Minneapolis country-roots band The Dirt Road Ramblers do things at their own pace, and it has paid off. On their newest album The Legend of Charley White, the quartet have unearthed a sound that balances twang with bar-rocking bliss.Before their album release at the Dakota Jazz Club on Friday night, ... More >>
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Kevin Bowe has seen it all in the Twin Cities. After cutting his musical teeth opening for the Replacements and Hüsker Dü in the '80s, Bowe later directed his talents towards songwriting for artists as diverse as Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Etta James, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and 3 Dog Night. He ... More >>
(Antigravity by Violeta Rotstein. Featured at the "Soo Fuze" gallery show at the SooVAC) This week we've got an ongoing party celebrating pop punk, a day-long zinefest, dragon boat races, and a naughty art show at Cult Status Gallery.
Guitar Gods stop by on St. Patrick's Day to share some Hendrix tunes.
How many local music fans will tune in to this year's Grammys?
We've still got one Minnesotan left in the race for pop star fame and she's actually got some street cred back home.
Langseth will have to fend off the Idol nuts who found out she's spent time in the clink.
Tonight we're gonna party Maplewood-style
What ever happened to Buddy Holly's fishing license?
We sent a team of trained researchers and documentarians into the wilds of the Twin Cities in search of music in its native habitat. Here are the field notes from Friday, February 15--the day that would not end.
We search the airwaves for signs of intelligent life
Between folk and punk, enigma and sensation, is 23-year-old singer-songwriter Mason Jennings
Rocking The Body at the Target Center; teenage kicks at the Ave.
From playing for the Pope to inaugurating The Body, Guinean-born master drummer Fodé Bangoura is both international legend and local discovery
A Native band plays slave music on the great plains.
Heading Downhill: Jeromie Renier in La Promesse
The 1997 Tongue-on-the-Flagpole Awards