The Gimme Noise crew attended a lot of concerts, festivals, events, gatherings, and what have you this past year. As is the case with every year in live music in the Twin Cities, the cacophonous noises etched history into the walls of our storied venues and into our minds. There were a lot of firsts ... More >>
Girls Got Rhythm Day 2With Ronnie Spector, The 126.96.36.199's Nikki Corvette, Little Girls, Midnite Snaxxx, L'assassinsAmsterdam Bar & Hall, St. PaulSaturday, May 12, 2012Related:Slideshow: Girls Got Rhythm FestivalGirls Got Rhythm Fest Day 1 at Amsterdam Bar, 5/11/12As far as local music productions ... More >>
Justin Vernon is headed for the mainstream with his new LP
The Flaming Lips headline memorable summer festival
It's a total Zach attack in this Todd Phillips buddy comedy
The Year of Our Lord 2011 is shaping up to be an awesome year for long-awaited album releases, isn't it? Gang of Four! Gregg Allman! Wire! Wanda Jackson! Cake! A P.J. Harvey auto-harp album, even! But Gimme Noise is most stoked for Fiona Apple's as-yet-untitled fourth LP, of which we've yet to he ... More >>
If you're like us, you probably had no idea that this past Sunday was Sister Day, a new holiday entirely fabricated by the Hallmark greeting card corporation. Even Hallmark's own website can't keep it straight, with some pages insisiting the "holiday" fell on last Sunday and others saying it will ... More >>
Metric / Alex Uncapher for City PagesSummer means two things in the Twin Cities: going "up north" and outdoor concert season, both activities releasing all the built-up cabin fever that comes along with being a Minnesotan. From the Basilica and Luce block parties to Stone Arch and Lyn-Lake fests ... More >>
Photos by Bre McgeeThao and Mirah with the Most of AllJuly 1, 2010The Cedar Cultural CenterA collaboration described in their press release to be "as accidentally intentional and charmed as a real-life love child," it was hard to know what to expect from the pairing of beloved indie singer/songwr ... More >>
The Lilith Fair was born of an odd doldrum in popular, female-fore music; the bulk of headliners for their first three seasons - before they suspended the festival for eleven years - were cut from the cheesecloth of alternative radio-directed acoustic-type pop (think Joan Osbourne, Indigo Girls, ... More >>
The Lilith Fair, slated for July 18 at Canterbury Park, is being moved indoors to the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. In other changes, Kelly Clarkson is no longer part of the Minneapolis date; the lineup listed on the press release is now Sarah McLachlan, Mary J. Blige, Court Yard Hounds ... More >>
In anticipation of their July 18 stop at Canterbury Park, the organizers of the Lilith Fair conducted a local talent search, soliciting songs from area bands via the music networking site OurStage. The winner for the Twin Cities date is Minneapolis two-piece Bella Ruse, who will kick off the day' ... More >>
Shakopee racetrack and events center Canterbury Park is developing a new 28-acre site on the north end of its property that owners say will allow them to host more events like this summer's Soundset (May 30), Lilith Fair (July 18), and Warped Tour (August 1)."The new location will help to minimi ... More >>
Photo by Stacy SchwartzJanelle Monae at Stubb's during SXSW 2009Janelle Monae was easily one of the best new artists we saw at SXSW in 2009, and we've been anxiously anticipating her next show in Minneapolis ever since. A larger-than-life performer, Monae kicked, danced, and stage dove her way th ... More >>
Pop queens appropriating robots! Maybe they're trying to dump their hearts and circulatory system so as to purchase a Lilith Fair ticket guilt-free.
The festival will come to Minnesota on July 18.
Sarah McLachlan is back from the '90s. She would like to share some ethereal tunes with you.
The queen of mesmerizing, genre-bending pop will return to the Varsity March 31.
Lilith Fair is coming back after a long hiatus and Heart announces the date on their web page.
P.O.S. hits First Avenue and releases a new music video, Har Mar Superstar plays Late Night, Solid Gold release a new song & Owl City tops Billboard.
The all woman music festival is being resurrected, and will make a local stop in Minneapolis next year.
From panel discussions to boobs aflame, feminism and punk rock form a holy union at Chicago's Ladyfest
Series 7 dares to make us care about reality TV
Taunting Lilith sisters and Warped brothers, L7 come back heavy, indie, and Happy
Nymphomaniacal roommates! Meta-Willy Lomans! Dancing Canadians! City Pages reports from the biggest, baddest Minnesota Fringe Festival to date
Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.
Flights of fancy return to Fantasy Island; Charmed casts a spell for the sisterhood.
Why the Minnesota Orchestra can't find a summer home
35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.
Great Expectations: Josh Will in Happiness for Dummies.
Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?