A Tribute to Sue McLeanWith Eric Hutchinson, BoDeans, Soul Asylum, Haley Bonar, X-Boys, Rogue Valley, and othersFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, November 23, 2013Saturday's tribute to Sue McLean was rarely precious. Instead, it was raw and fearless as the woman herself. The independent concert pr ... More >>
Minnesota Monthly has released a list of the Twin Cities' most powerful leaders calling the shots, and a few names from the music realm popped up there. The most recognizable to a regular Gimme Noise reader would be Doomtree rapper Dessa, who was the final entry in the 75-person tally.And we're not ... More >>
Music for Marriage Equality BenefitWith Jonatha Brooke, Chastity Brown, and Keri NobleDakota Jazz Club, MinneapolisTuesday, September 25, 2012One of the most memorable parts of Tuesday night's Music for Marriage Equality benefit concert wasn't even part of the set list. After the show ended, former ... More >>
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe will be joining singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke on stage for at least one song at the Dakota Jazz Theater tonight for the Music For Marriage Equality benefit concert.See Also:The Dakota to host Music For Marriage Equality benefit Chris Kluwe sticks up for gay m ... More >>
See Also: Chastity Brown releases Back-Road Highways Dream Crusher leads Concert to Defeat the Marriage Amendment lineup As the political season continues to heat up in Minnesota, more and more music events are being scheduled to raise the social and civic awareness of the local constituency. The D ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- The 2012 State Fair poster looks like something out of a drug-induced nightmare [PHOTO]-- Minnesota State Fair's newest foods: Camel burgers and lamb testiclesThe State Fair swing is stuck way up high for the second time in as many days, meaning you officially couldn't pay me to get on t ... More >>
Sara Bareilles with Raining JaneJuly 12, 2011MN Zoo AmphitheaterSara Bareilles introduced her show with the exclamation, "We haven't played a headlining show in a long time, but we said, 'Fuck it!'" -- thus setting the mood for a perfect night for music in the zoo. With the dramatic c ... More >>
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The essence of airness is captured at the Minneapolis regional
Hey, what happened to the 2007 Minnesota Music Awards? Last year's were held on October 1, and hosted by Brian Oake and Mary Lucia at First avenue, when the whole shebang seemed to have regained what cred it lost from previous years' balloting mishaps and far-flung venues. Turns out the 27th Annual ... More >>
Prince went to Vegas. Smokers went to Maplewood. Tapes 'N Tapes went to the moon. And sometime after the last zombie dance party got busted, we wrote it all down for you.
Two Shows, Forty Local Bands
The gonzo online community known as TCPunk goes the way of all flesh
Alt rock eats it with another radio format change
Zoning Out: New Zone 105 recruit Brian Oake.