Har Mar Superstar suits up for soul great Sam Cooke: ‘I’m 40 now, and acting more like it’
Most people have a deeply rooted fear of standing before a crowd in their underwear. Sean Tillmann actually got more nervous when it came time to wear a suit on stage.
I was afraid Id bitten off more than I can chew, the Minneapolis singer better known as Har Mar Superstar said about his first-ever performance at the Dakota Jazz Club in February.
Twin Cities concerts of the week: Kid Dakota, Robert Robinson, Har Mar Superstar
Black Label Society: After returning to Ozzy Osbournes side last year, guitar monster Zakk Wylde is back out with his own veteran band touting their Grimmest Hits anthology. Corrosion of Conformity and Red Fang open. (7:30 p.m. Fri., Myth, $35.)
Our View: Ask not what the music scene can do for you
For many of us, music is as essential to life as food and shelter. Unlike, say, food, though, it's easy to think that music should be free. Radios give away chunks of it, punctuated by endless commercials. The Internet devalued the price of songs and albums to literally nothing. And shows...well, Rochester is awash in free performances.