Rob Skoro

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Lyn Lake Street Festival, 6/8/14

    Lyn Lake Street Festival With Secret Stash Soul Revue, Rogue Valley, Dosh, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ginkgo, and Ashley Gold LynLake, Minneapolis June 8, 2014 The Lyn Lake Street Festival had a success on its hands long before a band even played a note Sunday. The combination of a lovely summer d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Haley Bonar at Varsity Theater, 5/16/14

    Haley Bonar With Anonymous Choir and DJ Shannon Blowtorch Varsity Theater, Minneapolis May 16, 2014 On one of the most crowded local music weekends in the Twin Cities in recent memory, Haley Bonar filled the Varsity Theater with fans, friends, and family on Friday night for her record release show. ... More >>

  • Music

    May 14, 2014

    Haley Bonar rebuilds her life and aesthetic on Last War

    Bonar embraces the "mini-apocalypses" of life on her latest album

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Top 10 must-see Minnesota music videos this week

    Local Frames is a weekly column spotlighting the best new music videos featuring musicians and directors with Minnesota ties. We get things going this week on Local Frames with a premiere of the brand new video from Twinkie Jiggles Broken Orchestra, a new project led by local music luminary Sean Mc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Tapes 'n Tapes' Josh Grier on his new band, Ginkgo: The Ginkgo Biloba is my favorite tree

    Back in 2005, when Tapes 'n Tapes released their celebrated debut album, The Loon, the emerging Minneapolis band brought the focus of the modern, blog-driven music world on the Twin Cities, a trend which certainly continues with the numerous break-out acts enjoying worldwide success today. Tapes hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Mason Jennings, Cloud Cult, and more at Lowertown Music Fest, 7/31/10

    Photos by Stacy Schwartz‚ÄčIt was a set-up that seemed destined for failure: A sparse offering of food, limited numbers of bathrooms and trash cans, ample booze for sale, and no re-entry made it seem like the Lowertown Music Fest could end it total chaos.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Laborial Day this Sunday at 331

    Hey look! It's another cool free thing to do this weekend.

  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008
  • Calendar

    September 10, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 18, 2007

    Picked to Click XVII: complete ballots

    Here are the 84 ballots counted in this year's Picked to Click poll, alphabatized by the voters' names. Ballots without numbers attached, or without otherwise specifying an order of preference, were counted "in no particular order," with each choice getting 3 points. (First choices got 5 points, sec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2007

    This year's Picked to Click winners!

    In alphabetical order, here's a complete list of bands that showed up on ballots submitted to this year's City Pages Picked to Click "best new band" poll, which will be published this week: 40 Watt Bulb A Night in the Box Abzorbr Accelerated Love Affair After the Burial Akai Alison Scott Allison R ... More >>

  • Music

    May 4, 2005

    More to Love

    Local jazz trio Fat Kid Wednesdays pays tribute to trumpeter Don Cherry

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Local Music Yearbook '04

    We crowd-surfed with R.T. We bar hopped on light rail. And between some of our precious last sucks on a cigarette at the club, we scribbled it all down on a cocktail napkin.

  • Music

    March 27, 2002

    Deep Impact

    Mason Jennings listens to Wings, burns incense