Tag Archives: MMC

Event Preview – Uke Fest 2016 – Vieux Carre 10/14


This year’s Uke Fest has crossed the Mississippi to land squarely in Saint Paul at the Vieux Carré Jazz club. How fitting as 2016 is the “Year of Music” in our capital city! This is the festival’s fifth year, and the fourth year that finds local ukulele songstress Katy Vernon at its helm. Continue reading

Interview – Ellen Stanley – 5 Years of the MN Music Coalition


By Rebecca Marx

On the cusp of the MN Music Coalition’s fifth anniversary, I chatted with its Executive Director Ellen Stanley, about the impact that the MMC has made on our local music scene. Stanley, whom you may know as Mother Banjo, oversees operations, coordinates artist programs, and works with the community to ensure that Minnesota is the best place for musicians to live and work. Continue reading