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    November 3, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 11/3-6

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    August 29, 2014

    Turf Club grand reopening with Dead Man Winter, 8/28/14

    Turf Club grand reopening with Dead Man Winter, Frankie Lee, Erik Koskinen, and the Cactus Blossoms Turf Club, Saint Paul August 28, 2014 The Turf Club is back! Well, a cleaner, better smelling version of the Turf Club. After First Avenue purchased the St. Paul establishment a few months ago, it ha ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Erik Koskinen: Playing music for a living is a highlight, so nothing gets taken for granted

    Erik Koskinen | Turf Club | Thursday, August 28On any given day of the week, Erik Koskinen is either leading his own top-notch band through a set in town, or lending his skills to a friend's performance or recording session. The talented singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist/engineer making everyt ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014

    Turf Club finalizes grand reopening weekend lineup

    As most local music fans are well aware, the Turf Club has undergone significant renovations over the past few months. During extensive upgrades to the bathrooms, a new kitchen, and more improvements from top to bottom, the beloved St. Paul venue has remained closed and shows have been rerouted to o ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014
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    August 6, 2014
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    July 28, 2014

    The best Twin Cities concerts of the week: 7/28-8/3

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    July 9, 2014
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    July 8, 2014

    Red Stag In Cahoots Block Party 2014 lineup

    The 8th annual Red Stag Block Party comes with a twist. The event has been rebranded with a new partner in local beer mag The Growler, and is now called In Cahoots! What remains is another excuse to ignore the day-to-day responsibilities and drink on a Sunday afternoon in August while enjoying Minn ... More >>

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    July 7, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 7/7-7/13

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    June 9, 2014

    Square Lake Film & Music Festival posts 2014 lineup

    The Square Lake Film & Music Festival returns to the St. Croix Valley in August with Low as the event's music headliner. In addition to a variety of local sounds, the day features about 40 independent short experimental and animated films in the fest's converted barn theater.The Duluth trio's ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    Stone Arch Bridge Festival unveils 2014 lineup

    The Stone Arch Bridge Festival returns to the scenic St. Anthony Main area on Father's Day weekend. In addition to the showcasing of over 250 visual artists, the three-day fest will feature more than 40 music acts near the Mississippi River on three stages. Live music begins at Water Power Park on t ... More >>

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    May 2, 2014

    First taste of the new beer from Schell's and 89.3 the Current

    Eight simple words: "Good music lives here. So does great beer." It's a mission statement and the simple idea behind the new limited beer from 89.3 the Current and August Schell's Brewery in New Ulm. The Current beer is set for release in bars and liquor stores on May 16 and is a joint effort betw ... More >>

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    January 1, 2014
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    December 31, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 1/1-1/7

    Happy 2014! While most will take New Year's Day off, bars and some venues will be open in the evening including Curtiss A's tribute to Hank Williams at the Dakota. Friday night the Turf Club will be hosting And the Professors, and Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank will be at the Cedar. The Blind Shake wil ... More >>

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    December 19, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we get things going with a brand new video from Allan Kingdom, an emerging MC that is making serious waves in the local scene. We've also got new clips from Black ... More >>

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    December 4, 2013
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    November 21, 2013

    Inside Minnesota Beatle Project Vol. 5

    For each of the past five years, the Minnesota Beatle Project put together by Vega Productions has consistently been one of the best local compilations. And Volume 5, out December 3, is no exception. All of the proceeds going to support music and art education in Minnesota public schools. The roste ... More >>

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    October 31, 2013

    The Replacements' Songs for Slim series unveils benefit compilation

    Throughout 2013, the reunited Replacements and their friends have put out a series of limited-edition 7-inch records to raise funds for their pal Slim Dunlap. The Songs for Slim recordings came about after Dunlap -- former guitarist for the Replacements and star solo performer -- suffered a serious ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013

    The 23rd installment of Picked to Click, or when the rappers took over

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    October 16, 2013

    Sound Unseen announces 2013 music lineup

    The 14th annual Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art Festival is set to take place November 13-17, and details are emerging for some of the wonderful plans for this year's festivities. All of the musical performances at this year's Sound Unseen will be taking place at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul. The ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    Picked to Click 2013: #5. Frankie Lee

    #5. Frankie Lee: 49 points Frankie Lee comes off a lot like a drifter and a wanderer in the mold of Woody Guthrie -- riding the rails with the clothes on his back and a guitar in hand. He sure looks the part, with his cowboy hat, scraggly blond beard, worn jean jacket, and work boots. But the truth ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Indeed Brewing announces 2013 Hullabaloo Fest music lineup

    As fall slowly settles over Minnesota, breweries from all over the state typically get adventurous with their seasonal brews. Northeast Minneapolis's Indeed Brewing are leading the way, with new autumnal brews for fans to sample and a sweet beer and music festival to celebrate the grand occasion. I ... More >>

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    September 26, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We've got a bunch of fantastic new videos in this week's installment of Local Frames, leading off with the provocative and playful new clip from Caroline Smith. This edition ... More >>

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    September 12, 2013

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. This week we are celebrating a bit of a milestone with our 50th installment of Local Frames, and it's packed with some terrific new videos from emerging area talent. We kick ... More >>

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    September 10, 2013

    George Jones's debut album reissued by Secret Stash Records' new imprint, Reserve Records

    Secret Stash Records has emerged as a leading crate-digging boutique label during the past few years, and now the Minneapolis-based group of music lovers is expanding. While many of their releases have grasped a funky side of underrepresented sounds, the team's musical interests go far beyond just t ... More >>

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    August 12, 2013

    Pizza Lucé Block Party with Motion City Soundtrack, 8/10/13

    Motion City Soundtrack w/After the Burial, Bloodnstuff, Haphduzn, Frankie Lee, and Sean Anonymous Pizza Lucé Downtown, Minneapolis Saturday, August 10, 2013 After going on hiatus last year, the 10th annual Pizza Lucé Block Party returned last night with to celebrate 20 years of Pizza Lucé. The d ... More >>

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    August 7, 2013
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    July 15, 2013

    Pizza Luce Block Party is back! 2013 lineup announced

    There was not a Pizza Lucé Block Party in 2012, but the tradition has returned with a twist. Yes, there will be a party this year, but it's moving to downtown to celebrate the pizza chain's 20th year in business.The lineup for the 10th annual Block Party so far includes eight acts, including Bloodn ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013
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    April 17, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts: 4/17-4/23

    This week marks several musical events in the Twin Cities. Duluth folk-bluegrass stars Trampled by Turtles celebrate ten years with three sold out shows (Wednesday - Friday) at First Avenue/7th Street Entry. Saturday, April 20 marks a very special occasion that is celebrated internationally, that's ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    Frankie Lee: When a song happens, you never think it'll happen again

    Frankie Lee. It's a name you like saying -- which is always a good thing when you are a musician. And to look at Lee, you'd assume, without knowing anything else about him, that he is a musician. In a denim jacket and wide-brimmed hat, Lee has a casual cowboy-coolness about him that makes him seem l ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Actual Wolf at the Turf Club 11/27/12

    Actual Wolf's November ResidencyTurf Club, St. PaulTuesday, November 27, 2012Last night was just another Tuesday night at St. Paul's Turf Club: a room spotted sparsely with casual listeners for the closing night of Actual Wolf's residency, dividing their attention between the taps and the stage. Eri ... More >>

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    November 15, 2012

    Real-Phonic Radio Hour welcomes Amanda Shires for first anniversary show

    "Erik told me it would never succeed, and so I bet him twenty bucks that it would," asserts a somewhat facetious Thom Middlebrook from a carseat-turned-couch in the practice space of illustrious Erik Koskinen and Molly Maher bands. The "it" he is speaking of is the Real-Phonic Radio Hour, a live mon ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    Weekend Checklist: Mason Jennings, New Year's Eve, Kid Dakota, The Cloak Ox

    ​So this is the new year And I have no resolutions For self assigned penance For problems with easy solutions - Death Cab for Cutie

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    December 30, 2011

    Caitlin Robertson releasing debut LP tonight at Amsterdam Bar and Hall

    Caitlin Robertson has a voice that sounds like a Minnesota landscape--all soft, rolling, and peaceful, like a dusky late summer evening. That's a lot like what her debut album, Coyote Blues, sounds like, mixed with a little of the prairie folk tendencies that comes with Robertson's eclectic backgrou ... More >>

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    December 1, 2011

    Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers spend one last night at Nye's

    Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers's residency finale with Erik Koskinen November 30, 2011 Nye's Polonaise Room, Minneapolis "I feel like it's the first time at Nye's where there's been more room on the stage," Thom Middlebrook noted last night at Nye's, where Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers played ... More >>

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    November 9, 2011

    Real-Phonic Radio Hour: introducing a new monthly audio and web program

    ​The Twin Cities is a great place for music. Twin Citizens know that well enough--we are home, after all, to a host of influential music venues, and our beloved indie radio station 89.3 the Current. You'd be hard-pressed to find a night when there wasn't something great happening, either withi ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Molly Maher and Her Disbelievers CD Release Tonight at the Cedar Cultural Center

    Photo by Donna Weaver​Molly Maher is the sort of musician you see once and never forget. She's got over a decade of experience playing around Minneapolis as one of the best guitarists in town, and it's obvious with every performance--there is no other path for Maher. If you have ever stumbled ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    Dead Man Winter at Turf Club, 3/3/2011

    Photo by Steve CohenDead Man Winter at First Avenue Monday night​Dead Man Winter March 3, 2011 Turf Club, St. Paul It would seem that Dead Man Winter is hovering on the edge of a wildly successful career. The newish band played at Turf last night, and while there was plenty of room, the club ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Jayhawks Karen Grotberg, Tim O'Reagan, Marc Perlman make special appearance

    Three-fifths of the Jayhawks reunited at the 318 Cafe in Excelsior Saturday night.

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