When your name is also part of the moniker for one of the country's premier music schools, you have to be sure you're releasing an album on the right terms. For Jack McNally, co-founder of the McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, the process took 28 years to make sure everything was done exac ... More >>
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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 >>
Photos by Erik HessJonathan Coulton April 25, 2011 Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis Jonathon Coulton is one of many people in the digital age that became famous as a direct result of the existence of the internet. He began by releasing songs directly to iTunes and other outlets. Coulton is a bit dif ... More >>
Anna GulbrandsenWorth $70?DJ Tiesto is coming to Roy Wilkins auditorium for Sound In Motion on April 1 for $60-70 a head, and no, that is not an April Fool's joke in advance. Lady Gaga tickets last year were over $100, as were tickets to see Elton John and the James Taylor/Carole King double bill ... More >>
Will the C.P. sportswriter survive his first football game in 18 years?
Photos by Steve CohenForty years after they first met, James Taylor and Carole King are in the midst of a Troubadour Reunion tour that showcases the duo's love for each other's songwriting styles and that looks back fondly at the times they first played together. Likewise, their concert last nigh ... More >>
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Jesus in High Heels and Nuns With Gay Habits
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Being a collection of notes on the art and science of sleeplessness, with a helpful sidebar on the commercial attractions of the night.
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