Shakey Graves played a killer set at First Avenue the other night (11/04/2015). After seeing and photographing him live at Festival Palomino just over a month ago I knew this was a show I couldn’t miss. This dude is very talented. If his guitar playing wasn’t intricate enough on it’s own, combine that with his […]

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    Circa Survive played a killer show at Mill City Nights the other night (10/02/2015). They’re out on the road in celebration of their first album Juturna turning 10 years old! They rocked the house along with support from opening acts Rx Bandits and Citizen. Photos by Tanner Morris:

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The Front Bottoms played a sold out show at Varsity Theater last night (11/01/2015). The crowd was awesome! They screamed lyrics to their favorite songs and there was plenty of crowd surfing, which TSLN supports fully. I’m scrambling to finish this post up before I head out to photograph Circa Survive tonight at Mill City […]

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Check out these photos! Twenty One Pilots, Echosmith and Finish Ticket played a SOLD OUT show to a very energetic crowd last night (10/29/2015) at The Myth in Maplewood, MN.   The duo from Columbus, Ohio is on tour celebrating the recent release of their second album since their signing to Fueled By Ramen, titled […]

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Desaparecidos has been forced to cancel the remainder of their US tour dates. Conor Oberst fell ill while on tour in Jacksonville, Florida and was briefly hospitalized due to laryngitis, anxiety, and exhaustion. In consultation with his doctors, the band has reluctantly agreed to cancel all scheduled live dates. Conor will be heading home to […]

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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 with Alex to ask him a few questions about his venture with his own photography. What motivated you to […]

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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, we’re all entrepreneurs here. I decided to sit down with Tanner Morris and ask him some questions. Tanner is more than […]

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  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 explosive and hardcore influenced instrumentally- but mirrors the emotional content of their previous releases. On the digital release date (November […]

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Collaborations DO work! And it’s glam rock at it’s finest. Legendary bands Franz Ferdinand and Sparks have joined forces to form FFS. They played at the First Avenue main room in Minneapolis last night, October 9th. Playing Franz Ferdinand hits, Sparks hits, and new FFS songs from their new album that came out earlier this […]

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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 and passionately about struggling with himself being gender fluid, being depressed, and coming to grips with his own transcendence. Channeling […]

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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, Sibir is bringing post-rock back from the 80’s and 90’s into the modern day world. With influences such as This Will […]

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This past Saturday, Trampled By Turtles hosted their annual Festival Palomino! Headlined by Trampled themselves, Dr. Dog, Father John Misty, Benjamin Booker, Shakey Graves, Laura Marling, Calexico, Lydia Loveless, and The Lowest Pair stacked a wonderful lineup that lasted all day. Tanner Morris and I had the amazing opportunity to cover the festival for the […]

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Subliminal Criminals Tour is headlined by Stray From The Path with supporting acts Comeback Kid, Being As An Ocean, Major League, and Deez Nuts. Including two local acts Zealot and It’s Confidential. This show was a very high energy show with some of the biggest names in the metal scene at the Skyway Theater Studio […]

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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 of technical electronic sounds, Evacuate The City is a force to be reckoned with in the ever growing and changing independent metalcore scene. […]

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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 die hard fans at the university. Hippo Campus killed it as always. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing them live a handful […]

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Conor Oberst’s political brainchild, Desaparecidos, headlined a show at the First Ave Mainroom last night. If I had to describe the Desaparecidos show in one sentence, I would call it; A politically charged, punk rock masterpiece. Stage dive-hating, emo punk band, Joyce Manor opened for Desaparecidos. This was my first time seeing them. I was blown […]

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  I’ve covered a handful of Illegal Pete’s performances in the past. Though typically, they’re in a thousand square foot restaurant in Denver – in front of thirty to a hundred people. The venue was certainly larger and slightly more packed, the only thing missing from my evening was a burrito the size of my dog. As we wheezed our […]

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Northlane is out on tour following the release of their newest record Node. Anyone who follows Northlane will know that they have been putting forth some very big changes. While they recently parted ways with former vocalist Adrian and welcomed into the band Marcus Bridge, they also formed a sound that is much different and […]

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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 more. You can stream “The Saiyan Saga” below. Let us know what you think about Gus “Yung Yogi” Farias’ […]

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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. The rag-tag group of boys have toured numerously, released two very successful EPs, and became a staple in the […]

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