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Jim Walsh

Jim Walsh, a former City Pages music editor and award-winning columnist for the Pioneer Press, writes about music and local culture. He is the author of the oral history “The Replacements: All Over but the Shouting.”

Priceless: An appreciation of free (and freaky) live music

MinnPost contributor Jim Walsh writes, “For me, a lifelong seeker and lover of live music, the answers to the questions are obvious but worth repeating: What gets lost in the discussion of capitalism and ticket prices is the mystery and magic that music affords the human soul like absolutely nothing else does.”

Lynn Schultz passing the tip bucket at the Schooner Tavern in Minneapolis last month.
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