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Sept. 11: Americana Music by The Last Revel

Concert is at 7:30 p.m. at Halling Recital Hall.

2014-09-12
Minnesota State University, Mankato Department of Music News Release, 9-3-2014

Mankato, Minn. – Diverse Americana music by the trio The Last Revel will be presented by Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Department of Music on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Elias J. Halling Recital Hall of the Earley Center for Performing Arts, 320 Maywood Ave.

The group features two graduates of Minnesota State Mankato: Lee Henke (music industry) and Ryan Acker (zoology).

The Last Revel, a Minnesota-based band, combines folk music with rock influences. The traditional instruments used are combined with raw vocals creating an enjoyable and memorable experience for the listener. The band has spread in popularity with their songwriting ability, performance ability, and entertainment ability.

They group released their CD “Uprooted” in February and currently are touring the Midwest in support of the release. On an interview with CBS Minnesota, band members were quoted describing their sound as Front Porch Americana with a ton of energy thrown into the mix.

Concert admission is $12; $11 for students with a valid MavCARD. Discount tickets are available online for University students. Advance purchase is strongly encouraged. Those who wish to purchase tickets online should go to www.mnsu.edu/music. For more information, call the Performance Series office, 507-389-5549.

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