Sue McLean, an independent Twin Cities concert promoter, passed Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Any regular show-goer in the region has attended countless shows booked by McLean over the past four decades. McLean is responsible for booking the Basilica Block Party since it began in 1995 ... More >>
Not to be outdone by all of the noise that their Twin Cities brethren the Replacements have made as of late, Hüsker Dü just announced plans to release some early songs the band recorded at the Old Blackberry Way studio back in 1980 for this year's Record Store Day on April 20th. The four songs we ... More >>
City Pages was born before Heath Ledger and Aaliyah and has outlived them both. We're older than Christina Aguilera, Jason Schwartzman, and Cory from Boy Meets World. This week marks the 30-year anniversary of the name change from Sweet Potato to City Pages.The new name was simply and succinctly ... More >>
"There's 'pea' on the stage!" exclaimed Lenka, noting the frozen peas that were thrown onstage during opener Elizabeth & the Catapult's set, setting up an easy-going feel for the evening. Not many people can write happy love songs and makes them believable, but Australian singer/son ... More >>
Recovering from their gear being stolen just two weeks before they were set to go on tour in March, Hyland releases their new album, Weights & Measures, with two shows at Living Word Christian Center this weekend.
12 Rods, Jon Stewart, Howard Stern, Quentin Tarantino, Garrison Keillor, MF Doom, Lawrence Lessig, Randi Rhodes...
The untold story of local hip hop: 1981 to 1996
Twenty years ago Safety Last made rockabilly cool in the punk-rock Twin Cities. Now they're making a quiet comeback in the age of swing.