist who plays like two…his fingerpicking is a beautiful machine.” – New York Times Kottke is a master of guitar, a beloved Minnesota performance personality, and a fixture at the Sheldon. His unique performances showcase his virtuosic playing as well as his quirky humor. After recording more than 40 albums over four decades, Kottke is known across the nation for his impressive body of work and a simply stunning fingerpicking style that has won him two Grammy nominations. His sound…

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Travelin’ McCourys
March 6 @ 7:30 pm

Honoring the genre’s tradition and driving it forward, their innovative style of bluegrass won them the 2019 Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album. From a source deep, abundant, and pure the river flows. It’s there on the map, marking place and time. Yet, the river changes as it remains a constant, carving away at the edges, making new pathways, gaining strength as it progresses forward. The Travelin’ McCourys are that river. The McCoury brothers- Ronnie (mandolin) and Rob (banjo) - were…

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The New Standards & Guests: Score!
April 4 @ 7:30 pm

“What a terrific combo. Everything they do is a surprise.” – Greil Marcus, rock critic The stellar Minnesota-based trio with a global following, The New Standards, are joined by a big band and an incomparable mix of musical friends, as they bring you songs and themes from their favorite cult and classic film scores, presented with flair and filtered through their inimitable style. Garnish with a bruised sprig of mint. Started as Minneapolis based musicians and friends Chan Poling (piano),…

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Words & Music by Dan Wilson
May 16 @ 7:30 pm

“Words & Music by Dan Wilson” is an evening of songs and stories which pulls back the curtain on the art of songwriting and the creative process. Between stripped down renditions of modern-day classics he has written on his own and with collaborators including Adele, Dixie Chicks, and Carole King, among many others, Grammy winning singer-songwriter, producer, and Semisonic front man Dan Wilson shares his insights into writing and tells the stories behind the songs, including some of his most…

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