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So it's starting to actually feel like June! It's just in time because there's TONS of outdoor events to be had. Saturday marks the 10 Thousand Sounds Festival featuring the Walkmen, Free Energy, Greg Grease, Strange Names and more. Sunday Uptown celebrates the recent nice weather with music from&nb ... More >>
The first week of May begins with an exciting lineup. James Blake returns to First Avenue's Mainroom Wednesday while Veils rock the 7th Street Entry. Electric boy/girl duos Purity Ring and Crystal Castles play First Avenue Thursday and Sunday. Minnesota's local member of Cult Records (Julian Casabla ... More >>
Bon Iver's Bon Iver was obviously a bit of a local success story, and we rightfully felt the need to put his bearded, thoughtful mug on our cover last fall. (Read Andrea Swensson's cover story here.) Our beloved sibling paper the Village Voice showed some serious (but not ultimate) dedication to ... More >>
Photo by Nate Patrin for City PagesThe 501 Club on Washington and 5th Ave. S. is planning a few major changes this summer, the most significant being their plan to section off the music room with a wall that will separate it from the upper dining area."The wall will be starting from the bathrooms ... More >>
Twin Cities artists explain our unique disposition
After classing it up last time with sherry, we're pumping up the fanciness again withe brandy. Bols blackberry brandy, because even fancy booze needs a bottom shelf.
Nate Patrin reports on the Hip Hop Live tour, which featured David Banner, Little Brother, Talib Kweli, and a surprise appearance by a local rap star.
The visual element of their latest album’s title, In Ghost Colours, completes a vivid picture of their catchy, deceptively simple and effortlessly danceable pop – which sounded sharp ev ... More >>
Nas proved Friday that he’s in the unusual position of being both legendary and underrated.
Burnett’s Blue Raspberry Vodka is a liquor whose color does not occur in nature. But if I know anything about cand ... More >>
Joe Rogan wants a group of Minnesotans killed. Who are they? Also, a grim anniversary.
An important meeting about police powers pre-RNC, gay seminarians in the Lutheran church and so much more.
...and other true tales from local musicians