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    Khalid to perform in Minneapolis for MLS All-Star Weekend, August 8

    Five-time grammy nominated R&B singer, Khalid will perform at the MLS All-Star Concert presented by Target on Monday, August 8. Hometown talent, Miloe is scheduled to perform as the opening act. Known for songs like “Better, “Location,” and “Young Dumb & Broke,” Khalid will be singing the hits, as well as introducing never-before performed material […] More

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    First Avenue was Positively Frothing for Sofi Tukker

    Part circus, part rave, part birthday party at the roller rink, part fitness class – the live Sofi Tukker experience is all this and more.  Mary Droppinz, a DJ/producer from Nebraska, began the evening. Despite her midwest background, she sounded like she belonged in Chicago or New York clubs in the early 90s, which is […] More

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    Flume and Friends the Armory

    Minneapolis, you really showed up last night. On a Thursday, in fact. The openers certainly noticed, and I’m sure Flume did as well when he took the stage. Everybody wore their rager pants – those of the attendees who wore pants, anyway. Flume is out on tour supporting his new album, ‘Palaces,’ released last Friday. […] More

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    Amy Grant at the State Theatre

    Amy Grant has built a long, successful career on music that matters. Ever since she burst on the scene as a fresh-faced teenager bringing contemporary Christian music to the forefront of American culture, the Nashville native gained a reputation for creating potent songs that examined life’s complexities with an open heart and keen eye. With […] More

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    Elated: An Evening with Suzanne Vega at the Dakota

    If you considered going to Suzanne Vega at the Dakota but decided not to, you made the wrong decision. The career-spanning show exceeded expectations. First a bit about the venue. The Dakota is not a large space, but it’s quaint, and there’s room enough to breathe and relax without worrying that you’re going to step […] More

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    Amanda Yang Releases New Track “Sideline Girl”

    Minnesota alt-pop singer and songwriter Amanda Yang has released her first-ever original song after 3 years of working on covers, song rewrites, and collaborative tracks with fellow performers.  Amanda began her music career at the age of 15 with a passed-down guitar. Born and raised in Minneapolis–St. Paul, she likes to call herself a “DIY artist and […] More

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    Glass Animals Brings A Heat Wave to Sold-Out Minneapolis Concert at the Armory

    Known for years for success among music critics, indie-pop fans, and college music scenes, Glass Animals have surged to major popularity over the song “Heat Waves” on TikTok and Spotify. The band may not immediately strike a chord, but people immediately know who you are excited about when you mention “Heat Waves”. The line “Sometimes […] More

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    Possessed by Paul James enthralls the Hook and Ladder

    Live Music, at its best, is nothing if not a highly emotional experience. This is true almost by definition. The most memorable concerts are the ones that resonate with you deeply on a level beyond a simple fun night out, whether that be because of your response to the artist or the music itself, or […] More

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    Wet Leg Rip Through Debut Performance at First Avenue

    Back in March 2020, just when the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning to ravage the globe and force us into lockdown, many people had all these grandiose ideas about how we could really benefit from a few weeks indoors. Well, with all this newfound free time, we could certainly learn a new language, finish a few […] More

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    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 I Know I’m Funny haha. Atlanta-based and only 24, Faye Webster is an emerging talent with three major label releases, four if you count her self release when she was […] More

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