Junior Brown

The only problem with Junior Brown's swell recent release, "Volume Ten," is that with just six songs, it's way too short. Brown's in fine form as usual, making amazing lead and steel guitar licks sound easy as pie, and singing like the reincarnation of the great Ernest Tubb -- only hipper, better! And Junior's crafting funny new songs as only he can, sometimes with important social messages. Check out the timely and too-true, "Hang Up and Drive," an instant honky-tonk classic about cell phones on the highway. The man's a hoot, and a treasure. Tom Surowicz

Price: $35 - $40

Where

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet MallMinneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 03/19/14

Upcoming events

08/28 – Eric Roberson
09/02 – Mayyadda
09/04 – Davell Crawford
09/05 – Jose Feliciano
09/07 – Ben Sidran
09/08 – Mindi Abair
09/09 – Over the Rhine
09/09 – Bre Lewis Band
09/16 – Danny Kusz
09/17 – Firefall
09/18 – Iris Hond
09/21 – James Hunter
09/23 – Joseph Arthur
09/27 – Fred Eaglesmith
09/28 – Karla Bonoff
09/30 – Nachito Herrera
10/02 – John Mayall
10/05 – Kenny Barron
10/10 – King
10/11 – Nick Lowe
10/12 – Elizabeth Cook
10/13 – Terry Bozzio
10/16 – The Huntertones
10/19 – Morgan James
10/21 – The Cookers
10/29 – Martin Barre
11/03 – Eric Johnson
11/06 – Suzanne Vega
11/12 – Willie Porter
11/19 – CJ Chenier
12/22 – The Bad Plus
01/29 – Tuck and Patti