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The Replacements at Riot Fest: Photos, video, setlist from first ’Mats show in 22 years

The Replacements at Riot Fest: Photos, video, setlist from first ’Mats show in 22 years

A little after 8:45 p.m. EDT tonight, the long-sought, little-believed reunion of The Replacements — in this case, Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson, plus Josh Freese and David Minehan — took the stage at Riot Fest in Toronto, delivering career-spanning in the band’s first performance in 22 years.

Watch 11 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Takin’ a Ride’ at unnamed club

Watch 11 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Takin’ a Ride’ at unnamed club

We’re now just days away from The Replacements’ first live performance in 22 years, and the band — Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson plus, drummer Josh Freese and guitarist David Minehan — have teased fans with a third very brief live clip. This time we get 11 seconds of ‘Mats tearing through “Takin’ a Ride.”

Paul Westerberg ropes in early ’90s sidemen for Replacements’ reunion shows

Paul Westerberg ropes in early ’90s sidemen for Replacements’ reunion shows

With the long-awaited reunion of The Replacements now less than 10 days away, we’ve now finally got official word of who’ll be joining Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson on stage at Riot Fest in Toronto: drummer Josh Freese and guitarist David Minehan, both of whom played with Westerberg on his early ’90s solo tours.

Watch 19 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Favorite Thing’ earlier today

Watch 19 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Favorite Thing’ earlier today

A week after teasing fans with the first footage of The Replacements rehearsals now under way in Minneapolis, the ‘Mats today did a bit better, posting to Facebook 19 seconds of Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson ripping through “Favorite Thing.”

Watch 9 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Alex Chilton’ today in Minneapolis

Watch 9 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Alex Chilton’ today in Minneapolis

Here it is: The first footage, albeit just 9 seconds and shot through the sliding-glass door of a rehearsal space, of The Replacements, together again and performing in 2013. The band’s official Facebook page shared video of the ‘Mats running through performing “Alex Chilton.”

Video: Tommy Stinson joins Wilco to cover The Replacements’ ‘Color Me Impressed’

Video: Tommy Stinson joins Wilco to cover The Replacements’ ‘Color Me Impressed’

On Friday at its Solid Sound festival in Massachusetts, Wilco played a 27-song all-request set that featured exactly one Wilco song… and 26 covers by artists ranging from Television and Bob Dylan to even Daft Punk — not to mention The Replacements’ “Color Me Impressed” with Tommy Stinson.

The Replacements reuniting to headline Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver and Toronto

The Replacements reuniting to headline Riot Fest in Chicago, Denver and Toronto

The Replacements — namely frontman Paul Westerberg and bassist Tommy Stinson — will reunite on stage for the first time in 22 years later this summer to headline Riot Fest in Toronto, Denver and Chicago, site of the band’s unceremonious final performance in Grant Park on July 4, 1991.

Stream: The Replacements, ‘I’m Not Sayin” — new track from ‘Songs For Slim’ reunion EP

Stream: The Replacements, ‘I’m Not Sayin” — new track from ‘Songs For Slim’ reunion EP

The Songs for Slim benefit EP from The Replacements hits radio and digital outlets next week, but the first taste of the in-studio reunion hit the web today, thanks to Pitchfork’s premiere of the new ‘Mats cover of Gordon Lightfoot’s “I’m Not Sayin'” — one of four cover songs recorded by Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson.

The Replacements raise more than $100,000 for Slim Dunlap with reunion EP auction

The Replacements raise more than $100,000 for Slim Dunlap with reunion EP auction

The Replacements — namely Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson and Chris Mars — raised more than $100,000 to help pay medical expenses for their ailing former bandmate Slim Dunlap through the just-completed 10-day auction of 250 limited-edition, 10-inch vinyl copies of the band’s 5-song reunion EP.

Auction for 250 copies of The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim’ reunion EP starts Tuesday

Auction for 250 copies of The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim’ reunion EP starts Tuesday

The auction of 250 autographed copies of The Replacements’ much-buzzed Songs for Slim benefit/reunion EP — billed as the first new release from the ‘Mats since 1990’s All Shook Down — kicks off Tuesday morning and will run for 10 days, after which the EP’s five tracks will be commercially released as digital downloads.

The Replacements’ ‘Songs for Slim’ EP tracklist finalized, auction expected next week

The Replacements’ ‘Songs for Slim’ EP tracklist finalized, auction expected next week

The final tracklist for the The Replacements’ upcoming ‘Songs for Slim’ EP — featuring four songs recorded by Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson, plus a fifth by Chris Mars — was unveiled tonight on the project’s Facebook page amid reports that an auction for the 250 limited-edition singles could start next week.

The Replacements tease ‘Songs for Slim’ reunion EP to benefit Slim Dunlap

The Replacements tease ‘Songs for Slim’ reunion EP to benefit Slim Dunlap

The Replacements — namely Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson — this evening teased Songs For Slim, their much-anticipated reunion project, announced last year as four-song, ultra-limited, vinyl-only covers EP that was to be auctioned off to raise money to help pay for the medical expenses of former bandmate Slim Dunlap.

Video: Dinosaur Jr plays with members of The Smiths, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Replacements

Video: Dinosaur Jr plays with members of The Smiths, Pixies, Sonic Youth, Replacements

Last night at New York City’s Terminal 5, the reunited Dinosaur Jr celebrated the 25th anniversary of You’re Living All Over Me by playing the 1987 album in its entirety and then enlisting members of The Smiths, Pixies, Sonic Youth, The Replacements and The Melvins to help blast through a second, career-spanning set.

The Replacements reunite to record vinyl-only covers EP, new album ‘possible’

The Replacements reunite to record vinyl-only covers EP, new album ‘possible’

The Replacements — namely Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson — have reunited to record four cover songs for an ultra-limited, vinyl-only EP that will be auctioned off later this year to raise money to help pay for the medical expenses of former bandmate Slim Dunlap, who suffered a debilitating stroke earlier this year