The Psychedelic Furs and the Lemonheads First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Sunday, October 14, 2012 With both the Psychedelic Furs and the Lemonheads playing First Avenue within the last year or so, and with both bands having nothing new to peddle as of yet, their somewhat odd double-bill in the Ma ... More >>
Archers of Loaf are the very definition of the '90s stalwart alt-rock band. They toiled in relative obscurity while many of their contemporaries made it big and ruled the airwaves for a good decade or so. Those who knew them loved them like a small child loves a puppy: with a bursting-at-the-seams e ... More >>
The appreciation for SXSW usually doesn't happen until the festival is over and done with, but Peter Pisano of Peter Wolf Crier and Chris Koza of Rogue Valley were able to find some time to reflect and acknowledge on the poignancy of an event that happens once a year connecting so many people. ... More >>
Photo By Stacy SchwartzThe LemonheadsOctober 22, 2011First AvenueOne of the last things you want to have happen before a notoriously temperamental rock star takes the stage is for his opening band to not show up. Thankfully, in the case of Saturday night's highly enjoyable set by the Lemonhead ... More >>
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."-Jean Cocteau
Drugs rule. If that sounds like a sentiment your hardcore stoner pals would echo, realize that I'm being literal here; drugs really do rule. According to this Associated Press story, it's official: drugs kill more Americans annually than traffic accidents. Your chances of being taken out by a tex ... More >>
Long-haired dreamer has profound effect on his siblings
Photo by Sarah SanduskyThere's always been one consistent thing about First Avenue, throughout the years: the staff comes with a deep love of music. From the door person who frisks you at the door to the booking agent in the office, the staff has always been made up of people who liked the music ... More >>
New Mark Mallman, Pixies returning to the TC (sort of), Atmosphere announces summer tour & next week's best new releases.
Ra Ra Riot to play the Varsity, Gin Blossoms announce Aquatennial gig & free tickets to Phoenix.