Fleetwood Mac Target Center, Minneapolis September 30, 2014 Nostalgia played a tremendous part in Fleetwood Mac's sell-out U.S. tour kickoff show at Target Center on Tuesday night. With the addition of Christine McVie -- joining the band for the first time since 1998 -- the Rumours-era lineup stood ... More >>
Last night in Burnsville, Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves laced up their skates just ahead of their performance tonight at Target Center. See also: The best Twin Cities concerts this weekend
KISS and Def Leppard with The Dead Daisies Target Center, Minneapolis Sunday, August 17, 2014 KISS brought their 40th anniversary victory lap tour through the sold-out Target Center on Sunday night. A sold-out legion of young and old fans witnessed their make-up clad, platform boot-wearing rock her ... More >>
On the same day a Minneapolis City Council committee recommended the appointment of Architectural Alliance and Sink Combs Dethlefs as the team to handle the $97 million Target Center renovation project, final renderings of what the building will look like after work is complete have been published o ... More >>
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Plans are coming together to put the top floor of the gargantuan Ramp A/Hawthorne Transportation Center building near Target Center to very productive use.SEE ALSO: City Pages blogger robbed in skyway According to KSTP, a group named Downtown Rooftop Golf, LLC wants to put a tarp over the top floor ... More >>
People love to hate on LeBron James for the way he left Cleveland and for being arrogant, but there's actually a lot of evidence he's a cool guy. SEE ALSO: Wolves take swipe at LeBron's Harlem Shake video... with a baseball bat For instance, consider this story a self-proclaimed Minnesota fan poste ... More >>
Next stop on the Mike Tyson Magical Redemption Tour: Minneapolis. The former heavyweight champ spoke briefly with reporters Wednesday to throw his weight behind a January 3 fight at Target Center as part of the ESPN series Friday Night Fights. It's the first, Tyson said, of what could be several ... More >>
Three in the Key is Chris Koza's column exploring a musician's life as a basketball fanatic. The Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter-composer leads the band Rogue Valley. Get him on the court, and he's trouble.First Ave and 7th Street. It's a loaded sentence because to anyone who follows sports o ... More >>
With retro-tinged singles like "Take Me Out," Franz Ferdinand got the indie kids dancing ten years ago. After winning the Mercury Prize for their self-titled debut, the Glaswegian quartet quickly capitalized with the underrated You Could Have It So Much Better, and toured relentlessly. But their las ... More >>
The Lumineers with Cold War Kids and J. Roddy Walston and the BusinessTarget Center, MinneapolisFriday, May 31, 2013A career based on eleven songs can be a scary thing. Is that enough? Colorado's the Lumineers don't seem too bent out of shape trying to please anyone, and have thrived happily off the ... More >>
Election season is over...and so is this week! First Avenue is hosting Pert Near Sandstone this Friday in the Mainroom while Picked to Click finalist, Actual Wolf plays a set at the Harriet Brewing Company. Communist Daughter takes a brief stop from their tour to play a show at the Amsterdam, Saturd ... More >>
UFC fighter Jeremy Stephens was arrested in Minneapolis this morning on an outstanding warrant, putting his scheduled bout tonight at the Target Center in jeopardySEE ALSO:Travis Brown on Bigfoot, KO's, and fighting in Minneapolis Minneapolis police confirm that Stephens was taking into custody, but ... More >>
The Minnesota Timberwolves really want to portray themselves as a multi-dimensional bunch, especially when it comes to their music consumption. This was already applied when a good portion of the team agreed to be filmed listening to the 'N Sync hit "Tearin' Up My Heart" last month.Now, this conc ... More >>
It seems that with each passing year, the swelling amount of hype and buzz that surrounds certain bands and musicians eclipses and eventually drowns out any of the music that they produce. That is certainly not the band's fault (in most cases), but a lot of music fans get turned off by seeing ... More >>
Minnesota sports fans are finally getting some good news this year with the success of WNBA team the Lynx, who are playing in the finals for the first time in their franchise's history. The team are already up 1-0 over the Atlanta Dream (the finals are a best out of five competition), and will fa ... More >>
In an odd bit of symmetry, we learned that the Sugarhill Gang will be performing a halftime show at this Sunday's Lynx game just a few short hours after hearing of the death of Sugar Hill Records' Sylvia Robinson, whose most notable contribution to hip-hop was her production work on the Sugarhill ... More >>
Sage RossIf you're heading downtown, here's a glimpse of your future.Word to the wise: if you can, stay the hell out of downtown Minneapolis tonight. Three mega-sized events, all within a half-mile radius of one another, are kicking off essentially at the same time. Public works officials are ... More >>
This summer's arena calendar is already filling up, with Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, and Journey coming to the Xcel, plus shows by Usher, Rihanna, Sade, and the aging pop version of Voltron, NKOTBSB, coming to the Target Center. To add to the spectacle, Britney Spears is throwing her hat in the rin ... More >>
A few personal favorites herein.
The local hardwood has turned especially soft in recent weeks.
In addition to an all-star "Plastic Beach" band featuring De La Soul, Little Dragon, Bobby Womack, and Mick Jones and Paul Simonon of the Clash, Gorillaz have announced that they will be bringing along Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo's N*E*R*D as their opening act. The tour stops at the Target Ce ... More >>
The two of them, their forces combined. That's all I could think about as I ate at my latest stop on the BBQ tour. I'd take a bite of the ribs - good, nice rub, firm texture. I'd take a taste of the sauce - good, pleasant mix of sweet and spice. Then I'd combine them, the sauce with the ri ... More >>
No Mexicans need apply, as far as Steve Drazkowski's concernedHe threatened he'd do it, and now he has: Republican state Rep. Steve Drazkowski has introduced a bill in the Minnesota House he says is modeled after the hardline anti-immigration law just passed in Arizona. "The Democrats won't ... More >>
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Richard Jefferson, the falsetto-voiced, goody-goody star of the New Jersey Nets, has been accused of choking a club-goer right here in Minneapolis. The alleged incident happened at Infinity, just down the block from Target Center, the night a couple weeks back when the T-Wolves came from behind to h ... More >>
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Considering this is the first pro card in the Twin Cities in a year and a half, it is probably poor form to bitch about "Boxing is Back." But long-suffering Minnesota fight fans have been clamoring for eons for a bout between local favorites, Anthony "the Bullet" Bonsante (27 wins, 8 losses) and Mat ... More >>
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