Low taught us how to drone, Prince brought back breakfast, and there were a million reunions
It's the last week of June and Uptown is hopefully back up and running. This weekend marks the Twin Cities Pride Celebration featuring performances from L'Assassins, Wiping Out Thousands, Mayda and much more. Tom Petty reunites with the Heartbreakers at the Target Center Saturday while Aesop Rock an ... More >>
Girls Got Rhythm Fest With Cherie Currie, Marilu and the Machetes, Sugar Stems, and Is/Is Amsterdam Bar and Hall, St. Paul Saturday, May 11, 2013 Cherie Currie's explosive and enigmatic headlining performance that closed day two of Girls Got Rhythm Fest late Saturday night won't be forgotten soon. ... More >>
The inaugural Girls Got Rhythm Fest deserves an emphatic high-five. If not only for booking an astounding two-day lineup headlined by such esteemed talent as Ronnie Spector -- Gimme Noise is still levitating over her Johnny Thunders cover -- but also for getting Minneapolis's lazy bones over to the ... More >>
The undeniably white and nerdy Weird Al Yankovic has received the blessing of umpteen pop musicians for his humorous pursuits over the past three decades. "Smells Like Nirvana" victim Kurt Cobain even called him "America's modern pop-rock genious [sic]" in his journals. As a result, we have a lifeti ... More >>
Maybe I'm just slow, but holy shit, it's already November! And it's cold! (in case you weren't aware) What better way to stay warm than inside a venue filled with people? Eh? Eh? Friday Sleigh Bells rock the First Ave Mainroom, while Wiping Out Thousands bring the heat for their album release in the ... More >>
The Minnesota Walk of Fame (i.e. the gold stars for Loni Anderson, Tippi Hedron, and Marion Ross in front of the State Theatre in downtown Minneapolis) will soon be expanded to honor a wider selection of local celebrities, starting with the addition of one of Minnesota's most famous expats, Bob D ... More >>
Photo by Emily UtneZoo AnimalIn case you haven't picked up a print edition of City Pages yet this week, here's a brief rundown of our music content, which is all available online for your perusal.Zoo Animal release new self-titled albumBy Jeff GageWe talk to Zoo Animal about their sophomore relea ... More >>
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All the music articles from this week's print edition.
Movie is at its best when working out contradictions
It's an apt acknowledgment of the proverbial elephant in the VIP room: the dizzying speed with which this unlikely future-of-rap candidate (and former TV star) has improbably become the anointed future of rap.
A 53-year-old Kenosha man has been charged with 20 counts of child pornography possession after police found a child porn shrine in his apartment.
Sparkly vampires and co-dependent, teenage girls to arrive at a later date.
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
Spielberg's 'War' brings security to the blockbuster
Female filmmakers buck the stats in 'Women with Vision'