PROF Tears the Roof off at First Avenue

PROF throws a party and brings all his friends - a collection of photos the chaos this dude creates. It doesn't stop when he's on stage; the crowd is turned up to 11 the entire time. GAMPO and crew came off a r...

AFI @ First Avenue

AFI, on ‘The Blood Tour”, hit the stage at First Avenue last night, along with opening acts, Chain Gang of 1974, and Souvenirs. California based band, Souvenirs, featuring bandmates Nolan, Riley, Tim and Vin...

LIVE: SIMS @ First Avenue Mainroom

SIMS - making a long overdue, hometown solo performance with WebsterX, AIR CREDITS (The Hood Internet x ShowYouSuck) and NAZEEM & SPENCER JOLES - lit First Ave's mainroom on fire. Not literally. That wou...

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...

MOD SUN 4/20 SHOW

Mod Sun headlined a sold out show at First Avenue for his favorite holiday with help from Rocky Diamonds and POS!      ...

FIDLAR live @ 7th Street Entry

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 Thurs...

Of Montreal at First Avenue

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 ca...

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...

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 ...
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12 Rods

12 Rods - 10 year comeback If you ask friends if they’ve heard of 12 Rods, the usual answer is no. A good reason is their next gig, Friday at First Avenue, has taken 10 years to arrive. It’s fitting as th...

Interview: K.Flay

 If you like hip-hop, you need to get to know K.Flay. The intelligent rapper took a moment to sit with contributor and local artist, Sam Bramble, to talk about tour life and of course, music! Have you pl...

Gaslight Anthem, Against me! Review

Photos by: Chris Duke Words by: Mike McCullough   I can't begin to explain my excitement going down to First Avenue that night! Personally, Against me! is one of my favorite bands and Gaslight A...

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...

Live: Jungle @ First Avenue!

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 h...

LIVE: Justin Townes Earle @ First Avenue

What's not to love about a show at First Avenue on a kick ass day in Minneapolis? Last week American Aquarium set the bar for Justin Townes Earle to leap right the hell over. Those of you not familiar with ...

Interview: Caroline Smith

 Caroline Smith is synonymous with 'Confidence.' So it's no surprise that her and Minnesota's other powerhouse Lizzo, over sold their show this month so much that they had to book another set for their fans! ...

LIVE: American Scarecrows @ 7th St Entry

  An enthusiastic crowd filled the 7th Street Entry at First Avenue on Thursday night for Minneapolis-based band American Scarecrows CD release show to celebrate their second album Yesteryear. The 9...