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  • 26 June 2008

Made In Minnesota: Budweiser Made In America Documents The Best City Music Of The States

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 15 July 2014

Jay Z Kanye West Kings Of Leon The National Pharrell Williams J. Cole Bleachers Grimes Mayer Hawthorne Baauer Imagine Dragons John Mayer Steve Aoki Kendrick Lamar Weezer Cypress Hill Rita Ora Tiesto Babes In Toyland The Hold Steady Prince

We hit the Minnesota music scene in the run-up to Jay-Z's new summer festival.

Image caption Budweiser Made In America Press Conference at Los Angeles City Hall on April 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California - Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Budweiser

Budweiser Made in America festival is on its way and, to celebrate, the beer brand unveil a series of music documentaries in different States: this week we explore Minnesota!

Being such a huge part of the world, America has always borne a massively diverse music ethos. In almost every part of the country you can come across a different musical culture and it's with this idea in mind that world famous rap star Jay-Z decided to create Budweiser Made in America festival. It's sole purpose is to bring together a choice selection of both up-and-coming and well-established artists spanning all genres including rock, hip hop, R&B, electronic, punk... the list goes on.

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Live At Leeds 2014 Line-Up Announced Including Albert Hammond Jr, Blood Red Shoes And More

Posted on 30 January 2014

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2013 AV Fest And Hideout Block Party Makes Memorable Start To Autumn Festivals

By Holly Williams in Music / Festivals on 10 September 2013

Neko Case Mavis Staples Superchunk The Hold Steady Young The Giant

Chicago proves great things come in small packages with this year's impressive AV Fest/The Hideout Block Party line-up.

The AV Fest and Hideout Block Party mark one of the most chilled out, family friendly and joyful small music event of the year as it kick starts the autumn with some talented artists.

There have been some pretty impressive festival line-ups from a variety of major Chicago festivals including the likes of Lollapalooza and Pitchfork, but the smaller, lesser known events should not be forgotten in their role of making the 2013 summer one of the best. The Onion's AV Club and The Hideout had banded together for their seventeenth annual AV Fest/Hideout Block Party; a two-day event over the September 6th - 7th weekend with tickets priced between $30 and $70 that takes place at The Hideout bar in Chicago, Illinois; and it was certainly one to remember.

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The Hold Steady Monday 14th July 2008 perform live at HMV on Oxford Street. London, England

The Hold Steady, Stay Positive Album Review

By Mike Rea in Music Reviews on 26 June 2008

Album review of Stay Positive by The Hold Steady released through Rough Trade.

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