Hastings Art Center (Tickets)
Saturday--July 23, 2016
7:00pm (doors open at 6:30)
$15 admission at the door
The Roe Family Singers
are a Good-Time, Old-Time Hillbilly band from the
Mississippi-headwaters community of Kirkwood Hollow, MN. Led by wife
& husband Kim Roe (Best Female Vocalist, City Pages/Village Voice)
and Quillan Roe (Accident Clearinghouse), the band blends characteristic
old-time sound with rock & roll urgency and influence.
by as many as seven musicians, and featuring banjo, autoharp, guitar,
and washboard, the band and family of fans have been regularly filling
Minneapolis’ 331 Club every Monday night since 2005. In 2010 the band
opened for both Doc Watson and Del McCoury, each playing at the Cedar
Cultural Center; the Grascals at the MBOTMA Winter Bluegrass Weekend;
and Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur at the National Jug Band Jubilee in
Louisville, KY. In 2011 the band was awarded the prestigious McKnight
Fellowship for Performing Musicians, and has previously won the title of
“World's Best” at the 29th annual Battle of the Jug Bands.
mix of original music and contemporary takes on old-time, traditional,
and gospel tunes, every performance raises a ruckus.