By Christian Betancourt Another Jingle Ball is behind us—bring on 2013. Hopefully next year, Jingle Ball organizers 101.3 KDWB will bring a meatier lineup to the Twin Cities. This year’s featured a lackluster roster of one-hit wonders and one performer who (literally) has one song 100 mg viagra. It was quite a diversion from past lineups, which included… Keep Reading »




McNally Smith College of Music is excited to announce that four of its students are participating in a show entitled MN Music Now & Then at the Triple Rock Social Club Sunday, December 9. Kara Laudon, Connor McDaniel (Road of Girl), and Bree Melechinsky and Zack Warpinski (Cool Dog) will all be lending their talents to this special gig. MN Music Now & Then is… Keep Reading »




By <a href="https://twitter viagra canada achat.com/cbetancourtPR”>Christian Betancourt After nearly 25 years, the Queen of Pop returned to the Twin Cities Saturday night for the first of two shows at the Xcel Energy Center. A sold out crowd decked out in fingerless laced-gloves, rubber wristbands and crimped hair came out to see the Material Girl’s return… Keep Reading »




By: Zach Thoms In October, my friend Aaron booked his first show at the What’s Up Lounge in Mankato. The venue is nothing amazing, but it’s always fun to go see local bands and I’ve always loved it. Aaron’s friend Michael Sporre opened the show playing some acoustic finger picking that included a Maroon 5… Keep Reading »




By: Sarah Williamson On a Saturday afternoon I ventured out to the heart of the warehouse district on Washington Avenue in Minneapolis for something called “Uberfest.” While I’m still not quite sure what “Uberfest” was about, I know they had a great deal where you get a neat beer mug and 3 refills for ten… Keep Reading »




By: Connor McDaniel When you think of quality, heavy, and technically complex local metal, few come to mind. At the top of that rather short list is Deretla, whom headlined this bill with support bands Daigoro, Eldergaad, and openers Compassion Dies. Outside of a “just for fun” note that you can come wearing costumes, the… Keep Reading »




By: Billy Schoenburg A powerful lineup of fresh celebrity rappers took the stage at First Avenue, signifying the arrival of the long promoted and awaited LongLiveA$AP tour. Danny Brown, Schoolboy Q, and A$AP Rocky shared a bill that left no one wondering why the show easily sold out. Danny Brown started off the night with… Keep Reading »

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