Without a doubt, Cher is the mistress of the long goodbye. About a decade ago, it was thought that she was hanging it up with a so-called "farewell tour." Then it was discovered some three years later that her star was brighter and more profitable than ever.If you're wondering why she occasioned to ... More >>
On the same day that Kanye West unveiled his dates, Jay Z has announced he's bringing his Magna Carter World Tour to North America in late 2013 and early 2014. Still hanging on and dominating after two decades in the rough-and-tumble rap game, Mr. Shawn Carter did it by becoming one of the best perf ... More >>
This is a date that many folk-rock fans in the Midwest have been waiting for. Mumford & Sons have just announced a new stretch of The Full English tour dates that will bring them across the United States to several cities that often get left off major tour schedules. And then there's the Twin Ci ... More >>
Beyonce just put on one of the most stunning Super Bowl halftime shows -- easily the best since Prince's -- and it's no shock that an announcement of her Mrs. Carter World Tour follows. The shows begin in Europe in April, and a North American stint launches on June 28 in Los Angeles, and wrapping at ... More >>
Minneapolis has garnered top bike marks from Walk Score, League of American Bicyclists, Shermans Travel, and most prestigious (and controversial), Bicycling magazine.See Also:- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining Bicycling.com's Best Bike City honor- Freedom From Pants: Patriotic n ... More >>
As predicted, British prog-dabbling rockers Muse has announced a full-scale U.S. tour for early 2013. The tour dates in North America begin in January and stretch through April, and included is the group's first date in the Twin Cities in two-and-a-half years. The announcement comes fresh off their ... More >>
See Also:44 Smashing Pumpkins-related things we'd rather do than audition to be a Smashing PumpkinThe Smashing Pumpkins in 2012 is essentially Billy Corgan and a bunch of people you've never heard of. And so when the band hits the road this fall, you will hear his voice, and his raging guitar, and t ... More >>
For how often St. Vincent comes to town, you'd think she's moving in. For the third second time in the span of four months, Annie Clark is booked to perform in the Twin Cities. This September, she joins ex-Talking Heads mastermind David Byrne on the first date of a joint tour celebrating their forth ... More >>
As the Doomtree crew are all getting psyched for their sprawling 2-month-long U.S. tour which starts tomorrow night, they dropped a lighthearted, no-frills video for "Bangarang," one of the most rousing tracks on their recent No Kings album. The clip features all the members of the Doomtree colle ... More >>
SERIOUSLY. What's it gonna take to get the Purple One to play a gig in his hometown?After wrapping up his "Welcome 2 America" tour, which was actually more like "Welcome 2 New York, New Jersey, and California," Prince announced today that he will steer his magical purple pirate ship (or whatever ... More >>
Athens-based indie rock forerunners and psych-pop purveyors Olivia Tremor Control re-emerged last fall with their first track in over a decade, "North Term Reality," and it was enough to spark the interest of fans of the early-'90s experimental rock band and spurn more recording projects and a pr ... More >>
As the temperature plunges below zero, it can be hard to stay optimistic and remember why on earth we all decided it would be a good idea to live here. But here's something to warm the spirits: Minnesota is so far north that we're practically in Canada, right? So when the Pixies announce a 13-dat ... More >>
photo by: Aliison AllenComing September 28th: a first solo record from the former Plastic Constellations guitarist-turned Doomtree backbone Lazerbeak, as well as a November tour across America with the very same crew. We've got a song and dates for you.
Well, there's five minutes of my life I'll never get back: First, The New York Times has me reading about how "Chefs Using Marijuana Create a New Kitchen Culture," which is basically an open mic for Tony Bourdain to spout his boilerplate about all the drug use in kitchens, including this bon ... More >>
Photo by Erik ThompsonMidway through the Besnard Lakes' thrilling set in the Entry last night, the band joked that "you're all just here because Yeasayer sold out" -- which might have been true for some people in the audience, but I knew plenty of others like me that left Yeasayer's mediocre set ... More >>
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