The Hot Dish attended a Man Cave MEATing under a waxing moon on Oct. 21 in Richfield. MC Advisor John Richards and party hosts Connie and Ron England threw a fun man-fest, replete with camouflage covered tables and plenty of vittles. Guests got to check out the MC wares, which were displayed in the yard -- including our fave, the beer pager. The massive spatula, beer soap and beer coozies were popular, but the star of this show was, of course, the meat.
Brooklyn's noise-punk dance-pop duo Sleigh Bells got the young, sold-out crowd dancing and moshing at the Triple Rock on Monday night. Denver's Pictureplane and Brooklyn's Sundelles opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on October 25, 2010.
Blonde Redhead brought a beautiful light show to accompany a mix of old and new songs in front of an enthusiastic crowd at First Avenue last night, with German electronic producer Panthu du Prince opening. PHOTOS BY ADAM BUBOLZ on October 24, 2010
Great Big Sea came through Minneapolis to celebrate the release of their tenth album, Safe Upon the Shore. The band performed a double set, filled with rollicking Newfoundland sea shanties, straight-up rock & roll, and some gorgeous accapella numbers. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on Oct. 23, 2010
Brooklyn's LCD Soundsystem turned St. Paul's Roy Wilkins Auditorium into a massive dance party for thousands of fans on Saturday night. Leeds, England's Hot Chip opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Oct. 23, 2010
This Tuesday, Psalm One (Rhymesayers) dedicated her set at Rose Live Music New York's CMJ festival to the memory of Micheal "Eyedea" Larsen: "A lot has happened since the last time I performed. I lost a great friend." The lineup also included Dujeous, Truth Universal, Eratik Statik and F....
Prolific dance music producer Deadmau5 (pronounced Dead-Mouse) had fans lined up around the block on Wednesday night, selling out Epic for a mid-week rager. Sound in Motion residents and L.A.'s own Skrillex opened up the night. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on October 20, 2010.
It takes a lot to sell out Epic, but that's exactly what the mouse-masked Deadmau5 did last night for a high-energy night of dance music, lasers and even costumes. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on Oct. 20, 2010