Bassgasm 10 First Avenue, Minneapolis Friday, March 21, 2014Bassgasm is the perfect medicine for a raver with terrible ADHD. Friday night at First Avenue was like looking into those kaleidescopes that have little bits of confetti in them, the ones you can shake, the result being a millennial version ... More >>
Are you ready for Bassgasm 10 and the Wall of Bass? I mean, really ready? Just in case you weren't convinced that today's impending takeover of First Avenue doesn't have something unique to offer everyone, Gimme Noise spoke with Bassgasm founder 'DJ ESP' Woody McBride and Russia's own deep house rep ... More >>
In the coming days, Gimme Noise will profile the 20 finalists in our Twin Cities music photographers 2014 showcase. Rebecca McDonald's photo work is under the umbrella of BFresh Productions. She has shot extensively for MTV, City Pages, and other publications. Her portfolio includes both live and p ... More >>
For those who live to dance before the face-melting power of a Wall of Bass, there are few such satisfying events as the famed Bassgasm. For its tenth installment and first 2014 edition, Bassgasm is returning to hijack all of First Avenue for a night and turn it into a five-area, eight-hour, EDM-fue ... More >>
Plenty to see in the Twin Cities this week! The Barenaked Ladies return to the stage at The State Theatre, while The Skyway theatre hosts Glasgow natives Franz Ferdinand. The Varsity Theater hosts a number of events this week; including Minus the Bear, Between the Buried and Les Claypool. Miran ... More >>
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The Twin Cities is starting to thaw out as January comes to an end. Friday night is especially busy. Retribution Gospel Choir plays the Turf Club while Minneapolis pays tribute to Joe Strummer in the First Avenue Mainroom. Semisonic songwriter Dan Wilson and brother Matt Wilson play a set at Pantage ... More >>
It's been a busy spring for L'Assassins. The rising four-piece group recently dropped their first 7" and CD EP, played with legends Nikki Corvette and Ronnie Spector at the Girls Got Rythym festival, and are now playing the Jameson Main Outdoor Stage at the Memory Lanes Block Party. As the band gets ... More >>
Now that you've got your clever costume all picked out, you need somewhere fun to go. We've got you covered with a list of enough ghoulish rock 'n roll events happening in the Twin Cities to keep you entertained all weekend long, and deep into Monday night as well.From devilish DJs to terrorizing ... More >>
Minneapolis has no shortage of venues. However, the city also has no shortage of quality bands in search of a stage either. Popular downtown restaurant Hell's Kitchen recently threw their hat into the venue ring, seeking to better utilize their stage and sound system. The restaurant prides ... More >>
Photo by Alex UncapherMinneapolis nightlife patrons between the ages of 18 and 35 really like to dance. In fact, it's a common comment from touring DJs that the Twin Cities club scene really knows how to party, which is exactly what they'll do on the most celebratory of holidays that is New Year' ... More >>
Photo by Wijadi JodiNadine DuboisNadine Dubois, director of the vintage striptease company Lili's Burlesque Revue, and Tony Perello present this Halloween edition of Carnivale of the Bizarre at Hell's Kitchen. The interactive experience runs from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. this Sunday, and features a vari ... More >>
GASTRO NON GRATA : VAGABOND VACATION SUNDAY, JUNE 27. DOORS AT 5:30 $12 ADVANCE/$15 DOOR FIRST AVENUE, 7TH ST. ENTRY AND RECORD ROOM Gastro Non Grata plays the main room. Returning chef faves Erik Anderson, Heather Hartman, Jim Grell, and Mike Phillips will be making food (hand-ground and ca ... More >>
A jam-packed lineup to keep you sane over the holiday weekend.
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