The Hold Steady performs in The Current studio

The Hold Steady - Sequestered In Memphis (Minnesota Public Radio/Bo Hakala)
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    Sep 9, 2008

The band The Hold Steady was formed in 2000 after vocalist/guitarist Craig Finn moved to New York City from Minneapolis. They released their debut CD "Almost Killed Me" in 2004 and it's been nonstop for the band ever since.

Just a year later, the band put out "Separation Sunday," their second CD and in 2006 they dropped their third CD, "Boys and Girls in America".

In July of 2008, The Hold Steady dropped their fourth CD and most heavily produced effort, "Stay Positive," under some pretty major buzz in the music industry.

When most bands take three years in between musical offerings, The Hold Steady has released four CDs in five years.

Songs performed: "Constructive Summer," "Sequestered In Memphis," "Lord, I'm Discouraged," and "Cheyenne Sunrise."

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  • Craig Finn, leader singer
    Craig Finn, leader singer (Minnesota Public Radio / Tylor Boland)
  • Franz Nicolay, keyboardist of The Hold Steady
    Franz Nicolay, keyboardist of The Hold Steady (Minnesota Public Radio / Tylor Boland)
  • Tad Kubler, lead guitarist for The Hold Steady
    Tad Kubler, lead guitarist for The Hold Steady (Minnesota Public Radio / Tylor Boland)
  • Galen Polivka, bassist for The Hold Steady
    Galen Polivka, bassist for The Hold Steady (Minnesota Public Radio / Tylor Boland)
  • One of the many road cases used by the currently touring The Hold Steady
    One of the many road cases used by the currently touring The Hold Steady (Minnesota Public Radio / Tylor Boland)
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