Last night, 89.3 The Current presented First Avenue’s Best New Bands of 2014. Suzie is the self proclaimed “EmoGlam” side project of Night Moves’ Mark Ritsema. Suzie ranked 7th on Citypages’ annual best bands poll, and after his album, Born Single was released last year, Suzie skyrocketed into popularity.   Then there’s Hippo Campus. As […]

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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 their EP in early 2014. In fact, these guys have been at this for a while, and their passion and hard work […]

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  With 2014 behind us the staff at The Show Last Night have been looking at some great images from our files. This is our ‘Best 14 from 2014’.   This was our first year of publication, it goes with out saying that we had some emotional beginnings, and tearful goodbyes.  Picking our best was challenging. […]

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Interview by Tanner Morris I’m here with Mark Sands and Tanner Leier from the band If I Ran The Zoo. How’s it going guys? Tanner: Good man! Mark: It’s going, haha If I Ran The Zoo is a rock/metalcore band from Fargo, ND. But you guys have had an impressive impact on the local music […]

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The New Direction in Fargo, ND, hosted a super stacked show last night. Internet Dating, Molly’s Worst Enemy, Household, and Comrades played. This was the first stop on Household’s current tour, which they have graced with their melodic hardcore sound before. The math rock duo, Deano Erickson and Billy Mitchell are known as Internet Dating. […]

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Editors note: This was Sam's first time shooting for TSLN. Keep an eye out for future work from her. Joined by Christof and Dan Mangan, Bear’s Den put on a show of pure enjoyment and folly. Between the intense lighting and sorrowful melodies, the band surely blew away everyone who went to the Fine Line […]

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Last night at Milly City Nights in downtown Minneapolis, Relient K played for their Mmhmm 10 year anniversary tour. From Indian Lakes opened for Relient K. For me never listening to them before, they were quite enjoyable. I was not expecting to enjoy them as much as I did. Relient K’s set was amazing! They […]

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  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 tantalizes unwitting, youthful bands with promises of glorious side-stage performances, forever dooming young musicians to empty their pockets and take up the lives of […]

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Name: Mike Ersfeld Occupation: Business major & owner of Organized Kultur Clothing Co.  Instagram: @organizedkultur  Photos by Tanner Morris Think you should be featured on a Tattoo’d Tuesday? Contact us! Interested in photography? Here’s the gear that was used for this shoot: Canon 6D body: Canon 35mm 1.4 lens: Canon 85mm 1.8 lens: Vivitar 285hv […]

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The solo project of 23 year old artist Lorely Rodriguez, Empress Of, opened for Jungle last night, October 9th, at First Avenue in Minneapolis. The soft spoken, soprano voiced, New York native. Lorely really had the crowd warmed up in time for Jungle’s performance later in the night. A mellow electronic feel that really made […]

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Words and photos by: Mariah Crabb True to form, Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun created a surreal experience for fans at the Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee on Saturday, October 4th, on their closest stop to Minneapolis on the Quiet is Violent tour.   New to their set was an omniscient narrator named Nigel who helped […]

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SycAmour-The Heartwood October 10th 2014 @ UW-Stout Memorial Student Center Review & Photos by Genna Skouge   SycAmour has a full line up of 6 talented gentlemen with the names of Jeremy Gilmore (clean vocals), Tony Sugent (screams), Victor Yousof (drums), Zack Ferrell (guitar), Charlie McCormick (bass) and Blake Howard (guitar). They have released two […]

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Tiny Moving Parts had their record release show at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis on Sunday, September 28th. With an already warmed up crowd from Molly’s Worst Enemy ending their set just minutes before TMP went on, they knew they were going to have a blast. They opened with an old favorite, Clouds […]

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Stromae put on a killer show at Mill City Nights on 9/25/14 I’m not going to lie, going into this show I did not know what to expect. Stromae is a European hip hop / electronic / dance artist . I work at Mill City Nights as a stage hand , and I just happened […]

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RIOT FEST DENVER: DAY ONE Weather: 86 degrees and Sunny Show: 4-12am With a show this large, it’s impossible to get the full experience of every band playing? But the experience of the festival? Well that part is easy. The explanation of the festival is simple: one part carnival, one part punk rock (with a […]

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On Saturday September 13, a Minnesota rapper made his way back to the main stage. Doomtree’s one and only POS. Anyone who is a fan of doomtree or POS has been waiting for this for sometime now. Over the last months POS has done some shows here and there but never made it his event. […]

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Rating: 8.5/10. Good to blast in your car and bang your head to. With the recent departure of Alex Good and Christian Royer from the band along with the announcement of a new album at the beginning of the year, I was very interested to see what this band would come up with on ‘Bloodwork’. […]

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American hard rock band Black Stone Cherry took to the stage at Mill City Nights on August 13th and pleased the crowd with a powerful performance. Supporting them on tour were bands Kyng and Fifth Freedom! At the end of BSC’s set they brought all three bands on stage to rock out one last time, […]

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Household release their cd titled With Or Without at the North Star Room. The Northstar Room held Household’s EP release show on Monday August 11.  The show had a good turnout, which isn’t surprising given the stacked lineup.  Let//Go opened the night, followed by Wanderer, Comrades, Molly’s Worst Enemy and Pierre before Household.  The amount of […]

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Foster the People came onto an elaborate stage with a vibrant light show at The Myth in Maplewood, Minnesota on Monday, August 4th 2014. Mark Foster used the entire stage playing every instrument available. The crowd consisted of everyone from screaming teen fan girls in the front to middle aged parents bobbing in the back. Impressive […]

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Allison Weiss has an incredibly familiar sound of youth that makes you want to get together with your friends in Dinky Town, or head to Lake Calhoun. Maybe that won’t make sense to the non Minnesotan’s out there, but to us that means Allison’s sound brings about good feelings and inspiration in the best kind […]

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