With Election Day just over a month away, many us are probably growing tired of the endless stream of campaign commercials and relentless sloganeering ringing out from most media outlets. But one of the definite advantages of any election year are the special Benefit Concerts which bring together ta ... More >>
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See Also:The Honeydogs tour diary 1: Adam Levy's dreamThe Honeydogs tour diary 2: Trent Norton reaches outThe Honeydogs tour diary 3: Meeting a superfan in ChicagoMinneapolis rockers the Honeydogs have been on a tour out to the East Coast. In this tour diary, frontman Adam Levy is providing a runnin ... More >>
See Also:The Honeydogs tour diary 1: Adam Levy's dreamMinneapolis rockers the Honeydogs recently embarked on a tour out to the East Coast. In this tour diary, the band provides a running commentary from the road. This entry is by bassist Trent Norton. I like to call it an 'I can touch you' t ... More >>
After a few events already this week to ease into full-fledged business, Eat Street eatery and music venue Icehouse is now officially open to the public. Last night's grand opening party featured a couple of Honeydogs' frontman Adam Levy's other associated projects, Liminal Phase and Hookers & B ... More >>
Long near the top of the list of highly anticipated restaurants of 2012, Icehouse has finally declared an opening date. The owners who brought us Be'wiched Deli describe their new venture as a "restaurant with a stage." We were invited inside to take a sneak peek at the space, which is quickly comin ... More >>
The HoneydogsWith Rogue Valley and Farewell MilwaukeeFirst Avenue Mainroom, MinnepolisSaturday, March 10, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here.After everything the Honeydogs have endured in the past several months -- including the passing of frontman Adam Levy's son Daniel -- this was a nig ... More >>
The memorial service for Daniel Levy, son of Honeydogs' frontman Adam Levy, was an extremely emotional affair last month. It brought together a couple hundred family, friends, musicians, and others to remember the 21-year-old young man who took his life after years of dealing with a mind that he ... More >>
Daniel Levy, 21, took his own life in January
This week's cover story delves into the story of Daniel Levy, son of the Honeydogs' lead singer Adam Levy, who took his own life at only 21 earlier this year. Unsurprisingly, there are references to the father-son bond that pop up in lyrics back to when Daniel was a young child. Due to an enormou ... More >>
Last month, the Honeydogs frontman Adam Levy shared the heartbreaking news of his 21-year-old son Daniel's passing after a lengthy battle with mental illness. The community response has been enormous, and for that Levy's family has expressed gratitude. Although there was already a memorial servic ... More >>
To further prove the healing power of both friends and music, the Honeydogs have announced plans for a album release party at First Avenue on March 10. The distinguished local band will be celebrating the release of their 10th studio album, What Comes After, and First Avenue has generously dec ... More >>
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Look up the term liminal phase on Wikipedia and you will be met with the meaning: The transition (liminal) phase is the period between states, during which one has left one place or state but hasn't yet entered or joined the next. Minneapolis band Liminal Phase's music shares many of ... More >>
Another reason to leave your house during the week: booze and exceptionally good music each Tuesday at Cause.
Photo by Elli Rader"After three good years, RPTA has decided to call it quits," reads an ominous message on the band's website. Though he had built up a small and avid following under his Ryan Paul and the Ardent moniker (see: our profile from last year), lead singer Ryan Paul Plewacki says that, ... More >>
The Honeydogs have a long history behind them, with 10 studio releases under their belt and 16 years' worth of time well-spent laying down bricks in the Minnesota music scene. They are the sort of band that are always the right choice when you are grinding your teeth for a new song, because t ... More >>
Usher in May with new music...lots of CD releases this weekend!
Photo by Erik HessThe Southern Songbook series is returning to the Southern Theater April 14 as part of the String Theory Festival, and this time around host Adam Levy is inviting Chris Koza, Dessa, Chan Poling, and more to explore the use of strings in modern-day songwriting. To preview the next ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessAby WolfSouthern Songbook: Desire and DeathFebruary 14, 2011Southern Theater, MinneapolisAs I walked up to the theater last night, I squeezed my date's hand. "This should be nice, huh?" I said as he held the door open for me. And then my eyes focused on the description of the e ... More >>
Screw Hallmark cards. This February 14, I can't think of a better way to kill an evening than with a night filled with "Valentine-ish subject matter sung by some of the best purveyors of melancholia around." That's how Adam Levy is describing his next installment of the Southern Songbook, his new ... More >>
Photo courtesy Zack KlineZack Kline and Orange Mighty Trio kick off the new season of 416 Club Commissions this SundayThe Twin Cities has a knack for hoisting up local artists and treasuring them as darlings of the local music scene. No matter how many great national acts roll through town, we in ... More >>
Two Minneapolis art galleries will host two different locally rooted panel discussions about music, art, and community involvement this week. Tonight at Intermedia Arts, MNOriginal and the Minneapolis Arts Commission will host an interactive discussion on "Minnesota Identity and the Arts" from ... More >>
(Coming soon: Ananya Dance Theatre. Photo by V. Paul Virtucio)Now in its second century as an entertainment and performance space, the Southern Theater has released its full schedule for 2010 and 2011. According to the press release, this season will feature work by 27 choreographers and over ... More >>
All photos by Steve CohenAl Kooper with Ashleigh Still and Alison ScottA sizable crew of esteemed local musicians gathered at the Dakota Sunday night to pay tribute to rock 'n' roll legend Al Kooper with a set of covers that spanned his entire career. According to photographer Steve Cohen, Al him ... More >>
The avant garde singer-songwriter put on a fantastic show.
The James J. Hill library will feature a rotating cast of talented local songwriters.
Frontman and Minneapolis pop mainstay Adam Levy chats with City Pages about new project
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