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    State Champs bring “Living Proof” of Pop-Punk Perfection to Burnsville

    It’s been four years since the Albany-based pop-punkers in State Champs have played The Garage in Burnsville, Minnesota. They returned this time to kick off a short headlining tour with support from Homesafe and Keep Flying. Since their last visit to The Garage in 2014, the guys have dropped two new albums, traveled “around the […] More

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    90’s Tour Proves Time Travel is Possible

    Dunkaroos, Bill Nye, Tamagotchi, Kid Pix, Silly Putty, Push-Pops, and don’t forget the frosted tips! Have I taken you back to the 90’s yet? Are you beginning to feel nostalgic? Imagine what embracing so many things that made the 90’s as great as we all remember, and combining them into one night of absolute joy and […] More

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    Caroline Smith Comes Home

    It was with warm smiles, open arms, and a sold out Cedar Cultural Center that eager fans welcomed Caroline Smith back home to Minneapolis on Thursday night; an intimate performance that united and captivated those in attendance. The afternoon leading up to the show was warm and serene; I’d be lying if I said that […] More

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    Lo Moon was Anything But “Loveless”

    I hadn’t heard of Lo Moon until about a month ago, but after giving them a listen, it was clear that their sound was the perfect match for the serenity I felt while cruising down 55 West on the way to their show on Friday night. It was calming evening, mid-sunset on the cusp of […] More

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    Movements Pack a Full Punch at a Fully Packed Garage

    Sunday night was my first show at The Garage, and after just one night I can already say this venue is definitely one at which I hope to spend more time. In comparison to most Twin City venues, The Garage is an outlier, but I definitely enjoyed not having to fight my way through traffic […] More

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    Sir Sly with a ‘High’ly Alluring Performance

    Around 7:00pm on Thursday night, eager fans endured the brisk February air and lined the sidewalk outside of Fine Line Music Cafe as they awaited the first Go 96.3  Go Show of 2018. Despite the freezing temperatures, fans were in high spirits as they anticipated the performance. Once inside, Fine Line left little to the imagination, though […] More

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    Blue October Frontman Captivates a Sold Out Cedar

    In the midst of the hectic pre-Super Bowl events and festivities that have overtaken the Twin Cities this week, Friday night brought Minneapolis a moving and inspiring sold out performance of An Open Book: An Evening With Justin Furstenfeld to The Cedar Cultural Center. You may better remember Furstenfeld as the frontman from the Blue […] More

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    Breathe Carolina Flourished at Skyway Theater

    Last night, Breathe Carolina made their triumphant return to Skyway Theater in Minneapolis, since last headlining The Loft in 2016. As someone who was a big fan back in highschool and throughout a good portion of college, I was definitely looking forward to the show. I will admit that I had my reservations however, after kind […] More