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June 15, 2013

Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden

Metric blew everyone’s expectations clear out of the water. As the end-cap to a wild day of rain, sun and excitement, Emily Haines, Jimmy Shaw and the rest of Metric made this year’s Rock The Garden one to remember. Slideshow: Silversun Pickups at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Bob Mould at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Low […]

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Rock the Garden 2013: Live blog

  A little lightning and a thunderstorm aren’t going to stop Dan Deacon. That’s the first lesson that we learned at this year’s Rock the Garden, which took a rainy turn as soon as gates opened and then transitioned into the parking ramp for a sweaty, packed dance party that kept concertgoers safe as a […]

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Slideshow: Silversun Pickups at Rock the Garden

Silversun Pickups got rained out the night before Rock the Garden, and they managed to mold that extra energy into a set that was easily more than double what anyone might have expected. Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Bob Mould at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Low at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Dan Deacon […]

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Slideshow: Bob Mould at Rock the Garden

Bob Mould took the stage for Rock the Garden, and he blazed through the first half of Sugar’s Copper Blue before turning to new material, and closing out the set with some Hüsker Dü and classic solo material. Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Silversun Pickups at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Bob Mould at […]

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Photo Gallery: Scenes from Rock the Garden

Photographers Matt Mead and Nate Ryan scoured the grounds at Rock the Garden to capture, not just the sites and faces, but the feel of the festival too. Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Silversun Pickups at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Bob Mould at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Low at Rock the Garden Slideshow: […]

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Slideshow: Dan Deacon at Rock the Garden

Due to a rainy start to Rock the Garden, Dan Deacon decided to rock the underground! When a small, but powerful thunderstorm threatened to cancel his set, Deacon marshaled the backstage crew to move PA’s and other equipment into the temporary shelter of the Walker Art Center’s parking garage. Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden […]

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Slideshow: Low at Rock The Garden

Low left many of the fans of Rock the Garden puzzled by their one-song set, consisting entirely of “Do You Know How to Waltz?” The performance was lumbering, droning and… divisive. Slideshow: Metric at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Silversun Pickups at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Bob Mould at Rock the Garden Slideshow: Dan Deacon rocks […]

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