Kevin Bowe & Okemah Prophets

Kevin Bowe is a Minneapolis based writer/producer/guitarist…. over the last several years he has earned 3 platinum records and written songs on 2 Grammy winning albums working with Paul Westerberg, Johnny Lang, Etta James, The Meat Puppets, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and dozens of other artists. This is all fine and good but it also kept him too busy to put together an album of his own songs for over 10 years! But the wait is over and the new...

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Jason and the Scorchers

With the release of HALCYON TIMES, Jason & The Scorchers have accomplished an extremely rare feat: almost 30 years into their career they have made a rock ‘n’ roll record every bit as dynamic and mind-blowing as their vintage work. Very few rock bands can make this claim. Jason & The Scorchers can, they should, and they do.

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Heiruspecs

In ancient Rome, a Heiruspec was a high priest who foretold the future. Today, Heiruspecs are a live hip-hop band that is the future. Based in Minneapolis, Heiruspecs (high-roo-spex) recently released its sophomore album, ‘Small Steps.’ Making giant steps in the live hip-hop arena, Heiruspecs have set necks snapping nationwide and ‘Small Steps’ has earned the band loads of critical acclaim — the album was voted as...

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Gear Daddies

Gear Daddies from Austin, Minnesota featuring members Randy Broughten (electric and steel guitar), Nick Ciola (bass), Billy Dankert (drums and vocals), and Martin Zellar (guitar and vocals). Their most mainstream success was when they played Late Night with David Letterman in 1991. Ciola and Dankert did not play on the show because many bands simply sat in with Paul Shaffer and The World’s Most Dangerous Band when playing the show. Zellar...

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G.B. Leighton

More than 200 shows a year. Jubilant fans who follow him from Minnesota to Mexico. More than 70,000 albums sold. A crushing live-performance DVD. And now even a state-of-the-art nightclub named after one of his songs — all without the support of a major record label. Meet GB Leighton, a band named after one of the region’s most incendiary live performers and consistently solid songwriters, Brian Leighton. Through more than a decade...

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