Bill Sullivan

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    Replacements roadie Bill Sullivan writing '80s tour diary

    The reunited Replacements are hotter now than they were in their prime. Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson -- along with hired guns Josh Freese, Dave Minehan, and, for the time being, Billie Joe Armstrong -- are now headlining major festivals throughout the United States and Canada, along with rapidl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Run Westy Run: There are going to be a lot of surprises happening on stage

    If there's anything that can be said for Minnesota music in 2013, it will forever be minted as the year of the 80's Minneapolis "Heyday" band reunions.Famously, the Replacements reunited after years of nagging from their fans. Soul Asylum continued to soldier on in an amalgamation of themselves. Mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Desaparecidos at First Avenue, 8/28/13

    Desaparecidos With Birthday Suits First Avenue, Minneapolis August 28, 2013 Over the years, it has become quite obvious that Conor Oberst loves playing in Minneapolis. He has strong ties to the city through his former manager (and former 400 Bar owner) Bill Sullivan, and each riveting show he puts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    The 400 Bar is closing its West Bank location after 17 years

    With 2012 breathing its final breaths, so is a West Bank landmark and live music institution. The 400 Bar, located at 400 Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis, is closing its doors after 17 years of hosting live music in its intimate environs.In recent months, the gritty bar's management team of Tom and Bill ... More >>

  • Music

    August 8, 2012

    Desaparecidos kick off their tour in Minneapolis

    Guitarist Denver Dalley talks of revisiting old favorites after a decade

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    October 12, 2004
  • Arts

    September 5, 2001

    This is Hardcore

    It made less history than '77 punk. It sold fewer records than Nirvana. But the suburban rebellion of Eighties America found its own potent way to say no.

  • News

    May 9, 2001

    Picked to Click

    The 11th Annual City Pages New Music Poll

  • Music

    January 17, 2001
  • Music

    April 19, 2000

    Picked to Click X

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

  • Sports

    December 15, 1999


    A bio-doc looks at the punks who changed the complexion of white rock

  • 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

    Daydream Believers

    Five skeptical spin doctors probe for local music's pulse -- a City Pages roundtable

  • News

    April 22, 1998

    Picked To Click VIII

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

  • News

    August 20, 1997

    Musical Chairs

    Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?

  • Music

    November 27, 1996