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 Great Rock and Roll Swap Meet has grown in both stature and popularity over the years, so much so that organizers had to move the event from the Hexagon to the Turf Club in order to have more room. The fourth annual Rock 'n Roll Swap Meet is set for January 25 at the Turf, and promises the bigge ... More >>
Many independent bands utilize the DIY method these days, but Minneapolis artist Chris Harrington takes it to another level with his new project, Virtual CH. With the new band, Chris engineers, produces, and plays all of his own music -- nothing too out of the ordinary, but the songwriter also tripl ... More >>
Dan Deacon With Height With Friends, Chester Endersby Gwazda, and Alan Resnick The Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis November 3, 2012 The typically sedate Cedar Cultural Center played host to an untamed dance party on Saturday night, as Dan Deacon brought his unorthodox electronic sounds and bound ... More >>
All-woman revelation represents ultra-talented ladies in the lead
If you regularly attend local shows in the Twin Cities, chances are you've seen Mark McGee perform at one time or another. Whether he's bringing the noise with Marijuana Deathsquads, giving an electronic edge to Votel, or leading his ethereal bands To Kill a Petty Bourgeoisie or Father You See Queen ... More >>
After all of the dust settled from the exciting athletic competitions staged over last two weeks, everyone turned their attention to the closing ceremony of the 2012 Summer Olympics last night at Olympic Stadium in London. Billed as "A Symphony Of British Music," the loose and jubilant closing cerem ... More >>
Fun.With Miniature TigersMyth, MaplewoodFriday, April 13, 2012View a slideshow from the concert here.In the early going, frontman Nate Ruess alerted the audience at Myth that this show was "the biggest headlining show Fun. has ever done" -- and the proceedings played out that way. After initially be ... More >>
For anyone who still gets a thrill every time Queen's Live At Wembley airs on TV, there is a show coming to Minneapolis just for you. On June 2, the Queen Extravaganza will roll into the Brick with an aim to reconnect old school Queen fans with the songs they hold so dear. The performance is ... More >>
For his first serious lead role, Sacha Baron Cohen, who has made a name for himself playing caricatured roles like Borat, Bruno, and Ali G, will star in an upcoming Queen biopic as lead singer Freddie Mercury.
"Keep [romantic karaoke] classy. Don't be creepy and sing 'Angel Eyes' to someone you just met."