Multi-platinum pop rockers Train and Maroon 5 closed out this year's
State Fair festivities sharing the headline on a sold out show for
over 13,000 fans. San Francisco singer-songwriter Matt Nathanson
opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 5th, 2011.
Friday night was absolutely nuts for September's Get Cryphy at First Avenue's Record Room. You should have been there early because only the lucky partiers who made it in before the venue was sold out at 11:30pm got a taste of Prof and Mike Mictlan on the mic all night. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA...
Alpine Valley was deemed a destination weekend for PJ20, with Mudhoney, Queens Of the Stone Age, and the Strokes on the bill in support of Pearl Jam's 20th anniversary celebration. And it was more like an open jam on the small stages at PJ20 as Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Mike McCready, and Matt...
Photos of performances by Jack White, At the Drive In, Sigur Ros, Little Dragon, Poliça, The Walkmen, Gaslight Anthem, Trampled by Turtles, Amadou and Mariam on Sunday at Lollapalooza 2012. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 5, 2012.
Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music
"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...