It was quite the year in our local arts and entertainment scene – we were roasted by Jeffrey Ross, we welcomed a fleet of new food trucks, got glamorous at Glamorama and were mooned by Madge herself.
Hot Water Music is back. The multi-talented, angst-filled punk rock band from Gainsville, Fla. recently announced that they will begin a two-month headline tour in January – their first in eight years.
From his love of Bob Dylan and Midwest beers to his rabble-rousing political thoughts, Old Crow’s lead man Ketch Secor gives us unreservedly straightforward – and poetic – insight into Old Crow Medicine Show.
Since vocalist/keyboardist Lawrence Gowan joined Styx in 1999, he’s already played more than 1,200 shows — yes, more than 1,200 — around the world. In late December, the legendary rock group with a 40-year history is stopping in Minnesota. Gowan took some time from very busy schedule to give an interview before the show.
Stephen Marley, the eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, producer and son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, has proven time and time again that his blood runs pure with naturally gifted musical ability.
Bruce Hall, the bassist for mega-rock band REO Speedwagon, took some time to chat with us about the band’s history, life on the road and about their upcoming show at Mystic Lake Casino.
The Lumineers, a folk group based out of Denver, Colo., is riding the success of its highly-anticipated self-titled album released in April. This weekend, they’re bringing the folk to Minnesota’s Basilica Block Party.
Motion City Soundtrack, one of the biggest Minneapolis-bands-gone-good in the last decade or so, will head back to their roots to help kick off the inaugural River’s Edge Music Festival this weekend.
Well-known for their mega-hits “Barracuda,” “Crazy On You” and “Dog And Butterfly,” Heart is still rocking and recording albums after four decades of making music. Lead singer Ann Wilson took some time for a WCCO interview to discuss a number of topics, including her upcoming show in Minnesota and the band’s next album, “Fanatic.”
The LA-based indie rock band, Foster The People, received a lot of attention when their single, “Pumped Up Kicks,” went viral online in 2010. Mark Foster, vocalist and songwriter, took some time to talk about the band, the tour and the growing success.