The Twin Cities' Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival recently took to Indiegogo to help raise funds for this year's festivities. And while their tempting, original rewards for contributing are eye-catching enough (with the fundraising campaign open until June 10), now the folks associated with our ... More >>
The Roots, Rock, and Deep Blues Festival is such a good time that we just named it our Best Rock Festival of the past year. This year, event organizer Patrick's Cabaret has created an Indiegogo fund-raising campaign to help cover some of the costs of putting on the celebratory day-long musical festi ... More >>
Photos by Ian Power-LuetscherIf you missed the spectacular Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue show at First Avenue on Friday night, you should feel more than a little bit bummed out. Here's 10 reasons why:
Toussaint, 71, to play Twin Cities Jazz Festival this summer
Review by Ken Phillips On Thursday night at the State Fair, Etta James made the wooing ritual of Larry Craig into a new dance move. After introducing it during "I wanna ta-ta you, baby" she rarely encountered a person, place or thing on the grandstand stage without trying to gauge its interest in th ... More >>
Nathan Miller gets a second chance to get the brush-off by his idol
Duluth's Charlie Parr plays music for gamblers, bar-fighters, and ordinary eccentrics
James "Blood" Ulmer resurrects the blues masterpiece
Mr. Airplane man call out from Memphis, Sacred Harp Singers reclaim the bible belt, and Hootie's reputation heads south
The old, the tired, the rejuvenated, and the dead
Caucasian rockers addicted to black blues. So-called siblings with an intimate past. Meet the myth of Detroit's White Stripes
Heckler protests the insult of existence; The Death of Bessie Smith presents Nurse Ratched's less gentle twin
With help from longtime fan Eric Clapton, legendary bluesman B.B. King has scored a Top 10 album. Any idea why?
A Native band plays slave music on the great plains.