Music Monday artist 5/20: The Ericksons

4:10 PM, May 17, 2013   |    comments
The Ericksons (Photo credit: Jaak Jensen)
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As a way to cope with the death of a family member, The Ericksons were born. Sisters Bethany and Jenny turned to music to heal after Bethany's husband passed away. They started recording in 2008 and the result has been three albums of mesmerizing harmonies and lyrics rooted in pain, acceptance and love.

The duo's most recent album, "The Wild," offers earthy songs with influences of roots, blues and indie rock weaved throughout each track.

Tune into KARE 11 on Monday, May 20 during the 10 p.m. newscast to hear some songs off The Ericksons' latest album. Then tune into KARE 11 Saturday on May 25 at 8 a.m. to watch them perform live in-studio.

Connect with The Ericksons:

Website | Facebook | Twitter

Upcoming performances:

June 5th. 9PM. Amsterdam Bar and Hall. w/ Very Small Animal. St. Paul, MN FREE.

June 8th. Excelsior Art Fair. Excelsior, MN

June 12th. 9PM. Amsterdam Bar and Hall. St. Paul, MN FREE

June 16th. 1PM. Stone Arch Bridge Festival. Minneapolis, MN. FREE

June 19th. 9PM. Amsterdam Bar and Hall. St. Paul, MN FREE

June 26th. 9PM. Amsterdam Bar and Hall. w/ Natalie Lovejoy and Katy Vernon. St. Paul, MN FREE.

June 27th. Pioneer 90.1 Songwriter Night at Floyd B. Olson Park. w/ Actual Wolf. Thief River Falls, MN.

July 12th. 7:30PM. Crossing at Carnegie. Zumbrota, MN. tickets are $16 in advance/ $18 at the door

July 17th. 8PM. House Party w/ Harold Tremblay. 331 Club. Minneapolis, MN. FREE

July 26th. The Park Theater. w/ Haley Bonar. Hayward, Wi.

August 7th. 9PM. Amsterdam Bar and Hall. w/Katy Vernon. St. Paul, MN.

August 23rd. 8PM. Art Haus. Decorah, IA. tickets are $6 for students/ $8 general admission. BYOB.

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