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    November 3, 2014

    Taylor Swift 2015 U.S. Tour Dates -- St. Paul in September

    Taylor Swift just shook out an extensive tour plan for next year in support of her latest album, 1989. The record, which is her most pop-oriented (and most-thinkpieced) to date, sold 1.3 million copies in its first week on shelves. (Even if "Welcome to New York" is questionable.) In other words, Ta ... More >>

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    August 27, 2014
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    August 14, 2014

    Duluth and Minneapolis voted two of the three greatest places to live

    In its new list of "The 16 Greatest Places to Live in America," the readers of Outside Magazine conclude there is no place greater than Duluth, Minnesota.We're not sure we'd take Duluth over say, San Francisco, but then again, we're probably not quite as outdoorsy as Outside readers, who also voted ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    Slint: We were pretty precocious

    Over four short days in August of 1990, Slint recorded their seminal work Spiderland. The album was released in 1991 to much critical acclaim, and since then has been widely credited as setting the precedent for post-rock music. Though Slint broke up shortly after Spiderland was released, its sprawl ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    Teddy Bridgewater begins Vikings career with R. Kelly soundtrack

    Baseball fans are accustomed to the walk-up music chosen by each ballplayer as they stroll confidently up to the plate. But at last night's NFL Draft, each prospect got to select the music echoing through Radio City Music Hall as they proudly took the stage. It's an opportunity to see what type of ... More >>

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    May 8, 2014

    The Black Keys announce 2014 tour dates -- Minneapolis in October

    The Black Keys have just unveiled extensive plans for a 2014 world tour that stretches for most of the rest of this year. The dates are in support of Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney's forthcoming eighth album, Turn Blue.Ever-changing, the Keys are toying with psychedelic rock on their newest single, ... More >>

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    April 21, 2014

    Paul McCartney announces Target Field show

    Paul McCartney has announced a new Minneapolis date at Target Field, according to sources. The August show fits within the Beatles founder's Out There U.S. tour, which is hitting arenas and stadiums around the country this summer.After Target Field has hosted country superstar Kenny Chesney a few ti ... More >>

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    November 6, 2013

    Miley Cyrus 2014 tour dates -- St. Paul in March

    The wrecking ball who is Miley Cyrus has just laid out her plans for an enormous 2014 tour in support of her latest solo album, Bangerz. After teasing the announcement on Saturday Night Live, the twerking starlet dropped the 38 dates on the public today.After a few backfiring attempts at leaving her ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Cher unveils 2014 U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in June

    Without a doubt, Cher is the mistress of the long goodbye. About a decade ago, it was thought that she was hanging it up with a so-called "farewell tour." Then it was discovered some three years later that her star was brighter and more profitable than ever.If you're wondering why she occasioned to ... More >>

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    July 30, 2013

    The Decemberists' Colin Meloy announces solo tour, playing Minneapolis in November

    After the Decemberists delighted Minnesota music fans with an enthralling sold-out show at the State Theatre in support of The King Is Dead in 2011, as well as two area Hazards of Love shows in quick succession in '09, it has become quite clear that Colin Meloy and his cohorts have developed a fondn ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    LL Cool J's Kings of the Mic tour at Target Center, 5/30/13

    Kings of the Mic TourWith LL Cool J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy and De La SoulTarget Center, MinneapolisThursday, May 30, 2013LL Cool J is 45 years old, and wearing it well. As he stalked the stage at Target Center as the final performer of the Kings of the Mic Tour, he seemed keenly aware that his powe ... More >>

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    May 6, 2013

    Justin Timberlake reveals The 20/20 Experience World Tour dates

    J.T. fans rejoice! The former Mouseketeer and frosty-tipped 'N Sync heartthrob will be coming to the Land of 10,000 Lakes on his just-announced The 20/20 Experience world tour. See also: Justin Timberlake beatboxes with Brother Ali Prince & Bon Iver visit Blue Ivy Carter on Saturday Night Live

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    April 17, 2013
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    January 9, 2013

    Haute Dish makes MSN's list of top 11 restaurants redefining comfort food

    The national accolades keep rolling in for Twin Cities restaurants. In our latest bit of national notoriety, the local food rebels at Haute Dish have been singled out by MSN as one of the top 11 restaurants in the country that are redefining the way we think about comfort food.The MSN ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Twin Cities are a Lonely Planet top U.S. travel destination for 2013

    With temperatures plummeting, most Minnesotan travel fantasies inevitably fixate on locales further south. SEE ALSO:-- Minneapolis is one of the most "unexpectedly romantic" cities in the country, says Yahoo-- Portland douses some Haterade on Mpls after regaining's Best Bike City honor ... More >>

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    December 4, 2012

    Fleetwood Mac 2013 tour dates announced -- St. Paul in April

    Never break the chain, folks. After a three-year break, Fleetwood Mac is heading back out on the road for a 34-city tour. Between April 4 and June 12, much of the U.S. and Canada will receive visits from the British-American pop-rock legends.Fleetwood Mac Live 2013 isn't tied to a new release, but t ... More >>

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    October 29, 2012

    Taylor Swift unveils 2013 U.S. tour -- St. Paul in September

    The complex pop marvel that is Taylor Swift is heading back out on the road in 2013. Based upon her multiple car accidents during her recent interview time with Rolling Stone, let's just hope that she's not driving the bus. The 58-concert trek across the U.S. (and a little bit of Canada) in support ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Summit Unchained #11: Old 152 release October 22

    What the heck is a Kentucky Common? It's the next release in the Summit Unchained Series called Old 152, that's what. For this one brewer Eric Harper has dug back in time to pull out a uniquely America beer style, one that had for the most part been relegated to the history books. Popular in and aro ... More >>

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    August 27, 2012

    Archers of Loaf at the 400 Bar, 8/25/12

    Archers of Loaf With Metz 400 Bar, Minneapolis Saturday, August 25, 2012 See Also:Slideshow: Archers of Loaf at 400 BarArchers Of Loaf's Matt Gentling on cult status, the reunion, and witnessing a stabbing on the road Archers of Loaf, After the Last Laugh "We're planning on lip-synching this en ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012

    Mumford and Sons release new single, "I Will Wait," to adoring sighs

    See Also:Mumford and Sons releasing new record, be still our beating heartsThe 4onthefloor releases "Mumford & Sons Crap"The Current Effect, in progressIn the midst of an endless, grueling tour schedule, long, sweaty nights playing sold-out shows, and causing hearts across the country to quiver ... More >>

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    July 18, 2012

    The Who announce North American tour dates 2012-13 -- Minneapolis in November

    See Also:The Who Sell Out--ReallyOne of the loudest, most boisterous (and oldest) rock acts in the business, the Who, has just revealed details for their first tour in four years to touch North America. A stop in Minneapolis at the Target Center is included.The 1973 double album Quadrophenia gets sp ... More >>

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    July 17, 2012

    Mumford and Sons releasing new record, be still our beating hearts

    See Also:The 4onthefloor releases "Mumford & Sons Crap"Interview: Mumford & Sons' Marshall Winston chats backstageThe Current Effect, in progressIt's finally happening. Three years ago, Mumford and Sons released their debut album Sigh No More, and hoedown enthusiasts (and Current listeners) ... More >>

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    May 23, 2012

    Justin Bieber's U.S. tour dates -- Minneapolis in October

    Related:Justin Bieber's snake finds home at Owatonna Zoo (PHOTOS)The Justin Bieber experience is headed back to the Twin Cities in October. The Biebs just announced a fresh North American tour, and it includes about three months of dates beginning in late September, and continuing through most of Ja ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    Low and Death Cab for Cutie team for tour

    ​Lovers of Death Cab for Cutie will get rewarded for showing up early starting in April when Low, our not-so-slow-core-no-more neighbors from Duluth, joins them for a spate of shows. This pairing is a huge coup for Low, who have steadily grasped more rock conventions in their work while ne'r negle ... More >>

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    January 6, 2012

    Van Halen announce massive U.S. tour, hitting Xcel in St. Paul on May 19th

    ​Classic rock fans of the Twin Cities, are you ready to dance the night away with Van Halen once again? The legendary arena rock band has reunited with original frontman David Lee Roth, and are set to reconnect with their fans in a big way on a massive U.S. tour that finds the combustible band ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    St. Paul is the 8th-least sad city in America

    ​As we gird ourselves for winter, it seems worthwhile to mention that -- according to a new Men's Health article -- St. Paul people are way, way happier than the denizens of Miami, Las Vegas and Phoenix. So they can take all that sunshine and cram it.

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    August 2, 2011

    Dawes and Blitzen Trapper to co-headline First Ave on November 4

    ​Roots rock fans, get ready: Dawes and Blitzen Trapper just announced a co-headlining bill that hits First Avenue on November 4th. Dawes will be continuing a seemingly never-ending tour behind their sophomore release, Nothing Is Wrong, which came out earlier this summer. They're also still rid ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Minneapolis dogs 7th worst in U.S. for attacking mail carriers

    garlandcannonYour mail carrier doesn't want to see this.​All winter long, Minneapolis mail carriers slog through snow drifts. In the summer they're bombarded by the State Bird (not that one, this one). And all year long they have to worry about mean-ass dogs tearing a chunk of meat out of thei ... More >>

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    March 16, 2011

    STNNNG playing tour kick-off show at the Loring Theater

    ​By what I'm reading on everybody's online twits, the cool thing this week for a band to do is to pack up their van and skinny jeans and head south to Austin, Texas to razzle and dazzle the flocks of hipsters at the SXSW attention contest. As an alternative, frenetic spazz rock combo, STNNNG will ... More >>

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    January 14, 2011

    Sade coming to St. Paul, date TBA

    ​"Famously reclusive" singer Sade has re-emerged recently with a new album, last year's Soldier of Love, and plans to tour in support of her record this summer and fall. A slew of tour dates have already been announced, kicking off in Baltimore on June 16, and more dates are expected to be announc ... More >>

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    January 5, 2011

    NKOTBSB coming to Target Center July 15

    NKOTBSB on Ryan Seacrest/Dick Clark's New Year's show.​Didn't get enough of the New Kids On the Block and the Backstreet Boys on ABC's New Year's Eve show last weekend? Well, you're in luck: The two groups of pre-Bieber heartthrobs announced they're adding a Target Center tour date on July 15 ... More >>

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    January 5, 2011

    We Are the Willows kick off tour at the Varsity tomorrow night

    ​It's only been two months since Peter Michael Miller of We Are the Willows wrapped up his solo tour across the East Coast, and he's already itching to get back in the van for another stint on the road. We Are the Willows will play a tour kick-off show tomorrow night (Thursday, January 6) at the V ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010

    Minneapolis declared one of the safest cities for kids in America

    Photo: Jim CrockerMinneapolis, where your kids are safe.​Sleep easy, Minneapolis parents. Your children are bedding down in one of the safest cities in the United States. Underwriters Laboratories, the outfit that bestows that little "UL" symbol on everything from light bulbs to lasers, says s ... More >>

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    April 28, 2010
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    March 31, 2010

    Humana Festival is South By Southwest of theater world

    Twin Cities groups Workhaus, with Jeune Lune, makes big impression

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    January 13, 2010
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    September 9, 2009
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    September 9, 2009
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    February 16, 2009

    Feb. 16, 2009: Bonar on Daytrotter & Monotonix

    P.O.S. tops Billboard chart, the Hopefuls tour dates, St. Paul Slim on B96 & Haley Bonar records Daytrotter session

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    January 7, 2009
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    September 5, 2007
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    May 8, 2007

    5/8 Morning Communiqué

    Wal-Mart puts Texas nuns on their security threat list, Kentucky rocker marries his guitar, Irish pubs booming worldwide except in Ir ... More >>

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    October 11, 2006

    Free vacation

    The Center for Responsive Politics has put together a new database cataloguing trips taken by members of Congress and their staffs that are paid for by private groups. Rep. Collin Peterson, the moderate Democra ... More >>

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    February 2, 2006

    2/2: Morning Communique

    EFF files suit against AT&T for collaborating with the NSA, no chimps allowed at Kentucky sportshows, Wonkette's new blog, Charlotte's Vagina for sale, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    November 22, 2005

    Jordis blogs, doesn't play Ascot Room

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    Some news about Jordis, the The Inaugural "Buck the Idiot" Tip Sheet

    My grand plan is to pick ten college and five pro games for the next few weeks, including my most confident "lock" in both pro and college. Let's see if I can prove to you that I don't know what I'm talking about.

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