Concerts

The Griswolds at First Avenue 3/28/2015

March 29, 2015 Markus Akre 0

The Griswolds are a four piece band out of Sydney, Australia. They are touring with Walk the Moon in support of their debut album “Be Impressive”. They have been getting steady play on alternative stations […]

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Tycho at First Avenue 3/22/2015

March 23, 2015 Markus Akre 0

After being teased by Mother Nature for the last couple of weeks, Minnesotans got a reality check in form of some serious March snow. Those in the vicinity of First Avenue sought and found shelter […]

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Tweedy at First Avenue 3/8/2015

March 9, 2015 Markus Akre 0

Tweedy is the recently launched collaboration of Jeff Tweedy (of Wilco and Uncle Tupelo fame) and his son Spencer Tweedy (on drums). Their album Sukierae was release in 2014. Sunday they stopped at a close to sold […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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