Yeah! It's time to run down the year in live music GIFs. This Black Sabbath fan from Lollapalooza this summer embodies how psyched we are to share these with you.With help from photographers Erik Hess, Anna Gulbrandsen, and Stacy Schwartz, this was a year for the already excellent visual representat ... More >>
From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music
David Allan Coe famously said that the perfect country and western song requires the following five components: Mama, trains, trucks, prison, and gettin' drunk. With all due respect to Mr. Coe, one subject seems absent: farmin'. Farming has been a part of country music since -- well, we guess the ... More >>
See Also:SoundTown 2012 has been canceledSoundTown 2012 statement: Ticket threshold wasn't metSoundTown 2011: A first-ever adventure in SomersetIt's been almost a week now since word broke out that the SoundTown Music and Camping Festival is cancelled this year, just two short weeks before the gates ... More >>
Related:10 gorgeous GIFs from Rock the Garden 2012Review: River's Edge Music Festival Day 1, 6/23/12Review: River's Edge Music Festival Day 2, 6/24/12Slideshows: Music Day 1, Music Day 2, People Day 1, People Day 2 The very first River's Edge Music Festival is now a piece of Harriet Island lor ... More >>
River's Edge Music Festival 2with Dave Matthews Band, The Flaming Lips, Puscifer, Poliça, Awolnation, Diplo, Mutemath, Delta Spirit, K. Flay, AM & Shawn Lee, Mexican Institute of Sound, Civil Twilight, Hey Rosetta!, Kids These DaysHarriet Island, St. PaulSunday, June 24, 2012Related:Review: Riv ... More >>
Tool and Puscifer both to perform at River's Edge Festival
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It's hard to dislike the premise: one young man, one guitar, making positive high energy music. Joel Kachel possesses something that raises his buzzy rattle above all most of the other artists who have decided to make a name for themselves in music. His songs on the new album, Sounds ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerThis week, The Country Music Association announced the last of its nominations for the 2010 CMA Awards, set to air live on Wednesday, November 10th on ABC with Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood returning as hosts for the third consecutive year. The awards, voted on by ind ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonBrandi Carlile with Amos Lee and The Watson Twins Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, 8/29/10 Brandi Carlile headlines the Grandstand: A self-declared milestone. She could not contain her joy at packing that place. She jumped and smiled constantly and sashayed gleefully ar ... More >>
Many sites are offering free, exclusive music in exchange for Haiti donations.
News of country crossovers has me down, as does the food poisoning which has beset me since I ate some venison from a November '06 hunt (bad idea, folks).
The Roots thrive in a strange place; they're an active part of modern hip-hop, but also removed from it.
White Rabbits conquer the underground rock scene, one thick novel at a time
For TV's Ian Rans, there's no such thing as an unhappy hour
Jesus loves me—now why won't Mason Jennings?
Robert Randolph & the Family Band @ First Avenue From today's A-List: "Not so long ago, sacred steel guitar music was confined to a smattering of House of God churches in pockets of America that included New York, Kentucky, and Florida. Then Arhoolie Records founder Chris Strachwitz made it his nex ... More >>
Seven new local releases for jazzheads, historians, and fans of Bob
Gabbing about quasi-Christian orgasms and R&B booty reduction with the music critic hosts of Garrison Keillor's newest brainchild, Pop Vultures
Melodious Owl reinvent music, study for SATs
Faith, salvation, and End Times in suburbia: Inside Grace Church.
Mason Jennings listens to Wings, burns incense
Dismemberment Plan Search for "Meaningful Relationships"
What's new in clubland? An intimate downtown dance floor; a new home for Jitters; and a gay "theme bar" in Nordeast
In 1999, cock rock and teenybop ruled the roost
After leaving House of Pain, rapper Everlast discovers the hardships of an endangered middle class
The Strib's corporate parent says nothing but good things will happen when they sell the paper. Where have we heard this before?