“The best singers and players anywhere in the country are in the Twin Cities. I tell people that all the time, whether I’m in Los Angeles or New York, ‘cuz it’s true!” – Jevetta Steele

There’s a Soul Train coming and you better get on it! The ever-changing American Roots Revue** will feature an extraordinary line-up of Soul Power when singer and playwright Jeveeta Steele of the legendary Steele Family joins the core members of the Revue, singer and actress Tonia Hughes, gospel master, Robert Robinson, and songsmith, community builder and American Roots Revue producer, Larry Long, * for two shows at the Dakota November 10, 2018, at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m.

The scintillating foursome will be backed by a superlative band led by rising star, guitarist, songwriter, and producer Cory Wong (international touring artist & guitarist for Vulfpeck), with Joe Savage (pedal steel), Yohannes Tona (bass), Billy Steele (piano) and Petar Janjic (drums).

The evening will mark the six-song CD release by Larry Long, Slow Night*, in what might be his most musically rich and exciting work yet.

It’s going to be a night to remember as the group offers up hand-picked material by Jevetta Steele, Tonia Hughes, Robert Robinson, selections from Long’s new release, and tasty cuts from Wong’s latest recording.

It’s a truly special night whenever American roots Revue is onstage that has produced some exceptional performances that will never be seen again! Learn More

Veterans for Peace & Stand Up Celebration: Bring A Vet Home’s Two Day Music Festival

Stand Up Celebration: Bring A Vet Home’s Two Day Music Festival & Forum For Healing will be held August 24th & 25th at the Stearns County Fair Grounds in Sauk Centre Minnesota.

Proceeds from this event benefit veterans who are in need of shelter and in crisis.

On the evening of August 25th Larry Long will be performing and closing out the evening with his new song entitled Welcome Home.  Other artists include Madison Rising, Darby Ledbetter, Hitchville, Parry & Paul Peterson, Tyler Reese, Connie Lee,  ABRACADABRA (members of Steve Millers Band).

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Veterans For Peace 33rd Annual Convention will be held August 22nd -26th at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront. On the evening of August 24th from 7:00 to 9:30 pm Larry Long will be joining First Nation poet Thomas LaBlanc, Tatanka Ohitika (Strong Buffalo), Jayanthi Kyle, Tonia Hughes, and others for a POOR PEOPLES CAMPAIGN: A National Call for Moral Revival: Intersecting Perspectives. It will be held at Central Presbyterian Church, 500 Cedar Street, St. Paul MN 55101 (Light rail stop in front of church)

Larry Long Presents American Roots Revue Five-City Legacy Tour

American Roots Revue Legacy Tour in five rural Minnesota communities will bring together several of Minnesota’s most gifted performers and arts educators: JD Steele (Mr. Steele and his dynamic vocal siblings, “The Steeles”, have garnered nearly every major music award and accolade that Minnesota has to offer), Billy Peterson (Bass player, songwriter, composer, session musician, producer, and oldest musical son of the renowned Peterson family), Tonia Hughes (Tonia’s vocal style is colored with melodic acrobats and elements of Gospel, Blues, Jazz, R&B, Rock and Worship), Cory Wong (Besides being the guitarist for Ben Rector, American Roots Revue and Vulfpeck among others, Cory tours internationally as a featured artist), Petar Janjic (Petar Janjic may be young, but he has already proven himself to be a standout drummer in the Twin Cities), Larry Long (Smithsonian Folkways Recording artist who has made his life work the celebration of everyday heroes), Adam Levy (Producer, guitarist & lead singer-songwriter for The Honeydogs), Robert Robinson (Pavarotti of gospel), Yohannes Tona (Ethiopian born Minneapolis bassist rooted in Afro-beat to Latin-Jazz, to Neo-soul, Funk and Reggae), Joe Savage (Pedal steel multifaceted perennial musician), and Billy Steele (piano, vocal, another member of the dynamic Steele family and producer of the Grammy Award winning Sounds of Blackness).


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