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Erik Funk

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Extreme Noise 20th Anniversary at Triple Rock, 4/5/14

    Dillinger FourWith The Strike, Threadbare, Man Afraid, Dirt Poor, Scooby Don't, Kung Fools, and Bombsite Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis Saturday April 5, 2014 1994 was a different time. Bands didn't have the internet to find an audience, they couldn't Google their next show in another town, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Dillinger 4th of July at the Triple Rock, 7/5/13

    Dillinger 4th of JulyWith Dillinger 4, Riverboat Gamblers, Toys That Kill, Tenement, the Treasure Fleet, and Bitch CityTriple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisFriday, July 5, 2013On Friday night, Minneapolis punk vets Dillinger Four headlined the second show of what turned out to be a four-night stand t ... More >>

  • Music

    July 3, 2013

    Dillinger Four unite for a rare show

    The Twin Cities punk act expand the annual D4th of July into a three-day event

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Dillinger 4's Paddy Costello: My songs now are about poopy pants and bears

    Founded in 1994, Dillinger Four is 19 years old. They've played something like 10-14 D4th of Julys, depending who you ask. They're toured the globe, released records on Fat Wreck Chords, and they all work full-time in addition to their role as Twin Cities punk godfathers. In the past year, though, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Dillinger 4's Erik Funk: My 2-year-old son hates our music

    Founded in 1994, Dillinger Four is nineteen years old. They've played something like 10-14 D4ths of July, depending who you ask. They're toured the globe, released records on Fat Wreck Chords, and they all work full-time in addition to their level as Twin Cities punk godfathers. In the past year, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Top 20 best Minnesota songs: The complete list

    Related:Top 20 best Minnesota musiciansFirst Avenue's 20 best concertsFirst Avenue's 20 best concerts: Readers' picks50 cool facts about the Minnesota music sceneCountless songwriters have found inspiration in the Land of 10,000 Lakes over the years, and even more have hit upon something revelatory ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Top 20 best Minnesota songs: #20-11

    Related:Top 20 best Minnesota musiciansFirst Avenue's 20 best concertsMinneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.50 cool facts about the Minnesota music sceneCountless songwriters have found inspiration in the Land of 10,000 Lakes over the years, and even more have hit upon something revel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete list

    ​Related:Minneapolis music scene named second-best in the U.S.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 f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Top 20 best Minnesota musicians: #20-11

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Superhopper's Kermit Carter talks Puppies & Trains and Kermit's Corner

    Photo By Foundry Pub Photo Booth​Puppies & Trains released their first single in July--a split with Dragons Up!--but the band members are far more active than their discography leaves one to believe. Consisting of ex-Superhopper members Kermit Carter and Math Piasecki along with drummer Jimmy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Dillinger Four, Paint It Black, and others crush the Triple Rock, 2/4/11

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Triple Rock adds Monday night winter series

    ​Always willing to try out new and novel ideas (Free Bacon Night, for one), Triple Rock owner Erik Funk has devised a new idea for the winter lull of touring bands. The venue will be opening their Monday night schedule to two alternating concert series focused on smaller, more intimate crowds ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Dillinger Four's Erik Funk speaking tonight at the Whole

    Funk will appear as part of the "Making Music" series.

  • Music

    December 17, 2008

    Doomtree, Solid Gold, and Vampire Hands deftly dot Minneapolis's music timeline in '08

    Crack open our Twin Cities Local Music Yearbook and reminisce on an effed-up year

  • Music

    August 27, 2008

    Musicians sound off at the convention

    As the RNC descends, local and national musicians arise

  • News

    August 1, 2007

    Teenage Riot

    For a new all-ages scene, rock & roll can't wait

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Picked to Click

    To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you

  • News

    June 16, 2004

    The Politics of Smoking

    Why a smoking ban won't work

  • News

    December 17, 2003

    Local Music Yearbook '03

    We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.

  • Music

    June 11, 2003

    Three Times the Rock

    Scenes from the new Triple Rock Social Club

  • Music

    June 21, 2000

    Public Enemy No. 1,760,348,982

    Barroom intellectuals Dillinger Four try spazzing out instead of selling out

  • Music

    January 20, 1999
  • Music

    June 24, 1998

    Gang of Four

    Rock the basement and pour beer on your ass with pop-punk heroes Dillinger Four

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