Can't Hardly Wait

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    September 15, 2014

    The Replacements at Midway Stadium, 9/13/14

    The Replacements with The Hold Steady and Lucero Midway Stadium, St. Paul Satuday, September 13, 2014 Paul Westerberg comes into the store where I work sometimes. He gets his shopping done, dips out quietly, and then walks his dog back home. Some of the cashiers don't even recognize him, but the fi ... More >>

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    September 5, 2014

    The Replacements to play The Tonight Show

    The Replacements are getting another chance at TV glory over at NBC next week. After famously being banned from Saturday Night Live nearly two three decades ago, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon will welcome Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson, and their newer recruits -- including Green Day's ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    The Replacements at Shaky Knees Festival, 5/10/14

    The Replacements Shaky Knees Festival, Atlanta Saturday, May 10, 2014 After a 25-minute downpour, causing a 10-minute delay to the start of their set, the Replacements took the stage in Atlanta to rapturous cheers -- despite their crowd not being quite as large as most of the weekends other main s ... More >>

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    April 12, 2014

    The Replacements at Coachella, 4/11/14

    The Replacements Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Indio, California April 11, 2014 Paul Westerberg wasn't exactly thrilled to be in the Southern California desert last night. "Headed out to San Francisco, definitely not L.A.," he once sang. During his latest reunion show with the Replacem ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    The Replacements at Riot Fest Denver, 9/21/13

    The ReplacementsRiot Fest, Denver, ColoradoSaturday, September 21, 2013Surely it wasn't lost on anyone when Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson came on stage wearing pink skirts and orange cowboy hats. The two were clearly nodding to the absence of Stinson's late brother Bob, who frequently perform ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Here's 21 videos of the Replacements at Riot Fest Chicago

    Just as was the case in Toronto, the cell phone-wielding amateur videographers were out at Riot Fest to document the Replacements' second reunion show. During what proved to be a lovely evening in Humboldt Park following a day of rain, the 'Mats packed a few more songs into their setlist, and threw ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Titus Andronicus at 7th St. Entry, 8/31/13

    Titus Andronicus With Lost Boy 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis August 31, 2013 Patrick Stickles clearly isn't over the thrill of finally getting to see the Replacements. The Titus Andronicus frontman penned an impassioned and adoring 9,000 word screed for Spin following the beloved Minneapolis band's r ... More >>

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    August 30, 2013

    Here's 16 Replacements reunion videos from Riot Fest Toronto

    Many amateur videographers put themselves into action last weekend at Riot Fest Toronto as the Replacements played their first gig in 22 years. As we wait for an official release of a live document of the show -- local filmmaker Rick Fuller was on the scene to record it all -- these 16 snippets can ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    The Replacements reunite at Riot Fest, 8/25/13

    The ReplacementsRiot FestFort York, TorontoSunday, August 25, 2013Three decades ago, Paul Westerberg's opening lyrics from the Replacements' "I Will Dare" asked no one in particular "How young are you? How old am I?" Now 53, the rock star with a serious J.D. Salinger streak -- who emerged in a plaid ... More >>

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    November 6, 2012

    Don't forget to listen to the Replacements' "Election Day"

    The Twin Cities music community is filled with partisanship. Just think about how many arguments exist when it comes to the pressing issues like Mumford vs. Dawes, the Current's David Campbell bearded vs. clean-shaven, and Hot Cheetos vs. Takis. These things matter!While we heard a lot over the week ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    The Soft Pack on Bob Odenkirk, the saxophone, and David Lee Roth

    After a two-year break from recording, San Diego indie-rockers the Soft Pack have returned with their new album Strapped. The record's glossy production, complete with synths, horns and dance beats should come as a shock to fans of the punky-garage sound the group had previously been known for. They ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    The Replacements' final show was 21 years ago -- hear it!

    See Also:Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson reunite for Slim Dunlap benefit track Against Me! and Joan Jett cover the Replacements' "Androgynous"While motorboats and firecrackers and sweet potatoes mixed with marshmallows sure can provide a wild ride for the Fourth of July, imagine being out in Chica ... More >>

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    May 8, 2012

    Justin Townes Earle at Varsity Theater, 5/7/12

    Justin Townes EarleVarsity Theater, MinneapolisMonday, May 7, 2012There were a few times last night when all fell silent inside the Varsity Theater, save for Justin Townes Earle. He paced around the stage, wearing a pair of round eyeglasses and a gray suit with a kerchief tucked in the breast pocket ... More >>

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    February 15, 2011

    Justin Townes Earle at First Avenue, 2/14/11

    Photos by Steve Cohen​Justin Townes Earle February 14, 2011 First Avenue I'd like to couch this review as a half-assed intervention. If I may.

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    February 7, 2011

    The Decemberists at the State Theater, 02/06/11

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz - click for slideshow​The DecemberistsFebruary 6, 2011State TheaterIn the end, there was something for everyone on offer at the State Theater on Sunday evening. For fans of the Decemberists recent #1 record, The King Is Dead, Sunday night's sold-out show must have seemed l ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Band of Horses at State Theatre, 07/17/10

    Photos by Steve Cohen​Band of HorsesJuly 17, 2010State TheatreWhen Band of Horses frontman Ben Bridwell took to the stage Saturday night at the State Theatre and announced "my voice is a bit shot tonight," I was worried that we might have another calamity-plagued performance like their show at ... More >>

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    May 20, 2010

    Band of Horses cover the Replacements

    Band of Horses are currently making their way around the country in support of their somewhat underwhelming new album, Infinite Arms, and stopped in Columbus a few weeks back to record a session for radio station CD101. Along with their original songs, the band covered the Replacements' "Can't Hardl ... More >>

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    February 24, 2010
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    February 24, 2010