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    Gregory Alan Isakov Sells Out First Ave

    Gregory’s alluring voice and eloquent lyricism has romanced the hearts of folk fans from his debut EP, Rust Colored Stones in 2003. His small coffee shop cult following has erupted into one of the most dedicated fanbases that the genre has to offer. Each of his releases continues to push the envelope on folk music and […] More

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    An Emotional Night with This Will Destroy You

    Being able to tell a story, express an emotion, or convey an idea accurately and effectively is no easy task; especially in music. Now try taking away lyrics, leaving only sound. This Will Destroy You (TWDY), among other groups in the post-rock genre, somehow find a way to transport the listener to the heart of […] More

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    Minus the Bear Says Farewell to Minneapolis

    As many of you know, Minus the Bear announced their final US tour after 17 years of faithful service to the indie rock community. The Seattle based rockers embarked on the “The Farewell Tour” with their longtime friends, Caspian. Although Minneapolis is sad to see them go, the city couldn’t have asked for a better […] More

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    The Best Sets of Pitchfork Music Festival 2018

    Once a year, the best current indie acts gather at Union Park in Chicago for the three day music festival put on by the online music magazine, Pitchfork. The self proclaimed, “Most Trusted Voice in Music,” assembled a diverse lineup that rivals some of the biggest festivals. Out of every great act, these sets stood […] More

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    Spoon and Grizzly Bear at Surly

    Spoon and Grizzly Bear gave an epic performance last night at Surly’s Festival Field. Although the weather forecast was calling for a storm, a sold out crowd took the chance and showed up for the two acts. Both sets brought thunderous energy to the Minneapolis audience and had them moving for the whole night. Check […] More

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    Spring is Sprung Tour Stops in Minneapolis

    Just in time to celebrate the end of classes and the start of summer, Great Good Fine Ok, Smallpools, and Half the Animal threw an incredible party to kick off the summer at the Varsity Theater. The night was filled with disco beats and joyful synth melodies that were sure to make the crowd dance. […] More

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    Minneapolis Welcomes Gang of Youths for the Second Time

    Sydney, Australia’s very own Gang of Youths brought a little rock and roll from down under to The Entry last night. Common Holly and Public Access TV tagged along to fill the bill.  After only ten months since their last visit to Minneapolis, Gang of Youths were able to expand their crowd from 20 fans to […] More

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    Poliça and s t a r g a z e: A Truly Epic Collaboration

    Minneapolis’ own  IN // VIA started off the night with warm analog synth tones and catchy hooks. This two-piece calmed the house with their wavelike vocals and pleasingly classic chord progressions. They flawlessly brought the familiar sound of 8-track tapes in a warm living room to the present. Divide and Dissolve. Wow. Honestly, there is […] More

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    August Burns Red Warms Up Freezing Minnesota Crowd

    Last night, August Burns Red warmed up a shivering sold out crowd at The Cabooze on their eighth show of the Phantom Anthem Tour. The post-hardcore group form Lancaster, Pennsylvania was supported by Born of Osiris, Erra, and Ocean Grove. Even though the weather outside was below freezing, fans of all the acts managed to […] More