Minnesota Orchestra, Okee Dokee Brothers nominated for Grammys


The musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra are still locked out amid an ongoing contract dispute. But they have this: a Grammy nomination.

The orchestra was nominated Wednesday for best orchestral performance, for "Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 5." The competition: the San Francisco Symphony, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Oregon Symphony and London Symphony Orchestra. Here's a list of all the Grammy nominees.

One other Minnesota group was nominated: the Okee Dokee Brothers, a fun pair of Minneapolis bluegrass musicians who specialize in children's music. They are nominated in the best children's album category for "Can You Canoe?"

This video offers a glimpse at a Mississippi canoe trip that inspired their album:

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