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 >>
Wits with Neko Case, Kelly Hogan, and Rob DelaneyFitzgerald Theater, St. PaulFriday, May 10, 2013Friday night's Wits session opened with host John Moe thanking everyone for attending, more so because it was opening night for The Great Gatsby in theaters. Moe went on to joke that unbeknownst to a lot ... More >>
Augustana with Lauren SheraMonday, January 14, 2013Varsity Theater, MinneapolisAugustana, a band that certainly has had its ups and downs. The band announced in 2011 that they were breaking up, but soon after rescinded and said they would continue to make music, most of that mainly from lead singer, ... More >>
As the excitement continues to build around the Replacements' new benefit EP, Songs For Slim, more information about the project continues to filter out. In addition to the full track-listing for the EP as well as the Chris Mars designed album art (featured above), details have also emerged about wh ... More >>
Paul Westerberg recently confirmed that he and Tommy Stinson reunited as the Replacements to record four covers for a benefit EP to help their pal Slim Dunlap. A longer interview with Rolling Stone has emerged today, and included in the details is some updated news about the condition of Dunlap, who ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerIn this week's issue of People magazine, "Rhinestone Cowboy" Glen Campbell and his wife Kim reveal that Campbell's battles with short-term memory loss have been diagnosed as symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
And so it begins.
This weekend's McNally Smith River Rocks Festival brings quite the mix of musicians old and new to the banks of the Mississippi in St. Paul. Here's the lineup.
Femi Kuti makes Afrobeat for today's world
John Doe leaves his punk roots behind to sing nice little songs about shooting at cars
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