The War On Drugs @ The Palace Theatre

The War On Drugs have been described as the future of rock and roll, while also being described as dad rock, Americana, and psychedelic. Listening to them, it's hard to put a pin on their exact genre, but p...

Fleet Foxes @ Palace Theatre

Music can often be shaped and molded by a venue. Jazz for example was first played loud so you could hear it over people in the basements of prohibition speakeasies. Church hymns were written so they sounded we...

Hinterland 2017

If you like music, it was a difficult weekend to decide which Midwest festival to attend. With lollapalooza taking place in Chicago and WEfest taking place in Detroit lakes, along with countless concerts from b...

Nooky Jones Album Release Party Night 2

This past Saturday was night two of the Nooky Jones Album Release Party, with PHO as the opener. Nooky Jones has been making their rounds around the area playing festivals and shows, gaining quite a bit of ...

John Mayer @ Xcel Energy Center

“Whatever happened to John Mayer?” Is a question many people have asked themselves sitting in the car in traffic as Waiting On The World To Change fades out into another song on the lite FM station, Or ...

LANY @ Xcel Energy Center

LANY was the opening act for John Mayer this past saturday night at the Xcel Energy Center. Describing themselves as a product of Mayers music, LANY has a unique sound that Incorporates heavy synths with 80...

Cory Branan @ The Driftwood Char Bar

If you create a Pandora station based on John Prine, Cory Branan will come up quite a bit. And while that Venn-diagram will have its share of similarities, one thing is for sure. John Prine did not play the Dri...

Dawes @ The State Theater

Following the release of their latest album We’re all Gonna Die, Dawes hit the road for a 50 stop tour across America. With no opener, The band played two sets that lasted nearly three hours with hardly a break...

Sonny Knight & The Lakers @ First Avenue

Sonny Knight & The Lakers have become a hometown favorite to Minneapolis. They're leading a revival of soul music not only in the twin cities, but arguably the upper Midwest. It's not going unnoticed ei...

The Band Of Heathens @ Dakota Jazz Club

It isn't very often that bands out of Austin, Texas make the journey up Interstate 35 to Minneapolis. Austin has been churning out incredible musical acts for a long time, but recently people's eyes (and more i...

Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley Music Theater

Alpine Valley was written on the back windows of buses and station wagons, telling us where they were headed, and the license plates telling us where they were from. People descended here from as far away as New York, Florida, and California just to see them.