The musician proves she's destined for more than Taylor Swift comparisons
Low taught us how to drone, Prince brought back breakfast, and there were a million reunions
After moving back and forth between Minneapolis and Chicago, Brainerd-bred Nate Eisland is relieved to return to his home state. Recently, his band On an On rose from the ashes of now-defunct Scattered Trees. Since then, he, Alissa Ricci, and Ryne Estwing have received a burst of attention during th ... More >>
The Lumineers with Cold War Kids and J. Roddy Walston and the BusinessTarget Center, MinneapolisFriday, May 31, 2013A career based on eleven songs can be a scary thing. Is that enough? Colorado's the Lumineers don't seem too bent out of shape trying to please anyone, and have thrived happily off the ... More >>
Sue McLean, an independent Twin Cities concert promoter, passed Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Any regular show-goer in the region has attended countless shows booked by McLean over the past four decades. McLean is responsible for booking the Basilica Block Party since it began in 1995 ... More >>
KDWB's Jingle Ball With Psy, Train, Ed Sheeran, One Republic, Owl City, Cher Lloyd, Ellie Goulding, and Conor MaynardXcel Energy Center, St. PaulTuesday, December 4, 2012If a venue hands out earplugs as you are walking in, make sure you take them and use them. With as many screaming tweens as there ... More >>
See Also: Aby Wolf bares claws, drops single Aby Wolf and Her Claws' experimentation pays off In this digital age of MP3s, BitTorrents, and Soundcloud files, music fans have consistently sought out a more personalized, intimate engagement with the songs and albums that move them, which is one of th ... More >>
See Also:Spoon makes Twin Cities go "Ga Ga" on two-night stand at First AvenueHandsome Furs at the Triple Rock, 07/27/11Over the years, it has become quite obvious that Minneapolis has a lot of love for both Spoon and Handsome Furs. Both bands (as well as Dan Boeckner's former group, Wolf Parade) ha ... More >>
Losses include the Suburbs' Bruce Allen, Dinkytowner, and Myth
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Bob Dylan to release Christmas album, Bob Mould to play Hüsker Dü songs at ATP & the Sounds announce First Avenue date.
Moby announces Myth date, Toki Wright performs for The Current & Dan Wilson sits in on the "Hoot."
Music Box Theatre re-opens its doors, City on the Make stream new album & next week's best new releases.
Matt and Kim announce Triple Rock gig, MPR interviews Dave Pirner & photos of P.O.S. in the UK.
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