When you walk into Lee's Liquor Lounge, located on downtown Minneapolis' fringes for over half a century, whether it's your first visit or 40th, the whiff of nostalgia and shiver of magic you feel is pretty undeniable. But there's more to it than the bar's wood paneling, its mounted mountain lion, t ... More >>
Paraskavedekatriaphobia - the fear of Friday the 13th, but don't let that stop you from going out and seeing good shows this weekend!
The Great Minnesota Get-Together is upon us.
The full lineup of free music includes some very promising local acts.
Youth Brigade @ Triple Rock From today's A-List: "Immortalized in the 1984 documentary Another State of Mind, Youth Brigade were the Oi! that Los Angeles hardcore produced—three Jewish surfers, all brothers, cheering the sinking of their state into the ocean. They founded BYO Records, rapped agai ... More >>
[This just in our email:] An open letter to music writers across Minnesota and beyond from Rich Mattson [pictured, 1981] (Ol' Yeller, the Glenrustles, Flowerpot Studio, SMA Records): As many of you may have heard, I am moving back to the Homeland, the Iron Range, Sparta Minnesota (the first Iron R ... More >>
We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.