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Becky Kapell and The Fat 6

"This late-bloomer Minneapolis country crooner fell in with esteemed local twang vets Paul Bergen and Erik Koskinen to craft her album, That Certain Ache. Her smoky but tender voice recalls Jeannie C. Riley while her songwriting has a Lucinda Williams-like balance of down-and-out grit and hopeful beauty, with standout cuts including the bittersweet, slow waltzing title track and the cool-rambling Capable Man." - Chris Riemenschneider, Minneapolis Star Tribune Saint Paul, Minnesota songwriter Becky Kapell picked up her teenage son's guitar on a whim and began teaching herself to play at the tender age of 42. She had no intention of writing songs but as she taught herself basic chords, melodies began to emerge and then somewhat magically lyrics attached themselves to the melodies. She recorded 12 of those songs while visiting with old friends in Portland, OR (where Becky had lived and sung back up vocals in several bands as a young adult) for her first record For Now released in 2012. Back in Minnesota Becky met and eventually started playing with guitar ace Paul Bergen and her song-writing morphed from the folkier sound of her first record to the more guitar-driven country sound of her 2018 release That Certain Ache. Recorded and produced by Bergen, the record also features his signature guitar work as well as guitar and drums by esteemed Minnesota musician Erik Koskinen who mixed the record and helped with additional recording at his Real Phonic Studios. Becky plays with her band The Fat 6 (Paul Bergen, Ray Barnard, Randy Broughten and a rotating cast of drummers) around the midwest.

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Later Event: June 14
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