Dillinger FourWith The Strike, Threadbare, Man Afraid, Dirt Poor, Scooby Don't, Kung Fools, and Bombsite Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Saturday April 5, 2014 1994 was a different time. Bands didn't have the internet to find an audience, they couldn't Google their next show in another town, a ... More >>
The Minneapolis punks gear up for this weekend's celebration
Dillinger 4th of JulyWith Dillinger 4, Riverboat Gamblers, Toys That Kill, Tenement, the Treasure Fleet, and Bitch CityTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisFriday, July 5, 2013On Friday night, Minneapolis punk vets Dillinger Four headlined the second show of what turned out to be a four-night stand t ... More >>
The Twin Cities punk act expand the annual D4th of July into a three-day event
Founded in 1994, Dillinger Four is 19 years old. They've played something like 10-14 D4th of Julys, depending who you ask. They're toured the globe, released records on Fat Wreck Chords, and they all work full-time in addition to their role as Twin Cities punk godfathers. In the past year, though, t ... More >>
Founded in 1994, Dillinger Four is nineteen years old. They've played something like 10-14 D4ths of July, depending who you ask. They're toured the globe, released records on Fat Wreck Chords, and they all work full-time in addition to their level as Twin Cities punk godfathers. In the past year, th ... More >>
NOFX With Teenage Bottlerocket, Banner Pilot, Arms Aloft Wednesday, December 5, 2012 The Cabooze It was a temperate, perfect outdoor night at Cabooze Plaza on September 14, and only one thing was amiss: Fat Mike 100 fever. The rare Midwestern NOFX tour date was cancelled, and eventually reschedule ... More >>
As with any given weekend in the Twin Cities, there are a ton of great shows happening over the next few days. But one of the gigs with the best cause behind it is happening tonight at the Ritz Theater, as the Put A Rock On It: A Concert for the Freedom to Marry benefit is set to start at 7 p.m. A ... More >>
With Election Day just over a month away, many us are probably growing tired of the endless stream of campaign commercials and relentless sloganeering ringing out from most media outlets. But one of the definite advantages of any election year are the special Benefit Concerts which bring together ta ... More >>
Due to the 102° fever of singer Fat Mike, tonight's NOFX show at the Cabooze has been postponed. The celebrated Los Angeles punk band were set to play the West Bank club this evening along with local luminaries Dillinger Four, but the show has been called off. Ticket holders should contact the Join ... More >>
See Also:Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listDillinger Four, Paint It Black, and others crush the Triple Rock, 2/4/11Dillinger FourTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisWednesday, July 4, 2012July 4 sees many traditions: baseball, watermelon, barbecues in the park. Oh, and don't forget s ... More >>
Minnesotans need to remember to exhale sometimes -- especially fresh on the heels of being ranked as the number two music scene in the country. Shouldn't it be enough to simply enjoy a rich history of quality musicians blossoming from fertile local soil? For those times that worrying that people ... More >>
Via Gawker, photo by Nilina Mason-CampbellPerusing the internets in a flash of free time during the SXSW festival, I noticed something that computed awkwardly. Who is that on Alison Mosshart's t-shirt?
Dillinger Four and Paint It BlackFebruary 4, 2011Triple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisIf there's been one ironically consistent thing about Dillinger Four shows over the past 17 years, it's how utterly unpredictable--performance, banter, crowd, the whole package--they can be.
City Pages file photoBob Murderer of the MurderersIn the late '90s, when bands like Dillinger Four, Code 13, and the Strike were ruling the local punk scene, filmmaker Patti Rhodes set out to make a documentary about Minneapolis punk rock. The resulting one-hour film, Debasement Video Fanzine, Vo ... More >>
Photo by Nick VlcekIt won't be the first time Mark Mallman has challenged his own endurance abilities, but it will certainly be his longest running show yet: The local piano man will kick off a performance at 4 p.m. this afternoon at the Turf Club that isn't due to wrap up until 10 p.m. on Sunday ... More >>
This week's Critics' Picks
Photo by Elli RaderHallelujah for hump day. Here's a sampling of the music content that you'll find in the print edition of this week's City Pages, which hits stands today.Ryan Paul & the Ardent prepare for EP-release By Rob van AlstyneWe talk to the evolving singer-songwriter about his tumul ... More >>
www.thebrokedowns.comNo Idea Records has a decidedly Midwestern flair on this split release between Carbondale, IL's The Copyrights and Elgin's The Brokedowns. The bands compliment one another's sounds, with similar influences but different styles as musicians and songwriters.
Funk will appear as part of the "Making Music" series.
How much art can we take? Judging by D4's infinite appeal, plenty.
Band crafts some seriously sturdy, timeless rock music
Believe it or not, this is the only live footage of the Minneapolis legends on YouTube. (So far.)
A blow-by-blow account of Slug's weeklong stand in the 7th St. Entry
The 10 (or 28) best local albums of 2004
We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.
Slug and St. Patrick Costello recall a brush with Avril Lavigne, their status as Scottish Royalty, puking on cue, and dropping trou
Barroom intellectuals Dillinger Four try spazzing out instead of selling out
Rock the basement and pour beer on your ass with pop-punk heroes Dillinger Four