Concerts

The Wailers at First Avenue 3/4/2015

March 5, 2015 Markus Akre 0

Looking backstage as The Wailers set up for their set, one could have mistaken them for the Jamaican Bobsled Team. Given the single digit temperatures outside they were bundled up like proper Minnesotans. But the cold […]

Concerts

Punch Brothers at First Avenue 3/1/15

March 1, 2015 Markus Akre 0

Punch Brothers is a band consisting of Chris Thile (mandolin), Gabe Witcher (fiddle/violin), Noam Pikelny (banjo), Chris Eldridge (guitar), and Paul Kowert (bass). They played a sold out First Avenue Sunday Night, promoting their new […]

Concerts

Blackberry Smoke at First Avenue 2/27

February 28, 2015 Markus Akre 0

Blackberry Smoke’s show at First Ave had a few things in common with the Flaming Lips from earlier this week. There were beards (although they went from hipster fuzz to Duck Dynasty), fun, an enthusiastic […]

Concerts

Lights at Mill City Nights 2/14/2015

February 14, 2015 Dave Rubene 0

Synthpop singer Lights lit up Mill City Nights with bass, piano, and smoothing songs. She opened her 16 song set with “Muscle Memory,” off of her newest album, “Little Machines.” The album debuted number 5 […]

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