Even when the weather cools down, the Twin Cities music doesn't! Wednesday local rockers Usonia wrap up their residency at Cause while No Joy hits up the 7th Street Entry. Caroline Smith releases her latest record in the First Avenue Mainroom Friday. Saturday Ms Mr is welcomed by a sold-out show in ... More >>
See Also:The Honeydogs tour diary 1: Adam Levy's dreamThe Honeydogs tour diary 2: Trent Norton reaches outThe Honeydogs tour diary 3: Meeting a superfan in ChicagoMinneapolis rockers the Honeydogs have been on a tour out to the East Coast. In this tour diary, frontman Adam Levy is providing a runnin ... More >>
Looks like spring has brought a flurry of creativity with five local bands releasing albums this weekend starting with The Shiny Lights, who pulls members from many of other local bands in town. Other CD releases include The Lower 48, Pennyroyal, Big Villain, and Dave Olson; that's enough new music ... More >>
With the dust of the just-completed Woodstock festival still settling, Miles Davis was on his own idiosyncratic trip on this date in 1969, as he settled into Columbia Records' 30th Street Studio in Manhattan to begin the three-day recording sessions that would produce his groundbreaking jazz- ... More >>
This is not an ideal time to work, live, or even to be within a stone's throw of Egypt. Why? It's complicated.
Photos by Anna GulbrandsenThe Gaslight AnthemJuly 26, 2010First Ave MainroomIf it wasn't sold out, it was damn close. The last time the Gaslight Anthem came to town, the Cabooze played host, and there was no doubt that it was packed to capacity. Someone figured (rightly) that the band ... More >>
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Was Charlie Parker even really improvising?
A tribute to Miles Davis' electric period takes its maiden voyage.
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The Cinematic Orchestra bring their blue note funk to the silver screen
Herbie Hancock embraces bebop, hip hop, drum 'n' bass, jazz--and all humanity
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A local hip-hop underground looks for the spotlight.
Conducting Himself: Pete Postlethwaite in Brassed Off