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...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

LANY @ The Fine Line, MPLS, MN

On November 5th, the band LANY arrived in Minneapolis on their 40th stop on tour at the Fine Line Music Café. Before the band even came on, there were chants of their name and fans in the front row throwing...

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...

Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley Music Theater

Alpine Valley was written on the back windows of buses and station wagons, telling us where they were headed, and the license plates telling us where they were from. People descended here from as far away as New York, Florida, and California just to see them.

So What?! Music Festival – Day 1

A week ago, So What?! Music Festival was held at QuikTrip Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. It was nothing short of astounding. From legendary acts like New Found Glory headlining, to everyone's favorites like Stat...

Coheed and Cambria @ The Myth

Coheed and Cambria came through Minnesota last night as the headliner of the The Color Before The Sun Tour. The tour was supporting Coheed and Cambria's newest record of the same name. Along with them, the p...

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...

Hype Watch: Evacuate The City (+Photo Gallery)

Sound the alarms and hide all your valuables. The Catastrophe is coming. Evacuate The City is a metalcore band based out of Orlando, Florida. With their crushing riffs, beauteous melodies, and incorporation ...

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...

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...

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 ...

Anberlin To Release Live Albums & More In 2015

Despite performing their last show earlier this year, Anberlin are sticking around for a little bit longer. In 2015, fans can expect a plethora of new goodies, including vinyl box sets, live albums, merch and m...

Arch Enemy: As The Pages Burn (live)!

Currently headlining a North American tour in support of their critically acclaimed album, War Eternal, metal icons ARCH ENEMY have launched a new live video for "As The Pages Burn", taken from their Masters of...

LIVE: Relient K @ Mill City Nights

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 qu...

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...

Pearl Jam: Xcel Energy Center

I grew up on Pearl Jam on the North coast of Oregon, so it was amazing being able to see these guys in a sold out arena!  Fans of all ages and walks of life gathered outside hours before the event. Shari...

Pearl Jam St Paul Event

Here are some photos I took before the show of fans and Xcel! The first two photos are of the line to buy merch. Paul Fletcher of Cities 97 and friends were also in attendance. The woman in the gl...

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: Limp Bizkit & Machine Gun Kelly!

Editor's notes: I'd like to start this feature out by saying how proud we all are of our contributing photographer, Riley Downs. This was Riley's first major solo assignment, covering two extremely well known a...

Interview: Touche Amore

Touche Amore are a positive force within our industry. Garnering fans like Tim Mcllarth of Rise Against, Touche creates music that motivates and moves it's listeners. I was honored to sit with Jeremy Bolm to ta...

Stromae live at Mill City Nights!

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 ...

The Best Fucking Show Ever presents: P.O.S.

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 mo...

Live: Rise Against! Touche Amore / Radkey

September 9th at the Myth Nightclub in Maplewood, Riley Downs and myself attended the Rise Against show with supporting acts Radkey, and Touche Amore. Now I had never heard of Radkey, but the same for any op...

10 Years Giveaway & Interview!

At the ripe age of 18 I got my first job working at the super conglomerate, Wal-mart. What does any sensible 18 year old purchase with their first paycheck? They buy an album, of course. My first album was none...

Watsky: The People’s Champ

"You can tell when you're talking to him, he's always 3 sentences ahead." - K.Flay Watsky is one smart guy and beyond that, one HELL of an entertainer! When Watsky  hit the stage at Warped Tour, the fans wen...

Live: Black Stone Cherry at Mill City Nights

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 t...

Heartist: Sex, Chocolate & Nickleback!

Rock Metal group Heartist, is moving up the musical ladder and fast! On tour now promoting their new album 'Feeding Fiction,' Heartist has a unique perspective on the industry and have been given some amazi...

Our Last Night: Interview & Live show

At the end of July this Summer, we got a chance to talk with the boys of Our Last Night about what it's like being independent, Matt's gorgeous eyes, and the importance of understanding those who are different ...

Live: Foster The People @ The Myth

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...

Scare Don’t Fear Interview

Rhode Island natives 'Scare Don't Fear,' are getting their first taste of a national tour with Vans Warped Tour 2014 and deliver one hell of a set at every event! We got a chance to talk with Frankie and Chris ...

Chelsea Grin Interview & Giveaway: Pablo

We got a quick minute with Pablo of Chelsea Grin before his set at Vans Warped Tour to talk about the new album and more! Vocalist Alex Koehler getting a circle pit started in the crowd. Photo: Tanner Morri...

Live: Basilica Block Party: Day 1

      Intro: Chris Duke My first Basilica Block Party was one hell of an event! I was in great company with our friends over at Cities 97 and our TSLN crew Izzy Commers and Connor Sidehow. Hope you enjoy ...

LIVE: Foxy Shazam @ Mill City Nights

Only two words can properly sum up the night, Rock & Roll. The Gonzo Tour Featuring Foxy Shazam and Larry and His Flask at Mill City Nights could be best described as a party. Not the sophisticated boring k...

LIVE: Bring Me The Horizon @ The Myth

02/17/2014 By Tanner   Bring Me The Horizon and the rest of the bands on the American Dream Tour put on an incredible show at The Myth. A night for the books. Enjoy these photos of BMTH's set. ...