Past MN State Fair performers Caitlyn Smith, Tank and The Bangas and The War And Treaty will headline the Virtual Celebration of Culture and Community 2020 three-day concert series supported by The Minneapolis Foundation as part of the Fair’s At-Home Edition, also shining a spotlight on four local non-profits doing outstanding work in the community. What: A Virtual Celebration of Culture and Community 2020 Where: YouTube Premiere When: September 5-7, 2020 @ 6:00pm (CT) Why:

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Reviewed by Jesse Nathaniel Jenkins  You can’t be led astray whenever the music is led by absolute freedom and an intention to have a good time. I couldn’t think of a better place to be than to see Tank and The Bangas in downtown Minneapolis! I went to their show with little to no expectations of what to expect. To my pleasant surprise, I came to discover that Big Freedia was her opening act. I

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Tank & the Bangas are a New Orleans, Louisiana-based R&B band fronted by Tarriona Ball, aka Tank, a singer and poet. The band's instrumental core, capable of shifting from classic soul and funk to hip-hop, reggae, and rock, consists of musical director and drummer Joshua Johnson, keyboardist Merell Burkett, keyboardist and bassist Norman Spence, and saxophonist and flutist Albert Allenback. They're joined by a cast of supplemental musicians that has included background vocalists Angelika "Jelly"

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