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Sheryl Crow Added To State Fair Concert Lineup

The final piece of the Minnesota State Fair’s series of Grandstand concerts is now in place. Sheryl Crow has just been announced as the latest booking for the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

07/08/2013

Blake Shelton

Blake Shelton Coming To Xcel Energy Center In September

Officials announced Friday morning announced that country music star Blake Shelton is coming to Xcel Energy Center in September. Shelton will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, as part of the Ten Times Crazier Tour.

06/14/2013

Target Field

Thursday, Friday Events Could Make Parking Tight In Mpls.

The City of Minneapolis is warning Twin Cities residents and visitors that the downtown area could be extra busy on Thursday and Friday evenings over concurrent concerts and Twins games. The city informed visitors to the downtown area that they should plan ahead for the rush.

05/29/2013

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Soul Asylum Headlining Target Field’s Skyline Festival

Target Field will offer the opportunity for Twin Cities residents to re-familiarize themselves with one of their favorite bands of the 1990s. Soul Asylum has been announced as the headlining act of the Skyline Music Festival, which will be at the Target Field on Friday, July 26.

05/23/2013

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State Fair Announces Free Entertainment Lineup

There are some big names offering free performances at this year’s Minnesota State Fair, including an infamous trio of mop-topped brothers and a former member of Prince’s musical entourage in the 1980s.

05/21/2013

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Sue McLean, Twin Cities Concert Promoter, Dies At 63

A long-time Twin Cities concert promoter has died. According to her website, Sue McLean died Friday, after a battle with cancer. McLean’s company was responsible for booking many live music acts, including the Live at the Guthrie Series, the Minnesota Zoo concerts, and the Basilica Block Party.

05/18/2013

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Jon Bream Talks Prince

Star Tribune music critic Jon Bream recently interviewed Prince. He gives Chad some insight into that conversation.

05/15/2013

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Diana Ross To Perform For One Night Only At Orpheum

Fans of classic R&B will soon be able to reach out and touch a certain somebody’s hand (or close enough anyway) when Diana Ross comes to the Twin Cities to perform for one night only later this summer.

05/06/2013

Musician Melissa Etheridge attends the 10th annual Avon Foundation For Women Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on October 26, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Minnesota Zoo Announces ‘Music In The Zoo’ Series

The Minnesota Zoo has announced its line-up for the 2013 Subway Music in the Zoo concert series, which is now entering its 21st season.

04/01/2013

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Minn. Bill Would Disclose Concert Ticket Holdbacks

Minnesota lawmakers are considering a bill to make sellers of concert tickets publicly reveal how many tickets are held back from sale to the public.

03/22/2013

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Morrissey Cancels March 22 Show In Mpls.

Health problems has led British singer Morrissey to cancel the remaining dates of his North American tour, including a performance at Minneapolis’ Orpheum Theatre on March 22.

03/16/2013

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Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers To Play Target Center

As it turns out, it wasn’t the last dance with Mary Jane. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are booked to return to the Twin Cities this summer.

02/28/2013

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St. Paul Chamber Orchestra Cancels More Concerts

The St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, stuck in a contract dispute with its musicians, has canceled more concerts.

01/18/2013

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Copycats: The Best Cover Bands In Minnesota

Looking for a local cover band that plays your favorite tunes? Check out this list for some of the best cover bands in Minnesota.

12/13/2012

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Lockout Of SPCO Musicians Begins

A lockout of musicians is now under way at the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, which has canceled its concerts through Nov. 4.

10/21/2012

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Minnesota Orchestra On Day 2 Of Lockout: We Want To Play

It’s day two of a lockout of the Minnesota Orchestra and while negotiations continue, they’re not allowed to perform.

10/02/2012

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The Secret To Getting Tickets To Big-Name Shows

You wait for your favorite singer to come to town and when they finally do you can’t get your hands on tickets.

09/24/2012

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2 Trans-Siberian Orchestra Concerts At Xcel In Dec.

The holiday season just got a little longer in St. Paul with the announcement of two Trans-Siberian Orchestra concerts.

09/17/2012

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Best Upcoming Classical Music Performances In Minn.

Minneapolis has been home to internationally-acclaimed orchestra and classical music events since the early 1900s. Today, Minnesota is home to a variety of venues and performances dedicated to bringing the enjoyment of classical music to everyone.

08/20/2012

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Survey Says Mpls. Has One Of Top 10 Best Music Scenes

Minneapolis has the second best music scene in America, according to a recently released survey. Well, actually it has the second best music scene once you take New York City, Los Angeles and Nashville out of the mix.

03/27/2012

Aerosmith

Aerosmith, Cheap Trick To Play Target Center

Fans who have been “Living on the Edge” waiting for another chance to see Aerosmith in concert in the Twin Cities can stop “Cryin’.”

03/26/2012

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Dave Lee Morning News Entertainment Report

Dave Lee shares entertainment and music news in this report for Monday, February 20!

02/20/2012

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Minnesota Orchestra Dealing With $3M Deficit

The Minnesota Orchestra is making some changes to deal with the biggest deficit in its history.

12/07/2011

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Free And Cheap Shows In The Twin Cities

Music, comedy and dancing don’t have to cost much if you know the right places to go. Here are some cheap options for a night out on the town.

10/03/2011

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Deaf Concertgoers Enjoy Music Through Hearts, Hands

Thousands packed the Grandstand on the final night of the Minnesota State Fair to see Maroon 5 perform live. Sitting in the audience was a group having an entirely different listening experience.

09/07/2011

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