MILL CITY still has light years to go before it's as good as the Austin and Seattle blowouts it was patterned after, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few diamonds in the rough buried in the weekend's ostensibly predictable lineup. So, City Pages recommends skipping the usual alt/yuppie suspects (Violent Femmes, Babes In Toyland, Del Amitri, Arlo Guthrie, Barenaked Ladies) and local mainstays (Willy Wisely, Grant Hart, Strawdogs, Trailer Trash) for dates with some of the weekend's lesser-known jazz and gospel performers and blues... More >>>