Doors: 5:00pm / Trivia: 6:00pm-8:00pm
Formatted and Hosted by Ryan Cameron of Let It Be Records
Musical guest Lydia Liza
Trivia guest Bob Mehr via Zoom Video (Author, ‘Trouble Boys’)
Musical guests perform clues in the ‘Waxing Lyrical’ round. The trivia guest tries to answer 5 trivia questions with each correct answer raising pledged donations for our non-profit sponsor, the MN Music Coalition.
We welcome and thank local photographer Steven Cohen, who provides images as trivia clues from his extensive personal photo library each night.
Note: This event is free. Up to 4-people per team. Prize packs vary from week to week and will include tickets to shows, Turf Club merch and gift cards. Grand Prize is one month of free shows (2 tickets) at the Turf Club, First Avenue, and 7th St Entry. In addition, there will be drawings for door prizes each night for any trivia participants that are not part of one of the winning teams that evening.
Bob Mehr is the music critic for The Commercial Appeal and a longtime correspondent for MOJO magazine. He contributed liner notes to the Grammy-winning Big Star box set Keep an Eye on the Sky, and has written essays for reissues by the Replacements, Kinks, Warren Zevon, the Dixie Chicks, Al Green and many others. A native of Los Angeles, he lives in Memphis, Tennessee. His 2016 book, Trouble Boys: The True Story of the Replacements, was a New York Times bestseller.
Lydia Liza got her start in the group Bomba de Luz, composed of five young Twin Cities musicians. The group started taking shape when lead singer Lydia Liza began teaching herself the guitar at age 14. After composing a handful of original songs, Liza enlisted the help of fellow high school sophomores Evan Slack (electric guitar), Gavin Taylor (bass), John Blanda (keys), and Jonas Taghavi/Judah McCoy (drums), and the band was born.