Another rockin' week in the Twin Cities! Thursday, The Triple Rock will be hosting Rock the Link in order to raise awareness of homeless youth. Friday is Target Field's Skyline Music Festival and Saturday, the MN Zoo welcome's Beach Boy legend, Brian Wilson. Strange Names open for Yeasayer at First ... More >>
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It's the last full weekend of August, summer is drawing to an end, but the music isn't. The Minnesota State Fair is back with various acts playing until Labor Day. Aby Wolf will take 7th Street Entry stage in celebration A. Wolf and Her Claws vinyl release. Meanwhile Yeasayer will be rocking the sta ... More >>
One of the most popular indie bands on the scene today, the Brooklyn-based Yeasayer manages to be simultaneously innovative and not annoying. They've been proving this since their debut album, 2007's All Hour Cymbals, and again with 2010's disarmingly addictive Odd Blood. Their third full-length alb ... More >>
Photo by Andrea SwenssonJames Blake is easily one of the most buzzed-about artists at this year's SXSW festival, so I jumped at the chance to head over to the Central Presbyterian Church for a 1 a.m. performance by the rising artist. I'm a fan of Blake's album and my expectations for the show wer ... More >>
From beginning to end, 2010 has kept us busy running from venue to venue in pursuit of some phenomenal live music. Gimme Noise's team of writers and photographers fanned out across the Twin Cities to catch as many shows as we could, and each of us ended up with our own diverse and distinctive lis ... More >>
Photos by Erik HessSleigh Bells, Pictureplane and SundellesOctober 25, 2010Triple Rock Social Club, MinneapolisNoise-pop duo Alexis Krauss and Derek Miller of Sleigh Bells have been the buzz of conversations ever since their demo EP was released in 2009. And if the sold-out show at Triple Rock wa ... More >>
Photo by Erik ThompsonMidway through the Besnard Lakes' thrilling set in the Entry last night, the band joked that "you're all just here because Yeasayer sold out" -- which might have been true for some people in the audience, but I knew plenty of others like me that left Yeasayer's mediocre set ... More >>
Photos by Jon BehmSleigh BellsIt's always thrilling to see a new star in the ascendancy. At their most satisfying, such people are brash, even reckless, in winning over an audience -- or, better yet, they simply bend people to their will, confident in the belief that they deserve to be heard and ... More >>
Brooklyn buzz band's sultry singer previews tonight's show with Yeasayer at First Avenue
It was all Suns and Sons on Radio K's and the Current's charts this week.
The California festival runs April 16-18.
Sample some of the tracks being played on our commercial-free radio stations.
After a whirlwind trip to New York, the successful dream-pop band returns to First Avenue
Additional photos from Saturday's festival.
Chairlift play the Fine Line Music Cafe tonight with Peter Bjorn and John.
Lots of big names on the bill for both festivals: the Decemberists, Calexico, Yeasayer, the Hold Steady, the Jayhawks, and more.
Next month is gearing up to be a crazy time for live shows. Here's a list to help you plan out a successful Rocktober 2008.
At SXSW, fresh air and stale beer come to an industry's rescue