Mary Bue has been all over the place, creating music, putting out albums and starting a yoga studio. All before she turns 21 this Friday. 😉 Catch the release party for the release of The Majesty of Beasts, a very personal project for Bue.
If you haven’t had a chance to check out her music, this is a great chance! If you want to visit Duluth on Saturday you get a second chance or a second time to see her.
Mary Bue EP Release Mpls w/ Gabriel Douglas & Timbre Ghost at Icehouse. Friday 5/12
Mary Bue EP Party Duluth w/ Paul Fonfara & Ingeborg von Agassiz at Red Herring Lounge. Saturday 5/13
Check out all her great music on Bandcamp.
By Rebecca Marx, Photo Credit Jason Kokal/JLK Images
To say that Mary Bue is a mover and a shaker is a very literal statement, since the 2015 release of her grunge punk masterpiece Holy Bones, the musician’s career has been speeding along at a heady pace. This spring the Duluth based Bue pulled up stakes, making the move south to Minneapolis. Rift caught up with her to find out just how the transition is coming along. Continue reading
ST. PAUL, MN FEBRARY 11: Ben Lubeck performs at the Turf Club on February 11, 2016 in St. Paul, Minnesota. © Tony Nelson
Photo Credit Tony Nelson
Minneapolis has a long and storied love affair with music, but her twin sister Saint Paul has long been overlooked in comparison as a home for music. Yet another rivalry between the Twin Cities it seems! However, the last several years have been witness to an explosion of new venues in Saint Paul, creating an arts culture that challenges that stereotype. Continue reading
The Hoot returns to Harriet Brewing! Songs, stories, and shenanigans with Mary Bue, Martin Devaney, Jeff Schuller, Vicky Emerson-Wallace and more. Let’s do this…
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny: 6:30pm
Food Truck: Pimento Kitchen
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny
The Mad Ripple Hootenanny was started in November, 2006 by writer/host/singer/organizer/songwriter Jim Walsh as a way of bringing songwriters together for a one-night only round-robin of original songs and stories. Over the years, many notables have taken part in the Hoot (Billy Bragg, Dan Wilson, Elvis Perkins, Curtiss A, Ike Reilly, Ben Kyle) and been joined newbies and up-and-coming locals at Java Jack’s, the Beat Coffeeshop, the Guthrie, Banjo Jim’s in New York, Kings Wine Bar, the Aster, and others.
By Brandon Henry
Duluth’s folk songstress Mary Bue plugs in and delivers a powerful 3rd record with Holy Bones. Throughout the album, hints of Kathleen Edwards and Jenny Lewis simmer at the surface, but these 8 songs showcase the depth of Bue’s songwriting and ability to marry it to driving hook-laden guitar rock. The album is a personal journey that rings universal, that to forge your own future you must extrapolate the lessons from the highs and lows of the past. A tall task to take on, but Holy Bones pulls it off with a mastery few songwriters attain. Continue reading