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    Julia Michaels Closes The Gap at First Avenue

    Before Julia Michaels took the stage at First Avenue, a sign appeared on stage stating it was a judgment-free zone. It encouraged dancing, singing, jumping, feeling and laughing. The sign was a huge hint into the vibe and energy that Michaels would bring to the show. As her first headlining show in Minneapolis, the backdrop […] More

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    Noah Gundersen Brings a Dynamic Show to Minneapolis

    As a strong supporter of Seattle artists (after having lived there for almost three years), Noah Gundersen‘s tour has been on my radar for quite some time. Having Lemolo, a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, also along on tour was an added treat. Combine that with an interview I was afforded from Gundersen a week ago and […] More

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    Garrix Blesses the Midwest at the Sold-Out Armory

    First Time? Martin Garrix, the legendary Dutch DJ, just made his first appearance in Minnesota, and he did not disappoint. The 23-year-old House DJ is truly an icon for his age and is among the greats like Avicii, David Guetta, Tiesto, Calvin Harris and more.  At the age of 17, he released “Animals” which jump-started […] More

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    K.Flay Slays at First Ave’s Mainroom

    Kristine Flaherty, more commonly known by her stage name K.Flay, bares her soul through cheeky lyrics and genre-jumping sounds to captivate a packed mainroom at First Ave.  Local Minneapolis band DENNY kicked off the night. Comprised of Alexander Rollins, Randon Nelson, and Sully, it was clear from the moment the lights turned to them that […] More

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    Melbourne Artists Alex Lahey & Kingsbury Rock the Turf

    Disclaimer: I may have an obsession with Australian female songwriters. There have been some major women artists who have come from down under. Sia, Iggy Azalea, Kylie Minogue, Lenka, and Natalie Imbruglia have all garnered attention over the years. Today there is a new generation of songwriters who have set a different tone in music. […] More

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    Phantogram “STARS” in Return to the Twin Cities

    The Palace Theatre hosted a sold-out crowd for the newly ‘First Avenue starred’ Phantogram last night. The duo of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter, oftentimes describing their music as “street beat, psych pop,” brought a polished and artsy design to the tour. The set was filled with an even distribution of songs from their last […] More