Local Current Blog

June 6, 2012

Music in Mears 2012 season brings free music to Lowertown St. Paul

Tonight marks the first installment of the free Music in Mears series, which is expanding this year to include performances by three different acts each night. The series takes place nearly every Thursday (the only exception being the week Independence Day) throughout the summer and has quite the quality lineup; highlights include Communist Daughter (June 14), […]

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Bob Mould’s new ‘Silver Age’ coming September 4

With all the chatter recently about Minnesota music’s “golden age,” I couldn’t help but chuckle at the title of Bob Mould’s new solo album. Silver Age, his first solo album on Merge, is due out September 4. Merge is also reissuing Mould’s Sugar album, Copper Blue, this July, and will send him on a run […]

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The Pines play last-minute tour kickoff show at Icehouse

The Pines played a surprise show at Icehouse last night, just a few days before leaving on tour, despite the fact that the new restaurant and venue is yet to technically “open.” The grand opening of Icehouse will take place this Thursday night, June 7, with performances by two of Adam Levy’s bands, Liminal Phase […]

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