It’s a mild fall evening at an Uptown coffee shop and Sonny Knight is clad neck to toe in a dark, casual getup illuminated by the glimmer of a silver Vikings flat brim hat. Before sitting down, he orders a black iced coffee and waits patiently by the counter. “No cream,” he equably reiterates to […]
Sonny Knight & The Lakers have become a hometown favorite to Minneapolis. They’re leading a revival of soul music not only in the twin cities, but arguably the upper Midwest. It’s not going unnoticed either. The First Avenue Mainroom was packed this past Saturday night, concertgoers chilled from the cold October evening filed into the […]
Eric Foss — the honcho at Secret Stash Records and drummer for Sonny Knight the Lakers — recently invited City Pages to “watch the sausage get made” at the band’s rehearsal space. Full article here.
Minneapolis soul ensemble Sonny Knight & The Lakers perform for a sold out crowd in TPT’s Street Space for an episode of “The Lowertown Line.” Full Episode
If you haven’t heard about the highly acclaimed Midwestern funk and soul group, Sonny Knight and The Lakers, you are in luck. The Twin Cities-based band is making a much-wanted return to AtwoodFest 2016, a huge follow up to its Madison area debut, during AtwoodFest 2014. Full article here.
Sonny Knight And The Lakers will join us during the Global Village for a very soulful Live From Studio A session! Full article here.
The show featured the big Minneapolis act Sonny Knight and the Lakers, Duluth folk blues icon Charlie Parr, and world class jazz musician Sam Miltich and the Clearwater Hot Club featuring Charmin Michelle. Katie Houg piloted the house piano, adding her skill and voice to the show. Full article here.
Sonny Knight and the Lakers perform “Stronger in the End” at an intimate “Isthmus Live Session” at the Isthmus offices in downtown Madison, Wisconsin on June 10th, 2016. Isthmus Live Sessions are presented by Ian’s Pizza and MINI of Madison. – See more at: http://isthmus.com/music/isthmus-live-sessions/sonny-knight-and-the-lakers/#sthash.e5NoqkLe.dpuf
Mid-last year Minneapolis-based Sonny Knight, a 68-year-old retired truck driver, and his band of twenty-something to thirty-something-year-old musicians released a live double album entitled, Sonny Knight And The Lakers Do It Live. The record is a loving return to the height of live Rhythm and Blues with Knight and his band perfectly capturing the uproarious […]
It was a great night of Midwest soul at the Des Moines Social Club, as we welcomed two great bands to the Kum & Go Theatre: from Minneapolis, Sonny Knight & The Lakers, and Des Moines’ own The Maytags! Full article here.