Broken Bells, the collaboration between James Mercer of The Shins and producer Danger Mouse (The Grey Album, Gnarls Barkley) made their Minneapolis debut Monday night at First Avenue. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on December 6, 2010.
Friends and customers gathered on Sunday between 5 and 10 p.m. for food and drinks at the Lake St. tattoo shop's expanded space. Guests showed off their tats, admired the koi fish in the pond and no doubt planned future ink. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on Dec. 5, 2010
Bill, Fundo and Last Word battled hard with Old Man Winter on Friday night and came out victorious with a great time in the Record Room. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on Dec. 3, 2010 (And P.S., dudes: We see your 'staches. Right on.)
The New Standards 5th Annual Holiday Show at The Fitzgerald Theater. Guests included Matt Wilson, Ashleigh Still, Adam Levy, Katherine Lanpher, Gary Louris, Ken Chastain, Chris Koza, Janey Winterbauer, The Ascots, Batucada do Norte Drum Group, Jennifer Johannson and more.
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The fun loving freaks of Freeky Deeky Live invade the 7th St Entry and entertain people with their madness. Featuring music by Waxx Maxx (Mark Mallman) and First Pube. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Dec. 3, 2010
Andrew Bird serenaded a full house at First Avenue on Thursday night backed by Minneapolitan musicians Martin Dosh, Jeremy Ylvisaker & Michael Lewis. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on December 2, 2010. Read the review here.
We asked you to reveal to us your luxurious facial hair in celebration of the month of Movember, and damn if you didn't come through. Here are your entries in all their glory. Moustache fever forever. VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE MUSTACHE FINALIST HERE
Queens, New York's Freelance Whales enchanted a nearly sold-out crowd at the 7th St. Entry on Wednesday. Brooklyn's Miniature Tigers opened. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 1, 2010. Read the review here.
For their first show back in Minneapolis in almost a decade, old school indie rockers Superchunk played an energetic set to a crowd of fans who had waited years to relive the good times. Times New Viking opened. PHOTOS BY ALEXA JONES on December 1, 2010. Read the review here.
Naomi Judd and Wynonna Judd together again! The Judds reunited for "The Last Encore" tour and arrived at Mystic Lake Casino in Shakopee on Monday night to put on a show for the fans. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on November 30, 2010.
November was a huge month for music in the Twin Cities, with shows by touring acts like Nick Cave's Grinderman, the legendary Mavis Staples, a tribute to local gods The Replacements, and a CD-release show by hometown heroes Cloud Cult. PHOTOS BY CP STAFF, November 2010.