Yeah Yeah Yeahs With Maximum Hedrum First Avenue, Minneapolis June 24, 2013 Karen O is an unbridled indie-rock dynamo. And during Yeah Yeah Yeahs' explosive 80-minute set at a very sold-out First Avenue on Monday night, Karen led the packed club through her twisted, blistering brand of calisthenics ... More >>
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