Here are the raw lists from many of City Pages' contributing writers and photograghers for the finest shows they attended this year. Hint: It's all over the place!See Also:Best Twin Cities concerts 201250 Awesome Concert Photos from 2012Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists Best Twin Cities album ... More >>
Nada SurfFirst Avenue, MinneapolisSaturday, March 31, 2012If you haven't heard much about Nada Surf since their breakout 1996 ode to teen angst "Popular" you're probably not alone. And that's a damn shame. Instead of living in the shadow of their MTV Buzz Clip "hit," Nada Surf relied on a strengt ... More >>
A big focus of Weekend Checklist is local music, because there is so much good local artists in the Cities, but we often forget that Minneapolis and St. Paul is not always a flyover area for national artists. This weekend we welcome to Fanfarlo, Bowerbirds, Nada Surf, and Needtobreathe; a few of ... More >>
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
Never mind the backlash: Love the Strokes. They're cuter, richer, and more drunk than you.