Just another Saturday Night at First Avenue

Farewell Milwaukee at First Avenue

By Becca Martin
Photos By Tony Nelson

Just another Saturday night in the Mainroom of First Avenue, or was it? Continue reading


Liminal Phase & Mississippi Peace at Icehouse 3/15


Sometimes you need to go out and listen to something that doesn’t fit inside the box.

Liminal Phase and Mississippi
Friday, March 15th.
Icehouse – 2858 Nicollet Ave. S.


Show Review – Live Letters – Featuring Mayda.


photograph from Live Letters

By Becca Martin

The night that I went to see Mayda host the Live Letters event I met Stevie Wonder. No kidding. He was warm, cuddly, and I let him sit in my lap.  Mayda also did a fantastic impression of him. FYI, Stevie is the Siamese cat of Live Letters co-creator Sara Montour. Continue reading

Turning Rebellion Into Money – A Tribute To Joe Strummer

Turning Rebellion Into Money - A Tribute To Joe Strummer

Featuring: The 9/16s (Jeremy Ylvisaker, Janey Winterbauer, James Everest, Trent Norton, Matt Darling and Richard Medek), Adam Levy, Al Church & State, Blue Sky Blackout with Janey Winterbauer, BNLX+ with guest Jim McGuinn, Dylan Hicks, The Farewell Circuit, Haley Bonar, James Diers, Jim Ruiz Set, Kevin Bowe & The Okemah Prophets, Martin Devaney, Rob Skoro & Anonymous Choir, Rogue Valley, RuDe GiRL, Tambuca, Van Stee, plus spoken word by Guante and special guest DJs.

All proceeds from the night will be donated to Free Arts Minnesota in memory of Daniel Levy – artist, musician, Clash fan.

Feb 1st
7:30 pm
First Avenue Mainroom
$5 | $10

“Free Arts programs seek to interrupt the cycle of violence. Through painting, drawing, music, writing, drama and other creative outlets, the program serves as a catalyst to help children communicate and express themselves in new – and positive – ways.”