The Hook and Ladder Theater 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis

Award-winning vocalist, instrumentalist and songwriter Curtis Salgado (the man NPR calls "an icon with a huge voice") is revered worldwide for his ability to wring every ounce of soul out of every song he performs. Salgado is famed not only for his powerhouse live shows and ten previous albums, but also for his passionate and insightful original songs.