Matt Darling, local trombone player with the Honeydogs and other bands, got a call 90 minutes before Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats took the stage at Rock the Garden. Darling was asked to fill in for Wesley Watkins, the Night Sweats' trumpet player who had fallen ill. 'Like everybody else, I love this music,' Darling says.
Sean Lennon and Les Claypool -- collectively known as The Lennon Claypool Delirium -- are in town for a show Wednesday night at the Skyway Theatre. They stopped by our studio to chat with Jade ahead of their performance.
In advance of their sold out Twin Cities performance, Debbie Harry, the iconic frontwoman of Blondie, talks to Program Director Jim McGuinn about the history of Blondie, working with producer Mike Chapman, and upcoming collaborations with some surprising names.
Before their May 2016 show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, The Kills sat down for a chat with Jade, in which they talked about their new album, their creative friendship and keeping their albums 'vulnerable and honest.' They also performed a few songs from their new album, 'Ash & Ice.'
With lively songs and equally energetic dance moves, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats delighted the Twin Cities audience at Northrop on Tuesday, May 31. Check out a recap, photos and set list from the show.
With an event called 'Purple Game,' the Saint Paul Saints baseball team paid tribute to the late Minnesota music icon. As part of the tribute, held Sunday, May 29, players arrived on the field in red Corvettes.
When James Hunter saw a photo of Lightnin' Hopkins with a Gibson Les Paul, Hunter knew he wanted to get one. Hunter bought his Gibson Les Paul in 1999 and it's been his main instrument ever since; it's even had its neck replaced. 'This fight broke out; I wasn't there, but the guitar was,' Hunter says. 'Had it been the other way round, it'd be me with no neck!'