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Live Review – The Lowest Pair – The Dakota Jazz Club 3/2/17

By Rebecca Marx, Photo Credit Joseph Daniel Robert O’Leary

The Lowest Pair are underrated stars in the “Old Timey” Bluegrass music genre, though they seem humbled by the knowledge that they have successfully earned that moniker. Their sound is authentically backwoods Americana Roots with a modern twist, as though you could as easily stream their music right now as revisit them in a past life, or find them in Alan Lomax’s massive archive of folk music. Continue reading

Second Annual Festival Palomino 2015

The second annual Festival Palomino returns to Canterbury Park in Shakopee, Minn., on Saturday, September 19, 2015.

The 2015 lineup includes: Trampled By Turtles, Dr. Dog, Father John Misty, Benjamin Booker, Shakey Graves, Laura Marling, Calexico, Lydia Loveless and The Lowest Pair.

Festival Palomino features two stages, a craft beer garden, food trucks, exclusive VIP Lounge and amenities, artisan vendors and more. Ticket Price: $60.00 General Admission; $140.00 VIP (18+ only). Doors 1:00 PM, music 1:30 PM. Parking is included with ticket purchase.

VIP Tickets (18+) include:

– VIP Lounge
– Private full service cash bar
– Four drink tickets redeemable for Summit products, water, soda or rail drinks at VIP bar (must be 21 for alcohol purchase)
– Unique VIP catering menu available for purchase and VIP food truck access
– Complimentary Festival Palomino T-shirt
– Premium viewing area in front of the two main stages
– Bleacher seating section set away from main stages
– Private bathroom facilities
– Special parking and VIP festival entrance at Canterbury Park


The Lowest Pair CD Release

The Lowest Pair is a quirky, old-time roots influenced duet, featuring the high lonesome harmonies of banjo pickin’ songsters Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee. After nearly a year of traveling the country playing clubs, hotels, house shows, back yards and street corners, they found their way back to Minnesota, this time to Duluth where they sat down to record with producer Dave Simonett (Trampled by Turtles) and Tom Fabjance at an old church. The Sacred Heart Sessions (Feb 24, 2105) is an album that allows the listenier to enter the space that surrounds its creation. One can virtually feel the walls and vaulted ceiling of the old wooden church rising up, creating a natural reverb and warming the air.

Come join in the celebration as The Lowest Pair officially launch The Sacred Heart Sessions on home turf!

Dave Simonett will even be on hand to perform an opening set.

Review – The Lowest Pair – The Sacred Heart Sessions

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By Evan Verploegh

Some voices have the power to pull strings inside people that are seemingly otherwise unattainable. The harmonies that The Lowest Pair’s Kendl Winter and Palmer T. Lee produce on their latest release, The Sacred Heart Sessions, meld together in a way that does exactly that. The duo hailing from Olympia, WA and Minneapolis, MN respectively, have managed to create an enchanting and delightful record combining elements of folk, americana and bluegrass. Continue reading