The Lowertown Line

Sonny Knight and The Lakers - Full Episode

Episode: Minneapolis soul ensemble Sonny Knight & The Lakers perform for a sold out crowd in TPT's Street Space for an episode of "The Lowertown Line."

Air Date 8/2/16

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Recorded in TPT‘s studios with a live audience, The Lowertown Line pairs concert-style musical performance with insightful conversation with the artists. These dynamic performance specials are made possible by the State Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #311 — PaviElle |
    Friday, Sep 2 at 10:30pm TPT 2
  • #311 — PaviElle |
    Saturday, Sep 3 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #312 — Nicholas David |
    Friday, Sep 9 at 10:30pm TPT 2
  • #312 — Nicholas David |
    Saturday, Sep 10 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #313 — Cloud Cult |
    Sunday, Sep 11 at 10pm TPT 2
  • #311 — PaviElle
    Growing up in the Rondo neighborhood of St. Paul and getting her start at Penumbra Theater, multidisciplinary artist PaviElle's neo-soul voice is as robust as her career. From writing a one woman play to performing with a large backing band, PaviElle has taken the Twin Cities music scene by storm with her intimate performances and expressive sound.
    Friday, Sep 2 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 3 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #312 — Nicholas David
    Nicholas David is a vibrant, soulful, and prolific singer / songwriter, who incorporates multiple genres, instruments and influences into his music. He uses his musical talent as an agent for social change, whether it be raising money for local public schools or with his environmentally friendly music label.
    Friday, Sep 9 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 10 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #313 — Cloud Cult
    The eclectic indie pop group, Cloud Cult performs at Northern Spark festival in Minneapolis. The band discusses environmental awareness, digresses upon the wonders of humanity, and does the hokey pokey. After all, that's what it's all about, isn't it?
    Sunday, Sep 11 at 10pm TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 12 at 4am TPT 2
    Friday, Sep 16 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 17 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #314 — John Mark Nelson
    John Mark Nelson performs his new album, I'm Not Afraid, in front of a live studio audience in TPT's street space in Lowertown, St. Paul and discusses his work ethic and the benefits of failure in his young music career.
    New Sunday, Sep 18 at 10pm TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 19 at 4am TPT 2
    Friday, Sep 23 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 24 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #315 — Polica
    Polica performs in front of a live audience at TPT studios in Lowertown, St. Paul. The band discusses their origin story, the fifth member of Polica, and the realities of the music business.
    New Sunday, Sep 25 at 10pm TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 26 at 4am TPT 2
    Friday, Sep 30 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Saturday, Oct 1 at 4:30am TPT 2
  • #316 — The Cactus Blossoms
    With a sound that conjures up old school country and folk music, The Cactus Blossoms perform live at TPT studios in Lowertown, St. Paul. The Blossoms discuss their connection to Prairie Home Companion, their fondness for German electronic music, and the harsh realities of the entertainment business.
    New Sunday, Oct 2 at 10pm TPT 2
    Monday, Oct 3 at 4am TPT 2
    Friday, Oct 7 at 10:30pm TPT 2
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