Sonny Knight Celebration of Life Planned for Tuesday 6/27

Anyone feeling compelled to honor our dear friend, Sonny Knight, is welcome to attend the celebration of his life scheduled for next Tuesday. Details below. Sonny Knight Celebration of Life Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Visitation: 1pm Service: 2pm Hennepin Ave United Methodist Church 511 Groveland Ave Minneapolis, MN 55403 DIRECTIONS From The North From I-94 […]


(Minneapolis, MN: Secret Stash Records; June 17, 2017) – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend, Sonny Knight, at age 69. In March 2017, it was announced that Sonny Knight and The Lakers would suspend their tour schedule for Sonny to focus all of his energy on cancer […]

Sonny Knight And The Lakers Cancel All Tour Dates as Knight Continues Cancer Treatment

Last week Minneapolis-based soul singer, Sonny Knight, went to The Mayo Clinic to learn if the chemotherapy he started in March has been effective in treating cancer located in his lung, ribs, and spine.  Thankfully, test results showed the cancer has shrunk.  Because the treatment is working, Knight will continue receiving it.  While this is great news […]

Sonny Knight Battles Cancer | April and May Tour Dates Cancelled

In January we canceled a performance scheduled to take place at The Chalberg Theatre in the northern Minnesota city of Brainerd. The cancellation was to clear Sonny’s schedule for the biopsy of a nodule on his left lung.  His doctors have determined that the nodule is cancer, which is also located in part of his […]

Brainerd, MN show 01/20/17 Cancelled

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to cancel our appearance this Friday in Brainerd, MN at the Central Lakes College Performing Arts Center. We would like to extend a heartfelt apology to all of our fans in the North Country that have been anticipating this show. Some of our most memorable […]

Sonny Knight and the Lakers @ Shank Hall | Shepherd Express

The death of the great Sharon Jones last year came as a blow to music fans everywhere, but she leaves behind one hell of a legacy. She’ll be remembered not only for the many great records she released, but also for the renewed interest in classic soul music that she helped generate. Jones opened the […]