Subject:

Jennifer Markey

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2014

    Best Twin Cities music photographers 2014 finalist: Steven Cohen

    Gimme Noise has selected 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Read all of the profiles here. Steven Cohen has a lengthy history of hunting for "the shot" in photo pits everywhere around the Twin Cities. His work is featured in City Pages and the Local Current Blog, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2013

    Jennifer Markey: I was drawn to country because it's easy to play

    What do you do when you lose your dad to a devastating illness while also undergoing a divorce? You sing a country song, of course, which is how local singer Jennifer Markey coped with a rough year she endured a decade ago. The country music stuck -- she and her band The Tennessee Snowpants are now ... More >>

  • Music

    January 2, 2013

    Remembering Leah Rule

    Former Turf Club manager and Twin Cities music scene shaper passes after a battle with cancer

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    RIP former Turf Club manager Leah Rule

    Leah Rule, a longtime manager at the Turf Club, passed Friday morning after a nearly two-year struggle with ovarian cancer -- or as she referred to it, "the elephant." She was 44.On Friday, her husband Rob Rule penned a note on her online journal saying, "Early this morning, LEAH left us. Leave it t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Slim Dunlap fans hosting St. Paddy's Day Mad Ripple Hootenanny

    ​Rock singer-songwriter (and ex-Replacement) Slim Dunlap has faced a slow recovery since suffering a stroke in February. According to the Current, he's making progress steadily, and is no longer in intensive care. Dunlap's many friends have decided to raise spirits and quite a racket in honor of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Stone Arch Festival of the Arts dissolves: An open letter from music booker Stacy Schwartz

    ​Sad news to hit the local arts world today: The long-running Stone Arch Festival of the Arts, which annually showcased over 200 artists and four free stages of music along St. Anthony Main, will be no more. The festival's founder, longtime local music advocate Ira Heilicher (son of legendary Soma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2011

    Hymie's kicks off six weeks of 'Schlitz Kickin' Country'

    Photo by Nikki MillerCactus Blossoms​"Hymie's kicks off six weeks of Schlitz Kickin' Country" - try sayin' that headline three times fast. Better yet, try sayin' it after you've drunk your complimentary beer at one of the six country-themed in-stores planned at the renowned East Lake Street re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Morris Day & the Time, Bob Wootton, Dr. John coming to the State Fair free stages this summer

    ​While it seems like tempting fate to already start looking forward to the tail end of summer, the Minnesota State Fair free stage lineups should help us ease our way into the beginning of September. On the lineup this year are early-'80s Prince cohorts Morris Day and the Time, Johnny Cash's longt ... More >>

  • Music

    May 18, 2011
  • Calendar

    May 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Wayne "The Train" Hancock to play Lee's Liquor Lounge tonight

    ​Hank III has sung his praises, saying that he "has more Hank Sr. in him than either I or Hank Williams Jr," and describing him further as "the real deal." Tonight, you can judge this assessment for yourself by heading on down to Lee's Liquor Lounge to catch a performance by Wayne "The Train" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Picked to Click 2010: Complete list of ballots

    ​We had 108 local music scene peeps participate in this year's Picked to Click poll. Below, you can judge -- er, "peruse" the ballots of each and every one of our voters, along with descriptions of their contributions to the local scene. For more on Picked to Click, check out this year's issue, al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Picked to Click 2010: List of all ranking bands

    ​The bands who received nods in this year's Picked to Click poll aren't just limited to the 11 we featured in this week's issue. See below for a full list of all of the bands who received votes in this year's poll, with the total points awarded to each band.Remember: Voters were told to choose fiv ... More >>

  • Music

    September 8, 2010

    Jennifer Markey and the Tennessee Snowpants

    The Sparta Session (self-released)

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Mark Olson, Estate, Jennifer Markey reviewed in this week's City Pages

    ​In addition to an interview with Pavement's Bob Nastanovich about the iconic indie band's reunion date in St. Paul this weekend, we have a trio of local CD reviews available to our readers in this week's print edition of City Pages. All three artists -- electro funk band Estate, country singer Je ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Marathon hootenanny planned for Sunday at Kings

    ​It's hard to believe that it's already been a year since Kings Wine Bar opened in the Kingfield neighborhood in Minneapolis, but time flies when you're busy serving up delicious handmade tater tots and hosting low-key listening parties and DJ nights that emphasize great local music. In honor of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Weekend Checklist: Happy Birthday, Dynamiters, Blind Shake, and a birthday party

    ​Who says climate change doesn't exist? It's been a week full of tropical sweat and torrential downpours that have been keeping us inside where it's nice and cool, and we're all about to burst. Let's make this weekend all about rocking and rolling no matter what the weather! Don't worry about the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Stone Arch Festival music set times

    ​There are 50 bands performing at the outdoor arts and music extravaganza Stone Arch Festival of the Arts this weekend. We outlined our top eight recommended acts in this week's print edition, from the James Buckley Trio to Fort Wilson Riot to Painted Saints -- but there are many, many more acts w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Control Alt Country Delete at Grumpy's NE tonight

    Photo courtesy of CACD's Facebook pageJennifer Markey, lookin' 'bout State Fair-ed out​If you ask me, this sounds like the best deal in town tonight. You go to Grumpy's NE between 6-8PM. You bring your own vinyl to spin, presumably country would be best, and you get a free drink. You also get trea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Stone Arch Festival music lineup announced

    Shawn Neary's Wapsipinicon is one of many local acts performing at Stone Arch this summer​The Stone Arch Festival, a two-day local art, food, theater, and music extravaganza that takes over St. Anthony Main every Father's Day weekend, has announced its music lineup for this year. The Stone Arch Fe ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 25, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Thanksgiving weekend concert guide

    Your guide to the best shows happening over the extended weekend.

Loading...