Ah, New Year's Eve. The biggest party night of the year -- and arguably the biggest headache. So many spots, so little time. Planning your NYE is on the same level as devising a tactical strategy for tax evasion or creating a really sick Halloween costume. How can you guarantee you won't end up in s ... More >>
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
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.
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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 >>
Girl power without the Spice Girls is alive and well these days, and the Amsterdam Bar and Hall will be celebrating this weekend with the Girls Got Rhythm Fest in St. Paul. If you're feeling young, stop by Station 4 to check out pop-punk group Go Radio with This Providence; if not, St. Vincent and C ... 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 >>
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.