Father John Misty with Solid GoldFirst Avenue, MinneapolisTuesday, May 21, 2013Father John Misty aka Josh Tillman returned to Minneapolis for the fourth time within a year last night. The singer, who recently celebrated his 32nd birthday and the one-year anniversary of his debut album [as Father Joh ... More >>
Father John Misty With La Sera and Jeffertitti's Nile Fine Line Music Cafe, Minneapolis October 31, 2012 "Do you like my costume?" joked Joshua Tillman, the frontman and main creative force behind Father John Misty, as he and his five backing musicians took to the Fine Line stage on Wednesday night ... More >>
Ariel Pink's Haunted GraffitiWith Dam-FunkFine Line Music Cafe, MinneapolisSaturday, September 22, 2012Ariel Pink might be one of the greatest pretenders of our musical era. But the catch is that he might not be. For years he's made it deliberately unclear as to whether he's genuinely definable by t ... More >>
Youth Lagoonwith Father John Misty, FranceVarsity Theater, MinneapolisSunday, July 15, 2012For many in attendance at the sold-out Varsity Theater, a show by Father John Misty is a religious experience, so to speak -- after all, it was on a Sunday. To be clear, Father John Misty was not the headlin ... More >>
See Also:Marilyn Manson at Myth, 5/18/12Are you ready for some metal, Mankato? Music fans up north better sharpen up their devil horns because Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie are bringing their co-headlining Twins of Evil tour to our highly corruptible state. Why this tour is skipping the Twin Citi ... More >>
If you've walked the aisles of a TJ Maxx (or any department store) in the past decade or so, you've heard it. Even if many may not recognize his name at first, you're sure to have heard the mainstream, feel-good, chase-after-your-dreams hit song, "Babylon." The year 1998 and every year before tha ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenJimmy CliffAugust 7, 2010Minnesota Zoo Weesner AmphitheaterJimmy Cliff didn't let the heat (or his age) slow him down in an electrified performance of protest music, songs of hope and a stellar delivery of his most well known songs from one of the most popular reggae records ... More >>
It's a hard job, but somebody's gotta do itTim Pawlenty didn't step out in front of a Waverly, Iowa, crowd over the weekend and proudly introduce his wife as an accomplished former lawyer and judge. Nope, he wanted to talk about his smokin' hot arm candy! That's an old story for men in powerful p ... More >>
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