HCL Vinyl Revival Artist Residency Picks for May/June 2019 - Lori Barbero

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Lori Barbero is known as the drummer and co-founder of the iconic female 90’s band Babes in Toyland. Barbero formed the Minneapolis trio with lead singer/guitarist Kat Bjelland in 1987. Babes played together for a 32 year span. Lori subsequently played drums for the Minneapolis bands Egg Twist and Koalas. She was also part owner of the now defunct Minneapolis label Spanish Fly Records. Other passions and feats include tour management, vinyl only DJ, bartender, music promoter, studio producer, assistant production manager for 7 years for SXSW in Austin Texas, music fanatic, and her home has always been a rock & roll hotel.