After closing down at the end of 2012, the 400 Bar is following through on plans to relocate. Its new digs will be quite a different feel than the West Bank corner it occupied for decades, though. When the 400 returns in June, it'll be on the fourth floor of Mall of America. According to Minneapoli ... More >>
It's finally starting to feel like May again, and this week is packed with shows. Friday Daughter visits the Fine Line with label-mate and local opener, Jeremy Messersmith. The Amsterdam hosts their second annual Girls Got Rhythm Fest featuring Cherie Currie, The Avengers and many more stretching ov ... More >>
Your day will improve measurably to see the on-camera interactions between Har Mar Superstar and future talk show host Leo Lorge. Initiated by MTV Hive, the interview occurred as part of a Kidrockers show (more on that here) recently in Brooklyn.The young and bold Lorge holds his own asking moderate ... More >>
A bit of the Lollapalooza 2013 lineup trickled out a couple weeks ago, but today this year's offerings got taut, dark, and -- most importantly -- official. Though the plan initially was to drop the full, gargantuan list of bands in two more weeks, the timeline got pushed up when a pre-April Fool's p ... More >>
Montreal has become a wellspring for innovative electro-talent. The fact that Majical Cloudz has just been signed to Matador Records adds to the proof of that. The project of Devon Walsh may have first materialized on public radar through the form of Grimes -- his dear friend, who hails from the sam ... More >>
With 2012 breathing its final breaths, so is a West Bank landmark and live music institution. The 400 Bar, located at 400 Cedar Avenue in Minneapolis, is closing its doors after 17 years of hosting live music in its intimate environs.In recent months, the gritty bar's management team of Tom and Bill ... More >>
From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music
Perhaps it's time to give Cat Power a break. Look, folks, artists are particular and fragile people -- even when they're up in front of a group of schoolchildren, who scream a heart-melting "HI CAT POWER" as things commence.Funny or Die debuted a video, directed by Alex Fernie, today showing Ch ... More >>
Cat Power with Entrance Mill City Nights Minneapolis October 30, 2012 Cat Power's show last night at Mill City Nights offered something of a mixed bag for audience members. There was a lot going on: with incense burning on stage throughout the night, the artist also known as Chan Marshall alternate ... More >>
After quite a bit of speculation (and many customary fake announcements), the lineup for the Coachella Music and Arts Festival was released yesterday, with the Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg serving as the headliners. The massive music festival, held each spring on the Emp ... More >>
The incomparable Canadian songstress Joni Mitchell turns 68 today. And while her own stirring music certainly stands proudly on its own, some of the most famous recordings of her songs have been done by other musicians. The list of artists who have covered Mitchell's songs over the years is a ... More >>
Alexei and Channy Moon Caselle talk about their growing band and brood
Sarah McLachlan is back from the '90s. She would like to share some ethereal tunes with you.
Lilith Fair is coming back after a long hiatus and Heart announces the date on their web page.
Datarock, Murder City Devils and Soulfly set TC dates & Felt 3 performs with Aesop Rock.
What better way to follow the Pretenders show than by watching Mallory Knox impersonate PJ Harvey?
Jeff Hanson passes, Gaslight Anthem announce TC date, the Pretenders pull out of MN Zoo show & next week's best new releases.
The Pretenders show at the MN Zoo is being relocated following an angry letter by the frontwoman.
The Pretenders and Cat Power to rock the MN Zoo, Purple Rain hits anniversary & next week's best new releases.
Another in an ever-expanding lineup of artists scheduled to play the Zoo this summer.
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TV on the Radio watch from their bedrooms as Williamsburg dissolves around them