Vinyl Revival artist in residence: DJ Shannon Blowtorch

Vinyl Revival artist in residence this November-December at Minneapolis Central Library, Shannon Blowtorch is an award-winning DJ, sound engineer and promoter.

Check out Blowtorch’s curated vinyl picks in the Vinyl Revival listening room in November and December, featuring 39 selections from artists such as Etta James, Princess Nokia and Lizzo. See the full list of records available for listening.

The listening room is located on the third floor of Minneapolis Central Library in room N-301. Reserve online or check in with staff at the third floor information desk to access the room.

Learn from Shannon Blowtorch at the library

Named best Club DJ by City Pages and Star Tribune, as well as making the Sun-Times Top 100 DJs list, Shannon Blowtorch has a weekly Saturday night show on 89.3 The Current and has DJed GRRRL Party, the X Games, Dre Day and at Paisley Park. She’s also known for her ability to read a crowd and for her eclectic music collections.

DJ Shannon Blowtorch will discuss the evolution of DJ equipment from crate digging and turntables to software and computers:

Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.