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...

Gentil Interview

  A gentile rain tumbles to earth. Nurturing life, it satisfies the dry ground’s thirst, while replenishing the streams and waterfalls. Then, suddenly, it increases; lighting crashes, thunder booms ...

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...

Hippo Campus and Remo Drive in Des Moines!

Hippo Campus and Remo Drive in Des Moines! Indie pop band Hippo Campus headlined Wooly's in Des Moines, IA this past Friday. Up-and-coming emo band Remo Drive opened for them. I was lucky enough to hitch...

Chill Vibez VIII @ Ice House

Chill Vibez is hosted and curated by Ashley Mari. It began May 19th at Moto-i as a free event open to all. Chill Vibez features a collection of many different musicians, poets, dancers, activists, DJs, and visu...

Ron’s Memorial concert

Minneapolis recently lost a very loved man, Ron Upton. Ron was well known in Uptown and loved by many. His memorial concert was last night at the Uptown VFW. The VFW filled up with so many friends and family of...

Melissa @ The Shout! House

A great place to spend a Friday night is The Shout! House. The Shout! House Dueling Pianos is a live music venue in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. It combines music and improvisational comedy with the help ...

Landmark by Hippo Campus Out Today!

Album art by David Kramer Hippo Campus's first studio album was released today! Their long awaited debut album, Landmark finally arrives today. Produced by BJ Burton (Bon Iver's 22, A Million), this albu...

Hurricane Joe @ The Cabooze

The Duluth band had their first show in Minneapolis last night. Hurricane Joe is a metal band with a deep bond between the band members. They are releasing a new album and starting to play more in Minneapolis. ...

Artist Spotlight : Hurricane Joe

Britleigh got to hang out and photograph  the metal band Hurricane Joe. Hurricane Joe is a Duluth band who has moved to the Twin Cities. They are having their first local show at The Cabooze tomorrow night....

Artist Spotlight: Botzy

Britleigh sat down with rapper Botzy for an interview at the Nicollet dinner in Minneapolis.  Botzy a constant collaborative who's been involved multiple projects such Culture cry wolf, and VAYNS has been a...

TSLN AND FRIENDS BEST OF 2016!!!

One of The Show Last Night's longest running "traditions" is to create a list of the best content we've created throughout the year, at the end of each year! This year is no different in that manner. We've aske...

Oh Wonder & Lany @ First Avenue

Lany’s Paul Jason, Leslie Priest and Jake Goss recently arrived on First Avenue’s stage to a cheering crowd; eager to hear their fresh r&b infused pop songs live. Great friends, good times, and a lov...

Whitney Sells Out The Triple Rock

Chicago natives Whitney sold out The Triple Rock Social Club last night. And for damn good reason. This was Whitney's first show after coming home to the US from a European tour. Jet-lagged and all, they sounde...

Trampling through Colorado

Here's a bunch of photos from Trampled by Turtles' two days in Colorado. Wednesday at the Ogden was a great warm up for an amazing Thursday evening at Red Rocks. Got to meet one of the best beat writers in the ...

Electric Forest 2016!!!

Electric Forest 2016 On the morning of June 23rd, you could hear the quiet purr of EDM in the distance. Cars lined up miles long to reach the gates of the famous Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Michiga...

Outcry Tour – 2016 – St. Paul!

LAST NIGHT the OUTCRY Tour came to St. Paul at the Xcel Energy Center for an exciting night! The OUTCRY Story: "OUTCRY is the lights and sounds of a movement in progress. We believe that the “the next ...

MUTEMATH @ FIRST AVE! (PHOTO COVERAGE)

Talented photographer, Ari Woeste went out and photographed indie rock band, MuteMath on Sunday at First Avenue in Minneapolis. MuteMath just released "Vitals", their newest full length album, harboring extreme...

So What?! Music Festival – Day 1

A week ago, So What?! Music Festival was held at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. It was nothing short of astounding. From legendary acts like New Found Glory headlining, to everyone's favorites like Stat...

Daughter @ First Ave!

"I'd love to welcome our newest contributor, Pierre Ware! He's an extremely talented photographer and a wonderful young dude. Here he is, shining on his first post." -Connor Siedow On Saturday night, DAU...

Coheed and Cambria @ The Myth

Coheed and Cambria came through Minnesota last night as the headliner of the The Color Before The Sun Tour. The tour was supporting Coheed and Cambria's newest record of the same name. Along with them, the p...

Meet Falling!

Meet Falling! (From left to right) JJ Monroe, Jackson Catton, Lars Oslund are the members of a newly reformed band, Falling. The band formed in 2012 under a different name, eventually changing their n...

Dropkick Murphys @ The Myth

Boston natives and legendary celtic punk band, Dropkick Murphys, stopped in Minnesota Saturday evening during their 20th Anniversary Tour. The sold out show at The Myth in Maplewood drew crowds of people wearin...

DROPKICK MURPHYS 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR

DROPKICK MURPHYS 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY TOUR KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 18 IN CLEVELAND, WITH TWO NIGHTS AT NEW YORK CITY'S WEBSTER HALL AND BAND'S ANNUAL HOMETOWN RUN OF BOSTON SHOWS ST. PATRICK'S DAY WEEK, HIGHL...

Hype Watch: Rally Cap

Rally Cap is quickly making a name for themselves as of late. These pop-punkers have been making the rounds, and having a gigantic party while doing it. Rally Cap released their debut EP "Down For The Count...

Moshing Around The X-Mas Tree! @ The Garage

The annual "Mosh Around The X-Mas Tree" event was held at The Garage yesterday. The bill featured mostly local bands, but came with two touring acts; Oklahoma Caddy Shack and Main State. This year was a smaller...

Hippo Campus Sells Out First Avenue!

There's nothing quite so special as watching a favorite local act make it big. Even better, though, is when that same local band returns after time spent touring to finally play another hometown show. There's a...

Jaedyn James & The Hunger @ Memory Lanes

On the eve of Halloween Jaedyn James & The Hunger put on a full fledged Circus @ Memory Lanes. Complete with Ring Master, Bearded Lady, Mime, Penguin, & the bastard child of an Ewok and Hans Solo. A...

New Out Came The Wolves!

Out Came The Wolves just released a new single, "96", along with a corresponding music video on their website and YouTube. You can view it below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiHdWw0FAKM...

KTIS Presents: TobyMac @ The Target Center

Christian music superstar, Toby McKeehan, also known as TobyMac, performed at the Target Center this past Friday for his This Is Not A Test tour. Named after his 7th studio album, This Is Not A Test; this stop ...

BEHIND TSLN: ALEXANDER JUST

Alexander Just is an active contributing photographer for The Show Last Night. But if you ask him what he photographs, he would call himself a portrait photographer. For this segment of Behind TSLN, I sat down ...

Behind TSLN: Tanner Morris

In Behind TSLN, I'll delve into some of the people who help make this website work. I'll ask them questions about their time in The Show Last Night, along with questions about their own endeavors. Because hey, ...

Remo Drive Announce New Release!

  Minneapolis post hardcore/ emo trio, Remo Drive, have just announced a two song single which is due for release on November 10th. The first of the two songs to be released, 'Breathe In', is explos...

Ezra Furman at the Turf Club

Ezra Furman performed with his touring band The Boy-Friends last night at The Turf Club in St. Paul. As the night grew older, the show slowly erupted into an electrifying dance party. Ezra spoke heavily ...

Hype Watch: Sibir

Post-Rock is alive and well in the Minneapolis music scene. Being no strangers to the scene, Sibir is ready to come out guns blazing. Consisting of old In Favor members and current members of Atrocities, Sib...

Hype Watch: Evacuate The City (+Photo Gallery)

Sound the alarms and hide all your valuables. The Catastrophe is coming. Evacuate The City is a metalcore band based out of Orlando, Florida. With their crushing riffs, beauteous melodies, and incorporation ...

Hippo Campus @ the U of M Homecoming!

Hippo Campus played a show at the University of Minnesota's homecoming Party on the Plaza kickoff tonight at Coffman Memorial Union. The show, being extremely under-advertised, still managed to draw quite a few...

Volumes Vocalist Releases Rap EP

Volumes vocalist Gus Farias has released an EP titled "The Saiyan Saga" on August 6th under the name Yung Yogi. Gus is currently touring with other rap acts like Yung Simmie, Cashy, Don Krez, Nick Travae and mo...

Molly’s Worst Enemy Announces Break-Up

It's no contest when we say that Molly's Worst Enemy is a local legend when it comes to the Minnesota music scene. The band is easily responsible for countless successful shows, bands, and unifying the scene. T...

Local Spotlight: ChugChugWob

ChugChugWob are a metalcore/electronic act straight out of the Twin Cities. They have been around the block, and are definitely a force to be reckoned with. You like to party? Come to a ChugChugWob show. ...

Household Release New Single – “Wistern”

Minneapolis, Minnesota punkers Household have released a new single today entitled “Wistern” The track draws influences from the likes of The Story So Far, Such Gold and Transit. The new album, produced ...

Rock the Garden: A Weekend in Photos

Rock the Garden, a two day concert festival hosted by 89.3 The Current, returned to the grounds of Walker Art Center in Minneapolis this past weekend. This huge event attracted over 8,000 people to soak up the ...

Spotlight: Sapphire Empire!

Recently I sat down with, and got to know the members of Sapphire Empire, a pop, R&B, jazz experimental band from Canada. Let's start with your name, then what do you play? Gaby, guitar Anatol, k...

BIG DATA @ THE FINE LINE

It's not often that every act during a concert is amazing, and totally blows you away. As someone who shoots concerts on a weekly basis, I can say that I've only come across this once or twice. This being one o...

Earl Sweatshirt @ Mill City Nights

Friday, March 25th, at Mill City Nights, Earl Sweatshirt, Vince Staples, and Remy Banks rolled through for their Not Redy 2 Leave tour. Building up anticipation, or just starting late, New York-based...

5 Local Bands You’re Missing Out On

You've been to a lot of shows. You've seen a bunch of bands. But have you paid attention to the openers? The locals that kick off the night of sick jams and good friends? If you have, good on you! You might be ...

HELMET @ MILL CITY NIGHTS!

After bringing it to Europe, as well as dates select US dates, Helmet’s Betty tour hit Minneapolis last night. The floor of Mill City was tightly packed with a crowd, and you could feel the anticipation ...

DOOMTREE All Hands Tour @ First Avenue!

Doomtree returned home again for their first time since their new album All Hands was released. They had quite the stage presence at the sold out show. With help from Aby Wolf, a local vocalist who is a frequen...

Hippo Campus: Interview

The Hippo Campus interview:  Photo by Taylor Hanson   On Friday night, Taylor Hanson and Connor Siedow sat down at The Bad Waitress with the guys from Hippo Campus to ask them a few questions. Fr...

Allan Kingdom: Interview

Taylor Hanson and I sat down at the Spyhouse on Broadway in Minneapolis today to talk with Allan Kingdom:   So Allan, you were born in Canada? “Yeah, yeah.” So where else have you lived? ...

Bad Show, Bud?

  A band's perspective of the relationship between a promoter and a performer.   Today's music scene is equal parts majesty and self-destruction. Who will bring the end? The promoter who tant...