So it's June now. Despite the cloudiness, there are actually things happening outdoors. Saturday, be sure to check out tons of local bands at Rock the Vine. Later in the evening Hollow Boys release their latest record at Kitty Cat Klub. The Minnesota Zoo will also be hosting Richard Thompson an ... More >>
During the summer concert season in Minnesota, you'd be hard-pressed to find a better place to see a show than outdoors amongst the natural surroundings of the Weesner Family Amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo. The venue consistently provides an intimate concert experience with clean sight lines and ... More >>
By Rick MasonBuddy GuyState Theatre, MinneapolisFriday, March 2, 2012A week after taking part in a stellar blues summit at the White House and personally persuading President Obama to chime in on "Sweet Home Chicago," Buddy Guy reveled in his own role as blues statesman Friday night at Minneap ... More >>
Photos by Ian Power-LuetscherIf you missed the spectacular Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue show at First Avenue on Friday night, you should feel more than a little bit bummed out. Here's 10 reasons why:
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it."-Jean Cocteau
Now that we've all exhausted ourselves coming up with jokes about getting to see the Monkees at the Zoo this summer (July 1 and 2!), the Music in the Zoo series' organizers have revealed a full run of nearly 30 dates at the Minnesota Zoo's Weesner Amphitheater.
Photo by Areca RoeWhat up, Wednesday? Today's the day we drop our old-school print edition onto newsstands across the city -- but you don't have to pick up a hard copy to read this week's music section. Here's a sampling of what we have in store for our readers:Phantom Tails unleash their freneti ... More >>