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MNspin Musician of the Week: Curtis & Loretta

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Award winning folk singer-songwriter duo Curtis & Loretta’s extraordinary harmonies and proficiency on a parade of stringed instruments create an alluring frame for their poignant original songs, and traditional pieces. The Minneapolis husband and wife duo’s current menagerie includes mandocello, folk harp, guitars, clawhammer banjo, and ukulele, plus a bit of kazoo, harmonica, and shakers. The duo’s latest CD will be out in fall of 2022. The original songs were inspired by the pandemic, and the project is backed by a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. The duo engages the audience in an experience that runs the gamut of rolling with laughter to holding back tears, with plenty of side-trips in between.

“…they blend humor and realism in a poignant performance of super-duper stuff.” … Tom Irwin, Illinois Times

Learn more about Curtis & Loretta here: https://hclib.musicat.co/artists/curtis-and-loretta

MNspin is an online collection of Minnesota music curated by local experts, brought to you by Hennepin County Library and the Friends of the Hennepin County Library. The collection features hundreds of selected albums by Minnesota artists of all genres. Minnesota artists gain exposure, and music lovers can explore the rich diversity of the local music scene and discover new favorite artists and bands. Music is available to freely stream or download here: hclib.musicat.co/.

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Date:
August 25
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Venue

Peavey Plaza
1111 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55415 United States
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