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

09/21 – Pokey Lafarge
09/24 – Movits!
09/26 – Alice Boman
09/28 – Mount Eerie
10/02 – Justin Nozuka
10/04 – Ana Tijou
10/06 – Of Montreal
10/11 – David Bromberg
10/24 – Julie Fowlis
10/25 – Eliza Gilkyson
10/29 – Osaka Monaurail
11/12 – Rudy Mancuso
11/19 – Hot Rize
11/20 – Yemen Blues
11/22 – Funkadesi
12/02 – Cold Specs
12/05 – Oumar Souleyman

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