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  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Fleetwood Mac 2014 reunion dates with Christine McVie -- tour launch in Minneapolis

    For all of the volatile conversation within pioneering rock and pop act Fleetwood Mac, there's plenty of disagreement among fans too. With Lindsey Buckingham, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie all significantly shaping the vocal contributions of the group, it's hard not to pick favorites. Following ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    Prince announces 2014 tour dates -- including week-long Minnesota Celebration

    For all of the hype surrounding Prince in 2013, it looks like 2014 is actually going to be much bigger. The Purple One has just announced a full-scale North American tour in stadiums across the U.S. and Canada. Compared to his 2012-13 Hit N' Run dates, and several hastily announced Minnesota gigs, t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Drake unveils 2013 U.S. tour dates with Miguel -- Minneapolis in October

    Chart-topping hit-maker Drake has been generating plenty of excitement and anticipation for his forthcoming new album, Nothing Was the Same, with each hot new single released. And now, the Grammy-winning Canadian rapper has just announced a large-scale U.S. tour in support of his new record, and he' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Prince at Dakota Jazz Club, 1/16/13

    PrinceDakota Jazz Club, MinneapolisWednesday, January 16, 2013The first of Three Nights with Prince at the Dakota Jazz Club proved to be as sumptuous as skipping the main course and heading straight to dessert. The entertainer can pack out United Center in Chicago and still be one of the most compel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2013

    Prince books open rehearsal shows at Dakota Jazz Club

    Minneapolis, you wanted some Prince performances? Well, they're here! The Purple One is taking over the Dakota Jazz Club Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday for six of open rehearsal shows before his next tour. Maybe he was tired of 3rd Eye Girl and Stories About Prince hogging all the attention lately. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Prince and Jennifer Hudson perform "Nothing Compares 2 U"

    Apologies. Anything awesome that shows up on YouTube involving Prince tends to get the axe pretty quick, so enjoy this one while it's still available. One of the finest songs the Purple One ever wrote that got popular via another artist -- in this case, Sinead O'Connor -- got a regal treatment last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Prince made fans wait an hour for Welcome 2 Chicago encore

    A newly afro-ed Prince's opening night of his three-evening Welcome 2 Chicago residency at the United Center proved to be a test of most fans' patience. Although Chicago-area supporters have already waited eight years to get to these concerts, it seemed that most weren't prepared to hang in their se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Rihanna's Diamonds 2013 U.S. tour dates -- St. Paul in March

    See Also:Lady Gaga plots Born This Way Ball 2013 tour -- St. Paul in FebruaryRihanna and Cee Lo Green at the Target Center, 6/16/11, SlideshowLive-Blogging The 2012 Video Music Awards: We Are Never Ever Ever Gonna Use Tonight As A BellwetherSo while many Americans were caught up in Thursday's politi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Lady Gaga plots Born This Way Ball 2013 tour -- St. Paul in February

    See Also:Lady Gaga dumps Target over anti-gay donationsLady Gaga at the Xcel Energy Center, 8/30/10Slideshow: Lady Gaga at Xcel Energy CenterEven if Lady Gaga isn't super pleased with Target, she isn't going to take it out on Minnesota. The pop queen has just unveiled extensive tour plans for the No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Prince adds Welcome 2 Chicago show supporting ex-Obama staffer Van Jones

    See Also:Prince's rumored St. Paul concert isn't happeningPrince announces five-show run in NYCPrince has decided to nail down an actual concert -- not in St. Paul, but Chicago. The announcement of a Welcome 2 Chicago show, his first in the area since 2004, came in Friday morning -- via Live Nation. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Rush's Clockwork Angels Tour: Minneapolis in September

    Prog rock pioneers Rush head out on the road this year in support of their 20th(!) album, Clockwork Angels. Their North American tour runs between early September and early December, and includes a stop at Target Center in the early going.The song to justify this never-ending touring, recording, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2012

    Aerosmith's Global Warming tour launches in Minneapolis

    ​Aerosmith will begin its 18-date summer tour this June at Target Center. Dubbed the Global Warming tour, the seminal Boston band will bring Cheap Trick along for the North American dates that carry between mid-June and early August."The old Aerosmith is back with a new vengeance and we will kick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Madonna's 2012 world tour hits St. Paul in November

    ​There was absolutely zero chance that Madonna wasn't going to capitalize on her Super Bowl appearance this past weekend. Although it's unlikely that Madge will be able to pack M.I.A. (and her itchy middle finger), Nicki Minaj, and Cee Lo Green in her suitcase for this May-November excursion aroun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Coldplay will wrap up 2012 tour in St. Paul

    ​Am I the only one who has trouble reconciling the idea that Coldplay circa 2011 is the same Coldplay that released Parachutes back in 2000? Having never seen the group live, I always imagined my first Coldplay show would be in a stuffy theater somewhere, in a red velvet seat tailor-made for sitti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Jay-Z and Kanye West coming to the Target Center on October 8

    ​At the conclusion of a summer that will have seen nearly every major touring pop act stop through the Twin Cities, two of the most omnipresent forces in hip hop will cap things off on October 8 when Jay-Z and Kanye West bring their tour to the Target Center in Minneapolis. In a coy avoidance of t ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2011

    Khalid El-Amin won't quit

    "Doughboy" makes for unlikely basketball star

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Sade reveals Minneapolis date: August 9 at the Target Center with John Legend

    ​Reclusive singer Sade is slowly revealing all of the dates for her forthcoming tour, and today she announced via Facebook that she will stop in Minneapolis on Tuesday, August 9 for a show at the Target Center with opener John Legend.

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Sports

    March 4, 1998

    Just Happy To Be Here

    The Gophers' postseason will, like the regular season, be a moral victory.

  • News

    September 4, 1996

    Chicago Then and Now

    Notes on the 1968 and 1996 conventions

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