Related:First Avenue's 20 best concerts: The complete listFirst Avenue: An archived history via flyers, riders & contractsTop 20 best Minnesota musicians: The complete listEven if the ticket stubs are long gone, and the T-shirt purchased at the merch table didn't survive backpacking across Europ ... More >>
In addition to polling our @gimme_noise Twitter followers about their favorite local shows this past year, we asked for their thoughts on their favorite shows by national acts. See below for the answers from our Twitter friends, click here for our Best National Concert of the Past 12 Months pick ... More >>
Photo via Afropop.orgNigerian juju master King Sunny Ade was scheduled to perform at the Cedar Cultural Center this Saturday night with his band the Sunny Beats, but a car accident that took the lives of two of his bandmates has forced Ade to cancel the remainder of his current tour. See below fo ... More >>
Two Nigerian musical legacies shared the stage at the Zoo Thursday night.
Solid Gold interviewed, the Current hosts the Hoot & local show recaps.
Shellac, Rancid, Digitata, and more
Stoner rock... from Zambia.
*Rock critic and CP contributor Greil Marcus reads from his latest book, Like a Rolling Stone, at Bound to be Read in St. Paul tonight. *The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival continues all weekend, with 18 films playing throughout the Twin Cites. *And R&B/ hip-hop duo (featuring Princ ... More >>
Sunny Adé talks about war, Nigeria, and good juju
City Pages scribes chime in with their top tens
The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.