Take time away from shopping and eating this weekend to enjoy some shows.
Approximately 10 years after the release of his debut EP So Pretty, Kid Dakota's fourth album Listen To The Crows as They Take Flight is out today on Graveface Records. With a decade worth of vocal heavy songwriting under his belt, Dakota has worked at honing his explosive melodic tenor into a mu ... More >>
At a mere 23 years old, Czech-born singer and songwriter Markéta Irglová has already enjoyed success in the United States, both as the co-star of the sleeper hit Once (which won an Oscar for Best Original Song) and as her film co-star Glen Hansard's bandmate in their touring project the Sw ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenIron & Wine June 8, 2011 First Avenue, Minneapolis Sam Beam (otherwise known by his moniker Iron & Wine) arrived on the First Avenue stage nonchalantly as his 10-piece backing band filed on stage. He looked every inch like an old Southern gentleman, dressed in a dark su ... More >>
Photos by Tony NelsonThe Swell SeasonJuly 25, 2010First AvenueThe Swell Season, still buoyed by their Oscar win for Best Original Song in 2008 and the success of their recent album Strict Joy, have played the Hollywood Bowl and Radio City Music Hall in 2010, selling out both of the venerable (and ... More >>
Band's tale is a rags-to-riches story
Photo by Bill PhelpsDon't have time to grab a hard copy of the City Pages today? Never fear, we've got you covered online. Here's a rundown of all the music articles running in this week's print edition:Doomtree's Paper Tiger steps out with Made Like UsBy Jeff GageWe sit down with producer Paper ... More >>
The Once co-stars were enchanting live.
Some songs get you every time.
Thirty movies. Nine days. A cultural odyssey.