Listen to “Ready to Go” by Yam Haus


The Minneapolis-based quartet will soon be touring to promote their song “Ready to Go.”

MINNEAPOLIS — A band from Minnesota, Yam Haus, is representing the land of 10,000 lakes in NBC’s new music competition, “American Song Contest,” which pits bands representing every state and territory in the nation against each other to find the best American band .

During KARE 11 on Saturday, the quartet from Minnesota performed “Ready to Go,” which is their title track for the “American Song Contest.”

The Minneapolis-based band is made up of Lawrence Pruitt, who lives in Stillwater, Jacob Felstow and Zach Beinlich, who both live in St. Paul, and Seth Blum of Hudson, Wisc.

Yam Haus’ future in the competition hinges on its performance on music streaming platforms. Click or tap here for a link to their song on different music streaming services.

In May, the alternative pop band will tour the Midwest before hitting the East Coast and stopping in the South. Tickets and a list of shows for their tour are available online here.

People can vote for who advances to the next round of the contest online here. Polls open on Monday and close at 7 a.m. ET on Wednesday.

The “American Song Contest” airs on NBC on Mondays, and the next three groups that will advance to the next round will be announced on Monday’s next episode.

Editor’s note: Watch the video below for Yam Haus’ live performance of “Ready to Go.”


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