Kate Murray

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Haley Bonar at Varsity Theater, 5/16/14

    Haley Bonar With Anonymous Choir and DJ Shannon Blowtorch Varsity Theater, Minneapolis May 16, 2014 On one of the most crowded local music weekends in the Twin Cities in recent memory, Haley Bonar filled the Varsity Theater with fans, friends, and family on Friday night for her record release show. ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2014

    Haley Bonar rebuilds her life and aesthetic on Last War

    Bonar embraces the "mini-apocalypses" of life on her latest album

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Angel Olsen at the Cedar Cultural Center, 5/1/14

    Angel Olsen Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Thursday, May 1, 2014 It was a cool, calm May Day last night at the Cedar. The room filled up for a near-capacity welcome for the latest indie darling, singer/songwriter, Angel Olsen's debut in the Twin Cities. The energy of anticipation was as palat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going this week on Local Frames with a premiere of the brand new video from Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra, a new project led by local music luminary Sean Mc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Summit Backyard Bash with Secret Stash Revue and Haley Bonar, 9/7/13

    There's a hell of a lot of good beer to drink in this state. Minnesotans love beer almost as much as we love our underachieving sports teams and musical heroes. As the number-two brewery in this land of sky blue waters, Summit looms large in the recent craft-beer boom our cities have been experienci ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    David Bowie debuts new song "Where Are We Now?"

    The glam rock legend David Bowie has emerged from hiding after a decade. It's his 66th birthday, and the celebration marks the release of a new single called "Where Are We Now?" Judging by the visual above, Bowie might be feeling a tad disembodied these days. The song comes with the announcement of ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Art-A-Whirl Day 2 in Northeast Minneapolis, 5/19/2012

    Art-A-Whirl Day 2331 Club, Psycho Suzi's, and Sample Room, Northeast MinneapolisSaturday, May 19, 2012Related:Slideshow: Art-A-Whirl 2012: Friday's MusicArt-A-Whirl Day 1 in Northeast Minneapolis, 5/18/12Rusty Quarters in Uptown Minneapolis posted a Facebook status asking where everyone was, making ... 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

    August 6, 2010

    Whose kitten is this?

    ​Here's a little Friday fun for our readers: We've noticed that folks in the Twin Cities music scene have some pretty goddamn adorable pets. Thanks to Facebook and Twitter, we now have the opportunity to get an up close and personal view of a musician's life, right down to the animals who share th ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Drawing Rooms play the 501 this Friday

    ​We love this flyer for several reasons: Not only is this design by Ellen Skoro amazing, with the dual deer bursting out of flames, but this show marks one of the debut performances by new group Drawing Rooms, which features Ellen (who performed previously in Askeleton) and Portia Richardson (of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Ryan Paul & the Ardent, Fan Fiction, Bethany Larson play free show tonight

    Flyer design by Ryan Paul​As with many Wednesday night gigs at the Kitty Cat Klub, tonight's show with Ryan Paul & the Ardent (who we profiled in a recent issue of City Pages) is totally free. What's even better is that Ryan Paul will be joined by two promising opening acts: Fan Fiction, Marti ... More >>

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    May 4, 2010

    Al Kooper honored at the Dakota Jazz Club

    All photos by Steve CohenAl Kooper with Ashleigh Still and Alison Scott​A sizable crew of esteemed local musicians gathered at the Dakota Sunday night to pay tribute to rock 'n' roll legend Al Kooper with a set of covers that spanned his entire career. According to photographer Steve Cohen, Al him ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010
  • Music

    April 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Al Kooper talks Dylan, Conan, Hendrix, and lifetime in the music business

    All photos courtesy​INTERVIEW BY RICK MASONKeyboardist, guitarist, songwriter and producer Al Kooper's uncanny presence and participation in landmark musical events over the past half-century have made him the rock equivalent of Forrest Gump or Zelig. His long association with Bob Dyl ... More >>