More Slideshows

  • Dawes at the State Fair, 8/23/12
    California indie rockers Dawes performed their first Twin Cities gig since New Year's Eve at the Minnesota State Fair Bandshell for a huge crowd on Thursday night. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on Thursday, August 24, 2012.
    24 images
  • Bonnie Raitt at the State Fair, 8/23/12
    Bonnie Raitt returns to the Twin Cities with special guest Mavis Staples to inaugurate the 2012 Minnesota State Fair. PHOTOS BY STEVEN COHEN on Thursday, August 23, 2012.
    21 images
  • Somos Peru: The Tour
    Somos Peru is a quaint and colorful new restaurant in the Windom neighborhood of south Minneapolis, serving traditional Peruvian dishes. We especially liked the arroz con mariscos, a Peruvian take on paella; the aji de gallina, a brilliantly colored dish of shredded roast chicken; the ceviche...
    20 images
  • Knotfest: The Music
    Thousands of metal fans filled Slipknot's inaugural Knotfest at Somerset Amphitheater on Saturday, featuring Slipknot, Lamb of God, Deftones, Machine Head, Serj Tankian, Cannibal Corpse, Dillinger Escape Plan, Prong and Gojira. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 18, 2012. Knotfest: The People and...
    73 images
  • Knotfest: The People and Scenes
    Slipknot's inaugural Knotfest brought thousands of fans to Somerset Amphitheater in Wisconsin for a carnival of metal featuring freaky stilt-walkers, a Slipknot museum in a circus tent, junkyard cars and even a Ring of Fire carnival ride. PHOTOS BY ERIK HESS on August 18, 2012. Knotfest: The...
    88 images
  • West Bank Music Festival 2012
    Astronautalis headlined the West Bank Music Festival. Just as the Infiammatti Fire Circus' torches were extinguished, the rain started to fall and the shows moved indoors at many of Cedar Avenue bars and music venues. PHOTOS BY RYAN SIVERSON on August 18th, 2012
    75 images
  • Bill Murray Mobile Dance Party
    Hundreds united on bike in hopes that legend Bill Murray might show up to hang out in the Twin Cities. Rolling around from place to place, the bikers traveled around Minneapolis with various pit-stops that included a marshmallow-throwing visit to the Gay 90s. Though the man himself didn't show...
    27 images
  • Fika: The Tour
    Michael Fitzgerald, the executive chef at Fika, the casual cafe in the new Nelson Cultural Center at the American Swedish Institute, is turning out dishes that are as precisely executed and beautifully presented as the restaurant's clean, spare d├ęcor. Fika is named after the Swede's traditional...
    16 images
  • Transmission at First Ave: I Want My MTV
    Minneapolis' Jake Rudh invades First Avenue yet again with his Retro-New Wave night, Transmission. This night's theme, 'I Want My MTV,' was a tribute to the early years of MTV and top 40s music of the time. PHOTOS BY DAVID ECKBLAD on Saturday, August 10th, 2012.
    55 images
Minnesota Concert Tickets