Thousands of country music fans helped set a new attendance record at Target Field. Almost 85,000 people went to see Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean on Saturday and Sunday.
Here’s what you need to know for July 19, 2015.
Police say hundreds of people were ejected from Lambeau Field during a concert featuring country music star Kenny Chesney. Press-Gazette Media reports between 250 and 300 people were kicked out of Saturday’s concert.
Ahead of their 11th concert in the state, Gov. Mark Dayton has declared Wednesday, June 3, 2015 to be “The Rolling Stones Day” in Minnesota.
Minnesota music icon, Prince, has announced he’ll play a major concert in Baltimore, Maryland. The event, called “Rally 4 Peace”, comes as racial tensions in that city continue to boil over after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.
She’s still the one. And she does impress us much. One of the world’s best-selling female artist in history, Shania Twain, announced on Wednesday her first North American tour in more than 11 years. She also announced it was to be her final concert tour.
New Kids on the Block, TLC and Nelly are coming to the Xcel Energy Center this spring. The groups will be performing on May 20.
The Twin Cities must have it, the right stuff that is, because New Kids on the Block is coming to St. Paul! NKOTB will perform at the Xcel Energy Center on May 20 as part of their tour, “The Main Event.”
The Piano Man is coming to Target Center next spring for his first show at the arena in 15 years. The announcement came Thursday morning after Target Center posted a photo to social media the previous night showing Times Square with a big sign reading “Happy 1999.”
Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin took the place of Bono at a concert Monday night in Times Square.
1989 just got another day longer. Country-pop superstar Taylor Swift announced that she will be extending her concert stint at the Xcel Energy Center for one more performance.
Here’s some news you won’t want to shake off, and try not to look too surprised. Country-pop superstar Taylor Swift is bringing some “1989” realness to the Xcel Energy Center in 2015.
Two forces of country nature will be converging for a perfect storm at Target Field next summer. On Monday, Target Field announced it will be hosting both Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean for a double bill concert on Saturday, July 18.
Red House Records will stage a St. Paul concert next month honoring the late folk-blues musician Dave “Snaker” Ray. The concert will feature Ray’s former bandmates and admirers. Among those scheduled to perform are “Spider” John Koerner, Tony Glover, Charlie Parr, Camille Baudoin of the Radiators, the John Beach Band, and Willie Murphy and Ray’s brother, Max Ray.
Not a huge surprise — when you add a whopping 11 shows in one city, it’s probably only a matter of time. Still, Garth Brooks announced that his nearly two-week run slated for Minneapolis in November has shattered his North American ticket sales record.
This time next year, Twin Cities fans of The Who will have something to hoot about. The Who will be coming to the Target Center on Oct. 10, 2015, as part of their 50th Anniversary Tour.
After a successful show in September, Fleetwood Mac is headed back to the Twin Cities. This time, they are visiting St. Paul. The legendary group confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to the “On With The Show” tour.
A long-awaited concert tour kick-offed Tuesday in Minnesota. Fleetwood Mac performed Tuesday at the Target Center in Minneapolis. All the group is back together and on the road for the first time in 16 years.
Sweet Caroline! Neil Diamond will be stopping in St. Paul for his sixth visit to the Xcel Energy Center next year.
Get your cowboy boots and hat ready — Garth Brooks is coming to town.
The fourth annual Caravan du Nord, a traveling showcase of Minnesota music, kicks off in Austin on Sept. 26. The special day of programming will feature free artist workshops, networking opportunities and an evening concert featuring singer-songwriter John Mark Nelson and his new band, Minneapolis blues outfit Alex Rossi & Root City, and Austin duo Bracken & Stowell.
The heavy rain held off for thousands of Paul McCartney fans packed into Target Field Saturday night. The Governor declared this “Sir Paul McCartney Day” in Minnesota.
Saturday is Sir Paul McCartney Day in Minnesota. Gov. Mark Dayton issued that proclamation as the ex-Beatle prepares to perform at Target Field in Minneapolis.
There’s something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that’s got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she’s looking forward to tracking down some elephant ears, a dish of fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar.
A new summer music festival is planned for Coon Rapids next month. The first Rum River Music Fest will be held July 19. The festival will be held at Sand Creek Park and will benefit HOPE 4 Youth, a nonprofit organization serving homeless young people in Anoka County.