Live Music Events in Rochester, MN
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Castle Community Inaugural Concert
November 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm$25.00
Join Six Mile Grove with special guests Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts for the inaugural concert at Castle Community! The show will also be Six Mile Grove’s Rochester Release of their newest album “Million Birds”.
November 24th – All Ages Show
Doors open at: 7:00PM
Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts: 7:30PM
Six Mile Grove: 9:00PM
Tickets: $25 Door | $20 Online (plus tax & processing)
Six Mile Grove
It all started in the small town of Lyle, MN (pop. 500) with a skid loader and a fence post, when Six Mile Grove frontman Brandon Sampson was 7 years old. He injured his hand when helping his dad on the family farm. The physician recommended guitar playing for rehabilitation, and a few weeks later, Sampson came home from the music store with a new guitar. His younger brother Brian threw a fit, and was appeased with a shiny drum set. And so the seeds of Six Mile Grove were planted. The brothers spent years pounding away on their instruments in the kitchen of their great grandmother’s old house, as well as singing in church with their mom, an organist and devoted music lover. Soon Brian’s friend Barry, from across the woods, wanted to join the noise, and so his years of piano lessons began paying off. The boys realized they would need a bass player, put an ad in the paper, and dug up Dezi Wallace from the “big city” of Austin, MN, who arrived courtesy of his mom, as he did not yet have a driver’s license.
Fast forward 20 years, and Six Mile Grove has a lot to be proud of. They have weathered the ever changing music scene as a primarily self-managed, self-produced, and self-recorded band. Their music has evolved accordingly, as an organic, honest voice that has not been tinkered with or tainted by the lure of record labels or flashy music producers. You’re sure to find influences of Minnesota music’s founding fathers; from Bob Dylan to the Jayhawks. Six Mile Grove honors it’s roots, but has also managed to forge it’s own sound and space on a stage without compromise..
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Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts
Rockford, IL-based Miles Nielsen has spent nearly a decade enthralling audiences with music that draws force from the prime years of Western-influenced rock music and classic ‘60s soul. Claiming influences as diverse as Otis Redding’s classic soul and Jellyfish’s cult power pop recordings.
Vocals, Guitar / Miles Nielsen
Guitar, Vocals / Daniel James McMahon
Keys, Horns, Vocals / Adam Plamann
Bass, Vocals / Dave McClellan
Drums / Jeff Werckle
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