Terraform & Grim State Summer Tour Terraform from the midwest and Grim State from Dayton, Ohio was a three week long tour in July with TSLN photographer Trevor Sweeney. The tour went all the way down to Florida and up the east coast into Pennsylvania and back through the midwest ending in Eau Claire, […]

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I can’t tell you how stoked I was when we got the opportunity to interview Juliet Simms. She has been in the industry a long time now and is so under rated. I sat down with her after her set on Vans Warped Tour and talked Automatic Loveletter, haters, and Juliet’s incredible drive to keep […]

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VANS WARPED TOUR in Shakopee, Minnesota on July 26th, 2015 was one hell of an event! This post is part 1 of 2, featuring bands that played BEFORE 4pm. Be sure to check back soon for our coverage of the second half of the day!  Straight out of the gate there were hundreds of fans […]

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During the Civil Unrest Tour, we got an opportunity to talk with Alexis of Straight Line Stitch to hear about the new EP!     How many tracks are available on your latest EP, Transparency? Alexis: This is a 6 track EP. Who did you guys work with on this EP? Alexis: We actually went […]

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Indie rock band, Catfish and the Bottlemen, brought their raw, garage-band style to the Varsity Theater, in Dinkytown, last night. In their first stop on their North America 2015 Tour, they found an animated, near capacity crowd ready to hear this gritty Welsh group. Frontman Van McCann did not disappoint, showing why their new release, The Balcony, […]

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FIDLAR rocked a wall to wall 7th Street Entry both Thursday and Friday evening. Dual headlining their tour with METZ, the bands played sold out shows both nights. Local dudes, France Camp, joined the show Thursday evening, and kept the crowd on their toes until the very end of the last song. Playing old favorites, as […]

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Alesana holds a special place in my heart. They were a band that I didn’t know much about when I first started doing interviews, but have since become one of my favorite bands to follow. When you see them live you are allowed into their crazy Story Land full of time travel, poetry, and sweat… Lots of […]

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Opening the show and getting everyone hella juiced, was the amazing ZUSE! Shifting gears into a sick heavy set was Michigan based rockers, King 810.   If you haven’t seen Murs perform before, you have got to make sure you are there for his set on this tour! Chris Webby has a large Minnesota fan […]

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Insomniac and Pets With People Names recently closed off their weekend tour by hosting a last-minute house show in Pease, MN. Opening for them were supergroup Bitcoin Kids, which featured Varrick Bruno from Insomniac and Alex Wells from In Favor. Followed by Bitcoin Kids was metalcore group Forever In Gray. Their energy really kicked things off that night. […]

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While Treefort came to close on it’s final weekend days, the festival didn’t lose momentum. As bands like Foxygen, and Tv on the Radio rocked the main stage, Vacationer stole the late-night festival goers at El Korah Shrine, and Psychomagic performed a high-energy set inside the Camp Modern tent. The days continued in this way, showcasing artist […]

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Hailing from the land of peaches, Triathalon are spreading their motown-inspired surf jams across the country, and even though these dudes are on the last leg of their tour, they’re still bringing the heat. Before their Treefort performance at Crazy Horse, I caught up with Adam I. (Vocals, Guitar), Adam L. (Bass), Chad (Drums), and Hunter (Guitar, Synth) to […]

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Treefort music fest is a five day music festival in downtown Boise, Idaho. Not only is this festival packed with a wide range of musicians, but it also features plenty of things to do if you’re looking for more than just music. Easy to say this is the most adult/kid/teen friendly music fest out there, […]

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  New Found Glory’s “Sleep When I Die” tour hit Minneapolis last night, with an electric line up, sure to bring a sound for everyone to relate to. Opening the night was Virginia based band, Turnover, whose set opened up the evening with low key but relatable alternative rock songs, creating a strong energy and […]

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Of Montreal and Deerhoof arrived at Minneapolis’ First Avenue last night to a packed venue full of eager concert-goers. There was a certain electricity in the air as the theatrical performance of Of Montreal captivated the crowd. No doubt there was lots of chatter about both bands’ performances between sets and after the show, as Deerhoof’s unique energy […]

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Mod Sun came through Minneapolis last night on the ‘Look Up Tour.’ This is Mod Sun’s first headlining tour and last night was his first sold out show, promoting his first full length album, and where was the show? You guessed it, First Avenue. We got to hear from Dillon Cooper, Blackbear, Karizma, and the […]

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For Today, a metal core band from Sioux City, Iowa, came up north and played Skyway Theatre’s Studio B, along with special guest Ice Nine Kills. Alongside were a few local sets, Its Confidential, In The Line of Duty, and VIA.

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  Harriet Brewing’s 4th Annual Extravaganza on Saturday was an inevitable success at the Cedar this past Saturday. Starting the night out with The Last Revel, a punky-folk-rock trio had the near capacity crowd dancing while drinking, which can be a dangerous feat. Their music covered the bases of my musical tastes pretty well, though my […]

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Almost 15 years as a band and Yellowcard is still going hard. Though the members have faced their fair share of trials and tribulations, they turned Mill City Nights upside down for one hell of a show. We were lucky enough to sit down with Ryan Mendez before the party started to talk about the […]

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