The Beths’ Songs Are Better Than Lots of Other Bands’ Songs
I went to First Ave last night to try and figure out why.
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.
Orville Peck Yees AND Haws in Long-Awaited MN Debut
We bet the masked singer 'can’t hardly wait' to return after his two sold-out First Avenue shows.
Lucy Dacus Remembers Everything
The singer-songwriter took First Ave on a long trip through her teen years, all while lying on a couch.
Rad Tattoos, Adorable Dogs, and Epic Ice Rinks: This Week’s Best Events
Huge (ventilated) expos, easy outdoor fun, and YouTube will entertain as Omicron rages on.
Soccer Mommy Made Me Sad Last Night
Sophie Allison and her band crafted the kind of melancholy that sneaks up on you at First Avenue.
Seeing 100 gecs Again After 600 Days
The duo punctured my 19 months of pandemic stagnation last night at First Ave.
Bob Mould Puts the Past in Front of Him
The alt-rock veteran placed yesterday and today in new contexts at First Ave this weekend.