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Our 10 Favorite Live Concert Photos of 2016

Published by JB on January 22, 2017 Our 10 favorite live concert photos of 2016.  Click any pic to enlarge and be literally a

Concert Review: Glass Animals with Pumarosa at Myth – Maplewood, MN – October 7, 2016

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. Glass Animals’ “Life Itself” may go down

Concert Review: Hinterland Festival – Lake Street Dive and Grace Potter at the Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater – St Charles, IA – Aug 5-6, 2016

Published by JB on August 7, 2016. Concert Review: Grace Potter / Lake Street Dive at the Hinterland Festival – Avenue of th

Concert Review: Garbage / Kristin Kontrol at The Skyway Theatre – Minneapolis, MN – July 7, 2016

Published by JB on July 9, 2016 Review by Renee Schaefer.  Photos by Jeff Becker. Garbage set review: Minneapolis holds a spe

Concert Review: Oh Wonder / LANY – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – June 3, 2016

Published by JB on June 4, 2016 Oh Wonder / LANY – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – June 3, 2016 Indie love, happy melod

Concert Review: STRFKR & Com Truise & Fake Drugs at Woolys in Des Moines, IA. – May 6, 2016

Published by JB on May 7, 2016 Review: STRFKR & Com Truise & Fake Drugs at Woolys in Des Moines, IA. – May 6, 2016 A

Concert Review: Gary Clark Jr. and Carson McHone at First Avenue – Minneapolis – April 2, 2016

Published by Jeff Becker on 4/5/2016 When the only complaint is the price of the tour poster (unsigned for $30), all is good h

Concert review: My Morning Jacket – Strand of Oaks at the Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas – October 9-10, 2015

Published by JB on October 13, 2015 My Morning Jacket – Strand of Oaks – at the Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas – Oc

Concert review: Beach House & Jessica Pratt at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN – September 22 and 23, 2015

Published by JB on September 24, 2015 Beach House & Jessica Pratt at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN – September 22 and

Concert review: My Morning Jacket at the Starlight Theater – Kansas City – August 13, 2015

Published by JB on August 14, 2015 Concert review: My Morning Jacket at the Starlight Theater – Kansas City – August 1

Concert Review: Gary Clark Jr. & Black Pistol Fire at the House of Blues – Chicago, IL – July 30, 2015

Published by JB on August 11, 2015 Concert Review: Gary Clark Jr. and Black Pistol Fire at the House of Blues – Chicago, IL

Review: 80/35 Festival – Jenny Lewis and Wilco – Des Moines, IA – July 10, 2015

Review: 80/35 Festival: Jenny Lewis and Wilco – Des Moines, IA – July 10, 2015 Published by JB on 7/15/2015 The 80/35 even

Review: Imagine Dragons – Metric – Halsey at the Xcel Energy Center – St. Paul, MN – June 9, 2015

Published by JB on June 10, 2015. Review: Imagine Dragons – Metric – Halsey at the Xcel Energy Center – St.

Review: Best Coast and Bully at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – June 8, 2015

Published by JB on June 9, 2015 Review:  Best Coast and Bully at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – June 8, 2015 No longer

Review: Noel Gallagher at the Pabst Theater – Milwaukee, WI – May 30, 2015

Review: Noel Gallagher at the Pabst Theater – Milwaukee, WI – May 30, 2015 Published by JB on May 31, 2015 Chasing

TWTHS Top Ten Concerts of 2014

Published December 31, 2014 by Jeff Becker and Joe Stadele  2014 was an incredible year for music and live performances.  Ph

Concert review: Sharon Van Etten / Tiny Ruins at Gabes – Iowa City, IA – October 13, 2014

Published by JB on October 15, 2014 A budding superstar like Sharon Van Etten, even in her most humble moments, has to scratch

Concert review: of Montreal / Pillar Point at Woolys – Des Moines, IA – October 7, 2014

Published by JB on October 16, 2014 The most prolific man in indie pop shows that it’s not all studio gimmicks At the ag

Concert Review: St. Vincent / Sondre Lerche at the House of Blues in Cleveland , OH. – September 30, 2014

Published by JB on October 3, 2014 I haven’t decided if St. Vincent is simply Annie Clark’s brilliant alter-ego,

Concert review: Spoon / EMA at the State Theater – Minneapolis, MN – September 19, 2014

Published by JB on September 20, 2014 Why can’t I wake up and just be Britt Daniel? One look into the eye of Britt Danie

Concert Review: Washed Out / Small Black – Blue Moose Tap – Iowa City, IA – September 2, 2014

Published by JB. Despite playing in one of the worst venues in the history of bad venues, Ernest Greene’s Washed Out tou

Concert Review: Grouplove / Portugal. The Man / Starfucker (STRFKR) at Simon Estes Amphitheater – Des Moines, IA – August 27, 2014

Published by JB. For a show that showcased quality bands playing completely out of proper order, a perfectly steamy 

Concert Review: Dressy Bessy / The Wheelers at Vaudeville Mews – Des Moines, IA – August 20, 2014

Published by JB, August 23, 2014. An 11-hour drive to play a quaint downtown club in the capitol city of Iowa for the hell of

Concert review: Arcade Fire / Spoon at Sleep Train Amphitheatre – San Diego, CA – August 5, 2014

Review by Jorge Valcárcel.  Photography by Sylvia Borgo photography.  Published by JB on August 8, 2014

Concert review: Jenny Lewis / Apache Relay at First Avenue, Minneapolis, MN – August 3, 2014

Published by JB on August 4th, 2014 Jenny Lewis provided a dazzling, wonderful, 90-minute display of sun-dripped pop and rock

Concert review: Camera Obscura / Laura Cantrell at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – July 26, 2014

Published by JB on July 28, 2014 “All I ever wanted was someone to rely onAll I ever wanted was somewhere to call home&#

Concert review: Sharon Van Etten / Jana Hunter / & guest Justin Vernon at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN – July 16, 2014

Published by JB on July 17, 2014 What happened at the end of the night:  A stellar (and remarkably jovial) Sarah Van Etten c

Concert review: Sarah McLachlan at the State Theater – Minneapolis, MN – July 8, 2014

Published by Jeff Becker. Displaying more than two decades of performance savvy Sarah McLachlan reiterated to the sold-out Sta

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