While grunge broke out of the Pacific Northwest in the early '90s, there was something different happening in the Twin Cities. Bands here were far more influenced by what was happening in the U.K., and a vital and volatile shoegaze/Krautrock/dreampop scene materialized. Sadly, many of those bands we ... More >>
Sad news to hit the local arts world today: The long-running Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, which annually showcased over 200 artists and four free stages of music along St. Anthony Main, will be no more. The festival's founder, longtime local music advocate Ira Heilicher (son of legendary Soma ... More >>
Bella Koshka just released a new video for "Matinee," directed by Josh Cragun and filmed in locations like the Uptown Theater, Nick and Eddie, and a Metro Transit bus. The band has just finished mixing their second album, and are expected to announce a CD-release show soon.
by Nikki Miller and Andrew FlanaganFor this second chapter of Rational Dialectic, Andrew Flanagan and Nikki Miller soak in the sold-out Korn show in First Avenue's Main Room, wherein they encounter a real-life vagitarian, black shirt farts, and confront head-on their checkered musical her-and-his ... More >>
(This guy escaped from Coney Island) This week we have gallery show homage to Coney Island, a benefit for MN Fashion, and free music at the Triple Rock.
Art-A-Whirl weekend is upon us. Here's your guide to all the live music highlights this weekend, many of which are free. See anything we missed? Add your own Art-A-Whirl music events in the comments.FRIDAY, MAY 14Hoolie FestShuga RecordsFree; all agesIndoor stage:12:00 p.m. Acting Normal1:00 p.m ... More >>
Photo: Ted SalzmanSome of the heads behind the projectArt-A-Whirl quickly approaches, our cities' creatives plotting their innumerable takeovers of Nordeast, that part of Minneapolis where successful artists from Uptown seem to move. For our part, we would like to direct you to two can't-miss sho ... More >>
Doug Flicker plus Left Hand Brewing equals a delicious evening!
Estate song featured on ABC, Kill to Kill & No Bird Sing release new music videos & M.anifest releases new track.
Rumor has it there's going to be a bearded lady.
New music from Gigamesh, Mayda releases a new video & Gospel Gossip talks to the AV Club.
Nothing in life is free. Except this weekend event list.
The 18th edition of Picked to Click is now online. After collecting 105 ballots from the Twin Cities' music experts, we ended up with an unusual amount of ties, landing 13 artists in the top 10.