Imagine going to a double matinee showing of Led Zeppelin & P-Funk at Dream Theatre and then heading to an Amsterdam discotheque to dance til the sun came up. That's about as close as can be described without seeing Soap for yourself.

Like the band name, Soap’s music is undoubtedly fresh. With influences ranging from jazz, blues and funk to progressive, psychedelic and electronic, Soap skillfully fuses all of these genres into one – danceable rock. Set out to make every show inspiring, every note overflowing with energy and everybody move without remorse

Dance, rinse, repeat. Soap.

St. Anyway is Tony Petersen and Jamie Kallestad, an up-and–coming acoustic duo with roots in folk, bluegrass and rock n' roll. Hailing from Dylan country, Minnesota, Petersen and Kallestad have been heavily influenced both by Duluth's burgeoning alternative music scene and the resurgence of traditional music styles in the region. The songs of St. Anyway cover a wide spectrum—from lilting acoustic ballads to rowdy bluegrass banjo shakedowns and innovative alt-country creations. A dual songwriting force, Petersen and Kallestad conjure visions of the city with wry observation and evocative imagery. Their songs can punch out a powerful message or wind with insinuating melody down the back roads of a clever narrative. Between original songs, expect to hear rejuvenated folk and blue-grass covers as well as stand-out banjofied versions of rock classics. Apart from the inescapable folk-rock legacy of Minnesota's own Bob Dylan, the pair also cite Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, and Ryan Adams as major musical influences. In addition, Petersen and Kallestad claim to draw inspiration from other Minnesota homegrown acts—The Replacements, Trampled by Turtles, and Charlie Parr.

Tony Petersen is a songwriter/guitarist who also plays banjo and vocals

Jamie Kallestad is a songwriter/vocalist who also plays guitar, keyboard, percussion, harmonica, and pop bottles.

Random fact: St. Anyway is not a Christian folk band, and has sympathy for the devil.

Random fact 2: Switchfoot once opened for St. Anyway.


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The Cabooze


Soap with Saint Anyway

Wednesday, November 20 · Doors 9:00 PM / Show 10:00 PM at The Cabooze

Cover charge at the door