Harriet Brewing’s 4th Annual Extravaganza on Saturday was an inevitable success at the Cedar this past Saturday. Starting the night out with The Last Revel, a punky-folk-rock trio had the near capacity crowd dancing while drinking, which can be a dangerous feat. Their music covered the bases of my musical tastes pretty well, though my […]

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Spyder Baybie Raw Dog & 2% Muck took the stage at the Triple Rock Friday night. Sandwiching their set between Major G & BLVCK SPVCE, the duo performed a smooth and energetic set that incorporated songs from a variety of their releases, including their mixtape Bang the World, Grimeworld, Bliff Mode, and others. The set […]

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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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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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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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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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Presented by FIVEONETHREE [513] Productions On Saturday, September 27th Paradise Fears played at Mill City Nights with support from Hollywood Ending, William Beckett and Grayson Dewolfe. Grayson Dewolfe started recording music at the age of 14. The Minneapolis artist released his EP Someday Before Yesterday soon after that in May of 2013. He and has been turning heads […]

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Listen to their newest, Problem Child:   Interview by: Skylar Cary Photos by: Tanner Morris Alright, I’m sitting here with the guys in Villains out of Chicago; Can you guys say your name and what you do in the band- Devin: I’m Devin, I do vocals Reese: I’m Reese, I play guitar Cody: Cody, and drums […]

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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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I can’t believe this is my first time seeing a Linkin Park show, but it was. I grew up on the West Coast at the height of “Linkin Park-mania,” when Hybrid Theory was played almost in it’s entirety on the radio each week and skinny white kids were given another icon in a tank-top and […]

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The Twin Cities based hip-hop duo known as Atmosphere came through Minneapolis tonight via the “North of Hell tour”. I had no idea we were even covering this until a last minute e-mail woke me from a hungover afternoon’s nap, though my preparation process really just involves grabbing my camera and rolling out.  I’ve been […]

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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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The All Stars Tour 2014 at Skyway Theater in Minneapolis Minnesota held great energy. Touring bands such as I See Stars, The Acacia Strain, Like Moths to Flames, Slaves, Mutrix, Betraying the Martyrs, Palisades, Sworn In, Upon this Drawing, Kublia Khan, and Handed by the Thousands killed the stage. These bands brought everyone there off […]

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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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Dirty Heads are out touring right now promoting their new album ‘Sound of Change,’  and their first night was at The Cabooze right here in Minnesota! We sat down with John & Jared while they were visiting to ask some questions and what they’ve got in the works.     Tell me about Summer Meals […]

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      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 these photos, and be sure to check in later this week for Day 2 of the event! […]

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Minneapolis, MN: HOT DAMN! No, really. Sabastian doubles on vocal and lead guitar, Tristan Craig hits base, and they have just added a new drummer.  Photos by Alexander Just // Written by Ron Janzen We caught up with Hot Damn! as they were setting up their July 4th outdoor set. if I were to copy and […]

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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 kind that your grandma and grandpa come out to so they can smother you with hugs and […]

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Slug and Ant representing Minnesota to the world. Perfect song choice and great performance. Cannot wait to see them with Imagine Dragons in a couple of weeks. Pick up their kickass new album Southsiders below and give the whole thing a listen.

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  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 90 minute performance heavily favored their new material which features roots in country, rock and folk. The show started with “The Peak” and ended with […]

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