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Bob Seger

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2014

    At 30, Prince's Purple Rain is so good that "Purple Rain" isn't even its best ballad

    Your copy of Purple Rain sounds terrible. That's no knock against the music, that urgent neon bug-funk zeitgeist bomb Prince straddled and launched and screamed on as it blew up the world, kind of like what Slim Pickens did to that nuke in Dr. Strangelove but with more cream. That music still sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2014

    The Sonics: We were average guys trying to do an above-average job

    Every once in a while in the rock 'n' roll timeline, a band comes along and blows the lid off the conventional definitions of "loud" and "fast." Most folks remember names like the Ramones, the MC5, and the Stooges but the legendary Tacoma, Washington, garage band the Sonics predated all of them. In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going at Local Frames this week with an intimate Spaces Session from John Mark Nelson, featuring three new songs from his forthcoming album. We've also got new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Atmosphere return with new track "Bob Seger"

    A new Atmosphere album is rumored to be coming the second half of 2013, and now there's some new music to stoke that conversation along. Rhymesayers isn't sure if this will be part of a new record just yet, so we'll have to wait and see. The name of a single debuted today is "Bob Seger," and it expl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts this week : 3/13-3/19

    A good chunk of the Minneapolis music scene has gallivanted away to South By Southwest in Austin, Texas, but that doesn't stop the music! Total Trash release their latest cassette tape in the 7th Street Entry Thursday. Friday, Davina & the Vagabonds swank up Patrick's Cabaret while Chanhassen Di ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Bob Seger and Kid Rock announce joint dates -- St. Paul in March

    The Michigan bond between Bob Seger and Kid Rock is a deep one. Rock spoke at great length about his admiration for Seger in his recent profile in The New Yorker, and now this bond takes an extra weight as the pair will hit the road together for a couple of shows nearby. This March, the guys' varyin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2012

    Japandroids at the Triple Rock, 12/14/12

    Japandroids With Birthday Suits Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Friday, December 14, 2012 Heading into the first of two sold-out shows by the Japandroids at the Triple Rock, it was uncertain just how well the joyous, celebratory live show of the Canadian duo would go over on a night where ever ... More >>

  • Music

    October 10, 2012

    Night Moves channel the past

    Retro-rock band release debut album Colored Emotions

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Ten local songs the Minnesota Twins should play at Target Field

    Related:Minnesota Twins phase out local music programming, amp up Top 40 hitsIn 2010, the Minnesota Twins won 94 games and were Central Division champions, but last year they slid to 63-99. Chalk this collapse up to injuries, disastrous pitching, or Delmon Young, but don't discount the role that a m ... More >>

  • Music

    October 19, 2011

    Picked to Click 2011

    The Cloak Ox, Night Moves, and more

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Taylor Swift shoots 'em up and Shania Twain falls hard at the CMT Awards

    Photo courtesy of Rick Diamond/Getty Images ​Country music fans were abuzz last night about the CMT Music Awards, but not necessarily on account of the winners.

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    53 things you might not know about Prince

    A November 1984 issue of City Pages​Devoted Gimme Noise readers already know that we're big fans of Prince around these parts -- we even have an entire wing of our blog roped off for Purple One-related posts. So when we heard today is Prince's 53rd birthday, we jumped at the chance to geek out and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at Xcel Energy Center, 5/12/11

    Photos by Tony Nelson​Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band May 12, 2011 Xcel Energy Center "Today's music ain't got the same soul." Not a song I really need to hear for the ten-thousandth time, or for the thousand more times I'm likely to hear it in my lifetime, but I'll be damned if this lyr ... More >>

  • Music

    May 11, 2011
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    May 11, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 26, 2011

    Jonathon Coulton at Guthrie Theater, 4/25/11

    Photos by Erik Hess​Jonathan Coulton April 25, 2011 Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Jonathon Coulton is one of many people in the digital age that became famous as a direct result of the existence of the internet. He began by releasing songs directly to iTunes and other outlets. Coulton is a bit dif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    American Idol losers and their Nudie Suits

    ​I just watched seven minutes and 52 seconds of American Idol. By my count, that's 472 seconds I'll never get back. Your turn.

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    11/28 Morning Communiqué

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    Brits and Scots favor Scotland leaving the UK, Bush hopes to build a $500 million presidential library, art school student expel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2006

    City Planner: Tuesday 11/28

    More than a decade after disappearing down on Main Street--reportedly to concentrate on the consequences of his night moves (raise kids, that is)--Bob Seger is back with a solid new album. Proving rock 'n' roll never forgets, Seger, at 61, is still the same Midwestern working-class rocker at heart, ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2006

    The Beautiful Ones

    A bar act that croons Bob Seger while wearing pink tutus? Better make that a double.

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    Artists of the Year

    12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...

  • Arts

    August 4, 2004

    We Were Wrong

    City Pages writers look back on 25 years of arts criticism, and the sentences that still make us cringe

  • Music

    June 4, 2003

    The Not-So-Quiet Americans

    The Dixie Chicks: Bush-booing stars sing a national anthem of a different stripe

  • Music

    April 9, 2003

    Real Life Rock Top 10

    The Raveonettes pull out the big guns, A.R.E. Weapons sing one for America, and the Dixie Chicks start a war

  • Music

    December 13, 2000
  • Music

    July 12, 2000
  • Arts

    January 12, 2000

    The Year in Film

    1999 brought a cinematic bounty to the art house and the multiplex alike

  • Music

    May 26, 1999

    Worldly Dispossession

    Jack Logan brings a grizzled naiveté to the role of rock outsider on his new album, Buzz Me In

  • Restaurants

    December 30, 1998
  • Sports

    December 2, 1998

    Steal this Ad

    The revolution won't be televised--but it will be advertised

  • 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.

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