Bill DeVille

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Caravan du Nord's 2014 lineup revealed

    The lineups and locations have just been announced for the Minnesota Music Coalition's 2014 Caravan du Nord. The 4th annual Caravan is setting out to foster and strengthen connections between Minnesota musicians and aspiring artists throughout the state, as well as members of the arts community with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    An oral history of Rock the Garden

    As we assembled this week's cover story, 89.3 the Current: An oral history, we quickly realized that one key piece of the radio station had a life of its own: Rock the Garden. The annual summer music festival started out in 1998 as a membership driver for the Walker Art Center, a kind of musical in ... More >>

  • Music

    January 22, 2014

    89.3 the Current: An oral history

    DJs, local artists, and the music community muse about what makes the radio station so revolutionary

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2014

    Chowgirls and Chris Koza team for cozy locavore serenade

    Nothing pairs better with local cuisine than musical accompaniment from an accomplished local musician. On a chilly January Sunday, Amy Brown and Heidi Andermack of Chowgirls Killer Catering will invite guests into their cozy space in Northeast for an evening of their locally sourced dishes and a se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Caravan du Nord announces 2013 music lineup and locations

    The Caravan du Nord tour plays such a wonderful, vital role in spreading the musical talents of Minnesota artists to all corners of our state. The music lineup and locations for the Minnesota Music Coalition's 3rd annual tour have just been announced, and once again a litany of gifted local acts wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art Festival 2012 lineup: Rick Springfield, TV on the Radio, and more

    See Also: Journey, Pat Benatar and Loverboy at the Minnesota State Fair, 9/1/12 Sound Unseen 12: From Sid & Nancy to Sigur Ros The 13th Annual Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art Festival has just announced the dates, film lineup, and venues participating in this year's festivities. Sound Unseen will r ... More >>

  • Music

    January 18, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Music & Movies in Loring Park kickoff moved indoors due to weather

    Photo by Louisa Podlich​With severe weather hitting the metro area, the Walker Art Center has decided to move its inaugural 2011 Music & Movies night in Loring Park indoors to the Walker Cinema, which unfortunately only fits about 330 people (the recurring night usually draws over 1,000). Acco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2011

    Rock the Garden 2011: Live blogging from the Walker Art Center

    Photos by Nick WosikaTapes 'n Tapes frontman Josh Grier​Welcome 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2011

    Music & Movies 2011 lineup unveiled by the Walker

    Photo courtesy of the Walker​This afternoon the Walker Art Center unveiled its schedule for this year's Music & Movies, which was on hiatus last year (and subsequently picked up and presented by City Pages as "Four Nights in Loring") and has since been reclaimed by the museum's curators. This ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2011

    Bob Dylan's 70th birthday celebrations start this weekend

    ​Next Tuesday, May 24, Minnesota's oldest enigma turns 70 years old. Not surprisingly, there are a few celebrations planned around town, and some reminiscences elsewhere as well.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    The Current prepping all-local playlist for Saturday

    ​The Current is preparing for a 24-block of all-local music this Saturday, May 15 from midnight to midnight, which they are dubbing "Minnesota Music Day." The station will present three separate specialty shows with all-local programming in addition to inviting hosts Bill DeVille, Mac Wilson, Stev ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: Nov. 2-6

    The Uptown Bar closes its doors, Estate appears on Gossip Girl, M.anifest releases new music & the Suicide Commandos get their own day.

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    The Current's Bill DeVille to host Americana show

    The new Sunday-morning show will explore music with country and roots influences.

  • Arts

    January 2, 2002

    The Year in Music

    The Sound of Music, 2001: Our Favorite Things

  • Music

    April 19, 2000

    Picked to Click X

    Astronaut Wife, decembers architects, and the Foxfire factor: The 2000 City Pages New Music Poll

  • News

    April 21, 1999

    Scene Not Heard

    Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.

  • News

    April 22, 1998

    Picked To Click VIII

    It's an odd, autonomous, anomalous year for the 1998 City Pages New Music Poll.

  • Arts

    July 16, 1997

    PICKED TO CLICK PART 7: It's New to You!

    The 1997 City Pages New Music Poll
    Moon's Over Minneapolis: Brother Sun Sister Moon rise in the north

  • News

    July 10, 1996

    Who Are These Girls & Guys?

    That's a bigger question than usual in our 1996 new music poll.