The following are artists alphabetically by “L.” We are slowly adding our over 200 alumni to this page. Below are several of the artists that have performed at one of our venues and come back from time to time.
Globally acclaimed by critics and fans alike for his unique acoustic and electric fingerstyle guitar playing,Adrian Legg masterfully blends diverse musical styles, influences and inspirations to create a distinctive sound all his own.With multiple awards and accolades spanning four decades, Legg has been heralded as a “guitarist of astonishing virtuosity, (whose) imagination and melodic invention seem unbounded,” (Q magazine); “ridiculously talented,” (Music Week) and “simply the best acoustic guitar player I’ve ever heard.”(guitar icon Joe Satriani). Setting the stage for his international success in the decades to follow, Legg was named as Acoustic Guitarist of the Decade by the UK’s Guitarist Magazine(1984-94), and Best Acoustic Fingerstylist in Guitar Player Magazine’s Readers’ Poll for four years in a row. (1993-96).
Adrian Legg on Heartland Connections
Adam Levy is the legendary frontman of the Honeydogs, a beloved Minneapolis band rock band of more than 25 years. He also fronts the Bunny Clogs, his family-oriented group, and many other projects. He has won multiple awards for his music. Levy explores different musical styles and identities: rock, psychedelia, folk, soul, the avant-garde, jazz, children’s music, and orchestral pop. He considers himself a “musical archeologist” and as spent his life studying the history of music, the art of songwriting and finding ways to create unique music.