Pop music spotlight: NRBQ

  • Article by: JON BREAM , Star Tribune
  • Updated: May 7, 2012 - 10:06 AM
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Pete Donnelly, Conrad Choucroun, Terry Adams, Scott Ligon of NRBQ.

Saturday 5/12

Like the Velvet Underground and Big Star, NRBQ was beloved more by musicians and critics than by the masses. In its heyday from the mid-1970s to the mid-'90s, the Q was regarded as one of America's best bar bands because of its fun, free-wheeling approach to rock, blues, R&B and rockabilly. Its songs, including "Me and the Boys," have been recorded by Bonnie Raitt, She & Him and others. Last year, founding keyboardist Terry Adams put together a new quartet and revealed that his throat cancer was the reason for a seven-year hiatus.

  • When: 9 p.m. Sat. 5/12

    Where: Famous Dave's Uptown, 3001 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls.

    Tickets: $15-$20. 612-822-9900 or famousdavesbluesclub.com

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