Joe Ely

Joe Ely might be the most Texan of the Texas music greats, with a catalog that weaves between hardcore honky-tonk, Woody Guthrie-ian folk, Mexican borderland ballads and bluesy rock, not to mention his pioneering alt-country work with the Flatlanders and a long-shelved synth-rock album that unknowingly presaged Austin’s computer-tech rebirth. His namesake band of the late-’70s with Lloyd Maines (Natalie’s dad) put on some legendarily rowdy shows at the Cabooze, around the time the Clash hand-picked them to open their tour. He’s on an acoustic tour with Austin guitar ace Jeff Plankenhorn. Canadian country singer Lucette opens. Chris Riemenschneider

Price: $27 - $35

Where

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

1010 Nicollet MallMinneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 06/1/14

Upcoming events

04/24 – Tuck & Patti
04/26 – Nellie McKay
05/02 – The Pines
05/03 – Paul Thorn
05/08 – Suzy Bogguss
05/12 – Freedy Johnston
05/14 – Eric Bibb
05/15 – Charlie Mars
05/16 – Keri Nobel
05/20 – Red Molly
05/22 – Joe Ely Duo
06/04 – World Party
06/22 – Kurt Elling
06/26 – Marcia Ball
06/30 – Charles Lloyd
07/03 – Booker T. Jones
09/25 – Tom Rush

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