Van HalenXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSaturday, May 19, 2012The David Lee Roth-led version of Van Halen is a throwback to a time when arena rock actually rocked. Seven albums worth of great material, combined with an apparently sobered-up Eddie Van Halen sounding better than ever these days, meant th ... More >>
Photo by Scott AlarioDeer Tick November 12, 2011 Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Saturday night at the Triple Rock, the audience got to see something special. It was the sight of a band headed for greatness, right at the cusp of something bigger. It was palpable and it was obvious that ... More >>
Tom PilcherMarnie Stern July 3, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis Experimental guitar player Marnie Stern took a break from her high-profile opening gigs with the Flaming Lips on Sunday night at the Entry to burn through a shorter set of newer material with her noisy trio. Stern's impressive f ... More >>
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