User banner image
User avatar
  • Alex Kohnstamm



Titus Andronicus, Control Top, bring the noise to Fine Line

Last updated on September 12th, 2019 at 09:39 amOn a quiet Monday at the Fine Line in Minneapolis, I was excited to catch a punk...

Saves the Day + Joyce Manor bring Nostalgia, Emo Rock, to Cedar Cultural Center

This article is about seventeen years in the making. In 2002 my brother invited me to a Saves the Day show. I hadn’t seen a...

The Strumbellas Play Packed Fine Line with The Moth and The Flame at Hot, Sold-Out Show.

I was absolutely thrilled to hear that The Moth & The Flame were back on tour opening for The Strumbellas. Both bands are touring in support of new...

Run River North Shows off New Music at 7th St Entry

Last updated on May 20th, 2019 at 05:47 pmShiny Penny and Run River North power through. Last night at the 7th Street Entry in downtown...

VHS Collection: Brings Retrofuturism to Minneapolis

I’ve had a craving for pop-synth music for a minute now and recently got into the band GUNSHIP, who use a lot of 80s inspired...

Hippo Campus Kicks Off Tour at Palace Theatre

Last updated on November 26th, 2018 at 04:35 pmOn another rainy, gloomy night, Hippo Campus brought their Bambi tour home to Palace Theatre in Saint Paul....

The Wombats + Barns Courtney Play Packed Fine Line

Last updated on February 18th, 2022 at 09:05 pmOn another rainy Minneapolis night, I went to the Fine Line Music Café to finally catch The...

Leon Bridges Serenades Sold Out Palace Theatre

On a very rainy Minnesota night, I was looking forward to seeing Leon Bridges on his first sold-out night of his stay at the Palace...

North Coast Music Festival 2018: Third Times The Charm with Jamiroquai

Last updated on February 18th, 2022 at 09:37 pmMusic festivals are a great way to spend a holiday weekend. North Coast Music Festival took place...

Minnesota Governor Declares August 8th “Beyoncé and Jay-Z Day”

Last updated on August 16th, 2018 at 02:35 pmIt’s official, the great State of Minnesota now has a Bey + Jay day. The occasion was...