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  • 4 years ago | Concert Review

    By Rick MasonBuddy GuyState Theatre, MinneapolisFriday, March 2, 2012A week after taking part in a stellar blues summit at the White House and personally persuading President Obama to chime in on "Sweet Home Chicago," Buddy Guy reveled in his own ...

  • 4 years ago | Radio

    By John Ervin The long-standing KFAI-FM radio show Crap From the Past marks its 20th anniversary tonight from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. If you're wondering, what's Crap From the Past? It's a weekly musical exhibition curated by Ron "Boogiemonster" G...

  • 4 years ago | Concert Review

    By Steve CohenGary Busey as Buddy HollyParkway Theater, MinneapolisFriday, February 3, 2012An actor perhaps best known for portraying one of music's great innovators brought a bit of rock 'n' roll legacy to the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis on Fr...

  • 4 years ago | Tour Diary

    The game is won on the field. Some bits of advice are impossible to follow to fruition. "The game is won on the field, Mallman." This is the kind of hodge-podge rhetoric that makes so much sense, you end up feeling like shit about yourself because...

  • 4 years ago | Concert Review

    ​BY ALLEGRA OXBOROUGH Six years ago I was barely 18, just old enough to legally attend the first Blowout. I went alone, in my home-stenciled hand-painted Doomtree shirt, and firmly held my position front and center for the whole show...

  • 4 years ago | Tour Diary

    Days of no consequence. Minneapolis edged November. My turmoil was a batholith hidden deep within. The new record was closer to "The Red Bedroom" than anything I'd written in 10 years. Brad was forced to cancel our mix session in Kentucky, so trac...

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