Local Current Blog

September 16, 2012

Purity Ring fall short of their hype at First Avenue

Purity Ring have risen so quickly in popularity that their first-ever headlining show in Minneapolis was upgraded from the 7th St. Entry to First Avenue’s Mainroom and managed to still nearly sell out. On Friday night, they played their entire catalog of songs with spectacular light-up cocoons dangling overhead and drums that flashed to their […]

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David Byrne and St. Vincent launch collaborative tour at the State

For the opening night of their first tour together, David Byrne and Annie Clark (who performs as St. Vincent) were quick to offer up a series of disclaimers, with Byrne saying he hoped they didn’t make too many mistakes and Clark joking, “I have my toes crossed.”  But those apologetic statements proved entirely unnecessary as […]

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