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

12/22 – The Bad Plus
12/25 – Chris Mann
12/27 – Rio Nido
01/08 – Peter Asher
01/25 – Zach Williams
01/29 – Tuck and Patti
02/03 – Davell Crawford
02/11 – Keri Noble
02/14 – Hayes Carll
02/18 – The Paris Combo
02/19 – Kaki King
02/20 – MVP Quartet
02/26 – Ana Popovic
03/05 – Run Boy Run
03/09 – Victor Wooten
03/13 – Judy Collins
03/24 – Al Stewart
03/27 – David Sanborn
04/02 – DahkaBrahka
04/09 – John Pizzarelli
04/21 – Paula Cole
04/22 – Morgan James
04/28 – Richie Furay
05/05 – Eilen Jewell