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Rowdy for a Tuesday: Hot Chip at First Avenue

Last updated on June 6th, 2023 at 03:31 pmHot Chip, one of the most approachable bands I’ve seen, played to the delight of a packed...

Yves Tumor Rumbles at First Avenue

Last updated on May 24th, 2023 at 07:12 pmYves Tumor made their Twin Cities debut last night at First Avenue, much to the delight of...

Rufus Du Sol, Like a Saturday on a Tuesday at The Armory

Rufus Du Sol brought all the feels and love that accompany their music at the Armory last night. Rufus’ wide-ranging taste in music is commendable....

First Avenue was Positively Frothing for Sofi Tukker

Last updated on June 15th, 2022 at 04:01 pmPart circus, part rave, part birthday party at the roller rink, part fitness class – the live...

Flume and Friends the Armory

Last updated on May 30th, 2022 at 08:12 pmMinneapolis, you really showed up last night. On a Thursday, in fact. The openers certainly noticed, and...

Elated: An Evening with Suzanne Vega at the Dakota

Last updated on May 14th, 2022 at 05:37 pmIf you considered going to Suzanne Vega at the Dakota but decided not to, you made the...

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Are Lovely Folks: A Live Review

Last updated on March 31st, 2022 at 10:01 pmIt was cold and blustery outside last night, but inside the Turf Club, it was warm and...

Washed Out’s Lofi Wash at the Fine Line

Last updated on February 12th, 2022 at 05:10 pmI arrived just as the lights dimmed and the players took the stage. As Earnest Weatherly Greene...

Gogol Bordello Came, Saw, Conquered at the Palace

Last updated on October 4th, 2021 at 01:53 pmIf there were ever any doubts about whether Gogol Bordello could survive a pandemic, they were laid...

Your Weekend Starts Here: Gogol Bordello at the Palace

The last 18 months couldn’t have been easy for Eugene Hütz, frontman at the heart of the storm that is Gogol Bordello. In many ways,...