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 ...

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...

Artist Spotlight : Sex Burger

It’s been over 5 years since Brt Rynlds and Charles Bronson, better known as Sex Burger, made their presence known performing and djing disco boogie funk around town. Their unique sound and show took dance floo...

P.O.S Sells Out First Avenue

Releasing his latest album to vinyl Thursday, Stef stops by First Avenue Friday to a sold out main room, says fuck you with a smile, and rolls out - but not before putting on a killer show. It doesn't get old s...

Mikey Avalon @ The Cabooze

Mickey Avalon came to Minneapolis on his ten year tour. He played at the Cabooze and the place was packed. Local rapper, Botzy opened for Mickey. Botzy got the crowd excited and ready for Mickey with his hig...

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...

Ben Sims & Mike Gervais

Dj Ben Sims and Mike Gervais joined together for the first time in Minneapolis. Ben Sims is a revered techno artist from the UK and Mike is a hard-working Midwest techno artist. The next time this duo will happ...

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....

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Mod Sun The Look Up Tour: A Night of Firsts

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 sh...

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? ...

The Millenium: Interview!

Taylor Hanson, one of the newest members to The Show Last Night team, and an excellent photographer; shot and interviewed the Millenium.   For the Millenium, time hasn’t stopped since the release of ...

Jaedyn James & The Hunger’s Debut Bash

Jaedyn James & The Hunger is a Funk.Love.Soul band freshly birthed from the loins of Minneapolis. Performing not only accomplished renditions of juicy deep cut tracks, but also sultry, mouthwatering ori...

Tattoo’d Tuesday: Mark Johnson

Name: Mark Johnson Occupation: Army/ Pentair Primary Artist: Nick Gagnon Instagram: @markdropbombs Photos by: Chris Duke - Landon Michael Photography  ...

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...

American Scarecrows

American Scarecrows   Check them out on: Web Facebook Twitter   We spend so much time dissecting music and pondering what the point in making it is that we sometimes forget that people ...