Last Friday (Black Friday) Carnage The Executioner with Lt. Sunnie, BatMN, Channeling Grey, Just Wulf as well as many guests. There was a killer light show, and people painting in the audience. DJ X-Caliber kept the beats going between sets. Our Photographer Vito Ingerto proclaimed “I’m more of a rock guy, but this was one of the best shows I’ve seen this year!”.
Jim Walsh’s Mad Ripple Hootenanny celebrated its 10 year anniversary at The Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis on November 10th, 2016. The host of the Hoot–Jim Walsh, was there to facilitate the post-election feelings and frustrations that the players carried burdensome in their hearts. In fact, many of the people inside of the Cedar had walked along with anti-Trump protestors–Gary Louris of the Jayhawks amongst them–as they journeyed to the show. Continue reading →
See below for more about the event that occurred at the American Swedish Institute on 9/16/16:
“Cocktails at the Castle: A Different Way of Seeing offers a new view of the ASI curated by special guest Tricia Heuring, co-founder of the trend-setting Public Functionary art gallery, an event project partner. One of the Twin Cities’ hottest tickets, this fall’s Cocktails party is inspired by the ASI’s new exhibition, A Different Way of Seeing, which highlights more than 100 years of transformative Swedish art. The evening’s exciting diversions feature James Everest’s immersive iNMiGRATiON performance experience, mixing a live score by the all-star improvisational music collective Sans Le Systeme with spontaneous poetry, multi-layered video projections and the Free Range Orchestra and Choir. The site-specific exploration ranges throughout ASI’s signature spaces, fostering fertile opportunities for unexpected collaborations and an energized environment that anyone can tap into. And there’s more! The night highlights grooving tunes by ZULUZULUU, pop-up performances by DaNCEBUMS, musician Sebastian Bergstrom playing mini-sets in the Mansion, art installations by visual artist Jennifer Davis, a 360° virtual reality experiences by Visual, and a dance party with DJ Sarah White to wrap it up. Don’t forget the delicious craft cocktails and food by FIKA.” ~American Swedish Institute (website)
These awesome pics are from the Lemmy Tribute at the Turf Club on 8/13/16. The bands that played were Impaler, Virgin Whores, Fret Rattles, Dawn of Valor, Trim Reaper, The Violent Shifters and Bad Idea. All of the proceeds went to the Ronnie James Dio Stand up and Shout Cancer Fund.
“MPLS FOR THE WIN AGAIN! Thx for another incredible show in our hometown! Love you! We’ll miss you!”∼Motion City Soundtrack on the eve of their second sold out show at the Varsity Theater sends out a message of love in the face of their impending dissolution, farewell fans. Photos courtesy Ryan Oftedahl.