Dire Straits (Band)

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Weird Al's 10 best underrated parodies

    It's hard to remember sometimes that "Weird Al" Yankovic has been honing his craft for more than 30 years now, bringing us masterful parodies of pop music for so long that he's outlived many of his onetime subjects. He has a new album called Mandatory Fun out this week and is in the midst of releasi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    Chris Cornell at O'Shaughnessy Auditorium, 10/30/13

    Chris Cornell With Bhi Bhiman O'Shaughnessy Auditorium, St. Paul October 30, 2013 Eight months after Soundgarden's electrifying reunion show at the Orpheum Theatre, Chris Cornell returned to the Twin Cities to play a sold-out O'Shaughnessy Auditorium. The raucous bombast of Cornell's back catalog o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Bombino at the Cedar, 6/11/13

    Bombino Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Tuesday, June 11, 2013 Americans have plenty of Tuareg desert blues to chose from these days. That sounds really weird, even in an age where we've grown accustomed to digital abundance glutting our most niche musical tastes. But following in the wake of no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Bob Dylan at Xcel Energy Center, 11/7/12

    Bob DylanWith Mark KnopflerXcel Center, St. PaulNovember 7, 2012Bob Dylan last performed in the Twin Cities on election night 2008. For most of us gathered that evening in the Northrop Auditorium, he actually broke the news that Barack Obama had won the election and would be the next president, tell ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Justin Bieber's Bronx beaver isn't alone

    ​Aw, just look at him. That there is Justin Beaver, so named after the Bronx Zoo held an open vote - in other words, an open door to the inevitable. He's the second beaver to take New York in 200 years, keeping Jose company whilst they free-float down the Bronx River (which if you've never smelled ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Wavves cancel Europe tour

    "... and this little indie rocker cried 'wee wee wee' all the way home. "

  • Calendar

    July 9, 2008