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Concert Reviews

This Is the Last Sleater-Kinney Show I’ll Ever Review

If the fan in me wants to enjoy their music, the critic in me needs to hush up from now on.

March 25, 2024

Madonna Competed With All the Women She Once Was at Her Xcel Show

In a 2-hour show celebrating her career, everything was just how the pop superstar wanted it. Yet something was off.

February 15, 2024

Were the 1975 ‘Still, At Their Very Best’ at Target Center Last Night? 

Just nine months since Minneapolis last saw them, the 1975 return with a little less controversy and a little more sexy saxophone.

October 27, 2023

Can I Review Last Night’s Death Cab/Postal Service Show Without Using the Word ‘Millennial’ Even Once?

Let's just say the Armory was full of people born in the '80s and early '90s.

September 25, 2023

For Janelle Monáe, the Future Is Now

Monday at the Armory, the heady star's ambition and visual flair made for a funky good time.

September 12, 2023

Pearl Jam Rocked This Longtime Skeptic Into Submission Last Night

Last night's Xcel show proved they will rock whether or not you're a believer.

September 1, 2023

Is Nickelback Really As Bad As Everyone Says?

Or is it time we cut the Canadian hard rock pariahs some slack and fight the real enemy: their tour opener, Brantley Gilbert?

Paramore Is a Group—For Better or Worse

The band's Xcel show was often terrific, but Hayley Williams sometimes seems like a star trapped in a constellation.