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  • Blogs

    July 7, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts of the Week: 7/7-7/13

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar!

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    The Shouting Matches at First Avenue, 8/2/13

    The Shouting Matches With Alpha Consumer First Avenue, Minneapolis August 2, 2013 Near the end of Friday's Shouting Matches show, Justin Vernon led bandmates Phil Cook and Brian Moen through the soulful "I Need a Change." The standout track from their debut full-length, Grownass Man, is ostensibly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2012

    Ten facts 'bout Minnie Pearl on her 100th birthday

    For over fifty years she was an integral member of the Grand Ole Opry, and today, Minnie Pearl would have been 100 years old. In honor of the most beloved character in country music this side of Little Jimmy Dickens, here are ten essential facts you should know about the Gossip from Grinder's Switch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Heartless Bastards' Erika Wennerstrom on Coffee Mugs, Valentines, & Jim Eno

    ​Heartless Bastards are gearing up for the release of their fourth album, Arrow on February 14. It just so happens that Arrow is the band's strongest record to date. It features a more versatile mix of psych, glam, classic rock, porch blues, R&B, funk and spaghetti-western. Singer/guitarist ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival: Notes and photos from the field

    Photos by Rick Mason​New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalMay 6-8, 2011New Orleans Fair GroundsBY RICK MASONAs the searing Louisiana sun sagged through the gathering Delta dusk west of New Orleans' Fair Grounds last Sunday, the electric atmosphere in front of the towering Gentilly Stage arced a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2010
  • Music

    September 20, 2006

    Talk to Him

    Oral historian Studs Terkel gets 20th-century singers to spill it

  • Music

    August 25, 2004

    Been Down So Long, Looks Like Up To Me

    Lou Barlow's broken spirit; Jean Grae's faulty turntable; an olympic hopeful fan's fall

  • Columns

    January 7, 2004

    Almost Famous

    Two singing families came out of Gary, Indiana. One got lucky.

  • News

    November 5, 1997

    The Girls on the Bus

    Fifty hours and 2,400 miles after setting off for the Million Woman March in a big maroon van, nine Minneapolis teens had learned precious little about the symbolism of the event, and volumes about themselves.