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Wednesday, August 15, Steve Kenny & the Bastids (7pm, free) Jana Nyberg w/ Adam Meckler (9pm, $5)
Wednesday, 15 August 2012

 ImageA free opening performance at 7:00pm by “Steve Kenny and the Bastids”, featuring Mr. Kenny on Trumpet with Jesse Mueller on Piano, Aaron Rupar on Drums, and Adam Tucker on Bass along with some very interesting weekly special guests. Part jam session, part stand-up comedy, and part game show, the Bastids are always a rousing warm up to the evening’s festivities.

 

 "Jana Nyberg has a big, elastic voice, and she knows how to use it..." - Bebopified.com

"Nyberg [has a] sultry, swaying voice and impeccable timing..." - JazzPolice.com

ImageSince moving back home to the Twin Cities in 2008, Jana has become a force in the jazz scene. With an appearance on season 10 of American Idol, and the release of her second full-length album, Fever, Jana is moving forward in a full head of steam. Known for her unique blend of jazz and pop music, she is a sought after performer and recording artist. On stage, she brings a vibrancy and passion that is infectious and ignites her audiences. With two records to date and a third set for release in Winter of 2012, she shows no signs of slowing down. Her group is rounded out by Adam Meckler on trumpet, Evan Montgomery on guitar, Matt Peterson on bass, and Zach Schmidt on drums. 

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Adam Meckler is a professional trumpet player, composer and educator living in Saint Paul, MN. He holds a B.Mus in Jazz Studies from Lawrence University, and a M.M in Trumpet Performance from the University of Minnesota. He has studied composition with some of the finest composers in the world including Fred Sturm, Dean Sorenson, Doug Richards, and Richard Sussman. Meckler has toured all over the world with Todd Clouser's A Love Electric (Ropeadope Records, Royal Potato Family Records).

Enjoy V-Lo's tasty $2 Tacos tonight!

 

 
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