Gary Burger, lead singer of the seminal '60's rock band the Monks, died earlier today at the age of 72, following a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. Burger led the feedback-laden garage rock sound of the Monks, a distinctive sounding -- and looking -- band who helped lay the musical groundwo ... More >>
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 >>
Here are the raw lists from many of City Pages' contributing writers and photograghers for the finest shows they attended this year. Hint: It's all over the place!See Also:Best Twin Cities concerts 201250 Awesome Concert Photos from 2012Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists Best Twin Cities album ... More >>
It's not often these days that Gary Burger's name pops up on a show calendar. In recent years, he's better known as the mayor of small northern Minnesota town Turtle River than he is the frontman of influential '60s garage rock band the Monks. But the Monks legacy lives on, thanks to a 2009 reiss ... More >>
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