Just Announced Madison Concert + Win Tickets: Haley Bonar & Communist Daughter, 10.16.14

Thursday, October 16, 2014


Hayley Bonar Communist Daughter

with special guest John Mark Nelson

High Noon Saloon – 8pm

$10 adv, $12 dos – 18+

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Live Concert Photos: Revelry Music & Arts Festival

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Photographer Ryan Koch was a busy guy at the this year’s Revelry Music & Arts Festival, snapping away to preserve concert memories of performances by G-Eazy, Promised Land Sound, Sky Ferreira, Waka Flocka Flame, Wisco Disco, Angel Olsen, Bronze Radio Return, Communist Daughter, and Dillon Francis (pictured).  There are more than a few shots of all you “revelers” in attendance too, so you might just be able to spot yourself in the crowd!

Thanks to everyone who made this a fantastic event.  Who were your favorite artists?  Who would you like to see perform next year?  Let us know in the comments section below.

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Live Concert Photos: FRZN Fest 2014 – Milagres, Escondito, and Communist Daughter

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It’s been a week since we kicked off our third annual FRZN Fest at the High Noon Saloon, and we’re still reeling from all the excitement of the incredible performances.  Photographer Megan Monday caught sets from festival artists Milagres, Escondito, and Communist Daughter (pictured above) and has graciously allowed us to take a peek through her camera lens. Enjoy her live shots after the jump.

(Don’t forget to post your FRZN Fest reflections here for a chance to win a pair of tickets to a club show of your choice.)

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The Other Side Of Things: An Interview with Communist Daughter’s Johnny Solomon

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When talking to Communist Daughter’s Johnny Solomon, a phrase that’s often repeated by the Twin Cities-based singer/songwriter throughout our conversation is the idea of finally being “on the other side of things.” Despite the buzz surrounding the group’s 2011 albums Something Wicked This Way Comes and Soundtrack To The End, the previous side of things for Solomon was a serious struggle with addiction that at its worst resulted in the alienation of his closest friends and bandmates and temporary incarceration. After a brief stretch last year at Hazelden treatment center in Minnesota, Solomon has regained footing both in life and music; grateful for his sobriety, his engagement with bandmate Molly Moore, and the release of the band’s newest EP Lions and Lambs.

Similar to the relief that accompanies the end of a long hangover, the album’s half dozen tracks paint a picture of recovery with an unguarded earnestness. Before performing at the High Noon Saloon on November 7 with Caroline Smith & The Goodnight Sleeps and Quiet Corral (tickets here), Solomon opened up to True Endeavors about touring and recording post-recovery, and how a feeling of discomfort may be the key to his music.

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