Amid rapidly increasing buzz, Foster the People rocked a sold out
crowd at the Fine Line on Saturday Night barely two months after
selling out the 7th Street Entry. Gardens and Villa opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on June 11, 2011
Funk legend Bootsy Collins funked up First Avenue on Thursday night with an 13-strong all star band that included venerable veterans such as Razor Sharp Johnson, Bernie Worrell, Frankie Kash, TM Stevens, and Blackbyrd McKnight. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on June 9, 2011
Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys brought his eccentric, light
hearted solo show all the way from Wales to the Triple Rock on
Wednesday night. Welsh instrumental surf rockers Y Niwl opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on June 8, 2011
What if you could take all the best things about Japanese cuisine--sushi,
robata, noodles, teishoku meals--and roll them into one local restaurant?
Then you'd have the new Masu Sushi & Robata in Northeast Minneapolis, plus a
few shochu cocktails and pachinko machines. PHOTOS BY SASHA...
Canada's Sam Roberts Band lit up a steamy 7th Street Entry on a hot Monday night with their big & funky rock 'n' roll that seems destined for a bigger stage in the not-too-distant future. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on June 6, 2011
Raphael Saadiq took over the Cabooze Saturday night, turning the crowd into a hot sweaty mess. The soulful singer blasted everything from smooth R&B tunes to '60s standard-sounding croons. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on June 4, 2011