This week not only marks Thanksgiving but also the beginning of December. Wednesday, Retribution Gospel Choir play the Amsterdam while the Ike Reilly Assassination take over the First Avenue Mainroom. If you're looking for plans on Thanksgiving, Davina and the Vagabonds will be playing the Dakota an ... More >>
Heartless Bastards are gearing up for the release of their fourth album, Arrow on February 14. It just so happens that Arrow is the band's strongest record to date. It features a more versatile mix of psych, glam, classic rock, porch blues, R&B, funk and spaghetti-western. Singer/guitarist ... More >>
Reviews of the two plays
From James Buckley Trio to Painted Saints
A guide for taking the guesswork out of MSPIFF
Paul Fonfara finds life ain't easy for a man with haunted visions
Spaghetti Western's Italian bluegrass collage
A new anthology documents the rare comedic genius of Richard Pryor
Monster Magnet's new alloy of heavy metal salvages the most unholy of musical forms
Sound + Vision: A new generation of DJs and musicians play cut 'n' paste with film history.
A local hip-hop underground looks for the spotlight.