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Concert Reviews

Rico Nasty Sweated Herself Blind at Amsterdam

The fierce, fashionable rapper allowed everyone in the room to vent gleeful rage.

Remember When Cold Filmed a Music Video Here?

The Florida nu-metallers returned to Minneapolis for a sold-out 7th St. Entry show on Tuesday.

So Many Gecs, So Little Time

Auto-Tune, guitar shredding, booming beats, a very sweet song about a frog—the hyperpop duo had the smartest kind of dumb fun at the Armory.

April 19, 2023

Time Fades Away but Yo La Tengo Never Does

The indie lifers were in top form for their First Ave show, which even featured a couple of local special guests.

March 27, 2023

The Beths’ Songs Are Better Than Lots of Other Bands’ Songs

I went to First Ave last night to try and figure out why.

March 21, 2023

I Think Morgan Wade and Kelsea Ballerini Are Both Fantastic

Two very different country singers put on two very good shows this weekend.

March 13, 2023

Margo Price’s ‘Female-Fronted Dad Rock’ (Her Words, Not Mine!) Stirs up First Ave

Price twanged and strummed and drummed and flat-out rocked at her sold-out show in Minneapolis.

February 20, 2023

What’s Not to Like? Maggie Rogers Stirs up Waves of Emotion at the Armory Without Getting Pulled Under.

The singer-songwriter's Minneapolis show was more relaxed and assured than her albums sometimes are.

February 20, 2023

Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction Deliver Pure Nostalgia at Xcel

The dream of the '90s was alive and well during Friday night’s show.

November 7, 2022