Local Current Blog

February 4, 2014

The 400 Bar plans to reopen at the Mall of America

Minneapolis rock club the 400 Bar—which shuttered in early 2013 after decades of hosting live music on the West Bank—announced today that it will be reborn as a new music venue on the fourth floor of the Mall of America. In addition to providing a 1,000-capacity space for concerts (which puts it in the same […]

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Jeremy Messersmith, the Last Revel, Tree Party: This week’s Minnesota record releases

Jeremy Messersmith, Heart Murmurs As the delicate strings and palm-muted riff in the first bars of “It’s Only Dancing” give way to an orchestral explosion, it becomes clear that this Jeremy Messersmith is not the whimsical folkie we have come to know. Heart Murmurs, out today, represents a shift toward ambitious pop production underneath sweet, personal […]

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