Bad Monad is a synergetic quartet that plays original compositions unique to Minnesota. They sonically blend elements across time and genre in to a dynamic amalgamation of concept driven music.
The project aims to simultaneously challenge and celebrate the conventions of music and thought while developing a progressive sound akin only to itself.
Featuring dueling electric guitars and intricate rhythm and bass section, Bad Monad comes to perform songs from their upcoming album release.
Sammy Purviance is an acoustic guitarist, singer-songwriter who has been preforming most of his life, Since moving to the Twin Cities in June Sammy, has been active in the local music scene, playing at Trotters Café and Bakery, Urban Forage, Precision Grind, House of Mercy, Riverview Café, and at many open mikes including Underground Music Café.
Sam, a native Virginian, plays a mix of folk, country, gospel and rock with a distinctive southern style. To the delight of his audiences, Sammy often punctuates his performances with unique, humorous stories from his life.
Sammy is looking forward to his first gig at the Underground Music Café.
Sammy P and friends Jeremiah Bohn, Andy Anda & Jess Fahlin at The Underground Music Cafe this coming Saturday, January 13, 7:00-9:00. Good food, drink, friends and music. Hope to see you there!
Paul Harper is a Twin Cities based saxophonist and sometime composer. Paul performs regularly with a variety of different ensembles, some under his direction and some as a sideman. His bands include the Bardo Band, the Chordless Trio/Quartet, and Show and Tell. He also can be found performing with the Illicit Sextet, the Quirkestra, Charmin & Shapiro and Friends, Bossa Jazz, Spirit Jazz, the John Beach Experience, and numerous others.Paul’s musical interests cover a variety of styles and approaches including straight ahead jazz, Brazilian music, funk, R&B, and modern jazz. He mostly performs on tenor and soprano saxophones. Please check out this vibrant, active musician!
Jerry Rau started playing guitar at age 30. In the 70s and 80s he traveled nationwide playing coffee shops, bars, and college concerts. Jerry was a regular guest on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion during this time, including their first nationwide broadcast. Jerry performed at the 1987 and 1991 Winnipeg Folk Festivals. Jerry has made a couple dozen recordings including both live and studio albums over the course of his career.
No one said “Don‘t quit your day job!” to Tom Hipps…so he went ahead and did just that. After a 20-year detour into the corporate world, Tom has come back full-time to his heart‘s desire… his gift… his passion: writing catchy folk/pop songs, making records, and entertaining audiences. With five albums and several singles to his credit, radio airplay on dozens of stations, and literally thousands of live performances under his belt, you’re bound to see a great show and have an excellent time. Tapping (or stomping) your feet, singing, and clapping along is highly encouraged!
Meg & Moni bring perfectly blended vocal harmonies layered over the acoustic guitar talents of George Coller. This cover band creates the perfect ambiance for your evening out with friends, family, or a romantic night out. Members Megan Pavot, Monica Hamling and George Coller mix together favorite songs across country, rock, and pop genres. Their selection of music is a perfect compliment for your relaxing evening out, and you’ll never have to struggle to hold conversation while enjoying the background music they create.
Tap your toes to songs from Aretha Franklin, The Dixie Chicks, Hall and Oates, Indigo Girls, The Jayhawks, Judds, Lady Gaga, Orleans, The Eagles, Third Eye Blind and more.
Check them out on Face book: (megmoniacoustics)
To contact us for booking, please:
Call Monica at (320) 634-6664 or