April 10, 2019 Our cab driver on the previous evening told us, “You haven’t been to Nashville if you haven’t gone down to Broadway St”. Personally, I’d rather hang in dives and dumps than Blake Sheldon’s bar – or especially Kid Rock’s bar. That aside, that’s not what tonight was about. First trip to Nashville. […]

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Britleigh sat down with rapper Botzy for an interview at the Nicollet dinner in Minneapolis.  Botzy a constant collaborative who’s been involved multiple projects such Culture cry wolf, and VAYNS has been an influence in the scene for 9 years.  Here what he had to say. “There’s something I find appealing about a near empty diner at 4 in […]

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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 love of music created Lany (they span NY to LA). Their sound shows in ILYSB (I Love You So Bad), and […]

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Photographed by Alexander Just Written by Ron Janzen   Polyenso, one of the opening acts, has been named one of the top 16 bands to watch in 2016, by Alternative Press. We did. We agree. Coming out of post-hardcore band Oceana, band mates Denny Agosto, Kolby Crider, Alec Prorock, Alexander Schultz and Brennan Taulbee have […]

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Rally Cap is quickly making a name for themselves as of late. These pop-punkers have been making the rounds, and having a gigantic party while doing it. Rally Cap released their debut EP “Down For The Count” on August 6th of 2015, and it’s a perfect blend of pop-punk, and even some easycore parts make […]

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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 show, but it still was a great one nonetheless. The locals featured on the bill were metal heavy hitters Zealot and At […]

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Minneapolis, Minnesota punkers Household have released a new single today entitled “Wistern” The track draws influences from the likes of The Story So Far, Such Gold and Transit. The new album, produced Defeater’s Jay Maas, is an extreme jump forward for the band. The new single “Wistern”, along with “I’ve Been Places” (available exclusively on […]

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  New Found Glory’s “Sleep When I Die” tour hit Minneapolis last night, with an electric line up, sure to bring a sound for everyone to relate to. Opening the night was Virginia based band, Turnover, whose set opened up the evening with low key but relatable alternative rock songs, creating a strong energy and […]

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The Hippo Campus interview:    On Friday night, Taylor Hanson and Connor Siedow sat down at The Bad Waitress with the guys from Hippo Campus to ask them a few questions. From left to right, Turntan, Stitches, Espo and Beans had a lot to say about their experiences so far, and what’s to come. Humble and […]

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Almost 15 years as a band and Yellowcard is still going hard. Though the members have faced their fair share of trials and tribulations, they turned Mill City Nights upside down for one hell of a show. We were lucky enough to sit down with Ryan Mendez before the party started to talk about the […]

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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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 Frank Iero was out on tour with Taking Back Sunday & The Used for the first time as a solo artist, bringing along The Cellabration to fill out the live performances. We got the opportunity to chat with Frank during the hectic evening of their St Paul show last month to talk about family, music, and […]

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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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On Saturday September 27th Minneapolis natives Caroline Smith and Lizzo took to the First Avenue main room to play a sold out show.  Playing their second day in a row at one of Minneapolis’s most iconic venues was a great way to accommodate the interest in the duo.  Starting off the night was a DJ […]

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The new single from Lorde was written specifically for The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part One.  Lorde has also been put in charge of assembling the rest of the artists that will be featured on the soundtrack for this film. Though none have been announced yet, we imagine this will be a soundtrack worth […]

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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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 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! We sat down with Caroline to find out what is important to her in life & music, along with just […]

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A lot of hype has been built up by Corey Taylor and Shawn “Clown” Crahan over the past year on their new album “.5: The Gray Chapter“. With the release of “The Negative One” last month, a lot of Slipknot fans were eager to hear more, for better or for worse. With the release of […]

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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 opening band, I figured I’d use their set to prep for the other 2 acts. Well surprise surprise, Radkey […]

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