Articles by: Billy Briggs

Courtney Barnett Brings Quirky Charm to Minneapolis’ Surly Brewing Co. (PHOTOS)

Courtney Barnett matched up with Surly Brewing Co. for an ideal Saturday in Minneapolis on 7/21/18. Performing at the festival field at the brewery, Barnett brought her quirky charm to the stage and played a ...

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George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic Land the Mothership at Minneapolis’ Varsity Theatre (PHOTOS)

George Clinton has hinted at signs of slowing down on the road at age 77, but there’s no denying his live shows are still funktacular. Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic brought the big bouncy “F” word to ...

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Raphael Saadiq Re-Emerges & Doesn’t Miss A Groove at Minneapolis’ First Avenue (PHOTOS)

Raphael Saadiq delivered the good to Minneapolis’ First Avenue after re-emerging following a seven-year break in touring and recording. Saadiq, the retro-soul ambassador didn’t miss a beat…    

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Chaka Khan Brings Timeless Soul To Minnesota Zoo (PHOTOS)

Chaka Khan brought her timeless soul to the Minnesota Zoo on June 28th, 2018. Most recently Chaka teamed with Major Lazer producer Switch for her new song “Like Sugar,” the Queen of Funk’s first track ...

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Soundset 2018: Ice-T, Logic, Atmosphere, Wu-Tang Clan Lead One Day St Paul Festival (PHOTOS)

Soundset, the annual one-day rap festival put on by Minneapolis hip-hop label Rhymesayers took place Sunday, May 27th, at the Minnesota Saint Fairgrounds in St. Paul. The festival included Erykah Badu, Wu-Tang Clan (celebrating the ...

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Slayer, Anthrax, Lamb of God Deliver Thrash 101 to Minneapolis’ Armory (PHOTOS)

Slayer, Anthrax and Lamb of God made their way to the Armory in Minneapolis on 5/24 for what would be Slayer’farewellll to the Twin Cities.  Slayer brought a 90-minute firey set that proved the thrash ...

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David Byrne Brings Freedom of Movements/Tour of the Year To Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theatre (PHOTOS)

David Bryne brought his America Utopia tour of the year that features the freedom of movements in all its musical aspects to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, MN on 5/17/18. The former Talking Heads frontman ...

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Hall & Oates Deliver the Hits On Their List at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center (PHOTOS)

Hall & Oates proved blue-eyed Philly  soul never gets old as they brought their co-headling tour with Train to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center on 5/16/18. Photos by Billy Briggs.    

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Peter Hook and The Light Radiate ‘Substance’ at Minneapolis’ First Avenue (PHOTOS)

Peter Hook and the Light recently kicked off a tour where he and the band will be performing New Order and Joy Division’s respective Substance albums, a reprise of the tour he launched late last ...

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Wyclef Jean Vibrantly Mixes It All Up at Minneapolis’ Pourhouse (PHOTOS)

Wyclef Jean offered just a bit of everything during his visit to the Pourhouse in Minneapolis on 4/13/18.

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