The rise of "Fancy" rapper Iggy Azalea continues. After playing the Fine Line just two years ago, the "realest" Australian pop star will join exclusive company -- U2, Passion Pit, Imagine Dragons, Atmosphere -- who have performed at the University of Minnesota's TCF Stadium.The October show is for t ... More >>
Imagine Dragons are officially the drum-banging boys of summer. During the 2014 MLB All-Star Game weekend, they'll be in town for a show at TCF Bank Stadium.Joining them for the 2014 Target All-Star Concert is Minneapolis rap's crowning figures, Atmosphere. After ID collaborated with Kendrick Lamar ... More >>
Imagine a world where Beck, Passion Pit, Coldplay, 311, Alien Ant Farm, Mumford & Sons, and Green Day (post-Dookie) are played on repeat all day. Finally, a place where dingbat radio DJs can be free to spend 15 minutes discussing the finer points of "Sex on Fire" and how Paramore's Haylie Willia ... More >>
Passion PIt With Hoodie Allen TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis September 27, 2013 It's hard to think of a band better suited for a college show than Passion Pit. On the surface level, their energetic dance pop is the perfect soundtrack for a party with 10,000 people, which is basically what Friday's h ... More >>
We get it, Passion Pit -- you're a huge deal. From a pair of First Avenue shows last fall to a headlining gig at Summer Set just over the border in Wisconsin this year, the Cambridge synth-pop act has a draw that's on the rise. With an EDM sensibility fused inside their indie circuitry, the group ha ... More >>
Summer Set Music Festival, Day Two With Girl Talk, Passion Pit, Blackalicious, SBTRKT, Zedd, MaLLy, and Doomtree Somerset, Wisconsin August 10, 2013 Replace the palm trees of Coachella with corn fields, or swap out Lollapalooza's dramatic Chicago skyline backdrop for rolling Wisconsin farmlands, an ... More >>
The music and camping festival aims to get one big party going
Summer Set 2013 is aiming to give music fans throughout the Midwest something to match their tastes -- as well as hopefully expand upon them -- throughout the festival's three days at the Somerset Amphitheater. And now, festival attendees can plan out their entire weekend of music with Summer Set's ... More >>
So it's June now. Despite the cloudiness, there are actually things happening outdoors. Saturday, be sure to check out tons of local bands at Rock the Vine. Later in the evening Hollow Boys release their latest record at Kitty Cat Klub. The Minnesota Zoo will also be hosting Richard Thompson an ... More >>
Finally, the weather is warming up, and... dare we say it? Summer looks like it's actually on the horizon. It's time to get out your sunblock, your sunglasses, and your camping gear, because the Summer Set Music & Camping Festival lineup was just announced, and it's a good one. Just a short drive ... More >>
Passion Pit First Avenue, Minneapolis Monday, October 29, 2012Passion Pit's show last night at First Avenue was a thing of beauty. The sold-out crowd was filled with nothing short of boundless joy as lead singer Michael Angelakos' infectious, synth-driven pop songs taunted them into an all-out dance ... More >>
Even as Passion Pit's glittery Gossamer is laden with dark themes, and it dips into some pretty dismal territory -- lead singer Michael Angelakos has been open about his struggles with bipolar disorder and the challenges surrounding making this album -- it's still a victory in the pop category. Not ... More >>
Alternative rap duo Chiddy Bang, consisting of Chidera "Chiddy" Anamege and Noah "Xaphoon Jones" Beresin, are one of the hottest rising star sets on the hip-hop front. Since their inception in 2008, Chiddy Bang has collectively released four mixtapes, three EPs, and their recent debut studio album B ... More >>
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Electronic duo the New Monarchs have carefully crafted a collection of songs that suggest renewal of a genre that is often cannibalistic in its music. On the new album, Stay Awake, Sean Hogan and Taylor Nelson do not bother with little else than creating a flood of gentle, nimble sounds that are spa ... More >>
Related: SoundTown 2012 lineup announced River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupYet another festival lineup came hurling toward the concert-going set late last night and it's a good one. This year's Lollapalooza performers include a bevy of top-tier Billboard-charting acts -- start ... More >>
Cut Copy have had the chance to tour with Lady Gaga, Nine Inch Nails, and Coldplay -- and subsequently turned all three down due to the recording of their recent album release. This is a band that clearly takes their direction seriously.
A massive crowd gives the Boston band a very warm welcome.
As part of their 40th Anniversary celebrations, First Avenue is giving its dance-heavy VIP Room a makeover and renaming it the Record Room. To celebrate, they are throwing a launch party this Sunday night, featuring local DJs the Moon Goons, Famuel, and Ricky Biggs and the Upgrayde, along with a ... More >>
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