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Photo of the Week: The Swell Season at First Avenue

Photo of the Week: The Swell Season at First Avenue

The Swell Season (Glen Hansard of The Frames and and Czech pianist and vocalist Marketa Irglova) put on a memorable show at First Avenue in Minneapolis Sunday night July 25th. Photographer Pamela Diedrich was there and contributed this shot. First Avenue, Diedrich says, was a more intimate venue than the Orpheum Theater where the...
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Slideshow: Rock for Pussy 2010

HowWasTheShow is proud to present Jenn Barnett’s photos from Rock for Pussy at First Avenue. Slideshow set to David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance.”
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Voltage Fashion Amplified 2010 at First Avenue

Voltage Fashion Amplified 2010 at First Avenue

From my brief but evocative conversation with the owner of the recently opened BlackBlue boutique on Selby and Dale in St. Paul, I quickly surmised two facts: Steve Kang knows menswear. Steve Kang knows music. The entrepreneur fashion auteur dutifully pleased his onlookers by adorning the openers Blue Sky Blackout with trim, tight and sharply constructed...
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Photo set: Vampire Weekend at First Avenue

Vampire Weekend descended on First Avenue for a sold -out show on Monday, March 22nd, 2010.  Meredith Westin was there and shot this lovely set of photos for HowWasTheShow. Here’s the setlist, via the Star Tribune: SETLIST White Sky Holiday Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa I Stand Corrected M79 Bryn California English Cousins Taxi Cab Run (Dedicated...
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Photo set: SXSW Sendoff Party at First Avenue at First Avenue

HowWasTheShow is proud to present Meredith Westin’s photo slide show from The SXSW Sendoff show at First Avenue on Saturday, March 6th, 2010. Photos in this set include Peter Wolf Crier, City on the Make, Jeremy Messersmith, Lookbook, The Pines, and Romantica.
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Photo set: Electric Fetus Benefit at First Avenue

HowWasTheShow is proud to present Meredith Westin’s photos from The Electric Fetus Benefit at First Avenue on Friday, February 26th. Photos in this set include Cloud Cult, Peter Wolf Crier, Roma di Luna, Total Babe, Jeremy Messersmith, Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps, Ruby Isle, Trailer Trash and Unknown Prophets. Proceeds from the...
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Mark Wheat of 89.3 The Current

Mark Wheat of 89.3 The Current

Normally, HowWasTheShow features photos of musicians as our Photo of the Week, but when I saw this photo of Mark Wheat in Meredith Westin‘s photo set of 89.3 The Current‘s Five Year Anniversary show, I couldn’t help but ask if we could feature it. After all, the Current is a radio station, and Wheat is...
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