Life has a way of throwing curve balls when you least expect it. Sometimes it can take an unforeseen, unfortunate event to create the type of circumstances that bring old friends back together. Last October, Todd Stenson was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Costs from the ensuing medical bills have be ... More >>
The rejoicing that began at midnight at City Hall spread blissfully throughout the early morning hours, as the first of many same-sex couples were married in Minnesota. And those warm emotions spread all the way to Washington, as Rep. Keith Ellison celebrated marriage equality in Minnesota with a li ... More >>
Area music fans never really need much of an excuse to stop into the Electric Fetus. The renowned Minneapolis record shop has something to suit the needs of anyone and everyone, no matter what styles of music you are into or who your favorite band is. And now, the Fetus is set to celebrate their 45 ... More >>
It's the last week of April, and the snow is finally melting away. Wednesday, local favorites Poliça play a show in the First Avenue Mainroom, while songwriter Josh Ritter plays a set the next night. Mill City Nights also welcomes Mindless Self Indulgence as new local band Ginkgo plays a set at the ... More >>
Kristoff Krane has spent years in the Twin Cities hip-hop scene cultivating a reputation as one of its most consistently innovative and provocative artists. In a career trademarked by bravery and a commitment to experimentation, Krane is bringing his bold artistry into the visual realm with his late ... More >>
As the Twin Cities music scene grows, more and more artists are creating music that demands our attention. Combine the music with talented filmmakers locally and beyond, and you have a fruitful mix of distinct skills that generates more locally connected music videos than ever before. While it's im ... More >>
Jeremy Messersmith chats about his adopted state fair
Jeremy Messersmith is the darling of MPR, so it seems fitting to include him in the lineup for the Grandstand show featuring MN Music On-a-Stick on MPR Day. Ahead of his Supper Club tour, where he will be taking over willing people's yards and living rooms around the country, the singer will be maki ... More >>
Related:Trampled by Turtles Day declared in Minneapolis and DuluthTrampled by Turtles at First Avenue, 4/11/12Ten local songs the Minnesota Twins should play at Target FieldThe month of April has been an eventful one for the gents in Trampled by Turtles. Not long after a sold-out release show at Fir ... More >>
Related:Rock the Garden Festival 2012 lineupRiver's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupWilco's Minnesota dates: Rochester and Duluth and that's itToday, the lineup will be announced for the 2012 Basilica Block Party. As Cities 97 reveals each of the acts scheduled to perform, we will u ... More >>
A suit and tie are not standard wear for a rock concert and a bunch of fierce, inspirational dancing isn't either. But they are for Rupert. "Who is Rupert?" you may ask. "What started off as me dancing in front of a mirror has evolved into so much more," he confirms before a sold-out the 4onthefloor ... More >>
In recent years, it has become increasingly obvious that Minnesotans love Record Store Day. The turnout to local independent record shops has been massive throughout the state, especially in the Twin Cites, where music fans line up early for the chance to score some of the exclusive albums ma ... More >>
Mark RobertsBeer fests abound this month in the Twin CitiesGrab your goblets and get a good protein base in your gut. It's going to be a marathon month for beer fans in the Twin Cities. Every weekend holds something big, including two Saturdays with two events each. This Saturday kicks it off ... More >>
48-Hour Film Project, Twin Cities Film Fest
Got your Star Trek costume all laid out, belly full of candy, pumpkin carved, and still don't know what to do with yourself this Halloween weekend? Don't fret, we've got a host of musical options at your disposal. Here's a rundown of some of the best Halloween-themed concerts happening this weeke ... More >>
This weekend is free to be weird.
Curtiss A, Romantica, and friends tip their caps and their bottles to the Beatles' fallen visionary.
Debut spells promise for this Twin Cities duo
Lucinda to tie the knot on stage, Clapperclaw recap, Doomtree Blowout announced, more shows moving from the Myth & next week's best new releases.
Red Pens to play the Fetus, Jason Isbell announces Turf Club date & Brother Ali-mania continues on the blogs.
Minneapolis is a great place for retro lovers thanks to shops like Blacklist on Eat Street.
Ani DiFranco sets First Avenue date, Good Day, Montag release album as free download & Brad Senne interviewed.
Songs spun on today's Mischke broadcast.
Is it time to get Amplified yet? Creator Anna Lee talks about her much anticipated fashion production.
Prince and Target ink deal, Fischerspooner to play First Ave., new Dylan on the way & next week's best new releases
Stop by at 6 p.m. today for a free performance and signing by Ben Kweller.
Our favorite albums released in Minnesota this year, with a handful of honorable mentions
Eyedea and Abilities, Lookbook, and The Hold Steady make this weekend worth living.
To Shoegaze or Not to Shoegaze?
How They Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb
The low-profile local is prepared to make a splash nationally