Legendary House Music Jocks Derrick Carter, and Mark Farina returned to Minneapolis Friday to remind a packed crowd at Epic what great music and masterful mixing sounds like. Ariel tissu performers added some acrobatic visuals to the DJ set. PHOTOS BY BENJAMIN CARTER GRIMES on Oct. 1, 2010
The wine mob at Trout Brook Vineyards and Northern Vineyards Winery Saturday, September 25 was great fun. We harvested grapes at the Hudson vineyard and then drove to Stillwater to follow the process that the hardy northern grapes grown in the area undergo. PHOTOS BY MARSHA TRAINER
The Thermals brought their power punk-pop to the Triple Rock Thursday night in support of their new album "Personal Life." Cymbals Eat Guitars opened with a rousing set, while The Thermals finished off the night with some good old bouncy rock 'n roll. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on September 30, 2010.
Sea Wolf's folk-rock virtuoso Alex Brown Church brought his solo show to a rapt audience at the Turf Club with Sub Pop singer/songwriter Sera Cahoone opening. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on September 27, 2010.
Canadian genre benders Caribou returned to Minneapolis Monday night, this time to a much larger crowd in the First Avenue mainroom. Their psych-rock stage lighting and impeccable musicianship kept the entire room intently focused on the energetic performance. Synthesizer drone rockers Emeralds...
Songwriting legend John Prine visits the Twin Cities with his band, guitarist Jason Wilbur and bassist Dave Jacques along with openers Pieta Brown and Bo Ramsey. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on Sept. 25, 2010
Nothing was too sacred for stand-up comics Lisa Lampanelli and opener Joe Joe Bartnick, but the uproarious laughter proved that the diverse audience expected nothing less of the Lovable Queen of Mean. She said many times throughout the show how impressed she was by the "unoffendable" audience...