With the first event less than a week away, we are bursting at the seams to let you know who is performing and which movies are being screened at "Four Nights in Loring: Local Bands, Local Films," this year's free music and movie event in Loring Park. Music performances start at 7 p.m. each night ... More >>
Greetings, campers! In honor of this beautiful summer Friday, as you all pine to get up from your cubicles and out the door to get your weekend party on, I have a ton of great shows for you. Check it out:
photo via Red House RecordsSeeing Spider John Koerner live is a lucky thing, something we get treated to more often than, say, we deserve. Memories or wishes of north woods hootenannies and smoke-filled parlors in the sixties as all those jubilantly drunk revelers stomp and squall towards sunrise ... More >>
Nice Purse photo via MySpaceAs part of this summer's Open Field experiment on the grassy knoll alongside the Walker Art Center, a group known as the Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council (WACTAC) has formed to help promote all-ages concerts in the Twin Cities, both on the Walker's grounds with the ... More >>
Lookbook at First Ave. w/ Zoo Animal, BIGHT CLUB, & Slapping Purses from MPLS.TV on Vimeo.A diverse array of local bands descended upon First Avenue on Friday night, with Lookbook leading the way during their first headlining show in the Mainroom. It was a wide-ranging evening featuring performa ... More >>
Photo by Nate Patrin for City PagesThe 501 Club on Washington and 5th Ave. S. is planning a few major changes this summer, the most significant being their plan to section off the music room with a wall that will separate it from the upper dining area."The wall will be starting from the bathrooms ... More >>
Original design by Howard Hamilton of Red Pens; his band is playing a free show tomorrow night at the Hex with Is/Is (Sarah Nienaber of Gospel Gossip and Sarah Rose of First Communion Afterparty), Cadette, and Bombay Sweets.Submit your flyers for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Man-oh-man, what the hell? Did it rain all Bike Walk week? I'm soaked. But remember, big-ass rock and roll sound waves dry you faster than heat--that's science facts, trust me--so dry off and get hot at any number of awesome shows happening this weekend.
U2's entire US tour, including their stop in Minneapolis at the TCF Bank Stadium on June 27, is being postponed until 2011 due to Bono's recent back injury. Bono was discharged from a hospital in Munich today after undergoing emergency back surgery last Friday, and will be entering a rehabilitati ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzPeter Wolf CrierHappy hump day! As with every Wednesday, we're pleased to offer a fine selection of print articles about local music in addition to today's blog posts. If you don't have time to pick up an issue of City Pages today, you can peruse the print music section onl ... More >>
Photo by Hillary Anne BergHildur VictoriaThe Electric Fetus is hosting a free show tonight as part of its ongoing MinnEconomy series, and they have booked a pair of fantastic up-and-coming bands for this month's installment. You don't have to take our word for it, but something tells us both Hild ... More >>
The Minnesota Lottery is promoting a new line of musically themed scratch-off tickets with a Cash & Concert series, which kicks off this Sunday at the Triple Rock (see flyer for details). The lottery officials have gotten some surprisingly cool bands to take part in the series -- and best of ... More >>
Via Har Mar's Tumblr blogThere's no excuse for staying indoors this weekend. In addition to the flurry of musical lineups taking over Northeast for Art-A-Whirl this weekend, the Lyn Lake Street Festival has booked an airtight cast of musicians to perform at its festivities this Sunday afternoon. ... More >>
Local pop-punk band Off With Their Heads are gearing up to release In Desolation, their first album on Epitaph Records, on June 8. The group released their first single off the new record, "Drive," with this music video via Alternative Press, and posted the following description of their video on th ... More >>
Touring season is near full swing, and we want you to see good shows. And so, a roundup of First Avenue's recently announced summer Big Ones. Plan your date nights...
Sarah McLachlan is back from the '90s. She would like to share some ethereal tunes with you.
"We've created loyalty that the other stores don't have," Furth says.
The supergroup, featuring members of Bon Iver, the Rosebuds, Megafaun, Solid Gold, P.O.S, and many more will take over First Ave on May 14.
The trio will make tour the Midwest and return home on March 7.
The local community will rally for Haiti next Tuesday.
A crop of upcoming shows keeps us soldiering on through January.
The best of the best music events for December 31.
Electro wunderkind to tour the U.S. this spring.
As part of the Nomad's Minneseries, garage rockers Fuck Knights kick off a month of Thursdays tonight.
It was a sold out show but the band's performance of "Linger" somehow felt very intimate.
The Kansas-based duo will play the inaugural edition of the WaMplified! series at the Weisman Art Museum in December.
The minimalist rockers' newest tour is a collaboration with dance choreographer Morgan Thorson.
T-Paw's presidential ambitions get another nudge, as if he needed it.
The former Picked to Click finalists are calling it quits.
Head down to the park tonight for Halloween, Alaska and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
Vernon was a surprise guest last Saturday night at the Cedar.
Tawn's sister Cara works hard to raise awareness
Children pressured to learn classic rock songs; writer leaves town in protest
Rappers were hot. Smokers were cold. Rockers were on Myspace. And sometime after the last Katrina benefit, we wrote it all down for you.
Globe-trotting curator Philip Bither gives audiences what they didn't know they wanted
Are Young & Da Restless the next local rap sure shots?
Minnesota's only full-time all-ages rock venue, the Foxfire Coffee Lounge, shuts its doors
Dinkytown turns off the mic on local hip hop--again