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Taylor Goldsmith

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Dawes at Varsity Theater, 12/31/13

    Dawes with Field Report Varsity Theater, MinneapolisTuesday, December 31, 2013Tuesday night in Minneapolis was freezing, but California band Dawes loved the city enough to spend the biggest party night here anyhow. It was the second of two nights at the venue. Minneapolis fans sure were grateful for ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013

    Whole Foods now selling vinyl at select stores

    As Minneapolis prepares for a downtown Whole Foods opening in September, we look to its stores on the West Coast, which are in the midst of a strange transition to vinyl retailers. This story originally appeared on LA Weekly's music blog, West Coast Sound."Pile on that kale salad," sings Taylor Gold ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts for 4th of July weekend: 7/3-7/9

    Fourth of July weekend has plenty in store for Minneapolis. Friday and Saturday, First Avenue will be hosting Bathysphere, a two day psych rock festival featuring bands such as A Place to Bury Strangers and Dean & Britta doing Galaxie 500 songs, and locals such as Pony Trash, Flavor Crystals, Pa ... More >>

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    July 3, 2013
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    April 3, 2013

    Dawes: Minneapolis is our number one city

    Taylor Goldsmith's life revolves entirely around music. His band, Dawes, has been on a small tour of independent record stores around the country, playing in-stores as part of a promotion for their highly anticipated third album, Stories Don't End. On Friday, they step things up as the supporting ac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Dawes to bless us with third album, Stories Don't End, in April

    Because there will never be enough heartfelt folk-rock with swelling harmonies to sate us, it is a heart-bursting delight to announce that Los Angeles-based indie darlings Dawes have a third album on the way. Titled Stories Don't End, the collection arrives April 9 of this year. And that title says ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2012

    Blake Mills on his Dawes past, Fiona Apple's depth, and luck

    See Also:Fiona Apple back in Minneapolis in July on U.S. tourBlake Mills is one of those rare musical finds. At 25, he is one of L.A.'s most in-demand session and backing guitarists, and has already worked with Lucinda Williams, Jenny Lewis, Cass McCombs, the Strokes' Julian Casablancas, Norah Jones ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Field Report on Justin Vernon, Fergus Falls, and folk music

    Chris Porterfield might be considered something of a late bloomer. Never regarding himself as anything more than a "background player" in DeYarmond Edison (the early '00's band he shared with Justin Vernon and Brad Cook, Phil Cook, and Paul Westerlund of Megafaun), Porterfield did what a lot of arti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Dawes at First Avenue, 11/4/11

    Photo By Stacy Schwartz​Dawes First AvenueMinneapolis, MNNovember 4, 2011 Friday night at First Avenue saw the much-anticipated (and very sold out) Dawes show, which was received, as one might expect, by a zealously dedicated crowd of fans. So dedicated, in fact, that it's strange to recall that ... More >>

  • Music

    November 2, 2011

    Dawes finds serious fan base in Minnesota

    Love for L.A. band reaches fever pitch

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Dawes, Dylanophilia, and the Twin Cities' love affair with touchy-feely folk rock

    Photo by Kevin Hays​L.A. Americana band Dawes are so cavalier about their draw in the Twin Cities that they announced their plans to play a New Year's Eve show at the Varsity before they even rolled into town to perform their sold-out show at First Avenue this Friday -- and in his interview with C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    American Scarecrows keep their devils around with a new album

    ​American Scarecrows was formed in almost a Frankenstein-like manner. Arriving at their final destination from other bands such as Dropping Daylight and Somerset, the Minneapolis-based indie rock quartet came together in late 2010 to create their newest album, Keep Your Devils Around.  M ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Middle Brother, Dawes, and Deer Tick at First Avenue, 3/14/11

    Photo by Steve Cohen​Middle Brother, Dawes, and Deer Tick March 14, 2011 First Avenue, Minneapolis Sometimes writing a review of a show seems futile; like words won't do it the justice it deserves aside from "You had to be there." Monday night's three-parter at First Avenue was one of those shows ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Dawes at First Avenue, 11/12/10

    Photos by Steve Cohen​DawesFirst AvenueNovember 12, 2010Dawes is the epitome of a no-frills, stripped-down-to-the-bones band, and they illustrated that point perfectly as they opened their set on Thursday night: Lead singer Taylor Goldsmith and bassist Wiley Gelber began "My Girl To Me" as drummer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros phone it in Sunday night

    photo by: Stacy Schwartz​There are bands that have style and bands that are so chock full of raw, unadulterated talent that witnessing it almost brings a person to tears. The rarest of bands have both, but they are few and far between. Sunday at First Avenue saw one band heavy on style and one so ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010
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    February 10, 2010
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