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    Smokey Robinson at Mystic Lake, 10/4/14

    published Oct 06, 2014

    Smokey Robinson Mystic Lake Casino, Prior Lake Saturday, October 4, 2014 To say the packed house at Mystic Lake Saturday night was eager and ready would be a bit of an understatement. While the hum o... More >>


    Lee Fields: "I'm a soul man because I've got my soul intact"

    published Sep 17, 2014

    Lee Fields | Cedar Cultural Center | Thursday, September 17 Born in North Carolina, soul singer Lee Fields has held a sustained career that's been on a long steady ascent. An incredible talent, the 63... More >>


    Deke Dickerson & the Trashmen at the Minnesota State Fair, 8/27/14

    published Aug 28, 2014

    Deke Dickerson with the Trashmen Minnesota State Fair's Schell's Stage, St. Paul Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Deke Dickerson teaming with the Trashmen for two nights at the Minnesota State Fair's newly... More >>


    Aretha Franklin at the Minnesota State Fair, 8/22/14

    published Aug 25, 2014

    Aretha Franklin and the Four Tops Minnesota State Fair Grandstand, Saint Paul Friday, August 22, 2014 A sharp, piercing sun was setting as the Grandstand was beginning to fill up Friday night. The gr... More >>


    Summer Slaughter Tour at Skyway Theatre, 8/3/14

    published Aug 04, 2014

    The Summer Slaughter Tour Morbid Angel, Dying Fetus, The Faceless, Thy Art is Dying, Goatwhore, Origin, et al Skyway Theatre, Minneapolis Sunday, August 3, 2014 You couldn't have picked a better plac... More >>


    Foreigner and Styx at Target Center, 7/17/14

    published Jul 18, 2014

    Foreigner and Styx with Don Felder Target Center, Minneapolis Thursday, July 17, 2014 The massive stage, the grandeur, the lights and lasers, and the overabundance of mullets -- they were all in full... More >>


    RatDog at Northrop Auditorium, 6/13/14

    published Jun 16, 2014

    RatDog Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis Friday, July 13, 2014 Bob Weir and the incredible RatDog kicked off what was to be a bizarro weekend Friday night on the University of Minnesota campus. On a g... More >>


    Cher at Target Center, 6/11/14

    published Jun 12, 2014

    Cher With Cyndi Lauper Target Center, Minneapolis Wednesday, June 11, 2014 There's a certain air of speechlessness when you witness a Cher concert. So many songs. So many costumes and characters. T... More >>


    Dan Wilson at Cedar Cultural Center, 6/4/14

    published Jun 05, 2014

    Dan Wilson Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Wednesday, June 4, 2014 As one of the best songwriters to come from these Land of Lakes, Dan Wilson has had an amazingly long and consistent career. Wed... More >>


    Sean Lennon: Prince producing a Yoko Ono album would be unbelievable

    published May 28, 2014

    Sean Lennon has been an artist and singer/songwriter from age five when he first made a cameo on his mother Yoko Ono's Season of Glass record in 1981. The "beautiful boy" got the bug and continued to ... More >>

  • Charlie Parr

    published May 7, 2014

    Folk music has a long, storied past in Minnesota. Locally, the music dates back to the days of Bob Dylan and Koerner, Ray, and Glover, as well as... More >>


    Sativa Flats: There are no battles for space or volume in this band

    published May 08, 2014

    Every year, Twin Cities musicians hide from bitter winter conditions and find their creative spirit holing up together -- often in the basement. Finding refuge for months in the Clown Lounge of the ... More >>


    Angel Olsen at the Cedar Cultural Center, 5/1/14

    published May 02, 2014

    Angel Olsen Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Thursday, May 1, 2014 It was a cool, calm May Day last night at the Cedar. The room filled up for a near-capacity welcome for the latest indie darlin... More >>


    Experience Hendrix at State Theatre, 4/8/14

    published Apr 09, 2014

    Experience Hendrix State Theatre, Minneapolis Tuesday, April 8, 2014 To say last night's touring Jimi Hendrix tribute performance, Experience Hendrix, was a non-stop barrage of propulsively sexy, hea... More >>


    Gary Numan at Mill City Nights, 3/30/14

    published Mar 31, 2014

    Gary Numan Mill City Nights, Minneapolis Sunday, March 30, 2014 Sunday was a complex night of vintage and brand-new songs from an esteemed pioneer of synthesized music, Gary Numan. Like Jesus on the ... More >>


    Alejandro Escovedo: The SXSW accident was tragic and sad

    published Mar 28, 2014

    As a steady arm of the Texas muscial family dynasty, singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has defined the native sound of the musically rich Southern state. Amid a body of work that is dense and rich,... More >>


    Kent Hrbek: I had tears watching them blow the Metrodome up

    published Mar 11, 2014

    Seasonal thaws and spring training starting up in Florida are plenty to get Minnesota Twins fans giddy for the sights and sounds at Target Field. Music plays a huge role in baseball, so events like R... More >>


    Cibo Matto at the Turf Club, 3/4/14

    published Mar 05, 2014

    Cibo Matto and Buffalo Daughter Turf Club, St. Paul Tuesday, March 4, 2014 It may have been an especially cold night in St. Paul, but a '90s revival was full steam. Surprisingly full on a chilly Tues... More >>


    Stanley Clarke: When you talk to actual musicians, you get the truth

    published Feb 26, 2014

    Like "Stairway to Heaven" for most guitar players, Stanley Clarke's funked up jazz-fusion smash "School Days" possesses a similar esteem for those who pick up the bass. The title track to his groundb... More >>


    Charlie Parr: With this job, there's no way to retire

    published Jan 30, 2014

    Folk music has a long, storied past in Minnesota. Locally, the music dates back to the days of Bob Dylan and Koerner, Ray, and Glover, as well as folk instrumentalists like Leo Kottke, Steve Tibbetts ... More >>


    Ralph Stanley at the Cedar Cultural Center, 1/10/14

    published Jan 13, 2014

    Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis Friday, January 10, 2014 Greeted with a standing ovation from the passionate audience Friday night at the Cedar, Dr. Ralp... More >>


    Pink at Target Center, 1/7/14

    published Jan 08, 2014

    Pink Target Center, Minneapolis Tueday, January 7, 2014 Pink's The Truth About Love tour returned to the Twin Cities for a victory lap on Tuesday night. After selling out the Xcel last March with an e... More >>

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