The Mass Nerve Management Artist Showcase – 11/20 at 7th St. Entry


Mass Nerve Management’s Kent Horgan has put together an amazing roster of bands. Worth the trip into a winter night to check them all out live.



Jane Wunrow Artist Reception at Foiled Again Salon 10/11 – 7pm – 9pm


Check out work from local artist Wunrow at Foiled Again Salon. Wunrow has a unique style of creating complex illustrations and then dissecting them and arranging them on unique backgrounds.

Artist Reception for Jane Wunrow.
Saturday, October 11th from 7pm-9pm
Foiled Again Salon – 2807 Johnson Street NE Minneapolis, MN 55418

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Justin Leaf and Richard Erickson present “Tuesday Night Confessions” Tuesday 8/26 – 7pm


These multi-talented artists start their run at The Bryant Lake Bowl.

From The Press Release:

Singer Justin Leaf and pianist Richard Erickson muse upon the confessions revealed within popular songs. Having ransacked the songbooks of the past hundred years, they draw on a wide range of material, from Cole Porter to Adele. Now, on the last Tuesday of every month at sunset, they present an evening of music that sparkles with wit and emotion.

When: The last Tuesday of every month, beginning Tuesday, August 26th at 7:00PM (Doors open at 6:00PM)

Where: The Bryant-Lake Bowl Theater, 810 W Lake Street, Minneapolis

Tickets: $10, or 612-825-8949

More info:

Secret Stash Record’s Will Gilbert Weighs In On Minneapolis Soul


By: Becca Martin

Rift: Why is Minneapolis ripe for soul acts like Sonny Knight and the Lakers, Wanda Davis, Black Diet, and Southside Desire? Continue reading

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

Tandem Shop Records – 5 Year Anniversary – 8/3 at Light Grey Art Lab


Saturday August 3rd at 4pm.

Music Review – batteryboy – Up For Air


Review By Kristine Volovsek

batteryboy recently finished their forthcoming Up for Air album.  Stories of love being lost and found (or at least the hope of finding it again), the songs on this emotionally-driven indie folk rock album have been brewing in their souls since before batteryboy became a trio.  The tracks on Up for Air generally start gentle, build you up with high energy and lyrics straight from the heart, and then gracefully set you back down while still delivering those little-skin-tingles at times.  Cobey Rouse (vocals, guitar, drums), Shannon Frid (vocals, violin), and Eric Carranza (keys, guitar) completely complement one another’s sounds as batteryboy. Continue reading