Post-Riot Fest Replacements Cloud

18th September 2013 2 comments

Greetings, lovelies, Christine here. I entertained the idea of writing a formal, proper review type thing. I hate writing formal, proper review type things. Plus, it’s Riot Fest, for crying out loud. Wouldn’t it be anathema to the Riot Fest ethos to write some formal prose on the musical intricacies of the day, with proper […]

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Happy Weekend!

14th September 2013 No comments

Another week down, everyone! I hope all of you have fun and/or relaxing plans for the weekend. We at Thirty Roses will be taking a company field trip to Riot Fest! While we’re certain all of the artists are amazingly talented, we’re pretty hyper-focused on The Replacements. There are few bands I’d suffer through a […]

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First of Replacements Reunion Shows a Success in Toronto

26th August 2013 No comments

The anxiously awaited Replacements reunion mini-tour is now officially underway! The first Riot Fest took place yesterday in Toronto and, while there were probably other bands playing, it seems it was The Replacements’ day. While the first reviews rolling in seem to be fairly tepid, the fan reviews, which by our estimation are far more […]

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It’s Official…The Replacements are Back!

13th June 2013 No comments

After years of begging and months of speculation, it has been confirmed that The Replacements will be performing together again for the first time in 22 years. After abruptly breaking up on stage mid-set in Chicago in 1991, Paul Westerberg & Tommy Stinson began collaborating again in 2012 to support former bandmate, Slim Dunlap. Slim […]

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