Related:First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsFirst Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listFirst Avenue is undoubtedly among the premier rock clubs in the country -- possibly the world. Since 1970, the building at the interse ... More >>
Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>
Photo by Denis Jeong PlasterEven before entering this year's Lollapalooza festival, the Grant Park grounds were littered with reminders that this year's event is supremely sold out. There were scalpers, signs, massive lines, and a group of at least 50 ticketless kids plowing over a chain-link fen ... More >>
A November 1984 issue of City PagesDevoted Gimme Noise readers already know that we're big fans of Prince around these parts -- we even have an entire wing of our blog roped off for Purple One-related posts. So when we heard today is Prince's 53rd birthday, we jumped at the chance to geek out and ... More >>
Photo by Tony Nelson"This show is already better than the last time I saw them because it's with their real singer," a friend said knowingly as Morcheeba launched into their set Wednesday night at First Avenue. The British downtempo trio's reinstated lead singer Skye Edwards floated across the st ... More >>
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The former "Crain Wreck" has turned into one of baseball's most dominant relievers.
Young led all of baseball with a monster .434 average in July.
Power extends from the upper-lip to the right arm.
The righty counted two victories over the Yanks in his 5-win May total.
Cuddy wastes little time cashing in on Target Field.
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