The Hansons Get Bloodied: Pooter’s & Steiny’s

The Hansons Get Bloodied: Pooter’s & Steiny’s

This is the chronicle of two men who share the same last name and penchant for putting alcohol into their tomato-based beverages. Two brothers from different mothers, who are united—not by blood—but by bloody. My name is Todd Hanson—maybe you know me from my Instagram pictures of Bloody Marys (#toddsbloody)? Maybe not. My friend and […]

The Hansons Get Bloodied: Mankato Bar & Hei ‘N Low

The Hansons Get Bloodied: Mankato Bar & Hei ‘N Low

This is the chronicle of two men who share the same last name and penchant for putting alcohol into their tomato-based beverages. Two brothers from different mothers, who are united—not by blood—but by bloody.  My name is Todd Hanson—maybe you know me from my Instagram pictures of Bloody Marys (#toddsbloody)? Maybe not. My friend and […]

Noah James Hittner

Noah James Hittner

After procrastinating for over a decade, Noah picked up the guitar to begin the new year in 2009…and hasn’t put it down. Influenced by everything from folk rock to hip-hop, Noah has recorded and released 3 albums which blend the singer/songwriter, acoustic, pop, rock, and electronic styles into a new Acoustic-Tronic genre. It is this […]

My Grandma’s Cardigan

My Grandma’s Cardigan

They started playing together in the last year. Since they started they’ve played in Winona at the Acoustic Cafe, Blooming Grounds Coffee House, Ed’s (no name) Bar, and others. They’ve played at the Popcorn in Lacrosse with Beet Root Stew, and have enjoyed folking out with people. Members: Gina Marcucci, RaeNelle Ostberg, Weston Cash Holley, Steve […]

The Wide Awakes

The Wide Awakes

5-piece good-time string band that will make you want to dance and sing along to their up-beat brand of bluegrass. Members: Tanner Brethorst, Dave Casey, Alex Meine, Ingrid Ogren, Chris Peters Genre(s): bluegrass, folk Official Website: On The Noisy Neighbor: Social Media: Contact/Booking: email

Wildflower

Wildflower

A fresh, effervescent sound created by a talented female folk quartet with smooth, lilting harmonies & solid performances on duo keyboards, guitar and cello. Members: Aleah Harvey, Amanda Grace, Patti Darbo, Cindy Johnson Genre(s): folk Official Website: musicbyamandagrace.com On The Noisy Neighbor: Social Media: Contact/Booking: email

Jaybone Bell & Restless Light drop self-titled album at Ed’s

Jaybone Bell & Restless Light drop self-titled album at Ed’s

Jaybone Bell & Restless Light is maybe a very appropriately titled group. Because while they play in the realm of Americana and folky bluegrass, they have a striking urgency and restlessness to their tunes that often seems absent where many of their traditional folk contemporaries are concerned. At the core of the group is Jason […]