Archive for February, 2011

Winona, Prairie Du Chien, and MPLS JUG BAND BATTLE…SUNDAY, SUNDAY, SUNDAAAAYYY!!!! too much coffee. Also, baby owls.

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Hey there.

I hope you’re all feeling very nice.

There are a few shows coming up this weekend, each very different. I’ll tell you about them!

Thursday, Feb 10, 7pm
Winona Arts Center, Winona, MN w/ Bo.Monroe
This will be a more sit-down sort of a show. It starts at 7 for you early-to-bed I’m-tired sort of folks. Bo.Monroe is a Winona musician doing some cool live looping based around acoustic guitar.

Friday, Feb 11, 9ish? 10ish?
The Main Entrance, Prairie Du Chien, WI / …all by myself (and you).
The Main is one of the great musical dive bars (I mean “dive bar” in a good way. Is that logical?). When I play at the Main Entrance, it’s usually about a 4-hour marathon show. I tend to dig in to my country-blues collection and do a lot of fingerpicking there. These people are old-time music fanatics. Also, the graffiti in the bathroom is worth the (non-existent) price of admission.

Sunday, Feb 13, 1pm (our set’s at 5pm)
The Cabooze, MPLS, MN w/ the Jackson Street Polecats!
29th Annual Battle of the Jug Bands
This will be the first time the Polecats have ever competed in the Battle. Thanks to Jan Erdman for giving us a kick in the butt. We are bringing the hurt to Minneapolis. Come show everyone that you have incredible taste in tasteless music! The Polecats will uke your face off.

And not to be too Midwest-centric, for anyone who feels excluded by this, I am including this link to a shaky YouTube video of baby owls…


love, Jeff