Pieta Brown | Cedar Cultural Center | Friday, October 10 Looking right at home at Snuffy's Malt Shop in St. Paul, Pieta Brown slides into a vinyl booth surrounded by framed yellowing pictures. As she ponders the menu, she asks, "Do you think they have malts here?" An infectious laugh follows when sh ... More >>
Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. A premiere of Van Stee's brand new music video launches this week. We've also got new clips from Coastal Cabins, Pieta Brown, Dwell & the Shape Ship, and Choral Reefr. W ... More >>
Amos Lee doesn't have anything to prove, but he sure does have a lot to say. The Philadelphia performer just released his fifth studio album, and is gearing up for a national tour. Mountains of Sorrow, Rivers of Song sums up Lee and his tunes in six words. The album unveils many layers of stories, r ... More >>
Photo by Steve CohenThe Jayhawks' Mark Olson and Marc Perlman at the Basilica Block Party in 2009This morning, Cities 97 filled in a few gaps on the schedule for this summer's Basilica Block Party, which was mostly revealed during an extended broadcast last Thursday. In addition to adding Citizen ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonFans at the 2010 Basilica Block PartyYesterday, we joked that if we were going to keep reporting a new summer festival lineup each day until the weather improved -- and hey, waddya know, it's working! Yesterday evening, Cities 97 revealed the lineup for its annual two-night Ba ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenAmos LeeMarch 24, 2011State Theatre, MinneapolisLast night at the State Theatre was as surprising as the most recent snow accumulation throughout the Twin Cities at the start of spring.
Photos by Tony NelsonBrandi Carlile with Amos Lee and The Watson Twins Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, 8/29/10 Brandi Carlile headlines the Grandstand: A self-declared milestone. She could not contain her joy at packing that place. She jumped and smiled constantly and sashayed gleefully ar ... More >>
Photo by Tony NelsonGuante and Big Cats!We've got another great week of music content loaded onto the site -- see below for a rundown of the music section that appears in the print edition of City Pages this week.Guante: A warrior with wordsBy Michael L. WalshSpending an afternoon with the talent ... More >>