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Turkuaz & The New Mastersounds | Review

Submitted by Elliot Engebretson on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 4:53 pm

The night before Thanksgiving is always a joyous celebration. Families getting together, old friends reuniting, and this past Wednesday at the Cabooze on the West Bank of Minneapolis, MN, two incredibly gifted funk bands from two very different places brought the Twin Cities together for an electric four-hour performance for the ages.

An Evening With Andrew Bird

Submitted by philamonjaro on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 2:08 pm

Monday, December 5th, The GRAMMY Museum presented Andrew Bird to the Clive Davis Theater for a conversation about his career and latest album "Are You Serious." A release he considered a rigorous recording giving the dying format of CDs 'one last shot'. 

The intimate 226 seat theater was sold out for this hour and 40 minute presentation. Devout fans were treated to an upfront and personal peak into Bird, his work, musical approach and unknowns bits to his career back story.

Hoppy Holidays 2016 | Review and Photos

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 6:29 am

Kyle Hollingsworth’s Hoppy Holidays-now in its third year supporting local non-profit Conscious Alliance-keeps on giving Coloradans what they want. With over thirty breweries pouring their best suds for those peeled away from the couch and college football, jubilant times flourished under the signature Fillmore chandeliers.

Jaden Carlson Stays Undefeated at Home

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Fri, 12/02/2016 - 3:12 pm

Ever since Jaden Carlson picked up guitar, the Colorado Buffaloes football team has been more limping disaster than trampling stampede. But 2016 is the Year of the Buffalo, with the squad having a chance to win the Pac12 Championship and maybe more. Meanwhile Jaden-somehow only sixteen-is headlining The Fox Theater for the second time in her youthful career.

Sturgill Simpson | A Sailor's Guide to Earth

Submitted by Michael Bachara on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 5:49 pm

At first listen to singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson, you can hear the roots of yesteryear's country music outlaws, from Waylon Jennings and Jerry Reed to Merle Haggard (and if this is your first listen, where have you been). After further listening one can hear he is a phenomenon with his own unique flavor of Americana. Simpson is trailblazing his own path to musical success.

Beats Antique | "Shadowbox" | Review

Submitted by Patrick Giblin on Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:41 pm

Every now and again, you come across music that manages to elicit emotive responses by exploring sounds, rhythms, and influences that you as the listener may not be exposed to daily.  On October 5, 2016 Beats Antique celebrated their 10th year with their 10th studio release, Shadowbox, and took the opportunity to span the globe for instruments, vocals, and beats that can only be found through global exploration.  While the album was officially produced in their Oakland studi

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