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Eliza Blue “1st of May” album release show with special guest Corpse Reviver (Americana/Folk)
Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Eliza Blue is a folk-singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. In addition to her solo work, Eliza also performs as half of the folk duo, “The Nesters” with fellow songwriter and banjoist, Jami Lynn, and she is a regular contributor to South Dakota Public Broadcasting with her monthly, “Postcards from the Prairie.” She has performed and recorded with Roma di Luna, Charlie Parr, and Chastity Brown just to name a few. Other highlights include performances at SXSW, CMJ, and Sioux River Folk Fest, as well as a slot this summer at Red Ants Pants Music Festival.
Most recently, Eliza collaborated with Billy Talbot, of the band Crazy Horse, on two albums, and was selected in 2016 & 2017 as a “favorite” by SDPB Magazine for contribution to the Tiny Desk Concert series contest.
After being an urbanite for most of her life, Eliza currently resides in South Dakota, with her sweetheart and their two children, herding sheep, raising chickens, and playing music.
Corpse Reviver is a Twin Cities-based trio that pays homage to Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music. First compiled and released in 1952 by Folkways Records, the Anthology offers a glimpse into the world of vernacular American music recorded in the 1920s on rare 78 rpm records. Reissued in 1996, the music runs the gamut of musical styles and includes early blues and jug bands, old-time country, cowboy songs, Cajun tunes, fiddle breakdowns, and a wide range of sacred music.
Corpse Reviver (who takes their name from a mid 19th century “hair of the dog” cocktail from New Orleans) strive to put their own stamp on the music while maintaining respect for the older styles.
Mikkel Beckmen (washboard, djembe, and stomp box) has been a fixture on the Twin Cities scene for a number of years; some of the folks he’s played with include the Brass Kings, Charlie Parr, and Lonesome Dan Kase & the Crush Collision Trio. Jillian Rae (fiddle, vocals) grew up on the Iron Range and started playing violin at an early age. She helps run a music school (known as the Music Lab) and plays with a number of local groups. Adam Kiesling (guitar, banjo, and vocals) got his start playing old-time and jug band music in the late 90s, played for local clogging group and Old Time trio the Mill City Grinders, then spent four years as an upright bass player for Pert Near Sandstone.
9pm Corpse Reviver
10pm Eliza Blue
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Cover charges on the tab.