Photos by Nick WosikaDessa with I, Colossus, Crescent Moon is in Big Trouble, and Hannibal Buress December 6, 2011 7th St. Entry, Minneapolis "I was chatting with some reporters on the phone beforehand and they were like, 'What makes your show cohesive?'" Dessa said as she greeted the audien ... More >>
We've reached the midway point of our week dedicated to divulging Doomtree's special guests for each of their curated nights in the Entry. We've shared the opening act info for Sims' big evening he's got planned on Sunday night, and Mike Mictlan's lengthy list of friends dropping by for his show ... More >>
BY RYAN PAUL PLEWACKISpecial to Gimme NoiseI've been fortunate to have worked on a few projects with Darren Jackson over the course of the last year. There had been small hints and mentions of a new Kid Dakota record in the works. But, no matter how hard I pried, Jackson gave me little to run wit ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessAby WolfSouthern Songbook: Desire and DeathFebruary 14, 2011Southern Theater, MinneapolisAs I walked up to the theater last night, I squeezed my date's hand. "This should be nice, huh?" I said as he held the door open for me. And then my eyes focused on the description of the e ... More >>
This weekend, like so many other weekends, is chock-full of fun, musical things for you to spend your time doing in tandem with other people who had the same idea.And we're here to help, with our humble suggestions on musical things happening this weekend.
Photo courtesy Zack KlineZack Kline and Orange Mighty Trio kick off the new season of 416 Club Commissions this SundayThe Twin Cities has a knack for hoisting up local artists and treasuring them as darlings of the local music scene. No matter how many great national acts roll through town, we in ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessA Tribute to the Replacements' TimNovember 26, 2010First Avenue, MinneapolisReported with special help from Robyn LewisNow in its third installment, the Thanksgiving weekend tradition of reveling in the songs of the Replacements has grown into a gigantic local music event, the ... More >>
Believe it or not, there was a time when "Mason Jennings" wasn't a household name in these parts. Somewhat fresh to the Twin Cities in the late '90s, Mason and his band, which at the time included Minneapolis fixture Robert Skoro (then still a teenager) on bass, began the trek and career that has ... More >>
The New MonarchsThough Kansas City Latin-influenced indie rockers Making Movies had to back out of tonight's Turf Club show at the last minute ("Bronchitis is not good for the vocals," they posted on their Facebook page), there are still enough talented local bands to warrant a trip to the Midway ... More >>
A review and videos from this weekend's pair of contrasting sets by Kid Dakota.
Friday night was one for the history books.
Your guide to the best shows happening over the extended weekend.
Big Trouble's favorites could teach all of us a few things about behaving musically.
New Brother Ali collaboration, Bob Mould hits NYC & interviews with Heiruspecs, Romantica and Dan Israel.
Saturday night's double-header was chock full of new material.
Band set to jam once again with new album