London alt-pop duo Oh Wonder kick off their U.S. Ultralife Tour in Minneapolis alongside Jaymes Young

Oh Wonder, a London based alt-pop duo, kicked off the United States portion of the Ultralife Tour in Minneapolis earlier this week, playing an electric and thoughtfully composed set to a welcoming crowd. Composed of Josephine Vader Gucht (keys/vocals) and Anthony West (guitar/keys/vocals), the duo is currently trekking across the world on a three month tour in support of their sophomore album “Ultralife,” which was released earlier this summer. Continue Reading

Bleached headline Minneapolis’ 7th Street Entry Room ahead of their tour with Against Me

Days before heading out on a two month long fall tour with Against Me!, Los Angeles based punk rockers Bleached headlined First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry Room, playing to a packed and eager Minneapolis crowd. Bleached, composed of Micayla Grace (bass), Jessica Calvin (lead guitar), Jennifer Calvin (vocals/guitar), and Nick Pilot (drums), put on a refreshing and intimate show. Continue Reading

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Australian metal band Make Them Suffer headline in Minneapolis with By The Thousands, SPITE and Enterprise Earth

Australian metal outfit Make Them Suffer brought their intimate and intense Worlds Apart tour to Skyway Theatre in Minneapolis in support of their July 28 release “Worlds Apart.” Still in the beginning of their world tour, Make Them Suffer put on an unrelenting live show, proving why the band is on the rise in the genre. Continue Reading

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Dashboard Confessional and the All American Rejects continue their summer tour of throwbacks in Minnesota

Nearly halfway through their summer tour, Florida indie rock band Dashboard Confessional made a stop at The Myth in Maplewood, MN this past weekend where the band played a spectacular and emotive show. The summer tour, which is about a month long, also features
Oklahoma based rock band the All American Rejects and Minnesota rock band The Social Animals, with indie rock band The Main joining the tour near the end of July. Continue Reading

Assuming We Survive and Icon For Hire wrap the second leg of the You Can’t Kill Us Tour in Minneapolis

American rock band Icon For Hire wrapped up the second leg of the You Can’t Kill Us Tour this past weekend at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis, in support of their November 2016 independent release “You Can’t Kill Us.” Southern California pop-punk band Assuming We Survive and Montreal based electronic rock band October Sky opened on the tour, although October Sky did not play at the Minneapolis date. Continue Reading

Conveyer release their new record at The Garage alongside Creep Colony, Church Tongue, Unturned, Nanashi and Infinite Me

Wisconsin hardcore band Conveyer finished their first national tour in support of their new record “No Future,” which was released on June 23. The band played a record release show at The Garage in Burnsville, MN, with Creep Colony, Church Tongue, Unturned, Nanashi, and Infinite Me as opening support. Continue Reading

Miss May I brings their Shadow’s Inside tour to Minneapolis, supported by Upon a Burning Body, Kublai Khan, and Currents

About halfway through the Shadow’s Inside North American tour, Ohio metalcore band Miss May I stopped in Minneapolis to headline The Cabooze. In support of their sixth album “Shadows Inside,” which dropped June 2, Miss May I played a varied set, treating old fans with “A Dance With Aera Cura” while also getting big crowd reactions from “Forgive and Forget,” “Hey Mister,” and “Relentless Chaos.” Continue Reading

Islander, Bad Seed Rising and The Funeral Portrait bring energetic nu-metal to Minnesota’s The Garage

In the middle of a short, six date tour run, nu-metal band Islander made a stop at The Garage in Burnsville, MN playing an intimate and energetic set. The brief run, with support from Baltimore’s Bad Seed Rising and Atlanta’s The Funeral Portrait, leads into Islander’s supporting run on the Serenity of Summer Tour. Continue Reading

Bay area indie rapper K. Flay makes Minnesota feel like home with her third Minneapolis show in six months

San Francisco based indie hip-hop artist K. Flay ignited the legendary First Avenue on a stormy night in Minneapolis, playing a full range of songs from her catalog to a welcoming Minnesota crowd. K. Flay’s return to Minneapolis, the third stop in the city within the last six months, felt like more like a hometown show despite being hundreds of miles from California, only this time playing the largest club venue as a headlining act. Fresh off of the release of her second full length “Everywhere is Somewhere,” which dropped on April 7th, K. Flay debuted a handful of songs off of the record to the eager Minneapolis crowd. Continue Reading

With a slightly altered line-up, The New Pornographers are as eclectic and effortless as ever in Minneapolis

Vancouver indie rock veterans The New Pornographers stopped at the historic First Avenue in Minneapolis on April 18 while on tour in support of their new release “Whiteout Conditions.” The new album, released on April 7th, is the Canadian band’s’ seventh full length release. Continue Reading

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