This German-inspired brewpub is a definite gem in the Uptown district of Minneapolis.
While this column focuses on a lot of great musicians here in the Twin Cities, it’s also important to take notice of those people behind the scenes that get the great bands seen and heard.
Every weekend in the quiet town of Spicer, west of the Twin Cities, a murder is committed at a lavish bed and breakfast tucked away in the woods.
Commanding attention in a very male-dominated music scene, female powerhouse Ryanne Noelle is making damn sure you hear her out.
Getting a knack for music early on, Jeremy Tappero set himself up for a successful career in a not so simple job field. Poised and ready to take the metro music scene by storm, Tappero’s hardworking ethic and keen sense of music puts him a cut above the rest.
It’s winter in Minnesota and that means snowstorms, bitter, cold days, and below freezing nights. But, it also means nights huddled next to a fire, sipping on hot chocolate and letting your significant other warm you up.
In recent years, the rap and hip-hop scene has been trying to change its harsh image into one of positive messages and giving back to grateful communities. And, right here in the Twin Cities, many are doing the same thing.
There’s no doubt those affiliated with the Twin Cities music scene are proud to be a part of such a distinguished list. It’s no wonder so many artists give back to the community that helped nurture their talent.
In our great city, music is an art form we are fortunate enough to have plenty of. And, it wouldn’t have happened if it weren’t for those behind the scenes setting our musicians up for success.
Most rock starts you see on stage probably don’t work closely with organizations feeding starving children.
With the release of their second album and a fan base rapidly on the rise, area band Seazon of the Fly is poised and ready to take the metro by storm. The five member group from north of the cities brings together their musicianship, love of their craft, and a passion for the local scene and leaves it on stage every time.
Singer-songwriter Marcus Lere is the proof that Minneapolis and St. Paul are great cities to go see a show. Being part of what he says is a trend, solo artist Lere is proud to be supporting not only his music, but others who are taking this route to “go solo.”
We are so lucky to have such a thriving music scene in the Twin Cities and even more so because there is an abundant amount of places for our talented musicians to play. And, if it weren’t for people like Brad Danielson, we wouldn’t be seeing any of them.
Not interested in the same old bar computer games and there isn’t a decent sports game on in a hundred channels. How about bar trivia?
While the state of Minnesota doesn’t require bartenders to attend special classes to attain such positions, some do attend a specialized school to attain those skills.
While Ray Smart and his band Drift Effect broke up more than a year ago, that end only opened a different door for him.
With the Land of 10,000 Lakes just outside our doorstep, more and more people are venturing out on the water for a romantic getaway without having to travel far at all.
All right ladies, it’s time to strap on those heels, grab your clutch and bring your best gal pals because it’s Ladies Night in the city.
You see them all over the city. Plastered on light poles, in the windows of clubs, even on Facebook. They are event fliers. Ever wonder who makes them?
Dead Sound Music Company has already made a name for themselves. Having a pride in their local bands that is unmatched by others, the studio has a true passion for creating sophisticated and engaging works of art.
In a city which prides itself on professional advancements, corporate establishments and an all-together high work ethic, it’s no wonder so many people in the Twin Cities need a weekly happy hour to de-stress.
Everyone has their own version of a summer playlist. Whether it was used for a summer road trip, hanging out by the bonfire or just rocking out in your living room, we all have one.
Are you sick of drinking watered down, skunked beer? Do you crave flavor, hops and a refreshingly blended brew? Would you consider yourself a bit of a beer snob?