Blind Boys of Alabama

Price: $45

When: Ended 12/11/12

Where: Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant

For their 2003 Christmas album, “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” the Blind Boys of Alabama invited a odd-lot parade of guests, including George Clinton, Tom Waits, Solomon Burke, Michael Franti, Chrissie Hynde and Mavis Staples. Although it was part of a trend for the Blind Boys to boost sales by collaborating with household names, the guests weren’t really necessary. If there’s any harmonizing group that knows how to celebrate “Silent Night, “White Christmas” and other Yule favorites, it’s the roof-raising Jimmy Carter and the Blind Boys. Jon Bream


Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant
1010 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN

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