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TCF Bank Stadium

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    Iggy Azalea at TCF Bank Stadium, 10/17/14

    Iggy Azaleawith Walk The MoonTCF Bank Stadium, MinneapolisFriday, October 17, 2014One strange thing about an Iggy Azalea concert is that while it pulls from hip-hop, it also skips blithely past it. At its essence, Australian rap sensation puts on a pop concert, grabbing genre tropes to toy with alo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Opponents of "Redskins" Nickname Find Ammo in Vikings/U of M Stadium Contract

    Earlier this month, University of Minnesota president Eric Kaler appeared on MPR's The Daily Circuit to talk about the direction of the school. Buried near the end of that interview was a quick, though important, conversation about football. The university has leased TCF Bank Stadium to the Minnes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Clyde Bellecourt says U of M is "scholastically retarded" on Native American issues

    The National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media wants the University of Minnesota to prohibit the Washington NFL team from playing on campus at TCF Bank stadium on November 2 unless the team changes its nickname.But U officials, citing the terms of its lease with the Vikings, say they don' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Idina Menzel to sing National Anthem for MLB All-Star Game at Target Field

    Just when you thought National Anthem couldn't get more viral, the wickedly talented Idina Menzel has been tapped to perform it at the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, which will be held July 15 at Target Field. Famous for singing the Oscar-winning "Let it Go" in the box office smash Frozen and having John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Scalpers selling free Imagine Dragons and Atmosphere tickets for $240

    Today, MLB put up free tickets for the 2014 All-Star Weekend show featuring Imagine Dragons and Atmosphere at TCF Stadium. Unfortunately, this generosity has already backfired for some fans. Many thousand tickets for the July 12 concert went fast, and the radioactive complaints started piling up reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Imagine Dragons and Atmosphere to play at TCF Bank Stadium

    Imagine Dragons are officially the drum-banging boys of summer. During the 2014 MLB All-Star Game weekend, they'll be in town for a show at TCF Bank Stadium.Joining them for the 2014 Target All-Star Concert is Minneapolis rap's crowning figures, Atmosphere. After ID collaborated with Kendrick Lamar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2014

    Vikings tickets pricier at TCF Bank Stadium, but you might not be able to buy 'em anyway

    The Vikings have released information about ticket prices for games at TCF Bank Stadium, and unsurprisingly, going to a game won't be as cheap as it was at the Metrodome.SEE ALSO: The Zygi Wilf/Mark Dayton photo people can't get enough of: Top 10 tweetsThe cheapest single-game ticket at TCF Stadium ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Passion Pit at TCF Bank Stadium, 9/27/13

    Passion PIt With Hoodie Allen TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis September 27, 2013 It's hard to think of a band better suited for a college show than Passion Pit. On the surface level, their energetic dance pop is the perfect soundtrack for a party with 10,000 people, which is basically what Friday's h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Passion Pit to play TCF Bank Stadium for U of M Homecoming

    We get it, Passion Pit -- you're a huge deal. From a pair of First Avenue shows last fall to a headlining gig at Summer Set just over the border in Wisconsin this year, the Cambridge synth-pop act has a draw that's on the rise. With an EDM sensibility fused inside their indie circuitry, the group ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Twins have fourth-highest beer price in baseball

    The Twins keep slicing their payroll. On Tuesday, the organization drew tons of heat after unveiling a plan that would've charged fans $15 to watch batting practice. (They scrapped the idea later that day!) And after an ugly three-game sweep in Kansas City, the team's record is back in familiar terr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    TCF Bank Stadium booze sales brought in over $900,000, reduced police incidents

    Booze sales at TCF Bank Stadium seem to have been a win-win both for the U of M's athletics department and for police.SEE ALSO: Beer sales at TCF Bank Stadium means Gophers football finally leads Big Ten in something Not only did booze sales bring in nearly a million bucks, but the Gophers' 2012 hom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Make your own mozzarella and come Unchained this Week in Food

    Attempting to even enter your own kitchen when temperatures are in the 90s seems ill-advised, which is why we like to get out and explore this Week in (hot, humid) Food -- especially when it means making your own mozzarella or sucking down Deschutes brews. 7/24 Want to go vegetarian but worries ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Beer sales at TCF Bank Stadium means Gophers football finally leads Big Ten in something

    The Minnesota Gophers football team is finally first in the Big Ten!No, not in the standings, silly. That's preposterous. But the Gophers are the first team in the conference to allow alcohol sales at their stadium.Earlier this week, legislators voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill allowing beer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Will River's Edge Music Festival 2013 bring Skrillex to St. Paul?

    Related:River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupSoundset 2012 lineup announced, includes Big K.R.I.T.Slideshow: Skrillex at Skyway TheatreU2 at TCF Bank Stadium, 7/23/11 The inaugural running of the River's Edge Music Festival will bring Tool, Dave Matthews Band, Diplo, the Flaming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    TCF Bank Stadium fires jerk guard who tried to fight field-rushing fans [VIDEO]

    The guard in the pink jacket tried to fight... pretty much everyone.​The University of Minnesota football team actually won a big game on Saturday, stealing a late win over a pretty decent University of Iowa team.As the seconds counted down on the 22-21 comeback victory, Minnesota students, finall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Street Eat Awards crowns the best curbside cuisine in the city

    ​The scent of mini donuts that wafted past the gates at the TCF Bank Stadium last Saturday had nothing to do with football. Instead the scent was emanating from the road warriors at the Chef Shack: their signature dessert of fried dough tossed in an alluring mix of spices that include cinnamon, su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    U2 releases crazy-detailed panoramic photo of the crowd from Saturday's show

    ​Sometime between meeting with Somali Minnesotans to help solve the famine crisis in Africa and performing under pummeling rain in front of thousands upon thousands of fans at Dinkytown's TCF Bank Stadium, U2 found time last weekend to go ahead and revolutionize the concert experience by snapping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Bono, K'naan meet with Somali activists in Minnesota

    Photo courtesy ONE​In addition to braving a downpour of rain to perform in front of nearly 60,000 fans on Saturday night at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium, U2 frontman Bono took time on Saturday afternoon to meet with singer and rapper K'naan and several Somali activists from Minne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Snowmageddon follows Vikings to Philadelphia [VIDEO]

    Snowmageddon hits Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.​The Blizzard of 2010 deflated the Metrodome and the Vikings had to scurry to Detroit for a "home" game. TCF Bank Stadium looked like the Planet Hoth when the Bears showed up last Monday night to knock Brett Favre on his noggin'. An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Chris Kluwe tweets worries about frozen TCF Bank Stadium

    Chris Kluwe over shares on Twitter.​Vikings punter Chris Kluwe appreciates the hard work everyone's done to try and get TCF Bank Stadium ready for tonight's Vikings-Bears game. Really, he does. But even so, he took to Twitter yesterday after practice to complain about the "trainwreck" of a fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Viktor the Viking and and Goldy the Gopher prep for Monday Night Football

    Digging out.​Chris Kluwe notwithstanding, TCF Bank Stadium appears to be ready for tonight's Vikings-Bear's match. In order to that in just four days, workers managed to clear the field and stands of some 30,000 cubic yards of snow. And they managed to do it despite "help" from these two clo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Snow emergencies declared in Minneapolis and St. Paul [UPDATES]

    More snow. Oh boy.​Where in the heck are we going to put more snow? Minneapolis and St. Paul have declared snow emergencies again, as a fresh storm dumped a load all rush-hour misery all over the Twin Cities for the second time in just barely more than a week. Here's what you need to know:

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Sheridan Fox brings the 'Calm Down Show' to the Red Stag tonight

    ​You could sit at home and watch the big game stuffing your face and thanking the heavens you aren't one of those braving the cold to cheer on the hope dwindled Vikings live in the chilling flesh at TCF Stadium. You could be a Snowy McSnowerton and bitch about the weather all night. Or you could ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Metrodome Collapse: Roof panel shot down with gun

    MSFCThe Metrodome roof still isn't safe for repair crews.​Ice and snow have started to build up in the remaining collapsed roof panels over the Metrodome field, and workers today fired a shotgun round into one of them to bring it down as a precaution. Three of the panels dramatically gave way ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    TCF Bank Stadium: Video of "The Hopeful Shovelers"

    Screw the cold. These folks love money and football.

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2010

    No beer, not enough seats for Vikings vs Bears

    TCF Bank Stadium: No beer here.​It's not clear when The Great Excavation at TCF Bank Stadium will be complete, but two other mysteries have been solved ahead of the Vikings hosting the Bears on Monday Night Football.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Metrodome panel collapses: Damage gets worse

    More big trouble. Another hole opened in the Metrodome roof, following Sunday's collapse (above).​The Metrodome's Teflon roof, already deflated and defeated from the weekend blizzard, tore open a fourth time yesterday. There were workers on the field, but no one was hurt when the panel ripped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    TCF Stadium shovel squad: No more jobs today

    Come back tomorrow.​You snooze, you lose. The University of Minnesota sent out notice a few minutes ago that there are no more openings for snow shovelers at TCF Bank Stadium today. But there's always tomorrow as the Vikings struggle towards making the Bank their home against the Bears on Mon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Minneapolis winter parking restrictions start Friday

    New rules for the rest of the winter.​The post-blizzard news keeps getting worse. Starting tomorrow, and until April 1 unless the City says otherwise, it will be against the law to park your car on the even-numbered sides of city streets. That is to say, about half of the available on-stree ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Vikings will host Bears outdoors at TCF Bank Stadium

    The Metrodome is out of service, so the Vikes will move across the river.​Are you ready for some outdoor football? The Metrodome is still torn and frayed from the blizzard, so the Minnesota Vikings are going to host the Chicago Bears at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium on Monday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Snow shovelers descend on TCF Bank Stadium: Photo of the day

    Photo: FacebookLike a plague of locusts.​The Vikings and the University of Minnesota put out the call a little while ago for paid volunteers to start shoveling snow out of TCF Bank Stadium ahead of Monday night's Vikings-Bears match. And as you can see from the photo below, a plague of snow sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    TCF Stadium shoveling video

    Workers race to clear snow for Monday's Vikings game at TCF Stadium.​About 150 workers -- most of them hired from temp agencies around the region -- shoveled diligently today in an attempt to prepare the University of Minnesota TCF Bank Stadium in time for Monday night's Vikings game. "Snow tomor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    U of M students not paying to fill their own TCF Bank Stadium

    TCF Stadium ticket sales are weak​Swanky new stadiums only go so far: The University of Minnesota is reporting that it's having a hard time selling tickets to students to watch their very own Golden Gophers ahead of the 2010 season, just a year after the same seats sold out well in advance. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    U2 announce rescheduled Minneapolis date: July 23, 2011

    ​Now that's planning ahead: On the heels of postponing their June 27 show at the TCF Bank Stadium in Dinkytown due to Bono's back surgery, U2 have announced a make-up show in Minneapolis on July 23, 2011. The band issued this statement from manager Paul McGuinness:

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2010

    U of M Regents spike stadium booze bill compromise

    A booze-free zone​TCF Bank Stadium will remain a booze-free football field for the time being. Rather than adopt a compromise approved in the Minnesota Legislature that would have allowed alcohol sales in the most expensive seating areas at TCF Bank Stadium, along with some of the general adm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Bono back injury puts MPLS U2 concert date in jeopardy

    David ShankboneThe professional difference-maker himself​News has come out of Berlin (via MPR) that Bono of U2 and Africa-centric charity fame has hurt himself "preparing for" the band's upcoming tour. No specifics of how the injury occurred were released, but at age 50 the number of ways you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2010

    TCF Stadium booze bill dries up in House

    Dry as a bone for the time being​As far as the Minnesota House is concerned, it's booze for all or booze for none at TCF Bank Stadium. No special privileges for the well-heeled. Minneapolis DFL Rep. Phyllis Khan's amendment to allow the University of Minnesota to serve alcohol in whatever way ... More >>

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    April 13, 2010

    Senate reconsiders TCF Stadium booze ban

    ​Good news for Gophers fans and stadium-goers looking to get their booze on in TCF Stadium: a bill that would allow stadium vendors to sell alcohol passed through the Senate Finance Committee yesterday and is heading toward the full chamber.University regents originally wanted beer and liquor to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Sandra Pappas guides bill giving the U of M another shot at TCF stadium booze

    The bill would allow the university to serve alcohol at the stadium as long as it agrees to fund a scholarship account with the proceeds.

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    U2 bummer: No booze at TCF Stadium concert

    It looks like U2 fans planning to attend their show next summer at the TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota will have to do some football-style tailgating before heading into the show if they plan to be liquored up for the epic performance.

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    U2 to rock the U?

    Sounds like there may be an unforgettable fire at TCF Stadium next year. Stay tuned.

  • News

    October 7, 2009

    Name Games

    More farce at the stadium of the absurd

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2009

    Can't attend dry Gopher football game? Smuggle in your booze via boobs, belly

    We understand the need to continue drinking to actually enjoy watching the Gophers play. Here are some ways to smuggle in some fun.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Bridesmaid Revisited: Metrodome Memory Series Part 3

    Hubert's -- What will become of thee?

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    U of M to administer Breathalyzer tests to stadium-frequenting alcohol offenders

    Plan on attending a Gopher game at the new TCF Stadium this fall? If you're a college student with any alcohol-related tickets under your belt, be prepared to blow before entry. If you fail, you'll be turned away. Even if you're over 21.

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    June 12, 2009

    Booze-free U of Minn. sporting events? Regents considering it

    President Robert Bruininks plans to recommend that alcohol be banned at the on-campus stadium as well as all other campus sports arenas.

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    The Week in Sports

    The Vikings beat down the Jags; the Gophers crumble; the Wild begin to show signs of weakness.

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    November 10, 2008

    11/10 Photo of the Day: Stadium illumination

    Check out this interesting shot taken from the big lights overlooking the TCF Stadium construction site.

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008
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