Bright Lights and Great, Great Music

Eugene Edwards at Dwight Yoakam show, 2013 MN State Fair
Eugene Edwards’ AC Jacket

Why didn’t anyone ever tell me how excellent a music show at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand can be? This year there were two shows that I wanted to see: Dwight Yoakam, who opened for Sheryl Crow, and a few days later, Michael Franti with Spearhead. For several years, the fair had repelled me. Crowds, greasy food and endless hours walking on pavement had failed to appeal. Continue reading “Bright Lights and Great, Great Music”