DEMO Center for Music : open house Saturday!

Steve McClellan. Photo by Nate Ryan / MPR.
Steve McClellan. Photo by Nate Ryan / MPR.

Steve McClellan – one of Minnesota’s gems thanks to his work as manager of First Avenue back in the hayday of the 80’s and early 90’s – is opening up a new music center right in Seward! Andrea Swensson from The Current talked with him about it here.

The center (located at 3530 E. 28th St.) is having an open house this Saturday, September 12th from 2-6pm, with music to follow from 6-8pm.

In an open letter on Seward E-Democracy list serv, Steve also invited neighborhood musicians who would like to be involved Saturday to reach out. From Steve, “Any musicians from the neighborhood that might like to perform on the grass out front during the 2PM-6PM time period or on the stage from 6PM until 8PM – contact me (Stephen McClellan) at either 612-432-1292 or …”

By Deborah Ervin

Deb holds an M.A. in Arts and Cultural Management from Saint Mary’s University, and a B.A. from the University of Minnesota where she majored in theater. Based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Deb has 12 years of experience working in the nonprofit arts sector, working with Twin Cities cultural gems such as The Cedar Cultural Center, the Midtown Global Market, In the Heart of the Beast Puppetry and Mask Theatre, and more. She’s primarily drawn towards work that involves relationship building, such as communications and fundraising. Deb also has two decades of experience as an events manager for live music, theater, and dance. Her work as a stage manager has brought her into intimate collaborations with diverse communities, artists from around the globe, and projects ranging from river boat ballets to burlesque holiday shows.