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Rodrigo y Gabriela at Minneapolis' State Theatre

Photo Essay by Andy Witchger: Rodrigo y Gabriela at Minneapolis’ State Theatre

“During Rodrigo y Gabriela’s recent show at Minneapolis’ State Theatre, “Echoes” fell smack in the middle of their set, creating a sense of space that heightened the immediacy of the surrounding original tracks.”


Photo Essay by Andy Witchger: Jim James at Minneapolis’ First Avenue

“Jim James’s third solo album, ‘Uniform Distortion,’ is a return to his musical roots. After two releases of pulsating psychedelia channeling the darker realities of modern existence, James recaptures the restless exuberance of early My Morning Jacket. That’s not to say James has turned a blind eye to the world around him.”

Photo Essay by Andy Witchger: Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer Tour at Minneapolis’ State Theatre

“Monáe paused throughout the night, using her platform to voice increasingly confident calls to political action. ‘We fight for women’s rights. We fight for minority rights. We fight for poor folks’ rights. We fight for immigrants’ rights. Most of all, we fight for love.’”

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