James Blake's unmistakable combination of beautiful minimal vocals, synth, and brilliant keyboard led to an instantly sold out show at the entry on Monday night. Active Child got it started.
PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on May 16, 2011
Tim McGraw made a surprise entrance through the crowd at the back of the Xcel to start his part of the show Saturday evening, shaking hands as he made his way to the stage. The brothers and sister trio The Band Perry and Luke Bryan opened. PHOTOS BY KATHY EASTHAGEN on May 14, 2011
Simon Posford's tour that promised "The Shpongletron Experience" made a stop at Epic on Friday night, bringing out the most colorful and creative party-goers of Minneapolis. To say it was trippy would be a gross understatement. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on May 13, 2011
In honor of this week's cover story on the Cars, which reprises our very first issue (then called Sweet Potato) from August 1, 1979, we delved into our archives to see what other musicians were featured in our early days as a paper. From the Replacements to Lipps Inc. to Prince, Prince, Prince,...
Sixty-seven-year-old Bob Seger, with his the Silver Bullet Band, delivered a marathon set of nostalgic old time rock 'n' roll filled with energy and friendly vibes to a full Xcel Energy Center along with country opener Frankie Ballard. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on May 12, 2011
To celebrate our issue now that we can actually breathe a bit, we had a big soiree at Mancini's Char House in St. Paul. DJs for the night were our Mad Men cover star Jake Rudh and CP writer Ian Traas. Many special guests turned out, including all the members of Phantom Tails. It was an ace...
All hail the weather gods? Probably not. The Twin Cities got pelted on Tuesday night after the first summery day of the season. Photos contributed by readers. (If you'd like yours included, email Jen at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Steven Brown got his groove back. The talented chef, formerly of Porter &
Frye and before that, Restaurant Levain, is the proud new co-owner of Tilia
in Linden Hills where the casual-yet-refined American fare--beet salad with
yuzu vinaigrette, arctic char with cabbage--is as good as the...