The Black Keys have just unveiled extensive plans for a 2014 world tour that stretches for most of the rest of this year. The dates are in support of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney's forthcoming eighth album, Turn Blue.Ever-changing, the Keys are toying with psychedelic rock on their newest single, ... More >>
Wizard World reinterprets the “comic con” and brings it to the masses, but Twin Cities retailers aren’t going down without a superhero-sized fight
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Wildlife and John Mayer enthusiast Katy Perry will embark on an enormous North American tour later this year. The 46-city trek is in support of Prism, her third album of songs constructed with the help of pop hitmakers like Max Martin and Dr. Luke. The most notorious of the batch thus far being the ... More >>
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Those of you who didn't get a chance to see St. Vincent's entrancing sold-out performances at the Walker in October (and even those of you who did) now have another opportunity to see Annie Clark and company bring the songs of Strange Mercy to life, as St. Vincent have just announced a stop a ... More >>
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Ryan Stanley Hurd is going to prison.It's been more than a year since police tracked down Ryan Stanley Hurd in Tulsa and brought back to Minnesota to face justice in the bloody murder of his ex-girlfriend. Today, he found out he's going to spend the rest of his life behind bars after being ... More >>
Local rock trio Now Now (formerly known as Now, Now Every Children) are one of the many Twin Cities bands who will caravan down to Austin, Texas this year for the SXSW festival, but they're getting a head start -- the band is already on the road and will complete a full lap of the US that won't f ... More >>
Given our proximity to an abundance of casino venues, the popularity of state and county fairs, big summer festivals in every neck of the woods (and on lakes and in fields), and the recent influx of urban and suburban Western-themed bars, it's no surprise we've seen plenty of great country ac ... More >>
Photos by Steve CohenOn May 22, Gary Louris returned to home to Minnesota from a solo acoustic tour, joined by friends Marc Perlman & Tim O'Reagan (The Jayhawks), Jim Boquist (Son Volt, Paul Westerberg) and vocalist Janey Winterbauer (Astronaut Wife, Janey and Marc) at the Broadway Theater in ... More >>
Hurd is accused of stabbing his Eagan, Minn. girlfriend more than 100 times and leaving her in a ditch.
Three-fifths of the Jayhawks reunited at the 318 Cafe in Excelsior Saturday night.
A new business study will surely add fuel to the debate over a new Vikings stadium.
A 19-year-old aspiring pastry chef from Eagan was stabbed 109 times and left in a roadside ditch near Owatonna.
Emmylou and the Red Dirt Boys' performance, from their musicianship to stage banter, felt intimate and engaging even in front of what can often feel like a ho-hum casino audience.
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