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Sue McLean, a high-profile concert promoter in the Twin Cities and the largest independent female promoter in the world, passed away today from cancer. She was 63. McLean had a 30-plus year career promoting concerts in Minnesota, starting with booking local bands like the Suicide Commandos and Curtiss A in the ’70s, working as the [...]
Hot off the YouTube presses, here’s a handful of fresh videos to help you pass the time this afternoon. I’m keeping my fingers crossed for good weather this weekend, because we have no shortage of outdoor options at our fingertips. From all of the cool (and free) events happening at Art-A-Whirl to all the [...]
Portland indie band the Thermals, now a trio, have spent over a decade on the scene crafting urgently catchy, punk-influenced anthems. Now, they've signed to Conor Oberst's Saddle Creek records for their new album Desperate Ground, which came out last month.