What started as a dream from co-creators and curators Sally Hedberg and Dana Raidt became a reality last Friday evening. Girl Germs staged a takeover of the First Avenue mainroom, bringing seven local bands and host Lori Barbero of Minneapolis's own legendary Babes in Toyland to the stage in a tribu ... More >>
Over the past few years, the Girls Got Rhythm Fest has rightfully focused on ladies who rock, as well as carrying on the lasting legacy of women in music. While Girls Got Rhythm is taking a break this year, the spirit of the festival continues with the just announced Girl Germs Live Tribute to Women ... More >>
With a career spanning two decades, Counting Crows have proven that releasing a megahit in the '90s hasn't been the only thing to sustain them. After releasing six albums since 1993, the most recent, Underwater Sunshine, is a departure for them as a collection of cover songs. Including both modern a ... More >>
Up, Up, Up: A Benefit for the Zach Sobiech FundWith Vicci Martinez, Apollo Cobra, Kevin Bowe & the Okemah Prophets, and moreVarsity Theater, MinneapolisSaturday, February 16, 2013Forgive the heavy hearts at the Varsity Theater on Saturday. Zach Sobiech, a prodigious 17-year-old singer-songwrite ... More >>
Yes boys and girls, Saturday is that magical time of the year when zombies take to the West Bank's local watering holes and now Midway Stadium to get intoxicated with Brain Belt. The Zombie Pub Crawl is upon us, and with zombie-mania more in the media than ever, this year's should be the biggest yet ... More >>
Related:The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan: The extended interviewIrish rock group the Cranberries pulled out of their show at the Brick Thursday evening in Minneapolis only a few minutes before they were scheduled to perform.The cancellation comes because lead singer Dolores O'Riordan has reportedl ... More >>
At a certain point, the novelty of emerging Warehouse District concert venue the Brick adding new concerts will wear off -- we think. At least after March 15, we'll be able to see what this 2,000-capacity space is all about. Until then, the AEG Live-piloted stage continues to reveal new events in ... More >>
What happens when you pull members from eight or nine local garage and experimental rock bands, toss them up on stage, and ask them to cover everything from T. Rex to the Cranberries to Dave Matthews Band? We're about to find out. Tomorrow night at the Turf, a mixed-bag band will play a very mixed-b ... More >>
A massive crowd gives the Boston band a very warm welcome.
Photos from over the weekend.
Singer reunites with her band in honor of their 20th anniversary
Your guide to the best shows happening over the extended weekend.
Dolores O'Riordan talks about life after the Cranberries, favorite albums, and finding peace in all this madness.
Go hear Dolores yodel in person.
Dolores O'Riordan's very specific yodel is coming to Minneapolis, and we're getting ready.