Ted Mann

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    The Best Twin Cities Concerts This Weekend: 10/3-10/5

    Be sure to check out our constantly updated concert calendar.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    Minnesota Orchestra's Osmo Vanska: "Please do not applaud"

    Exiting Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vänskä added a deafening exclamation point to his farewell concerts over the weekend. Last week, he announced that he was resigning from his position after a decade as music director with the orchestra, and the performances at Ted Mann Concert Hall would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts this week: 6/26-7/2

    It's the last week of June and Uptown is hopefully back up and running. This weekend marks the Twin Cities Pride Celebration featuring performances from L'Assassins, Wiping Out Thousands, Mayda and much more. Tom Petty reunites with the Heartbreakers at the Target Center Saturday while Aesop Rock an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Lila Downs: Go for the things that you love

    Lila Downs is one of the foremost names in Mexican world music. Her most recent full-length album, Pecados y Milagros (Sins and Miracles), won the 2012 Latin Grammy for Best Folk Album and the 2013 Grammy for Best Regional Mexican Album. Downs has been performing music in the traditional style of he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    The best Twin Cities concerts this week: 3/6-3/12

    With Spring approaching, forget the snow for a second, Minneapolis is selling out shows left and right. Wednesday night, sisters Tegan and Sara are welcomed to Minneapolis by a sold-out First Ave mainroom. Muse hits the Target Center Thursday and Imagine Dragons sells out the Varsity on Friday. Satu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Minnesota Orchestra shares Orchestra Hall renovation plans

    One of Minneapolis's most stately music venues, Orchestra Hall, is currently getting a much needed modern face-lift, as the exterior of the hall is undergoing a major $50 million renovation that should be finished sometime in 2013. While the changes to the interior and the glorious auditorium itself ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Sunday's Big Gig has been canceled

    This Sunday's Big Gig at the Ted Man Concert Hall has been canceled. The event, sponsored by the Minnesota Orchestra and the Current, was to feature performances from Solid Gold, Jeremy Messersmith, Halloween, Alaska, Charlie Parr and others, both indoors and outside the U of M's Ted Mann Concert Ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Dessa to perform and present at Nobel Peace Prize Forum

    ​The 24th annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum is set to take place in Minneapolis on March 1-3, bringing together an impressive group of leaders in the worlds of politics, education, and music. One of the many highlights of the momentous three-day event will be a discussion and short performance by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Cocktail history, Art Shanty Project: Freeloader Friday

    ​ Despite the cold, this weekend is filled with tons of free stuff to do. For example, after taking a year off the Art Shanty Project is returning to Medicine Lake with shanties offering fashion, live music, sports, family activities, and more each Saturday and Sunday through early February. Looki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Tickets on sale for "Food, Glorious Food!"

    Thank you, Twin Cities Gay Men's Chorus, for keeping Weird Al alive.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006

    City Planner: Tuesday 10/31

    Nobody owns Halloween like First Avenue.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2006
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2005

    Dylan Hicks and Britt Robson discuss the recent Ornette Coleman concert

    From: Dylan Hicks Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 To: Britt Robson Subject: Ornette Coleman at Ted Mann Britt, I'll try to offer some informal notes about Ornette Coleman's show this past Friday night at the Ted Mann Concert Hall. If I had to describe how I was feeling going into the concert I wou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2005

    Ornette Coleman's Set List

    Here is the set list from Ornette Coleman's fabulous show at Ted Mann Auditorium Friday night. Call To Duty Song World Minor Business Once Only Jordan Waiting For You Mob Job Follow the Sound Sleep Talking Song X (Encore) Lonely Woman Coleman's quartet included a pair of bassists and his son Denardo ... More >>

  • Music

    March 9, 2005

    La-La (Means I Love You)

    Coming alive with Ashlee Simpson, Brother and Sister, Soweto Gospel Choir

  • Arts

    March 9, 2005

    Varsity Cheer

    How vaudeville, motion pictures, and hip hop came to Dinkytown through one controversial theater--now reopened with beds for seats!

  • News

    December 15, 2004

    Live and Kicking

    Eight jazz discs that put the boot to our ears in 2004

  • Arts

    November 10, 2004

    First Avenue's Black Tuesday

    In the 24 hours before First Avenue declared bankruptcy, employees were told to cash their checks, gather their things, and wait.

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2004
  • Arts

    March 17, 2004
  • News

    September 3, 2003

    First Love

    The legendary bands. The terrifying toilets. An oral history that goes so far behind the music it will leave you at a gun range beneath the stage.

  • News

    August 27, 2003
  • Music

    November 6, 2002

    Herbie's Love Bug

    Herbie Hancock embraces bebop, hip hop, drum 'n' bass, jazz--and all humanity

  • Arts

    January 9, 2002

    The Year in Film

    The National Entertainment State Stands Firm--Then Runs Away

  • Arts

    September 26, 2001

    Continuous Project Altered Daily

    A generation of far-out dance experiments returns to the stage through Baryshnikov and his White Oak Dance Project

  • News

    July 26, 2000

    The Heart of the Heartland

    Aquatennial hits Minneapolis where we live

  • Feature

    April 1, 1999

    The Music Men

    Two mismatched musicians make sense together, playing in the key of life

  • News

    December 31, 1997

    Artists Of The Year

    We list the best of the best of 1997.

  • Art

    October 8, 1997

    Men Behaving Badly

    With Enter Achilles, London's DV8 Physical Theatre proves that you don't need to step fancy to walk like a man.

  • Music

    April 24, 1996