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Pert Near Sandstone at the 2023 Blue Ox Music Festival.

Pert Near Sandstone

Pert Near Sandstone has had the privilege of co-founding, curating and hosting the Blue Ox Music Festival. Formed by old friends in 2003 within the vibrant Minneapolis music scene, they have been tireless stewards of the Midwestern roots music community. Performing with infectious energy and an undeniable joy, Pert Near’s strong song craft melds with old-time sensibilities in a unique brand of modern string band music they deliver to fans around the world.

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