"Mac" Rebennack of New Orleans, Louisiana, better know as Dr. John, performed two packed nights with his band The Lower 911 at the Leinie Lodge Bandshell at the Minnesota State Fair. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on September 3, 2011.
With two Minnesotans in the band (one is a former info booth worker), it was only logical for
Motion City Soundtrack to take a trip around The Fair before their set at The Grandstand Saturday night. Here's photos of them enjoying the Fair and playing their set. PHOTOS NICK
WOSIKA SEPTEMBER 3, 2011
A little Foster The People, a little Radio Head, a little soccer, and a whole lot of fun went down Saturday night as
Weezer covered "Pumped Up Kicks" and "Paranoid Android." A fireworks finale rounded out the night.
PHOTOS NICK WOSIKA on SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2011
One of the main reasons Minnesotans head to the State Fair every year is the food. This year's most popular new foods include deep fried cookie dough from Sonny's and sweet corn ice cream from the Blue Moon Drive-In. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on September 3, 2011
Patrick Lomantini from Wichita, Kansas, is taking on the audacious task of doing 50 haircuts in 50 days in 50 states. Last year he cut hair for 72 hours straight at his own salon. Patrick was in Minneapolis on Tuesday from 9 a.m- 9 p.m all hair cuts were free with a suggested donation. All...
The final "9 Nights of Music" took place inside the MN History Center Tuesday evening with The Revolution 5 playing to an enthusiastic crowd, some in 60's attire. After some instruction as how to "Twist" and "Slop," many utilized their new skills while hearing Beatles music preformed "live" for...
Pop music's resident party girl Ke$ha stopped by The Roy with her "Get $leazy Tour," attracting a young, glittery, sold-out crowd. Party rockers LMFAO and Spank Rock made sure both the energy and the volume were high all evening. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on August 30, 2011.
Putting the American flag on an album cover is sure to get your album or single more than a passing glance from most people. It's a powerful symbol. So in honor of flag day (June 14), here are ten albums that display Old Glory front-and-center on the cover, which could make you think a little...
Pop music's resident party girl Ke$ha stopped by the Roy with her "Get $leazy Tour," attracting a young, glittery, sold-out crowd. Party rockers LMFAO and Spank Rock made sure both the energy and the volume were high all evening. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on August 30, 2011.
Kinsen Noodles & Bar and is the sleek Uptown sibling to Kindee Thai. The menu reaches to broader geographies, but focuses on Asia's ubiquitous starchy strands: soba, udon, cellophane noodles, and more. PHOTOS BY SASHA LANDSKOV.
Kinsen Noodles & Bar
1300 Lagoon Ave., Suite 150,...