This February - Get Low
This month, The PlayList steps outside the studio to bring you two of Duluth's most celebrated groups, Low and Trampled by Turtles. Take a front row seat and feel the electrifying energy as these extraordinary musicians take the stage. These compelling episodes, featuring performances packed with tunes and band interviews, open and close The PlayList's February line-up. Plus, look for more dynamic artist interviews and performances live from the studio as The PlayList encourages you to get out and enjoy the region's exciting art and music scene.
Premiering Thursday, February 2 at 9pm, Duluth's exceptional rock trio, Low shares its unique American indie rock sound in a live performance at the Marshall School theater. The benefit concert, staged in collaboration with Charlie Parr, supported the work of Life House and raised awareness and funds for local homeless teens. The PlayList. shares exclusive footage of the event and commentary from lead songwriter Alan Sparhawk and percussionist Mimi Parker.
After performing with multiple bands and touring around the globe, Eric Pollard delivers original music in the form of Actual Wolf, a solo project that stretches his musical sensibilities. Pollard puts it all on the table in his PlayList debut on February 9. In addition, Renegade Theater Co's choreographer Amber Burns has the cast of "Spring Awakening" on its toes for a blockbuster staging of the Tony-award winning production.
The soul/rhythm and blues sound of the five piece group, James & Younger, brings honesty and intensity to their songs. They deliver fresh cuts from their latest recording, and a tinge of funk, to The PlayList February 16.
Rock out for the foot-stomping performance of one of Duluth's break out indie bands in part 1 of The PlayList Presents: Trampled by Turtles on February 23. The "bluegrass - speedgrass" wizards played to a hometown crowd at Duluth's Pizza Luce' restaurant in 2010, when they debuted music from their Palamino release. Don't miss part 2 airing March 1. You can take home a DVD copy with your donation to public TV and support The PlayList directly.
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