James Shaw

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Metric at Rock the Garden, 6/15/13

    MetricRock the Garden, Walker Art CenterSaturday, June 15, 2013Metric pulled off a mighty efficient show to close out 2013's running of 89.3 the Current and the Walker's Rock the Garden on Saturday. With little banter and just the power of stadium-sized material, radiant frontwoman Emily Haines and ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    Metric at the State Theatre, 9/11/12

    Metric with Half Moon Run State Theatre, Minneapolis September 11, 2012See Also:Metric let their hearts bleed all over First AvenueThe State Theatre is a gorgeous venue, but it's not exactly the first place that comes to mind when you think "rock show." But as Metric first took the stage last night, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Broken Social Scene and the Sea And Cake at First Avenue, 10/04/10

    photo by: Steve Cohen​Whereas Sunday night's Eels show found the band acting like summer was still here, Monday night's epic Broken Social Scene performance at First Avenue had the band (and the crowd) pretending like it was New Year's Eve. And you know what? For all of the love and positive en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Metric let their hearts bleed all over First Avenue

    The synth-heavy rock band filled the Main Room with their "Stadium Love."

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    June 10, 2009
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    June 10, 2009
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    September 27, 2007

    Metric Take the Measure of the Mainroom

    Click the image to view the slideshow Metric at the First Ave Mainroom Review By Amber Schadewald Better Than: Hearing Metric on the radio while stuck in rush hour, in the rain, in August. Good lord, Emily Haines is one blessed individual: she's a stunner, and wins over crowds like the Teddy Bea ... More >>

  • Feature

    April 1, 1999

    Blind Love

    Fathering in shadows and light