Swedish American Hall

04 Apr 2019

We wanna send you plus one to see Telekinesis and Sontalk @ Cafe Du Nord

If Michael Benjamin Lerner has given us nothing more than an opportunity to nudge the word “effluxion” into the common vernacular, it is still a crowning cultural achievement. To truly appreciate this minor linguistic marvel, you need to say the word out loud—do this right now, wherever you are; it’s

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13 Feb 2019

We wanna send you to see Laura Veirs!

Laura Veirs is an American singer-songwriter living in Portland. Veirs was raised in Colorado, studied geology and Mandarin Chinese at Carleton College, worked as a translator for a geological expedition in China. While growing up, she heard folk-country, classical, and pop music at home. However, she didn’t “listen seriously,” she

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10 Jan 2019

We wanna send you and your friend to see Azure Ray

Azure Ray are two musicians – both Alabama natives as well as childhood friends – relocated to Athens after school and combined elements of folk, pop, and light electronica into their 2001 debut self-titled album released on Warm Records. The next winter, Azure Ray issued the November EP on Saddle

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17 Oct 2018

We wanna send you and your friend to see La Luz!

La Luz is a band in Seattle, WA, started in the summer of 2012 by Shana Cleveland (guitar), Marian Li Pino (drums), Lena Simon (bass), and Alice Sandahl (keyboard). Everyone sings. Songs by Shana and La Luz. Thursday, October 25, 2018 | Swedish American Hall | Tickets can be purchased

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27 Jun 2018

We wanna send you plus one to see S.Carey!

At its heart, S. Carey’s Hundred Acres – the third full-length from Wisconsin singer/songwriter S. Carey – finds him grounded, comfortable in his skin, but still with one foot in the stream. More direct than ever, there is a wellspring of confidence in this new batch of songs that allow for ideas

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19 Jun 2018

We wanna send you and a friend to see Y La Bamba!

Luz Elena Mendoza returns to themes of searching, metamorphosis, shared humanity, and a faith that is greater than just religion. Born in San Francisco as a first generation daughter of immigrant parents from Michoacan, she spent her childhood raised by the melodies and stories that were being told through traditional

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12 Feb 2018

We wanna send you to see The Album Leaf and Real Estate at Noise Pop!

THE ALBUM LEAF has been making its mark as a soft-spoken innovator steadily and surely since 1999. One year after forming the influential San Diego instrumental group Tristeza, songwriter & multi-instrumentalist Jimmy LaValle founded THE ALBUM LEAF, a solo studio project turned full-fledged live band. The diversity of THE ALBUM

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20 Sep 2017

We wanna send you plus one to see Widowspeak!

Widowspeak remain purveyors of mood. Whether painting an image of a basement apartment with blinds closed or conjuring the sweeping openness of a desert, they’re an outfit ever preoccupied with the influence of place and the passage of time on personal experience: the way vivid memories can feel like movies

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