Former Minnesota Orchestra music director Osmo Vanska will return to Orchestra Hall this month to help the orchestra celebrate its first Grammy win. Vanska will conduct the orchestra in concerts March 27-29 featuring the same works by Finnish composer Jean Sibelius heard on that Grammy-winning album.
Catch some of the music industry’s biggest acts live this fall at a Minnesota venue near you.
We are blessed in the Twin Cities with music venues galore but when it comes to seeing a sweet show, everyone’s got their personal favorite. We want to know — what’s yours? Vote in our pick-a-side.
You could say it started with the Beatles, but with the new found success of One Direction and the return of the Backstreet Boys, it seems boy bands will always be a thing of the present. There are some we still love and others we’d love to forget — but whatever the case, we want to know who makes your top pick.
The new documentary Searching for Sugar Man is an unlikely tale of resurrection, one which admittedly hinges a little bit on the fact that the folk-rock musician whose questioned fate remains a mystery among American audiences.
Some of music’s greatest talents — such as Bob Dylan and Prince — hail from the land of 10,000 lakes.
Heading out to River’s Edge Music Festival this weekend? Well, there’s a few things you may want to know before you go.
Records are back and better than ever. Help us choose the Twin Cities’ best store to pick up the latest or the most righteously vintage vinyl.
The 90s had grunge, punk, alternative, pop and more – what’s your favorite 90s rock band?
While this column focuses on a lot of great musicians here in the Twin Cities, it’s also important to take notice of those people behind the scenes that get the great bands seen and heard.
Minnesota might be known in the larger world for its Scandinavian heritage, but there’s little doubt that the Irish have played a big part here, particularly in the capital of Saint Paul.
Nestled under Ginger Hop and down the street from what is still Kramarzcuk’s, Honey occupies the space that used to be Jitters, and puts it to damn good use.
Minnesota’s music scene is hot with new bands. And one of those, Polica, is grabbing national attention.
During a slight lull between songs, Mumford and Sons looked out across the sold-out crowd of the Xcel Energy Center and asked a simple question: “Where were you in (2008) when we played the 400 Club to 12 people?”
It seems almost strange to see a crowd packed around a nearly completely empty stage — with only two small platforms and zero instruments. But half-way into the first song, you realize, you don’t miss the band at all.
Joshua Radin performed at Mill City Nights on Thursday. Click here for a full Q&A with the indie singer.