Do The Cactus Blossoms make you hanker for a country dance on wooden floorboards, a hint of magnolia in the air?

Enjoy their timeless sound – and dream of endless summer by watching their full performance on The Lowertown Line.

Or grab your boots and your cowboy hat, and step back into another era of country swing by relishing one of the following songs.

“Powder Blue” by The Cactus Blossoms


“Stoplight Kisses” by The Cactus Blossoms


“Mississippi” by The Cactus Blossoms


“Change Your Way or Die” by The Cactus Blossoms


“Adios Maria” by The Cactus Blossoms



This story is made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the citizens of Minnesota.


Need a little more Minnesota-made country music in your life? Check out these “7 Minnesota Music-Makers Who Put Their Own Stamp on Country.”

Want to dive into the rich history of country music? For a limited time, you can stream Ken Burns’ latest documentary epic, Country Music, a 16-hour exploration that will criss-cross the nation.

If you still need a little more Minnesota-made country music in your life – and who doesn’t? – check out this video story about The Okee Dokee Brothers, a duo that takes inspiration from experiences in the great outdoors to inspire others to connect withe the natural world.