Formed by Brothers Ian and Ben Graham with roommate Adam Aymor during a lull in 2007, Cheap Girls have slowly burned their way up from DIY tours of the home state of Michigan to high profile opening slots for Against Me! and Gaslight Anthem. With Ian Graham's sincere, hear-tugging melodies and Aymor ... More >>
Every year the doomsayers and cynics crawl out of the woodwork and grumble that the Twin Cities punk scene is dead. But if you subscribe to that bullshit in 2013, it's pretty clear that you're old, narrow-minded, or simply not paying attention. True, it might be a little harder to find, but that's b ... More >>
The Gaslight Anthem with the Bouncing Souls and Cory Branan First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Thursday, February 28, 2013 Dust off those newly collectible Nets snapbacks, gang, we had ourselves a double-header of Jersey pop-punk at the Mainroom last night. Fresh off of their major-label debut an ... More >>
The shortest month of the year comes to an end, spend it out with the Minneapolis music scene! Dessa performs at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts Thursday while the Current hosts a live Local Current set at the Amsterdam. Friday, The Tribe and Big Cats say goodbye at Triple Rock, Vita.mn presents ... More >>
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Punk rock outfit the Gaslight Anthem has been around for half a decade, and in that time, they've churned out three full-length records, earning them a cult following and some pretty big-name fans (you can count Bruce Springsteen), but not a whole lot of radio air. Now, with the band's fourth LP, Ha ... More >>
Related: SoundTown 2012 lineup announced River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupYet another festival lineup came hurling toward the concert-going set late last night and it's a good one. This year's Lollapalooza performers include a bevy of top-tier Billboard-charting acts -- start ... More >>
Like the Minnesota Vikings, the DFL, Autumnal beard-growth and cheap beer, the music of the Replacements is just another thing Twin Citians will never give up on. In fact, I can speak from experience about how their beer-soaked odes and observations provide solace and bittersweet inner-warmth ... More >>
Photos by Anna GulbrandsenThe Gaslight AnthemJuly 26, 2010First Ave MainroomIf it wasn't sold out, it was damn close. The last time the Gaslight Anthem came to town, the Cabooze played host, and there was no doubt that it was packed to capacity. Someone figured (rightly) that the band ... More >>
Photo by Bill PhelpsDon't have time to grab a hard copy of the City Pages today? Never fear, we've got you covered online. Here's a rundown of all the music articles running in this week's print edition:Doomtree's Paper Tiger steps out with Made Like UsBy Jeff GageWe sit down with producer Paper ... More >>
Touring season is near full swing, and we want you to see good shows. And so, a roundup of First Avenue's recently announced summer Big Ones. Plan your date nights...
New music from Minor Kingdom, Dylan's X-mas album hits the web & Prince takes over France.
The Wars of 1812 announce break-up, Doomtree sets vinyl releases, Har Mar Superstar prepping HBO show & next week's best new releases.
Doomtree freestyles for B96, AFI kicks off tour at Epic, Lookbook drops new material at release show & new music from BK-One.
Live shots from the weekend.
Jeff Hanson passes, Gaslight Anthem announce TC date, the Pretenders pull out of MN Zoo show & next week's best new releases.
Prince needs a new hip, Sick of Sarah release digital EP, P.O.S. has a new video & Paul McCartney reaches out to Bob Dylan.
A much more fitting stage for the bar-rock boys.
M.anifest previews new project, Gaslight Anthem to play Epic in October & recent show reviews.
The Springsteen-loving Jersey boys will play Epic on October 3.
Beastie Boys, Animal Collective and Depeche Mode to rock Chicago's Grant Park this August.
April 3-April 5.
South By Southwest brings together a country of insatiable indie kids