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    Song-Telling Tuesday: Haley and the Poetry of a Patriot

    “Anyone can do ambient sounds, but it’s all about the feelings. Anybody can throw paint on a huge canvas and call it Jackson Pollock, but there’s a reason why things like that happen.” ~Haley Songwriting Since her first full album release in 2003, Haley McCallum has continued to evolve as a prominent songwriter in Minnesota. […] More

  • Shakey Graves, Surly Brewing, Alejandro Rose-Garcia, Americana, Folk, Rock, Blues, Dr. Dog, Scott McMicken, Toby Lekman, Zach Miller, Eric Slick, Frank McElroy, Indie Folk, Psychedelic Rock, Caroline Rose, Abbie Morin, Josh Speers, Willoughby Morse, Indie Rock, Loner, Concert, Live Music
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    Shakey Graves Brings the South to Surly.

    Week after week, Surly Brewing Co. continues to sell out their concerts this summer. This weekend added onto that streak with Caroline Rose opening for Dr. Dog & Shakey Graves to make for a perfect Summer Saturday. Caroline Rose got the party rocking early on, and it only picked up from there! She brought that […] More

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    Yam Haus Trade Synths for Acoustic Guitars with Surprising Results

    There’s a lot of well-deserved hype surrounding Hudson’s Yam Haus.   Their melodic, dreamy pop has been streamed nearly a million times on Spotify, they impressed at the 2018 Best New Bands showcase at First Ave, and the fresh synth-pop of their debut album Stargazer legitimized the hype.  Their most recent release, The Stargazer Sessions, takes a completely different approach. The layers of synths and big pop sound of Stargazer is replaced with acoustic guitars and sparse […] More

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    William Fitzsimmons Interview on “Pittsburgh”

    Fitzsimmons was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in a home where sound – particularly music – was integral to communication. Both of his parents were blind, yet were extremely talented in the subject of music. They owned an assortment of guitars, pianos and other instruments. They introduced young William to artists like James Taylor, Joni Mitchell and […] More

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    Acoustic Night With Alpha Rev

    You Will Walk Away Wishing You Could Stay Longer Alpha Rev Interview   The sound of Alpha Rev connected many fans through their music on October 25th at the Fine Line Cafe. Casey McPherson is more than a musician, he is without a doubt a poet and there’s no denying his gifted talent! His distinctive voice plays into a […] More