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    Vesperteen’s “Together For The Summer” Tour Comes to The Garage

    Colin Rigsby, also known as Vesperteen, made his Minnesota debut at the Garage last night. The Columbus-native is currently on a massive headlining “Together For The Summer” tour across the US. Although Vesperteen is a solo project, Rigsby is backed by two touring musicians- keyboardist, Jesse Cale, and bassist, Andrew Lee. The alt-popper has earned himself a dedicated following […] More

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    Wiz Khalifa Headlines Go 95.3’s BFGS

    Go Media’s hip-hop station, Go 95.3, hosted their first day-long “Big Fancy Go Show” featuring local acts Nate Millyunz, Gaines FM, Free Wifi, Mac Irv, Finding Novyon, and Bobby Raps, alongside Blackbear, Vince Staples, and headliner, Wiz Khalifa. The festivities took place at Fine Line’s outdoor space, set up similarly to Pizza Luce’s Block Party. Early […] More

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    Blondie Hits Mystic Lake Showroom

    Punk rock pioneers, Blondie, are back on the road in promotion of their newest album, Pollinator. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers hit the showroom at Mystic Lake Casino last Friday with co-headliners, Garbage. Fronted by vocalist, Debbie Harry, the group kicked off their fourteen-song set with the 1978 single, “One Way or Another,” […] More

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    Rock the Garden Returns to Walker Art Center with Bon Iver & More

    After being temporarily relocated to Boom Island Park last year, Rock the Garden 2017 returned to the Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center. The one-day festival, hosted by the Walker Art Center and MPR’s The Current, now has two stages across the grounds- a main stage located down hill from the museum, and the Garden Stage […] More

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    Basilica Block Party Weekend Recap

    Basilica Block Party returned this past weekend with yet another underwhelming lineup. Hosted by Cities 97, an “Adult Contemporary” iHeartRadio station, BBP is the two-day music festival for those who would not typically attend a music festival- the Lollapalooza of Minneapolis, if you will. The annual lineup is more or less generic music your Aunt […] More

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    Go Fest 2017 Recap

    Locally owned radio station, Go 96.3, hosted their annual Go Fest at Cabooze Outdoor Plaza last Sunday, July 2nd. The all-ages event featured three local artists: Jeanne Taylor, Whosah, and Step Rockets, as well as The Unlikely Candidates, MUNA, The Naked and Famous, Mutemath, and Bleachers. Jeanne Taylor, daughter of local legend, Paul Peterson, kicked […] More

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    Misterwives and Bell the Band Light Up First Avenue

    Misterwives returned to First Avenue’s mainroom supported by Caitlin Bell of Bell the Band, and indie-pop group, The Greeting Committee. Bell, minus the band, opened the night with herself and a guitar. The simplistic setup highlighted her delicate vocals and gave the crowd a unique, intimate experience. Her folksy sounds captivated the audience through relatable, […] More

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    JD & The Straight Shot Fail to Impress at the X

    There are countless deserving, skillful bands and musicians who are constantly yearning for their “big break” and no matter how talented they are, sometimes it just doesn’t come. Then there are bands like JD & The Straight Shot. Fronted by James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden Company, the phoned-in-folksy, “Americana” band managed to […] More

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    Alice Cooper Brings His Nightmare Back to Minnesota

    Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Alice Cooper, returned to Minnesota and played his first of two local dates at the Grand Casino Amphitheater. The veteran shock rock superstar is currently on tour in promotion of his forthcoming album, Paranormal, his twenty-sixth full-length studio release. The Hinckley crowd varied from longtime adult fans to younger […] More

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    Vesperteen Announces Tour and Releases New Music

    Columbus-native Colin Rigsby, also known as Vesperteen, is embarking on his first national headlining tour and will be making a stop at the Garage in Burnsville on August 3rd. Vesperteen is Rigsby’s latest musical endeavor alongside over a decade of drumming in pop-rock band, House of Heroes. While House of Heroes was a collaborative effort […] More

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    ZZ Ward Hits Fine Line

    Singer-songwriter ZZ Ward delivered a passionate set to a sold-out Fine Line on Friday night. Ward’s tour in promotion of her forthcoming album, The Storm, stopped through Minneapolis on June 2nd, which also happened to be her 31st birthday. The crowd was buzzing with excitement well before Ward took the stage; drinks were flowing, people […] More

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