Tag Archives: Sarah Morris

An Evening With Ben Cook-Feltz and Friends?

Doors at 7:30
$7 Cover

Ben Cook-Feltz is playing a show at the Bryant Lake Bowl & Theater, and he’ll be joined by several local musicians. Martin Devaney and Theyself (Doc from Fairfax, AK) will be opening, and his set will feature appearances from Jillian Rae, Sarah Morris, Kari Arnett, Mother Banjo, Art Vandalay and Doug Otto. Plus your usual favorite BCF guys, and who knows, maybe a few more.

Op Ed & Slideshow – The Mad Ripple Hootenanny 10 Year Anniversary – The Cedar Cultural Center 11/10/16

Joe Baumgart Jillian Rae, Terry Walsh, Tony Nelson, Larry Long, David Haugen, Joseph Pettini, Mary Beth Hanson, Nick Hensley, Mayda Pauline, John Louis, Katy Vernon, Martin Devaney, Mary Cutrufello, Sarah E Morris, Vicky Emerson-Wallace, Dan Israel, Nick Leet, Joe Fahey, Michael Ferrier, Brianna Lane, Doug Collins, Brian Drake, Shawn Stelton, Nici Peper, John Magnuson, Sarah Streitz, Jeff Krause, Maya Elena, Jonathan Delehanty

Rebecca Marx Photo Credit David Tanner

Jim Walsh’s Mad Ripple Hootenanny celebrated its 10 year anniversary at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis on November 10th, 2016. The host of the Hoot–Jim Walsh, was there to facilitate the post-election feelings and frustrations that the players carried burdensome in their hearts. In fact, many of the people inside of the Cedar had walked along with anti-Trump protestors–Gary Louris of the Jayhawks amongst them–as they journeyed to the show. Continue reading

Interview – Vicky Emerson and Sarah Morris – Keeping the Home Fires Burning

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By Rebecca Marx

When I interviewed Vicky Emerson and Sarah Morris early in the Spring of 2016, I knew immediately that there would be a follow up of some sort. The “secrets” that they divulged about the US radio charts, and just how they were navigating the music industry as independent artists really resonated with people who were trying to do it DIY style. For those same folks, check out my update on what the two have been up to, and for a rock n roll read/expose; I recommend the book by Semisonic drummer Jacob Slichter: So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star: How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer’s Life. Continue reading

Interview – Vicky Emerson and Sarah Morris – The Secrets To Their Success

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By Rebecca Marx

I wanted their secrets, just how had these two musicians from Minnesota mounted such a successful Americana radio campaign all on their own? Without a record label, or PR team, Vicky Emerson reached #58 and Sarah Morris got to #85 on the AMA (Americana) chart, amongst artists like Sturgill Simpson, Bonnie Raitt and The Avett Brothers. Emerson and Morris took the time to sit down with me, and divulge some of their secrets before crisscrossing the Midwest together on their Highways & Heartstrings tour. Continue reading

Double Release Party: Sarah Morris and Tim Houlihan CD Releases, with Kevin Bowe & The Okemah Prophets

Celebrate the double release of Sarah Morris and Tim Houlihan’s latest albums. Kevin Bowe + The Okemah Prophets open the show. Doors 7:00 pm. $12 advance, $15.00 day of show. All ages.

Big Fat Love: Celebrating John Prine’s 1/2 Birthday

Minnesota’s favorite John Prine tribute returns to the 331 Club! Featuring performances by:

The Blackberry Brandy Boys
Sarah Morris
Art Vandalay
Mother Banjo
Ben Cook-Feltz Music
Adam Svec