Local Music Tap: 'Sherwin Linton -- Forever On The Stage' A retrospective documentary is capturing the life and times of a respected Midwest country musician who plays more than 200 gigs a year -- and more amazingly -- hasn't missed one in 59 years.
Local Music Tap: Mpls. Country Musician Named 'Most Promising Young Artist'
Local Music Tap: P.O.S. To Headline Downtown Mpls. Block PartyMinneapolis-based Rapper P.O.S. is celebrating his return from a kidney disease and transplant by headlining "The Best F---ing Show Ever" block party in downtown Minneapolis this Saturday.
Local Music Tap: Minne Fest Returns For 2nd Year Minne Fest is returning for its second year this weekend in Minneapolis. Now, it features two days of music and a new location. The event – hosted by MJG Productions -- is meant to promote local music, art, businesses and projects all while raising money for Cancer Kids Fund at Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota.
Local Music Tap: Lowertown Guitar Fest Returns For 2nd YearThe Lowertown Guitar Festival is returning to St. Paul's Mears Park after last year's inaugural event that attracted nearly 2,000 people. This year, the host of the event -- McNally Smith College of Music -- promises that the Saturday, Aug. 9 event will be even bigger and better.
Local Music Tap: Twin Cities Jazz Fest BeginsThe Twin Cities Jazz Festival is back for its 16th year in downtown St. Paul and is bringing in great talent from all around the world -- and it's totally free for concert-goers.
Local Music Tap: Summer Beer Dabbler Lineup RevealedThe eight-piece, rising Sonny Knight & The Lakers will be headlining the 6th annual The Summer Beer Dabbler later this summer, event organizers announced earlier this week.
Local Music Tap: Basilica Block Party Lineup FinalizedThe Basilica Block Party has just added its 21st and final band to its 2014 lineup, making it the biggest group of performers in its 20-year history. On Thursday, the Las Vegas rockers Panic! At The Disco was added to the lineup and will play on the event's first day.
Local Music Tap: Target Field's Skyline Festival Lineup ReleasedPop rocker Melissa Etheridge is set to headline Target Field's second annual Skyline Festival in early August. Other performers include O.A.R., The Rembrandts and local acts Gear Daddies and The Honeydogs.
Local Music Tap: 'Music In Mears' Lineup AnnouncedThe ever-growing Music in Mears concert series is back for its 11th year of free local music rocking Lowertown in St. Paul.
Local Music Tap: Mayda's 'Busy Signals' Album Release @ Turf ClubElectro pop performer Mayda is celebrating her brand new album, <em><a href="http://mayda-neviator.bandcamp.com/releases" target="_blank">Busy Signals 1</a></em>, at the Turf Club this Saturday.
Local Music Tap: Pizza Luce's Block Party Lineup AnnouncedPizza Luce has just finished the lineup selection for their 11th annual block party – and local hip-hop bands dominate the bill this year. The pizza-local music extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9 starting at 12 p.m.
Local Music Tap: State Fair's Free Music Lineup Announced
Local Music Tap: Vaudeville CD Release @ First Ave
Local Music Tap: Motion City Soundtrack Movie, Acoustic Performance Of 1st AlbumTo celebrate the release of their new video documentary, Minneapolis-born Motion City Soundtrack is set to perform the album I Am The Movie acoustic in its entirety Wednesday in St. Paul. Last year, after sorting through video footage and photographs of their experience making I Am The Movie in the early-2000s and liking what they saw, the band asked their friend Melissa Kraemer to lead and edit the project.