Jimmy BuffettXcel Energy Center, St. PaulTuesday, December 3, 2013Jimmy Buffett began his career as a memorable and talented country singer in the 1960s before he was catapulted into the status of the most-respected and revered master of beach-themed rest and relaxation. To this date, he has 29 stud ... More >>
Fourth of July weekend has plenty in store for Minneapolis. Friday and Saturday, First Avenue will be hosting Bathysphere, a two day psych rock festival featuring bands such as A Place to Bury Strangers and Dean & Britta doing Galaxie 500 songs, and locals such as Pony Trash, Flavor Crystals, Pa ... More >>
Plenty of shows going on in this last full week in February. Friday and Saturday prove to be the most busy. Friday, indie rock band Eels takes the First Avenue stage while psych poppers Ruby Suns play at the 7th Street Entry. ZZ Ward will be playing to a sold-out crowd at the Varsity and California ... More >>
A dozen autumns ago I moved to Minneapolis from South Dakota, and it was then that I learned how all'a ya can't shut up about one thing: The Halloween Blizzard of '91.
Photo By Stacy SchwartzDawes First AvenueMinneapolis, MNNovember 4, 2011 Friday night at First Avenue saw the much-anticipated (and very sold out) Dawes show, which was received, as one might expect, by a zealously dedicated crowd of fans. So dedicated, in fact, that it's strange to recall that ... More >>
Daniel CorriganWhatever revolutions Minnesota has seen in rock and folk music for the last five decades, guitarist and blues shouter Spider John Koerner has witnessed them all and, more than likely, helped bring them about. A major influence not only on Minnesota's most famous musical son Bob Dyl ... More >>
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