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 […]

Cancelled Flights, Bookers Bourbon, and Dog Poo: Minneapolis and Detroit

Lately we’ve been very lucky to have some incredible musicians play with us. Our sax player, Cole, has been touring with Bon Iver. We couldn’t be more excited for him, but I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t nervous about finding someone to fill in for him. Well, we found the perfect guy, a […]

Our new album was just pressed on cassette!

The following was taken from the Secret Stash Records blog. “That’s right, they’re back.  Deal with it! About 6 or 7 years ago a local label called Moon Glyph started putting out releases exclusively on cassette.  I always thought everything they did looked and felt amazing.  Honestly, I had probably gotten so used to seeing music […]

Wine, Pulp Fiction, And Liquefied Petroleum: Chicago

A couple weeks ago I figured it was time to get our ’92 Fleetwood Southwind motorhome, the vehicle we tour in, ready for the winter.  I made an appointment and brought it into a shop across town that only works on RVs.  We had to get all the tanks and hoses emptied and dried, winterize […]

Sooner or Later Limited Edition LPs SOLD OUT

As per usual, Secret Stash Records produced a limited edition version of our new album.  This time around the first 200 pre-orders were available on clear vinyl.  We were thrilled to hear that orders came in from around the world for these special hand-numbered records, but now… they’re all gone!  Never fear, though, you can […]

Billiards, Fish, and First Ave: On The Set of Our First Music Video

Every friend and colleague of mine: “Dude, you guys should make a music video!” Me: “Music videos are stupid.  They’re a waste of space on the internet.  When was the last time you saw one worth a damn?  I mean can you remember recently watching a new music video and not feeling like it was […]