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Friday Five: McNasty Brass Band, Sleeping Jesus, and more new Minnesota music videos

McNasty Brass Band, “Boyfriend Can’t Dance (Live)” McNasty Brass Band sing and play their hearts out to “Boyfriend Can’t Dance” from King Size Life (2017). The music was recorded and mixed by Jason McGlone (remember that name) at the Hideaway Studios, while Rob Schlette did the mastering. Sleeping Jesus, “Cigarette Skies” Director Nathaniel Nelson toys with […]

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Get to know First Avenue’s Best New Bands of 2016

On Jan. 18, First Avenue will host its annual Best New Bands showcase — hosted, this year, by The Current’s Andrea Swensson along with Miles Anzaldo and Sylvia Jennings. Familiarize yourself with these six talented artists before making your way to the Mainroom. Colin Campbell and the Shackletons Colin Campbell & The Shackletons describe themselves […]

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Minnesota meets Manitoba at the 7th Street Entry

“Check it out,” Sean McManus said from the Entry stage — and normally, there’d be nothing special about that. But this phrase had a particular ring to it. When McManus said “out,” the word sounded more flat than the typical Midwest pronunciation. Along with a few of his colleagues and half of the night’s bands, he hails from […]

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