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  • Archers of Loaf at the 400 Bar, 8/25/12
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina cult indie rock legends Archers of Loaf played the first of two consecutive sold-out reunion shows at the 400 Bar on Saturday night. Toronto's Metz opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 25, 2012.
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  • Yeasayer at First Avenue, 8/24/12
    Brooklyn indie psych-pop maestros Yeasayer got the packed house dancing and wowed the crowd with their huge light show at First Avenue on Friday night. Daughn Gibson opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 24, 2012.
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  • Minnesota State Fair 2012: Day One
    Tens of thousands of people got together at the Great Minnesota Get-Together to celebrate opening day on Thursday. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Thursday, August 24, 2012.
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  • Dawes at the State Fair, 8/23/12
    California indie rockers Dawes performed their first Twin Cities gig since New Year's Eve at the Minnesota State Fair Bandshell for a huge crowd on Thursday night. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Thursday, August 24, 2012.
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  • Bonnie Raitt at the State Fair, 8/23/12
    Bonnie Raitt returns to the Twin Cities with special guest Mavis Staples to inaugurate the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on Thursday, August 23, 2012.
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  • Somos Peru: The Tour
    Somos Peru is a quaint and colorful new restaurant in the Windom neighborhood of south Minneapolis, serving traditional Peruvian dishes. We especially liked the arroz con mariscos, a Peruvian take on paella; the aji de gallina, a brilliantly colored dish of shredded roast chicken; the ceviche...
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  • Knotfest: The Music
    Thousands of metal fans filled Slipknot's inaugural Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater on Saturday, featuring Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and Gojira. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 18, 2012. Knotfest: The People and...
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  • Knotfest: The People and Scenes
    Slipknot's inaugural Knotfest brought thousands of fans to Somerset Amphitheater in Wisconsin for a carnival of metal featuring freaky stilt-walkers, a Slipknot museum in a circus tent, junkyard cars and even a Ring of Fire carnival ride. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 18, 2012. Knotfest: The...
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  • West Bank Music Festival 2012
    Astronautalis headlined the West Bank Music Festival. Just as the Infiammatti Fire Circus' torches were extinguished, the rain started to fall and the shows moved indoors at many of Cedar Avenue bars and music venues. PHOTOS BY RYAN SIVERSON on August 18th, 2012
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