Sue McLean, an independent Twin Cities concert promoter, passed Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Any regular show-goer in the region has attended countless shows booked by McLean over the past four decades. McLean is responsible for booking the Basilica Block Party since it began in 1995 ... More >>
If you can brave the weather, there's plenty of music going on this week. Thursday, twenty one pilots play a sold-out show at the Triple Rock while Boz Scaggs makes an appearance at the State Theatre. Friday night, Zoo Animal will be at the Icehouse, Ex Nuns rock Cause, Edward the Confesso ... More >>
MadonnaWith Paul OakenfoldXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSaturday, November 3, 2012Nothing came easy while Madonna performed at Xcel Energy Center Saturday. For anyone other than the ticket-holding masochists in the crowd, it was two hours of uncomfortable boot-licking. The few, hard-won pleasures came ... More >>
It's hard to dislike the premise: one young man, one guitar, making positive high energy music. Joel Kachel possesses something that raises his buzzy rattle above all most of the other artists who have decided to make a name for themselves in music. His songs on the new album, Sounds ... More >>
Linda Zinter says her U of M adviser wasted her time.All Linda Zinter wanted was a little advice from her grad school academic adviser.
But when that advice turned out to be unhelpful--the courses her adviser suggested weren't required, and Zinter earned an "F" in one of them--she sued the U ... More >>