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Concert review: Belle and Sebastian and Julien Baker at the Palace Theater in St. Paul, MN – August 15, 2017

Published by JB on August 16, 2017 10 notable things from the Belle and Sebastian show at the Palace Theater When Stuart Murdo

Concert Review: Ryan Adams – Palace Theatre – St. Paul, MN – July 28, 2017

All photos courtesy Joe Stadele Photography.  All rights reserved. One thing was very apparent at the Palace Theatre on Frid

Concert review: Garbage and Blondie – Rage and Rapture tour at the Mystic Showroom – Prior Lake, MN – July 21, 2017

Published by JB on July 23, 2017 Review by Renee Schaefer.  Photography by Jeffrey Becker. The Rage and Rapture tour features

Concert review: Wilco at the Coronado Performing Arts – Rockford, IL – June 14, 2017

Review and photography by Edward Spinelli Wilco Coronado Performing Arts Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Scoring a ticket to see wilc

Review: The XX and Sampha at the Palace Theater – St. Paul, MN. April 28, 2017

Published by JB on April 29, 2017 “Could I be, was I there? It felt so crystal in the air I still want to drown, wheneve

Review: The New Pornographers and Waxahatchee at First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN. April 18, 2017

Published by JB on April 19, 2017 Death, Taxes and The New Pornographers I’ve always placed Jenny Lewis and Neko Case si

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 

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