Minneapolis photographer Erik Hess's travels through the first day of SXSW's music conference, including Minnesota natives Dearling Physique, Idle Hands and Sims and national acts Twin Shadow, Jessica Lee Mayfield, Ringo Deathstarr, tUnE-yArDs and more. MARCH 15, 2011
DJ Espada and So Gold and friends go easy on your wallet and even easier on your ears as they spin great tunes for an up-for-it crowd on Friday night. Free t-shirts every month as well as free cover. PHOTOS BY KEVIN O'MEARA on February 19, 2010
It's over, but denial is still running high for fans of the Uptown Bar. Sunday night's farewell bill was an eclectic one, featuring The Hawaii Show, Happy Apple, and The Twilight Hours. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on Oct. 31, 2009
Traditionally the place to see the best costumed Twin Citians compete for a cash prize, First Avenue was teeming with creativity on Halloween night this year. The line outside was the longest we've seen it for any event there in years. PHOTOS BY DENIS JEONG PLASTER on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009.