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Pit Stop Gets Off at First Avenue

Although First Avenue’s Best New Bands show was last week, it sure felt seeing Pit Stop onstage was part of that showcase. Pit Stop, a band best...

Faye Webster enchants a sold out crowd at Fine Line

On the cusp of another Minnesota snowstorm, a sold out crowd squeezed into the Fine Line to witness Faye Websters’ tour from her new release...

International phenomenon ONEUS heats up the Skyway

South Korean K-Pop sensation ONEUS landed in Minneapolis last night as part of a 14 day U.S. tour. This, as their second tour of the...

Leona Naess returns with new single after 14 year pause

Good things come to those that wait. For some of us, that’s meant a 14-year gap of music from British singer-songwriter and now New York...

Kacey Musgraves kicks off tour in St. Paul

Saint Paul was treated to the first show of the “Star Crossed: Unveiled” tour from country-singer turned pop-artist Kacey Musgraves last night. The 19 date...

Blue Ox Music Festival announces star-studded lineup for 2022

For many people, the annual trip to Blue Ox Music Festival in Eau Claire, Wisconsin is a major destination. Blue Ox features instrument workshops, art...

Allen Stone teaches a MasterClass on vocal performance

Every subject has it’s expert. It would be hard to not designate Washington state native Allen Stone one of these pillars of expertise after his...

A visit from Lissie; a poem

‘Twas two weeks before Christmas, when all through the Parkway Not an person was stirring, not even a Smouse; The stage was set with garland,...

Anderson East moves Minneapolis in the right direction

Pardon my language as there may be some extended glowing due to this show being the first one back at First Avenue for me. Also...

Humbird residency at Icehouse flourishes

Any artist residency goes through transitions, themes, and variations on each show of the month.  Music in Minnesota is attending each show, documenting the story,...