Local Spotlight

Twin Cities Rock Icon Ed Ackerson Is Gone

October 5, 2019 Jack Campbell 0

Rocker, songwriter, producer, engineer, husband and father.  Ed Ackerson, founder of Flowers Studio and the bands Polara and BNLX, passed away October 4 from cancer.  He left peacefully; in his own home with family and […]


Red Bull Flugtag. Crash And Splash.

September 9, 2019 Jack Campbell 0

Flugtag translates to “flight day”.  That’s a misnomer.  Huge crowds routinely show up for one of Red Bull’s signature events.  But they’re not really there to see the flying.  They’re in attendance for the crashes.  […]


The Who Reign Over The Xcel Energy Center

September 8, 2019 Jack Campbell 0

As the 60’s rock scene gave way to the early ’70’s, the landscape changed dramatically.  Ticket prices still hadn’t escalated.  Events like Woodstock showed us what could happen when really large crowds were allowed to […]

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