Jonathan Toubin brought his New York Night Train dance party to the Turf Club on Saturday Night, spinning soul 45s all night long. Along with Hipshaker's Brian Engel, DJs Lady Heat and a panel of judges, he helmed a dance-off that featured dozens of Minneapolis soul fans. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on December 1, 2012.
Seattle's chart-topping indie rapper Macklemore performed for a sold-out all-ages crowd at First Avenue on Saturday night with producer Ryan Lewis and over a dozen singers and dancers backing him up. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on November 30, 2012
British-based Cold Specks played to an enthusiastic crowd at the Cedar Cultural Center on Wednesday night. Claire de Lune and Shahar Eberzon opened the evening concert. PHOTOS BY TONY NELSON on November 28, 2012.
Review: Cold Specks at Cedar Cultural Center, 11/28/12
From Thanksgiving and mustaches to elections and cold weather, this November brought a lot of people out and about these fine Twin Cities for tons of awesome events. Check out the best shots of November.
New Bohemia has created a successful hybrid of the European beer hall and the Chicago hot dog stand. Its concept and menu may seem simple – it's all about sausage and beer – but with all of its "classic," "premium," and “adventurous” wursts and several kinds of toppings, this fast-casual spot...
Ah, Movember, that magical time of year when mustaches reign supreme over the clean-shaven to help raise awareness about men's health issues.
In keeping with our tradition, we've called upon the mustachioed masses to send a shot of their mug (and especially their mo!) for our third-annual...
There were great reader responses to our post
Top 10 French fries in the Twin Cities that we thought we'd take some of your suggestions into consideration. We gathered a few of our picks and your favorites for a mix and match of the some of the best French fries in the Twin Cities.
Interpol frontman Paul Banks played an intimate set at the Varsity on Sunday night, shedding his previous alias Julian Plenti to promote his latest album 'Banks.' Local duo Wiping Out Thousands opened. PHOTOS BY ANNA GULBRANDSEN on November 25, 2012.
Review: Paul Banks at Varsity Theater,...
Montreal doo-wop garage rocker duo King Khan & BBQ Show burned through the Turf Club on Saturday night, bringing the fevered crowd to a boil, all while wearing flamboyant costumes procured from neighboring Ax-Man Surplus. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on November 24, 2012.
Dozens of the finest musicians in the Twin Cities converged on First Avenue to pay homage to the Replacements, have a little fun and help Replacement Slim Dunlap with medical bills. The Melismatics and Pink Mink performed "Pleased to Met Me" and "Stink" respectively with guests including Greg...
Jake Rudh brings Transmission to Varsity Theater for the annual pre-Thanksgiving bash with a roundhouse kick of the top of the top 40s dance hits of the past. Photos by DAVID ECKBLAD on November 21st 2012.