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Local Music Tap: Walker’s (Free) Music & Movies Returns

The Walker Art Center’s “Summer Music & Movies” event returns to Loring Park tonight – and it’s all for free.

07/29/2013

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Local Music Tap: Free Outdoor Music In Downtown Mpls. This Weekend

Free musical performances (and other attractions) are taking to Nicollet Mall this weekend as a part of the Dakota Street Festival.

07/25/2013

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Curiocity Interview: ‘John C. Reilly & Friends’ To Play Mpls. Show

Academy Award-winning actor John C. Reilly is heading to Minneapolis with some talented friends to play an intimate music variety show Saturday.

06/11/2013

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Curiocity Review: ‘Rock Of Ages’ Musical Not For All Ages, But Rocks

hen a musical has people humming, singing (sometimes hysterically) and air-guitar-playing the hit songs of the show before it even starts, it’s gonna be a good time.

05/18/2013

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Local Music Tap: Alex Steel Of Roster McCabe

Roster McCabe jams, but they’re not a jam band. They rock out, but they’re not quite a rockband. They, in fact, prefer to be called “electrorock,” but what they most want to do — is get people dancing.

03/13/2013

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Curiocity: Acoustic Pop Artist Griffin House To Play Cabooze

Griffin will soon bring his music back to the Midwest. On Feb. 22, he plays what will likely be an intimate show at the Cabooze in Minneapolis.

01/24/2013

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Curiocity: Best Entertainment Quotes Of 2012

It was quite the year in our local arts and entertainment scene – we were roasted by Jeffrey Ross, we welcomed a fleet of new food trucks, got glamorous at Glamorama and were mooned by Madge herself.

12/20/2012

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Curiocity Interview: ‘Hot Water Music’ Dominating Punk Since ’93

Hot Water Music is back. The multi-talented, angst-filled punk rock band from Gainsville, Fla. recently announced that they will begin a two-month headline tour in January – their first in eight years.

12/16/2012

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Curiocity Interview: Ketch Secor Of ‘Old Crow Medicine Show’

From his love of Bob Dylan and Midwest beers to his rabble-rousing political thoughts, Old Crow’s lead man Ketch Secor gives us unreservedly straightforward – and poetic – insight into Old Crow Medicine Show.

11/12/2012

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Curiocity Interview: Lawrence Gowan Of ‘Styx’

Since vocalist/keyboardist Lawrence Gowan joined Styx in 1999, he’s already played more than 1,200 shows — yes, more than 1,200 — around the world. In late December, the legendary rock group with a 40-year history is stopping in Minnesota. Gowan took some time from very busy schedule to give an interview before the show.

11/07/2012

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Curiocity Interview: Stephen Marley Makes A Stop In Mpls.

Stephen Marley, the eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, producer and son of legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, has proven time and time again that his blood runs pure with naturally gifted musical ability.

09/20/2012

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Curiocity Interview: Bruce Hall Of ‘REO Speedwagon’

Bruce Hall, the bassist for mega-rock band REO Speedwagon, took some time to chat with us about the band’s history, life on the road and about their upcoming show at Mystic Lake Casino.

07/08/2012

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Curiocity: ‘The Lumineers’ Bringing The Folk To Basilica

The Lumineers, a folk group based out of Denver, Colo., is riding the success of its highly-anticipated self-titled album released in April. This weekend, they’re bringing the folk to Minnesota’s Basilica Block Party.

07/06/2012

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Curiocity: Q&A With Motion City Soundtrack On River’s Edge

Motion City Soundtrack, one of the biggest Minneapolis-bands-gone-good in the last decade or so, will head back to their roots to help kick off the inaugural River’s Edge Music Festival this weekend.

06/20/2012

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Curiocity: Interview With Ann Wilson Of ‘Heart’

Well-known for their mega-hits “Barracuda,” “Crazy On You” and “Dog And Butterfly,” Heart is still rocking and recording albums after four decades of making music. Lead singer Ann Wilson took some time for a WCCO interview to discuss a number of topics, including her upcoming show in Minnesota and the band’s next album, “Fanatic.”

05/23/2012

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