Daniel Lanois concludes the tour with his latest project, Black Dub at the Cedar Cultural Center Wednesday night featuring legendary jazz drummer Brian Blade, bassist Jim Wilson, and young soul & blues singer Trixie Whitley, mixing songs from their debut recording with others from Lanois's solo career. With opener Rocco Deluca. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on November 24, 2010.
Perth, Australia's psych-rock geniuses Tame Impala brought their blissed-out melodies to a very sold-out crowd at the 7th St. Entry on Saturday night. Stardeath and White Dwarfs and Kuroma opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on November 27, 2010.
Engaging the packed Cedar crowd with playful elegance and charisma, Mavis Staples powerfully sang a varied selection from her vast catalog. Locals Roma di Luna opened. PHOTOS BY ALEXA JONES on November 28, 2010. Read our review of the show here.
Over 20 Twin Cities bands and dozens of hometown performers paid tribute to The Replacements' "Tim" on the album's 25th anniversary with nearly five hours of performances in both the First Avenue main room and the 7th St. Entry to benefit the Twin Cities Music Community Trust. PHOTOS BY ERIK...
The old school crusher of all things drum and bass flew in to Minneapolis with his Human/Subhuman label co-owner Steve "Smash" Gordon and others for a TC Dubstep night at The Loft. It was a packed show! PHOTOS BY NICK PATTON on Nov. 26, 2010
The Ike Reilly Assassination continued on a legendary, long-running tradition of pre-thanksgiving rock at First Avenue on Wednesday. John Swardson & Get Gone and White Light Riot opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Nov. 24, 2010