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Articles by Euan Kerr

Trampled by Turtles singer Dave Simonett releases his first solo album under his own name Article

After almost 20 years leading the Duluth-based bluegrass rock band Trampled by Turtles, singer and guitarist Dave Simonett just released what could be -- depending on how you look at it -- his first or his third solo album. Simonett's latest collection 'Red Tail' is much lighter and more open to interpretation than two he issued as Dead Man Winter.


'Sound the Bells': where Dessa and the Minnesota Orchestra meet Article

The live hip-hop album features a selection of Dessa's hip hop work with a group of vocalists and the full Minnesota Orchestra behind her. This years-long collaboration and cross-genre learning results in 'Sound the Bells' and some interesting marketing challenges.


Minnesota Orchestra sets South Korea and Vietnam tour for 2020 Article

The Minnesota Orchestra has announced a 2020 tour to Vietnam and South Korea to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the resumption of normal diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam, and the appointment of Osmo Vanska as music director of the Seoul Philharmonic.


Charlie Parr uses injury to reassess and record Article

A year after a devastating injury threatened his career, Duluth guitarist Charlie Parr is back with a new album, a new tour and a new understanding of the tunes he plays.