Thousands of fans came to the Target Center on Friday night to rock with double-headliners Mötley Crüe and Poison. Influential proto-punk band New York Dolls opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on June 25, 2011
Looking a little like Kanye, Trombone Shorty hit the stage at the Minnesota Zoo like a bullet from a gun. He came out with trumpet in one hand and trombone in the other, ready to kick ass and take names. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on June 23, 2011
Sure, you can still get your ice cream and popcorn at the Lake Harriet Refectory, but now that the new concessionaire, Bread & Pickle has arrived, why not go for a grass-fed beef burger, organic cheese curds, and a hibiscus punch? A few other upgrades: Bread & Pickle serves food and beverage...
Hometown heroes Tapes 'n Tapes kicked off this year's installment of Rock the Garden. Followed by Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer Booker T. Jones, Neko Case, and headliners My Morning Jacket, who ended the night with their raucous set. Read our play-by-play here. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on June 18, 2011.
Espada, Anton, So Gold, Petey and Booka brought in Cosmo Baker and Prince Klassen, amongst others, to celebrate their second anniversary. As always, they brought shirts designed by Adam Garcia of The Pressure. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on June 17, 2011
Norwegian pop singer/songwriter Sondre Lerche performed at the Fine Line Saturday night with a full band and plenty of melodic hits to keep the crowd moving. Nightlands and Kishi Bashi opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on June 18, 2011
The line for the sold out Wiz Khalifa show was around the entire block Thursday night at the Cabooze. As the sun went down, everyone's hands went up for Khalifa's floor shaking raps. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on June 16, 2011
Bob Mould of Husker Du & Sugar fame performed at the Dakota Jazz Club on Wednesday night in support of his new book, See A Little Light (The Trail of Rage and Melody). Mould alternated between reading portions of his book and performing the iconic songs that tell the tale of his life. PHOTOS...
On a dark and stormy night, 80s pop heroes The Go-Gos were set to perform at the MN Zoo. People were dressed in ponchos galore, and waited over an hour out in the rain to hear such hits as "Our Lips Are Sealed" and "We Got the Beat," among other hits.