The Persuasions

Long before the movie “Pitch Perfect” and NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” the Persuasions were trying to prove that a cappella was marketable. In fact, it was Frank Zappa who got the Brooklyn harmonizers their first record deal in 1970. In recent years, they have done a series of tribute albums — Zappa, the Grateful Dead, the Beatles, U2 and Bob Dylan. The quintet still features two original members from the 1960s — Jayotis Washington and bassman Jimmy Hayes. Jon Bream

Price: $25 - $28

Where

Cedar Cultural Center

416 Cedar Av. S.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 04/11/14

Upcoming events

05/31 – Siama
06/02 – Kris Allen
06/03 – The Staves
06/05 – Miner
06/15 – Paul Fonfara
06/24 – Paul De Jong
07/06 – Xixa
07/08 – Debo Band
07/12 – Oh Pep!
07/18 – Pape Diouf
07/20 – King Sunny Ade
07/24 – Krar Collective
08/04 – Sean Hayes
08/06 – Hackensaw Boys
08/08 – The Kominas
08/14 – Hot Tuna
08/21 – Andy McKee
09/12 – Sondorgo
09/14 – Jon McLaughlin
09/17 – Shawn Mullins
09/24 – Cheryl Wheeler
10/02 – John McCutcheon
10/26 – Tommy Fleming
10/30 – Foy Vance
11/04 – Mary Fahl
11/16 – Dar Williams