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Amos Lee with Special Guest Jensen McRae

Concerts & MusicSMA Presents\ AMOS LEE\ with special guest Jensen McRae\ \ SUNDAY, APRIL 24, 2022\ ORPHEUM THEATRE, MINNEAPOLIS, MN\ \ DOORS 6:30PM | Music 7:30PM\ \ TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1 AT 10:00am!\ $85.00 | $69.50 | $65.00\ (plus applicable fees)\ Reserved tickets available online at ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1.800.982.2787.\ \ About Amos Lee\ With one foot in the real world and the other in a charmed dimension of his own making, Amos Lee creates a rare kind of music that’s emotionally raw yet touched with a certain magical quality. On his eight album Dreamland, the Philadelphia-born singer/songwriter intimately documents his real-world struggles (alienation, anxiety, loneliness, despair), and outpouring born from deliberate and often painful self-examination. “For most of my life I’ve walked into rooms thinking, ‘I don’t belong here,\'” says Lee. “I’ve come to the realization that I’m too comfortable as an isolated person, and I want to reach out more. This record came from questioning my connections to other people, to myself, to my past and to the future.”\ \ All throughout Dreamland, Lee embraces an unfettered honesty, repeatedly shedding light on the darkest corners of his psyche. On “Into the Clearing,” for instance, the album takes on a moody intensity as Lee speaks to a desire for obliteration. “There’s always a longing to be one with the universe, to be one with nature, to be one with the sky,” he says. “And sometimes the only way you can be with the sky is to be smoke.”\ \ In the making of Dreamland, Lee found his songwriting indelibly informed by his recent reading of Johann Hari’s 2018 book Lost Connections. “It’s about depression, which I have a pretty deep history with, and how our society and our generation looks at mental health and healing in terms of medication rather than thinking about our personal relationship to the people and the world around us,” he says. And with his release of Dreamland, Lee hopes that his songs might inspire ot
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April 24, 2022
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April 24, 2022
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Orpheum Theatre 910 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States of America, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55403 United States
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