Foxygen @ First Avenue

Sam France owning the room at First Avenue with his eccentric entertainment leaves it all out on the stage. His performance isn't anything I'd expected; familiar with their music and seeing them for the first t...

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...

Cold War Kids @ First Avenue

Cold War Kids hit First Ave on 3/15/2017 playing a mix of some old favorites and some new songs like Love is Mystical off their upcoming album L.A. Divine. The band, including lead vocalist/guitarist Nathan Wil...

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...

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...

Courtney Barnett @ First Avenue

Written and Photographed by Casey Carlson If you were one of the first few concert goers to escape the rain and enter First Avenue this past Wednesday, it wouldn't have been hard for you to spot Courtney Bar...

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...

Photos: Shakey Graves live at First Avenue!

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 du...

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...

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...

Best Shots of 2014

  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 sa...

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...