In 1965, then 17-year-old local photographer Bill Carlson documented the Beatlesí only appearance in Minnesota. The Minnesota Historical Society is presenting the first major exhibit of these images, kicking off Tuesday night with a massive party that included an opportunity to pose within a large Sgt. Pepper album cover, a Beatles: Rock Band video game contest, a Beatles-themed costume competition and a well attended performance of Beatles classics by local rockers RetroFit. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on July 19, 2010
The female-fronted fair moves to the Target Center at the last minute but doesn't stop ladies (and a few men) from rocking out this past Sunday. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER (unless otherwise noted) on Jul 18, 2010
Punk rock homecoming queen Courtney Love and the new lineup of Hole stormed First Avenue for a concert that rolled into the early hours of Saturday morning, regaling the crowd with tales of her years spent here, and taking stabs at Leonard Cohen and the Replacements in between their '90s...
Band Of Horses play a show at The State Theater, get a star on First Avenue and pay homage to the Twin Cities by covering The Replacements ("Can't Hardly Wait") and The Jayhawks ("Blue"). PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN
Wants Vs. Needs killed it yet again on Friday night. So Gold, Espada, Petey and Anton had another free shirt designed by Adam Garcia of The Pressure; get there early next month to get one, they run out fast! PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on July 17, 2010
Los Lobos turned a beautiful summer night into a full-fledged dance party at the Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater. They got a little help from blues-rocking openers Moreland & Arbuckle. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on July 15, 2010
Hitting the stage shortly before 9 p.m., the currently seven-piece band was in fine fettle throughout, staying in the zone for much of the 70-minute main set. With Radar Bros. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on July 14, 2010