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Cadillac Kolstad to appear on Esquire’s Best Bars in America show

The Esquire Network’s Best Bars in America show has comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton drinking their way “through neighborhood dives and swanky bars alike” in cities across America. Tonight (April 22), the show spotlights Minneapolis, with Larson and Patton visiting bars including that will include Palmer’s, the Sample Room, the 1029 Bar, Nye’s, the Butcher and […]

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Today’s Music News: The year’s least rare album turns into Record Store Day’s most rare vinyl

Many artists released limited-edition vinyl on Saturday for Record Store Day—and unsurprisingly, some collectors ran straight for their laptops instead of their turntables, looking to flip their finds on eBay for a quick profit. Stereogum lists ten of the most lucrative, including discs from Bob Dylan, Phish, and Brand New. The single most lucrative record flip Stereogum found, […]

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Today’s Music News: Noel and Liam Gallagher reportedly reach ‘gentlemen’s agreement’ to reunite Oasis

The Mirror is reporting that Noel Gallagher and Liam Gallagher have reached “a gentlemen’s agreement” to reunite Oasis after a six-year split. “It’s early days in terms of the details,” says an unnamed source the paper apparently finds trustworthy, “but Noel and Liam are back on good terms and ready to give things another go.” (Billboard) Norway will shut down […]

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Today’s Music News: Ringo Starr, Lou Reed, Green Day, Joan Jett, and more inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On Saturday night, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame welcomed its newest inductees—including Ringo Starr and Lou Reed as individual artists, and the bands Green Day and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Also inducted were the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, the “5” Royales, and Bill Withers. (Rolling Stone) The annual Record Store Day was a smashing success, with […]

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Today’s Music News: Replacements co-headlining Converse festival in Boston

The Replacements are among the headliners of the Converse-sponsored Rubber Tracks Live festival, taking place in Boston from April 27 through May 1. The ‘Mats will play on April 27, along with Dinosaur Jr., in a performance sandwiched in among others on their spring “By Unpopular Demand” tour. Other acts at the five-day festival include Slayer, Passion Pit, […]

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