Event Review: The Southern Sessions – Hosted by: batteryboy

Overview of the Southern Sessions

By Becca Martin

“Community Cake” was the message. Three sweeping nights of local music in the Southern Theatre’s majesty. Cobey Rouse of batteryboy had been frank about the fact that he had invited artists that had embraced him in the Minneapolis music scene. Comrades who wanted to perform in an acoustically awesome space. It was a concept Cloud Cult had inspired. The Southern Theatre delivered, the sound was cathedral like. The Southern’s staff brought it, helpful and proficient. A sense of community was evident in the attendees. People mingled in the common area, excited to join in the “be here now” of it. A more relaxed vibe than your local hipster club, it seemed to spread to the artists who regaled the audience with charming stories. Continue reading


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