Girl at the Rock Shows



We Should Talk About Love Again

Seeing bands grow is the best part of this job. I love seeing a no name band opening an under attended show at a venue like The 7th Street Entry and then, months later, see them sell out the mainroom... Continue Reading →

I’m Homesick And Living In The Past

Most shows have at least one band that doesn't quite get me going. It's not that there's always a bad band on a show, more just one doesn't shine as bright as the others. That was definitely not the case... Continue Reading →

Nothing Can Take The Memory

It's hard to be a live music junkie in the Twin Cities. On any given night there are multiple shows going on that I want, no,┬áneed┬áto see. Last night there were choices to be made. Do I go see Blue... Continue Reading →

And You All Want The Lovely Music To Save Your Lives

After spending the last two nights at sweaty, smelly rock shows, last night was literally a breath of fresh air. There wasn't a mosh pit to watch and there weren't crowd surfers to count. It was a show where I... Continue Reading →

The Future Has Been Cancelled

I have yet to get a decent night's sleep and have yet to find the time to unpack from Chicago. It seems like everyone who played Riot Fest is now on the tour circuit through Minneapolis. Sure, I saw all... Continue Reading →

Sure I Could Stay But There’s A Place I’d Rather Be

With my annual trip to Riot Fest in Chicago just a couple of days away, my life has gotten pretty insane. I've been busy making sure I have everything I need, packing, trying to spend as much time with my... Continue Reading →

Don’t Let Them Slow You Down

"Minneapolis has got it going on. There's a lot of talent in this town!" - James Dent May Jr. (of Dent May) Is there really much more that needs to be said? I stress all the time that the local... Continue Reading →

You Can Keep It But You Can’t Look Back

After seeing Blink-182 on Wednesday night and then Taking Back Sunday last night, I'm really starting to question what year it is. As someone who is a complete sucker for nostalgia and with my taste in music not quite maturing... Continue Reading →

Love Is What I Got

I'm notorious for saying that I have no bands left on my "need to see" bucket list. I'm always wrong. Some bands aren't even on my bucket list. They are just bands that I figured I would never get to... Continue Reading →

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