Jessie Ware With the Invisible Varsity Theater, Minneapolis November 10, 2013 "It doesn't feel like a Sunday anymore," exclaimed Jessie Ware one song in to her debut Minneapolis performance at the Varsity Theater. The London singer/songwriter warmed up the room and got the receptive crowd swaying t ... More >>
Photos by B Fresh PhotographyLeft: Toki Wright; Right: TK of Tipsy BikeAmong the thousands assembled at Hennepin County Government Center on Monday for the #HoodiesUpMN Trayvon Martin rally was rapper Toki Wright. The local Rhymesayers artist, music producer, DJ and educator decided to bring a sound ... More >>
ZZ Ward -- based in Los Angeles, by way of Roseburg, Oregon -- is lighting up the music scene at the moment with her version of blues meets soul. Ward's show at the Varsity Theater sold out in five minutes -- Operations Manager of the Varsity, Shayna Melgaard, was impressed that even her mom knew ... More >>
Despite having jammed "Goldie" dozens of times since it dropped, it's still pretty easy to kind of loathe the thing. Not the beat from Hit-Boy, which is sleepy/sinister nightmare lollipop genius that was hopefully really expensive, but the way that A$AP Rocky slimes it with lame pro forma kid-gangst ... More >>
If you don't know who Greg Rose is, you learn pretty quick after meeting him that he's one of these multi-tasker types. He's a dad so he knows how to maintain and distribute his energy into different things, all the while keeping focus on his work and the world around him he creates. He's a also ... More >>
Joining the ranks of many other artists who have done tours performing seminal works (Mission Of Burma, Devo, the Pixies, Sparks, Steely Dan, Rush, Voyager...), Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will be bringing their multi-platinum, career-defining E. 1999 Eternal to the Mainroom in September.
Prom-themed gig features local 24 indie superstars at First Avenue
All the music articles from this week's print edition.
You go to war with the military you have, I guess.
Seriously? Another one?