Chips Ahoy!

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    The Hold Steady at MN Zoo, 7/5/14

    The Hold SteadyWith Cheap GirlsMN Zoo Amphitheater, Apple ValleySaturday, July 5, 2014Now 10-plus years and six albums deep into their career as group, The Hold Steady are still a vital rock'n'roll force, albeit one that's starting to contemplate its own legacy. In their motherland of Minnesota, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Hold Steady and P.O.S. at Epic, 11/18/11

    ​'s Vth Anniversary Party with Hold Steady, P.O.S., Night Moves, and No Bird SingNovember 18, 2011Epic, Minneapolis"Congrats on throwing such an 'epic' party!" an acquaintance gushed to me shortly after arriving at's "Vth" anniversary bash on Friday night. I found her flub more ende ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    The Hold Steady at First Avenue, 12/29/10

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz​The Hold Steady December 29, 2010 First Avenue It's been a busy ride for the Hold Steady. In eight years they've released five records, gained an international following, and toured constantly -- not bad for a couple of Minnesota transplants who relocated to New York ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    The Hold Steady at the Cabooze, 07/03/10

    Photos by Tony Nelson​All the pieces were certainly in place for a memorable show from the Hold Steady on Saturday night, with a sold-out crowd awaiting the band at the outdoor stage at the Cabooze on a steamy but glorious summer evening in Minneapolis. I'm not sure if it was the oppressive heat, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Kraft eats up Cadbury

    The company that makes Oreos, Triscuits, and Mac & Cheese welcomed a lot more chocolate into the fold this week.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    SXSW: Hold Steady live video

    Watch a live clip of the Hold Steady playing "Chips Ahoy" at South by Southwest.

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 4, 2007

    Hold Steady: Expanded Web Content

    Jeff Severns Guntzel offers the proverbial window into the life of The Hold Steady in this week's feature. Online, we're offering a different look at the band through photos, sounds, interactive media, video ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    City Planner: Tuesday, 10/24

    Hold Steady @ First Avenue From Nate Patrin's review of the new Hold Steady record: "There is a point on Boys and Girls in America that marks the line the Hold Steady have apparently crossed. It's the chorus on the second track, a churning anthem dubbed 'Chips Ahoy!,' where it's a bit hard to tell ... More >>

  • Music

    October 18, 2006

    Destination Anywhere

    The Hold Steady come down, burn out, and blow up

  • Restaurants

    May 18, 2005

    Don't Try This at Home

    The most extravagant cookies in the Twin Cities revealed, devoured

  • News

    March 17, 2004

    Wal-Mart Wants Your Job

    As the Retailing Behemoth Prepares to Open Its First Store in the Twin Cities Metro, Neighborhoods and Workers Brace Themselves for the Wal-Mart Treatment: Low Wages, Union Busting, and a Big, Friendly Smile