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

08/20 – Tito Puente Jr.
08/22 – The High Kings
08/28 – Paa Kow
09/01 – Anders Osborne
09/07 – Joe Purdy
09/08 – E.L. Live
09/09 – Jaerv
09/10 – Grand Tapestry
09/12 – Samantha Fish
09/16 – Erin Mckeown
09/17 – Bideew Bou Bess
09/18 – LADAMA
09/21 – Tuomo & Markus
09/22 – Vasen
09/24 – Annie Humphrey
09/28 – Black Uhuru
09/29 – Kardemimmit
10/04 – Emily Sailiers
10/05 – Perla Batalla
10/07 – Songhoy Blues
10/10 – Tash Sultana
10/11 – Paul Kelly
10/14 – Cheryl Wheeler
10/15 – Joan Soriano
10/18 – Bad Suns
10/20 – Deer Tick
10/22 – Matt Wertz
10/26 – Making Movies
10/27 – Charlie Parr
10/31 – David Archuleta
11/01 – Luna
11/07 – Nano Stern
11/08 – Lo'Jo
11/15 – Sharon Shannon
11/16 – Sandra Bernhard
11/17 – Dayme Arocena
11/18 – John Gorka
11/19 – Jim Lauderdale
11/22 – Bruce Cockburn
03/15 – We Banjo 3
03/25 – Altan