In anticipation of tonight's sold-out Cars gig at First Avenue -- the band's first time performing at the club since forming in 1978, parting ways in 1988, and regrouping last year -- we caught up with all four surviving members of the band for an interview. That article is featured on the cover ... More >>
Band appeared on very first cover of Sweet Potato, a.k.a City Pages
32 years ago, a monthly music magazine called Sweet Potato debuted in the Twin Cities. A perusal of that first issue is a fascinating glimpse at our music history; ads for now-defunct music shops like Third Stone Music and the Wax Museum frame interviews with Lamont Cranston, Little Feat's Lowell ... More >>
The Cars announced a short tour today via an extremely brief status update on their Facebook page, sparking hundreds of fans to ask questions like is this an April Fool's joke? Are you pulling our chain? IS THIS REAL LIFE?
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Originally printed in Sweet Potato, vol. 1, issue 1, August 1979