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Adele (Singer)

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    May 17, 2013

    Concert promoter Sue McLean has died

    Sue McLean, an independent Twin Cities concert promoter, passed Friday afternoon after a battle with cancer. Any regular show-goer in the region has attended countless shows booked by McLean over the past four decades. McLean is responsible for booking the Basilica Block Party since it began in 1995 ... More >>

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    February 11, 2013

    The 2013 Grammy Awards played it safe and got it wrong

    If the Grammy Awards are indeed 'Music's Biggest Night,' then it's no wonder that the industry itself is in so much trouble. Despite the Academy's best efforts in recent years to draw the "alternative" music fan into the mainstream self-congratulatory love fest that is the Grammys -- even going so f ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013

    The Maccabees' Orlando Weeks is a man of few words

    The Maccabees haven't quite reached the British Invasion status of Mumford and Sons, but the Brighton, England-based indie rock band is well on their way to conquering the hearts and stereos of the U.S. hip set everywhere. The band's third album, Given to the Wild, was released in January 2012, and ... More >>

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    February 4, 2013

    Dan and Matt Wilson at Pantages Theatre, 2/1/13

    Dan and Matt Wilson Pantages Theatre, MinneapolisFriday, February 1, 2013Some snow covered the streets of Downtown Minneapolis on Friday evening, but that didn't stop fans of Dan and Matt Wilson from filling the seats of the Pantages Theatre. The beautiful theater, the sold-out seats, and the immacu ... More >>

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    January 23, 2013
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    December 12, 2012

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2012

    From P.O.S. to Prince to Polica, 2012 was a golden year in Minnesota music

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    September 26, 2012

    Michael Kiwanuka brings back soul

    Feel-good soul revival singer from London hops the pond for a tour

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    August 8, 2012
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    August 8, 2012
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    July 23, 2012

    RIP Amy Winehouse: Three voices keeping retro soul alive

    See Also:Will Alabama Shakes get a hold on Minneapolis? It's been one year since the music world lost one of its best young voices and original artists with Amy Winehouse's passing. The singer was found dead in her London home on July 23, 2011, and the impact of her loss is still felt widely in the ... More >>

  • Arts

    July 4, 2012

    When a Man Loves a Diva is guys' tribute to pop superstars

    Three men celebrate Cher, Tina, Whitney, and more

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    May 21, 2012

    Mayer Hawthorne at First Avenue, 5/18/12

    Mayer Hawthorne and the County First Avenue Mainroom, Minneapolis Friday, May 18, 2012 Mayer Hawthorne is nothing if not a showman. Decked out in a svelte black sport coat, bowtie, and some pretty extreme red kicks, the bespectacled heir apparent of Motown soul took the stage at Friday night's sold ... More >>

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    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

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    February 12, 2012

    Adele thanks Dan Wilson in Grammys speech

    ​The parade of Adele wins began early at the 2012 Grammy Awards Sunday with "Someone Like You" notching the best pop solo performance early in the broadcast. The song comes from the British singer's second album, 21, and was co-written by Minneapolis native son Dan Wilson at the end of the recordi ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Did Bon Iver back out of Grammys' Etta James tribute?

    ​The painful Grammy Awards press releases would be reason enough not to take part in the yearly award show, but Bon Iver's Justin Vernon decided to opt his band out of performing at the event because a collaborative effort wouldn't cut it. One of our readers responded by advising Vernon to get&nbs ... More >>

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    January 24, 2012

    Bon Iver's Grammys poster is far worse than Skrillex's

    A small portion of the ugliness.​The past 24 hours have been admittedly strange for the cult of Justin Vernon. As has already been discussed in detail, Bon Iver's self-titled, pastoral folk album is up for four Grammys at the February 12 show, and these are in major categories that seem to be with ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    RIP Etta James (1938-2012)

    ​Etta James, a woman with a delicious, complex voice that pioneered the modern R&B sound, has passed following complications from leukemia. She was 73. James' gorgeous version of Glenn Miller's "At Last" will forever be a wedding staple, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was no sentimental p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    New music editor Reed Fischer and the great divide to the Twin Cities

    ​Earlier this week, I drove 1,752 miles prior to my start as City Pages' new music editor. This three-day journey came right after I capped a two-year stint as the music editor at our sister paper in Fort Lauderdale and welcomed an able successor. And it also came after about 83 jokes from friends ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    Bon Iver ninth-best in Pazz & Jop 2011 Poll

    ​Bon Iver's Bon Iver was obviously a bit of a local success story, and we rightfully felt the need to put his bearded, thoughtful mug on our cover last fall. (Read Andrea Swensson's cover story here.) Our beloved sibling paper the Village Voice showed some serious (but not ultimate) dedication to ... More >>

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    January 5, 2012

    Adele helps U.S. album sales increase for the first time since 2004

    ​Who knew that Adele would be the (temporary) savior of the music industry? Buoyed by the 5.82 million copies of Adele's 21 sold in America this past year, album sales for 2011 in the U.S. rose for the first time since 2004. While physical CD sales fell six percent during the year, a huge incre ... More >>

  • Music

    December 21, 2011
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    December 14, 2011

    Twin Cities Year in Music 2011

    Howler, Astronautalis, Pink Mink, and more

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    December 1, 2011

    Bon Iver, Brian Setzer, Mint Condition's Stokley Williams among this year's Grammy nominees

    ​All bets were on Adele heading into last night's Grammy nomination ceremony (now a nationally televised event tailored to milk the big reveal for every last commercial penny), and she certainly held her own, receiving a total of six nominations from the Recording Academy. Kanye West, too, scored ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Mat Kearney at First Ave, 11/20/2011

    ​Mat Kearney with LeaguesNovember 20, 2011First Ave.As music listeners, we like to split our music into two distinct groups: radio-friendly pop and everything else. But Eugene, Oregon native, Mat Kearney can easily fall into both camps. Kearney seems to like Minnesota a whole lot. He made Minn ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    50 cool facts about the Minnesota music scene

    Here's a not-so-secret fact about Minnesota music: People love to talk about how much they love the scene here. Musicians from both out-of-state and the Twin Cities have gone out of their way to pen odes to our town and its vibrant community, from Atmosphere to Lucinda Williams Tom Waits to Mark Ma ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Sorry 4 the Wait: Lil Wayne's free download mixtape reviewed track-by-track

    Sorry 4 the bad album artwork.​Lil Wayne dropped his latest mixtape Wednesday as an apology to fans for the delays to Carter IV, which now won't be seen until the end of August.The album features Weezy freestyling over a number of tracks, including Adele's "Rolling in the Deep," and you can't beat ... More >>

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    June 20, 2011

    Lenka at the Entry, 6/19/2011

    ​"There's 'pea' on the stage!" exclaimed Lenka, noting the frozen peas that were thrown onstage during opener Elizabeth & the Catapult's set, setting up an easy-going feel for the evening. Not many people can write happy love songs and makes them believable, but Australian singer/son ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009
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    January 14, 2009
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