Billy Joel

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Garth Brooks at Target Center, 11/6/14

    Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood Target Center, Minneapolis Thursday, November 6, 2014 You might say Garth Brooks is a crowd-pleaser. You might also say Michael Jackson was a good dancer and Beatles songs are catchy. Garth -- to call him "Brooks" is as fussy and mannered as referring to "Presley" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    The Pizza Underground at First Avenue, 11/1/14

    "DO YOU GUYS LIKE PIZZA?!" This was the obnoxious, self-answering question that began The Pizza Underground's set last Saturday at First Ave. It was posed by a camcorder-wielding man dressed as Andy Warhol, and it was of course answered with a series of whoops from the crowd. Everyone likes pizza, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    Lady Gaga's tour rider uncovered

    It's no secret that Lady Gaga can be a high-maintenance gal. The woman is a walking MOMA exhibit with her unbelievable wardrobe. While she's not sporting her craziest styles out and about these days, she's still the same old Gaga we know and love. The latest financial drama between Gaga and her ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    Frightened Rabbit at The Assembly at the Woman's Club, 10/12/2012

    Frightened Rabbit with Arc in RoundThe Assembly at the Woman's Club, MinneapolisFriday, October 12, 2012The night could easily have been deemed "Plaid and Beards" at the Woman's Club in Minneapolis on Friday night with most of the sold out audience in said attire. Or even "An Evening of Storytelling ... More >>

  • Music

    October 28, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    Gimme News Weekly Wrap-Up: May 8-14

    Dinkytowner to close, Mallman to release a new album, Stone Arch details, Art-a-Whirl & next week's best new releases.

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    May 8, 2009: The Bad Plus & Muja Messiah

    Muja Messiah honored in URB's "Next 100," NOMO hits Radio K, video of the Bad Plus at the Cedar.

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    May 6, 2009: Magic Castles & Cloud Cult

    Sir Elton and the Piano Man play the Xcel, Cloud Cult, Communist Daughter & more!

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2008
  • Restaurants

    June 28, 2006

    Nasty, Brutish, Shortish

    Anthony Bourdain's newest, The Nasty Bits, is perfect summer reading: Riveting to pick up, easy to put down

  • Columns

    March 8, 2006

    Everything Must Go

    It was always tough to rent a movie at Discount Video. It's about to become impossible.

  • Music

    June 9, 2004
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    May 15, 2002
  • Music

    May 8, 2002
  • Music

    April 17, 2002

    Veterans Day

    After only one album, the Vets are becoming a local music institution

  • Music

    October 11, 2000

    All That Glitters

    Black Gold, a jumbled mess of a greatest-hits collection, reveals the contradictions at the core of Soul Asylum

  • Music

    September 6, 2000

    Man! I Feel Like a Woman!

    The Kinleys and Shelby Lynne offer womanly alternatives to Nashville's bombast of latter-day chastity

  • Music

    January 19, 2000

    Rap In Peace

    With new tracks exhumed from the vaults, Biggie and Tupac add to their corpses' corpora

  • Arts

    August 6, 1997

    Downsized Discontent

    Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts caretake our paranoia in Conspiracy Theory.

  • News

    July 23, 1997

    The Bar at the Edge of the World

    Four years ago Lee's Liquor Lounge was just another dying neighborhood bar. Then this guy Nate calls the owner, Louie, and the place turns into--well, no one is quite sure what. But there's nowhere else like it.

  • Arts

    June 11, 1997

    Smells Like Bohemian Spirit

    Life is hard and then you dance

  • News

    May 21, 1997

    Shock Treatment

    It doesn't really matter whether he overtakes KQ and Tom Barnard. Either way, Howard Stern wins. And local radio loses.