This week in the Twin Cities, a load of acclaimed touring acts are here to warm us up. Chameleonic New York trio Hospitality (above) is at the 7th Street Entry Wednesday, and 89.3 the Current's darlings Wild Cub play the Turf Club. This weekend, Dr. Dog have landed two nights at First Avenue, and Ju ... More >>
Free EnergyTurf Club, St. PaulSaturday, January 26, 2013Saturday night's sold-out Free Energy show at Turf Club indicates that there are still plenty of feverish locals who can only be cured by more cowbell. It seems like a calculated decision by the band to start every show they play with cowbell ... More >>
Courtesy of The RosebudsSince 2003, North Carolina's the Rosebuds have traveled through a wide variety of sounds over five full-length albums. The duo and their rotating cast of backing musicians got started after Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp married, and shortly thereafter, indie powerhouse l ... More >>
Photo by Nikki MillerLast night at the Turf the Bust Buddies, a group of close girlfriends from St. Paul, pulled together an impressive lineup to raise money for the Susan G. Komen 60 mile, 3-Day Walk for the Cure. With live room sets by Sean Na Na, Martin Devaney Band, Puppies and Trains, an ... More >>
Critics' Picks for this week
Husband-and-wife indie duo Mates of State are in Minneapolis for a two-night stand at the 400 Bar starting tonight, and to warm up for their gigs they are stopping by the brand new Apple store in Uptown for an in-store performance. For those following along at home, the Apple store sits on the ha ... More >>
Will the Weisman Museum provide the tallboys?
Estate song featured on ABC, Kill to Kill & No Bird Sing release new music videos & M.anifest releases new track.
The Kansas-based duo will play the inaugural edition of the WaMplified! series at the Weisman Art Museum in December.
Xcel adds cheap tickets to Springsteen in May, the Crystal Method to play First Avenue & Dillinger Four add tour dates.
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When mates of state can't say "I Love You," "Da Da Dum" will suffice