Related:First Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsFirst Avenue's 40 years of rock 'n' rollTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listFirst Avenue is undoubtedly among the premier rock clubs in the country -- possibly the world. Since 1970, the building at the interse ... More >>
From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
A special online-only extended interview, including the questions and answers that didn't appear in the paper this week.
John Munson of Semisonic and Chan Poling of the Suburbs talk new music
Resilient Impresario Jeremy Walker's Jazz Is Now! Nonet
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
Slug's love bug, Kat Bjelland's exorcism, Dave Pirner's throbbing shins: Ten years of local music served on ten great platters.
35 concerts to soundtrack your summer.