Charlie Parr performs live at the Minnesota State Fair

Charlie Parr
Duluth bluesman Charlie Parr (Photo courtesy of the artist)
Charlie Parr performs live at the Minnesota State Fair
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After stopping by the Local Show earlier this August, Charlie Parr returns to the Twin Cities to perform live on The Current at the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair.

Influenced by bluegrass greats Leo Kottke and John Fahey, Charlie's guitar skills are legendary in their own right. He recently produced his sixth studio album, "When the Devil Goes Blind," with Mark Trehus, the owner of Treehouse Records in Minneapolis. Despite his intense touring schedule of almost 200 shows a year, Charlie always makes time to play in his hometown of Duluth, MN.

Songs performed: "I Dreamed I Saw Jesse James Last Night," "Lost Last Night," "Up Country Blues."

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