Local Music Tap: 'France Camp' LP Release @ 7th Street EntryThere was once a time (Tuesday) when a web producer/local music blogger decided to preview an album release show for a local casual punk band -- and was blindsided by their truly remarkable (and beautifully, humorously confusing) responses to his questions. This is his (my) story.
Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This WeekendFrom a big jam celebrating May's arrival in St. Cloud to a "Love Your Melon" benefit concert for children's cancer in Minneapolis, here are the four shows to see this weekend.
Local Music Tap: Most Anticipated 'Record Store Day' ReleasesWith all the Record Store Days festivities kicking into high gear this week, we wondered: what are the most anticipated releases this year? Well, we asked many shops around Minnesota and compiled their answers!
Local Music Tap: 'Ghost Towns Of The West' CD Release @ CaboozeDespite geographical difficulties between bandmates, Minneapolis-based rockers, Ghost Towns Of The West, aren't saying "farewell" just yet. In fact, they intend to play a memorable CD release show this Friday at the Cabooze. They'll worry about the other stuff later.
Local Music Tap: 2015 Rock The Garden Lineup AnnouncedWe now know who will play this summer’s two-day festival at the Walker Art Center.
Local Music Tap: Mary Bue Album Release @ Turf ClubA Duluth-based pop rock songstress is headed to the Twin Cities to release her newest album, “Holy Bones,” at the Turf Club Tuesday.
Local Music Tap: Old Desert Road EP Release @ 7th StreetIndie folk-rockers Old Desert Road will be releasing the fourth and last of its seasonal EPs this weekend at First Avenue's 7th Street Entry.
Local Music Tap: Hibbing Dylan Days DisbandsThe celebration of legendary folk songwriter Bob Dylan in his hometown of Hibbing is on an "indefinite hiatus", according to the Hibbing Dylan Days committee.
Local Music Tap: 'Entertainment Jill' & Fostering Female TalentCalley Bliss -- the founder of Entertainment Jill – has a great tagline that she acknowledges is somewhat cheesy, but it perfectly describes what her new company strives to do: foster talent and give female musicians a voice.
Local Music Tap: Courtney Yasmineh Album Release @ IcehouseAfter returning from her ninth Euro Club tour, local alt-rock-indie-pop songwriter Courtney Yasmineh will be releasing her fourth album, <em>Red Letter Day</em>, at the Icehouse in Minneapolis this weekend.
Local Music Tap: 'Bear & The Barrel' Variety Show @ Old Arizona TheaterThe third part of the ongoing live TV variety show spoof, "Bear & The Barrel," is set to entertain audiences at the Old Arizona Theater in Minneapolis all weekend.
Local Music Tap: 'War Poets' Teams Up w/ Rock The Cause To Release EPA Minnesota nonprofit label – the same one that launched the late Zach Sobiech's "Clouds" song to worldwide attention -- is now teaming up with local group, War Poets, to launch their latest EP.