Mike Michel

  • News

    May 21, 2014

    How to make the Twin Cities the best region in America

    The good life in Minnesota: A 12-step plan to greatness in the Midwest

  • Calendar

    April 20, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Eyedea, aka Micheal Larsen, remembered by friends and fans (UPDATED)

    Eyedea's favorite sneakersPhoto by B Fresh ​ Rapper, writer, poet. Eyedea was all of these things, and on Saturday when he left the world he so fearlessly captured in his lyrics, it seemed there were no words to do him justice.In his 28 years, Micheal Larsen carved his initials indelibly in Twin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Mark Mallman's kicks off his Marathon 3

    Photo by Erik Hess​Mark Mallman kicked off his third marathon performance at the Turf Club at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon to a small but intent crowd and several video cameras (watch the live stream online here). Gimme Noise will be checking in on Mallman as he attempts to play for 78 hours strai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Lookbook, Red Pens, Jayhawks, Birthday Suits, and more

    ​Here in Weekend Checklist, our main goal is to highlight the standout local shows going on. Sometimes, though, we can't help but talk about our favorite national acts as well, whether they sell out First Ave's Mainroom or draw 50 people to the Turf Club. Occasionally, though, you find a weekend w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Stone Arch Festival music set times

    ​There are 50 bands performing at the outdoor arts and music extravaganza Stone Arch Festival of the Arts this weekend. We outlined our top eight recommended acts in this week's print edition, from the James Buckley Trio to Fort Wilson Riot to Painted Saints -- but there are many, many more acts w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Stone Arch Festival music lineup announced

    Shawn Neary's Wapsipinicon is one of many local acts performing at Stone Arch this summer​The Stone Arch Festival, a two-day local art, food, theater, and music extravaganza that takes over St. Anthony Main every Father's Day weekend, has announced its music lineup for this year. The Stone Arch Fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Bill Mike's guitar stolen

    Mike's green Fender Telecaster was swiped last night.

  • News

    June 11, 2008

    Haley Bonar lets the sun shine in

    Our summer girl is set up to be a Big Star

  • News

    April 21, 1999

    Scene Not Heard

    Computer wizards leave their bedrooms, rappers reach the stage, and the Mason Jennings Band creates the bar buzz of the decade. In the ninth annual City Pages New Music Poll, 60 local music fans pick the bands that made the biggest noise.