When Sound Engineer Brad Kern was hit by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bike, the Twin Cities Music Community Trust went into action. The concert to raise funds for Kern's medical bills featured Two Harbors, The Hang Ups, Twilight Hours, Jeremy Messersmith, Mason Jennings, Semisonic and a surprise reunion of 3/4 of Trip Shakespeare. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ at First Avenue on Oct. 9, 2010
Scottish power pop legends Teenage Fanclub played lots of songs off their new album along with their classic 90s material last night at First Avenue with Merge Records labelmates Radar Brothers opening. PHOTOS BY ADAM BUBOLZ on Oct. 7, 2010
Ra Ra Riot filled up the Varsity Theater with their lush & melodic pop sound while opener Chikita Violenta revved it up with their own quirky rock tunes (and a drummer determined to channel Keith Moon PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on Oct 7, 2010
The socially conscious, barefooted Michael Franti and his band Spearhead delighted fans at The State Theater last night in the midst of their Sound of Sunshine Tour. PHOTOS BY NICK WOSIKA on Oct. 7, 2010
Flying was once a great adventure, but in these days of metal detectors, liquid bans, and checked luggage fees, the thrill has been lost. Surdyk's Flights, now open at MSP International Airport's main terminal, is changing the game. You might actually look forward to getting to the airport...
Wiz Khalifa and Yelawolf rolled into town a crowd of fans was waiting for them at Fifth Element for a meet and greet. Fans got stuff signed and got to holler at their favorite rappers before Wiz and Yela went down to First Ave for their show. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on Oct. 5, 2010
English indie rock trio Muse brought the house down on Tuesday night with an extremely loud, extremely over-the-top performance at the Target Center. The rockers played from atop huge, futuristic moveable columns, leaning heavily on material from their recent 2009 record Resistance. PHOTOS BY...
Sharing the corner with The Muddy Pig and Mississippi Market, Bars Bakery -brought to you by former Swede Hollow Cafe owner Sandi Younkin and daughter Kara- serve homemade treats and gourmet coffee with a cozy neighborhood vibe in St. Paul. PHOTOS BY MICHELLE LEON.