Radio City Music Hall

  • Music

    July 23, 2014

    10 Thousand Sounds 2014: Behind the bands

    Running down the Polica-led lineup of this year's festival

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2014

    Teddy Bridgewater begins Vikings career with R. Kelly soundtrack

    Baseball fans are accustomed to the walk-up music chosen by each ballplayer as they stroll confidently up to the plate. But at last night's NFL Draft, each prospect got to select the music echoing through Radio City Music Hall as they proudly took the stage. It's an opportunity to see what type of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Five ways Björk has stayed on creative technology's cutting edge

    Björk has always seemed to be a few steps ahead of most musical trends -- so much so that it typically takes a while for her listeners to catch up to her radical shifts in direction and style. But when they do, it often inspires a devotion to her work -- spanning the fringes of pop, electronica, jaz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Justin Vernon ponders walking away from Bon Iver, Radio City show streaming

    This was a memorable weekend for our border neighbor folk act Bon Iver. Justin Vernon's band just spent a recent four-night swing performing at Radio City Music Hall in New York -- and if there's not a live album somewhere lurking within all of that, we'll eat our Gimme Noise sunglasses.Also of note ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Bon Iver's "Beth/Rest" and sentimentality under The Believer's scope

    See Also:Bon Iver book Radio City Music Hall residency, unveil Bjork coverBon Iver's Justin Vernon designs shoe for KeepThe yearly tradition of The Believer putting out a music issue is upon us once again. As in years past, the McSweeney's flagship magazine of profound thought has pulled together an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Bon Iver book Radio City Music Hall residency, unveil Bjork cover

    Bon Iver have been on quite a never-ending trek since they played the Orpheum Theatre back in September. And Justin Vernon and company are definitely a different band now -- at least in terms of public perception and recognition. Long-time supporters won't be surprised that their Grammy-winning mate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Morrissey's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis show in October

    The only person able to be un-delighted about Morrissey's upcoming tour is Moz himself. Given his rep for delightfully dour demeanor, no sweat for the rest of us. The King of Mope has announced an aggressive two-month U.S. tour to finish off 2012, and Minneapolis is in his sights.This could be one o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Glen Campbell says goodbye in "A Better Place" video

    Grab a hanky. No seriously, you're gonna need it. Glen Campbell has just released a bittersweet video to lend sound and images to the final days of his farewell tour, and it's a doozy. In it, the country singer, guitarist and sometimes television host and actor reflects upon his life, family, and fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    TV on the Radio announce tour, playing First Ave April 23 and 24

    ​As with many Tuesday afternoons, the announcements keep pouring in today for some killer shows happening this spring and summer. In addition to the big Black Keys gig at Roy Wilkins on July 3, we also learned today that TV on the Radio are returning to the First Ave Mainroom for a pair of shows o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    The Swell Season at First Avenue, 07/25/10

    Photos by Tony Nelson​The Swell SeasonJuly 25, 2010First AvenueThe Swell Season, still buoyed by their Oscar win for Best Original Song in 2008 and the success of their recent album Strict Joy, have played the Hollywood Bowl and Radio City Music Hall in 2010, selling out both of the venerable (and ... More >>

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  • Arts

    December 7, 2005

    The Year in Theater

    The Greeks, the geeks, the freaks, the dualistic representations of the Argentine distaff underclass--all the best of Twin Cities drama circa 2005