Open since 1974, the Cabooze has made its name through booking a variety of R&B, reggae, and rock acts, all the while supporting local bands who have gone on to play larger stages and to national audiences. Serving niches of R&B/blues in the '70s and jam rock today, the venue has a history o ... More >>
Gary Clark Jr. With the Wild Feathers and Max Frost First Avenue, Minneapolis November 20, 2013 There is a palpable electricity any time a big name band or musician makes their first Twin Cities live appearance. The anticipation levels reached a fever pitch as nearly ten years passed before Gary Cl ... More >>
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 role as blues statesman Friday night at Minneap ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaTapes 'n Tapes frontman Josh GrierWelcome to Rock the Garden 2011! There's a steady rain here right now, and all along the hillside in front of the stage there are brightly colored rain jackets and ponchos as far as the eye can see.Gimme Noise is set up in back of stage at th ... More >>
The historic Wilebski's Blues Saloon, which has had a somewhat tumultuous history at its location on Western Avenue North in St. Paul, reopened in a new location on Rice Street last Friday for a performance by Kim Wilson and the Blues All-Stars. The venue had been on Western Avenue since 1979 and ... More >>
Big Trouble's favorites could teach all of us a few things about behaving musically.
Jason Moran uses the Walker's collection to dice up the jazz concert