Concert Review

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Curiocity Review: Backstreet’s Back — Thankfully, In 1999

Roughly 15 years ago, I boldly established “the best day of my life.” It was during a meet-and-greet session with the hottest boy band at the peak of their success — yes, I’m talking about the Backstreet Boys.


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Curiocity Review: Mumford & Sons’ Rock, Restraint Doesn’t Disappoint

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?”


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Curiocity Concert Review: Beyonce Runs The World, Rules St. Paul

In case it wasn’t already abundantly clear, this is Beyonce’s world — and we’re just living in it.
Anyone who was still on the fence about that statement left the Xcel Energy Center Thursday night completely convinced.


Taylor Swift at the Ed Sullivan Theater

Taylor Swift Sings, Answers Fan Questions For ‘Live From New York’

The singer strapped on a banjo for her Grammy-winning track “Mean” and told the story behind the song.


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Curiocity: Blink182 Shows They’ve Still Got It

Blink182 may have peaked about a decade ago, but one thing’s for sure: they’ve still got it — and then some.


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Curiocity: Adele’s Long-Awaited Twin Cities Stop Well Worth The Wait

Before Adele even took a step on stage Wednesday night at the Xcel Energy Center, the cards were stacked against her. But in one split-second, all that changed.


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Curiocity: Ben Folds Rocks Sold-Out Crowd At First Ave.

In front of a sold-out audience at First Avenue, Ben Folds did something he’s never done before.