Category Archives: PreFreaks

PreFreak: Dirty Dozen Brass Band @ The Dakota 4-23-17 mpls

Enjoy this wide ranging free form conversation with New Orleans’ own Kirk Joseph, who is the sousaphone extraordinaire of Dirty Dozen Brass Band. The world renowned festive groundbreaking band has an amazing story, historic legacy & a truly lasting influence. … Continue reading

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PreFreak: Nicholas David @ The Dakota 3-16-17 mpls

For a genuine gist of who my friend Nick aka Nicholas David is, look no further than his aptly earned nickname The Feelin’. Nick the Feelin’ is the warmest, most soulful human beacon of exquisite voice, musicianship & beaming presence … Continue reading

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PreFreak: The Subdudes @ The Dakota 3-11-17 mpls

A number of Jazzfests ago in New Orleans, it just so happened the Subdudes were playing right before Crosby, Stills & Nash at a major stage. Please allow me to share with you a story. During the fiercely impassioned Subdudes … Continue reading

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PreFreak: Dobet Gnahoré @ The Dakota 2-17-17 mpls

Dobet Gnahoré is a young true visionary living the dream of music & dance & celebration of her expansive African culture. She is a highly dynamic talent who has brightly & wonderfully emerged from the Ivory Coast of Africa. Dobet’s … Continue reading

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PreFreak: Hayes Carll @ The Dakota 2-14-17 mpls

Rootsy Texas singer songwriter Hayes Carll has been known to have positively profound effects on his captive audience. I will share this true story.  Hayes was playing a 2 hour show in Austin & prior to that had been hanging … Continue reading

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PreFreak: Davina & the Vagabonds @ The Dakota NYE 12-31-16 mpls

There is a new buzzword going around the Twin Cities music scene &  among the greater world: Davina. Yes, Davina Sowers is becoming more & more of an icon in the making all the time. Her songwriting prowess joined with … Continue reading

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PreFreak: Davina & the Vagabonds @ The Dakota 10-31-16 mpls

Davina Sowers is a true powerhouse among today’s women singer songwriters. Over the years, her profoundly talented band Davina & the Vagabonds have amassed countless fans while achieving international presence & touring status. That said, Minneapolis is blessed to be … Continue reading

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