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 […]

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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

X Ambassadors @ Mill City Nights 2/14/2015

February 14, 2015 Markus Akre 0

Opening for Lights – Interesting band with good stage presence and the most hard rocking keyboard player I have seen in a while! xambassadors.com/ facebook.com/XAmbassadors twitter.com/XAmbassadors  

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Gaelic Storm at Mill City Nights,

February 13, 2015 Markus Akre 0

When a band has close to 3000 live shows under their belt it reflects in their stage presence and performance. Gaelic Storm definitely lived up to their fans’ expectations. On a rather cold night, Mill […]

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