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Squirrel Nut Zippers Return to the Road for the First Time in Seven Years

After a long hiatus, the Squirrel Nut Zippers are pleased to announce their first set of tour dates since 2009 with seven shows being announced this morning. Several festival performances and a longer run in the fall are in the works and will be announced shortly. 2016 marks the 20th anniversary of the Squirrel Nut […]

Enemy Planes release debut album + tour dates

Comprised of former members of Solid Gold, GAYNGS, and Pictures of Then, the music of Minneapolis based ENEMY PLANES drifts effortlessly between melancholy and menace, hypnotic and hysteric, heartache and euphoria. A stirring blend of haunting vocals, dense instrumentation, and driving beats yield a “tripnotic” sound that is distinctly their own. Conceived in 2012 somewhere […]

Charlie Parr Spring Tour Dates

Many people play roots music, but few modern musicians live those roots like Minnesota’s Charlie Parr. Recording since the earliest days of the 21st century, Parr’s heartfelt and plaintive original folk blues and traditional spirituals don’t strive for authenticity: They are authentic. 3/24 : Sioux Falls, SD – Icon Lounge (tickets) 3/26 : Laporte, CO  […]

Marshall Crenshaw & The Bottle Rockets Midwest Tour

The Bottle Rockets’ brand of populist, Midwestern, brawny rock ‘n’ roll is a sound so effortless, it’s easy to take their craft for granted; a sound so universal, yet unmistakably THE BOTTLE ROCKETS. They’ve crushed rowdy Friday night crowds, convinced sitting audiences to get on their feet, and pulled weary festival onlookers across muddy fields […]