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  • Music

    July 3, 2013

    Dillinger Four unite for a rare show

    The Twin Cities punk act expand the annual D4th of July into a three-day event

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts for 4th of July weekend: 7/3-7/9

    Fourth of July weekend has plenty in store for Minneapolis. Friday and Saturday, First Avenue will be hosting Bathysphere, a two day psych rock festival featuring bands such as A Place to Bury Strangers and Dean & Britta doing Galaxie 500 songs, and locals such as Pony Trash, Flavor Crystals, Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2013

    James Blake at First Avenue, 5/1/13

    James Blake With FaltyDL First Avenue, Minneapolis May 1, 2013 From the moment James Blake tentatively burst onto the music scene in 2010, his inventive music has boldly defied definition or classification. Blake's proven to be too orchestral and delicate to be considered straight dubstep, while to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Top 10 indie songs of 2011

    Photo by Stacy SchwartzThe Joy Formidable at SXSW 2011​2011 was a damn good year for music. When compiling this list of what are, in my opinion, the best songs released this past year, I had to continually keep myself on task, resisting the temptation to listen to the full album by each of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    James Blake at First Avenue, 9/28/11

    ​James BlakeSeptember 28th, 2011First Ave, MinneapolisIt was just a few short months ago that James Blake first set foot in our fair Cities, in town then to pay a visit to the 7th St. Entry. On his return to Minneapolis last night, Blake made the upgrade to the Mainroom, and his excitement was imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    James Blake at the Entry, 5/16/11

    Photos by Alex Uncapher​James BlakeMay 16, 20117th St. Entry, Minneapolis"When we got here earlier we walked through the bigger room, where we thought we were playing," James Blake said, laughing shyly as he addressed the crowd midway through his set last night. "I thought, why aren't we playing t ... More >>