The free outdoor concert series that takes place during the lunch hour outside of the Northrop Auditorium may not continue into next year, the Minnesota Daily is reporting. According to the Daily, the budget that supports the concert series will take a 25 percent cut for next year's season, and t ... More >>
After playing high-profile and headlining sets at Coachella, Glastonbury, Roskilde in Denmark, and Benicassim Festival in Spain, Gorillaz have announced a U.S. tour that will land them in Minneapolis on October 17. Tickets for their show at the Target Center will go on sale August 13, and the ban ... More >>
Thanks to Tony from Red Daughters for passing along this freaky flyer (is that a mole-man or an evil otter?) for his band's tour kick-off show at the Triple Rock next week. The band will play this gig with Hunting Club and Battle Royale before heading out for a two-week tour; when they return the ... More >>
We're a little late to this party, but it looks like the Lowertown Music Festival in St. Paul has booked a handful of prominent local indie bands and one international artist for an outdoor concert on July 31. The full lineup includes Mason Jennings, Cloud Cult, Tapes 'n Tapes, Peter Wolf Crier, ... More >>
Yet another free summer music staple has announced most of its lineup, this time in St. Paul: Music in Mears Park starts next Thursday, June 10, and runs almost every Thursday night through the entire summer. Music is from 6-9 p.m. each night.
Holy Crap! It's Art-a-Whirl weekend! Non-stop art and rock and roll takes over NorthEast this weekend with art shows, all-day indoor/outdoor performances, some bands floating down the river in houseboats, and general festival madness for 72 straight hours. This annual tradition is so broad an ... More >>
Iconic folk duo Simon & Garfunkel were scheduled to perform at the Xcel Energy Center on May 8, but are postponing the show due to "a vocal strain recently sustained by Art Garfunkel" until Monday, July 12. "In an effort to provide the highest quality performance for their audience, Paul & ... More >>
The band will release their highly-anticipated 7" with a little help from Blackcloud Stallionheart and Tips for Twat.
Photo via Afropop.orgNigerian juju master King Sunny Ade was scheduled to perform at the Cedar Cultural Center this Saturday night with his band the Sunny Beats, but a car accident that took the lives of two of his bandmates has forced Ade to cancel the remainder of his current tour. See below fo ... More >>
The Current and the Walker Art Center announced their Rock the Garden lineup today with a live broadcast at Brit's Pub in downtown Minneapolis, hosted by Current DJ Mary Lucia and the Walker's Senior Curator for Performing Arts Philip Bither. The yearly outdoor festival has grown quite large in t ... More >>
The Basilica Block Party announced most of their lineup late yesterday afternoon, and though there are still a couple of holes to fill in it's looking great so far. Weezer will headline on Friday night along with Spoon, who will return to town after playing back-to-back sold-out shows at First Av ... More >>
The iconic folk singer has canceled his March shows. Luckily, they have been rescheduled for October.
The indie rock pioneers will come to Roy Wilkins on September 12.
The bluegrass quintet will release Palomino on April 13.
OK, local music troops. It's time to mobilize.
The popular jam band festival is throwing in the towel.
Genuine equilibrium lapse or a case of the Budweiser flu? The world may never know.
The sold-out crowd who braved the cold to stand in line for the third and final concert appreciated the immediacy the reverential space offered.
Our favorite flyer this week is for a Cornerstone benefit show at the Fine Line.
With an April 2 court date set, the garage rockers' November date in Minnesota, and all other dates, are safe and sound.
Fans throw bras onstage during Guy Fieri's live cooking demos!
Tomorrow night at the State Theatre, Rundgren will perform a theatrical rendition of his 1973 classic "A Wizard, A True Star."
Tonight's show is a kick-off party for the Bike Film Festival.
Minnesota's two American Idol finalists from the Fox reality show's last season will perform tonight at the Minnesota Lynx game.
New Mark Mallman, Pixies returning to the TC (sort of), Atmosphere announces summer tour & next week's best new releases.
The series features free concerts at noon on weekdays.
The synth-heavy rock band filled the Main Room with their "Stadium Love."
The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.
HHOH returns June 13 to the Bedlam and June 27 to the Depot.
Crack open our Twin Cities Local Music Yearbook and reminisce on an effed-up year
St. Paul's Eclipse Records offers live music for kids young and old
How one band found success with no frontman, a weird name, and an indefinable sound
For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait
Devotees have been waiting years for the new GNR album
Rock gets rolled into federal campaign guidelines
Ousia breaks up. Ana Voog leaves her bedroom. The mother ship of knob-twaddling electronic music descends for a local showcase.