Music

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Gay Men’s Chorus Forms In Fargo-Moorhead

A group of about 15 men in Fargo-Moorhead have started a gay men’s chorus, and hope to pull off a holiday concert. The chorus organized a few months ago and has been holding weekly rehearsals at a Fargo church.

11/25/2013

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Musicians Gather To Honor Promoter Sue McLean

Musicians from across the country came together Saturday night to celebrate the memory of one of the most prominent women in the Twin Cities music scene. Sue McLean passed away this spring after a long battle with breast cancer. She made a name for herself as a music promoter and had a talent for discovering up-and-comers. Many of those artists she introduced to the public held a concert in her honor at First Avenue in Minneapolis

11/23/2013

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McNally Smith To Host 2014 Grammy Camp

McNally Smith College of Music will present Grammy Camp in St. Paul next summer. The camp is the Grammy Foundation’s signature music industry camp for U.S. high school students. McNally Smith is one of four host sites in 2014.

11/16/2013

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Movie Blog: Highlights From 2013 ‘Sound Unseen’

Are you ready to rock, Twin Cities? Hüsker Dü and The National are waiting in the wings to bookend the 2013 Sound Unseen Film/Music/Art festival, which opens today and runs through Sunday, Nov. 17.

11/13/2013

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11-12-13 Philip Brunelle On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Looking for some great music to check out? Dave has got you covered

11/12/2013

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Joyous Cancer Treatment

Deborah Cohen takes on her double-mastectomy with joy and a Beyonce dance.

11/08/2013

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Prince Fans Rave After Paisley Park Concert

Prince put on a quite a show at his Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen on Saturday night, to hear the reviews from fans outside afterward. The concertgoers said that Prince took to the stage for about two hours and played songs that weren’t necessarily limited to greatest hits.

10/06/2013

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Movie Blog: Sound Unseen Announces 2013 Fest Slate

This November, one of the most hotly anticipated local festivals will open with Hüsker Dü and close with The National, with appearances by The Descendents, Peaches, Madlib & MF Doom, Cloud Cult, Tapes N’ Tapes, Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Doe from X, and many more in between.

10/01/2013

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Sesame Street Remix

Jimmy Fallon and The Roots bring some sunshine to the internet.

09/26/2013

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Urban Ventures: Using Music To Keep Kids In School

Urban Ventures has been helping kids break the cycle of poverty for 20 years. It’s an organization built around academics and mentorship, but one of its most successful programs uses the power of music.

09/25/2013

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Zach Sobiech’s Music Lives On Through Bandmate

It’s been four months since 18-year-old Zach Sobiech passed away after a hard-fought battle with bone cancer. But even in death, his music lives on. Days after he passed away, Sobiech’s song “Clouds” reached number one on iTunes.

09/18/2013

Samsung Galaxy Presents Prince And A Tribe Called Quest At SXSW

Prince Wasn’t Kidding, Debuts New Song ‘Breakfast’

The artwork may have made people laugh, but Prince’s new song is no joke. The mercurial superstar announced Tuesday that he’s released “Breakfast Can Wait.”

09/03/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 9-2!

Dogs love to play….on the Smack Down!

09/02/2013

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Football Players, Marching Band Members Practice Thru 90-Degree Heat

The hot weather forecasted for Tuesday will have lots of people looking for some relief. It should be a popular day for lakes, pools and water parks around the Twin Cities. Lake Josephine in Roseville is likely to be a popular spot in Roseville Tuesday as much of the Twin Cities is under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

08/20/2013

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Snag Some Old Swag At First Avenue’s Garage Sale On Aug. 25

Hats, old T-shirts and some video tapes that are 30 years old are just a few of the items being sold at one nation’s most popular music venues. The First Avenue garage sale is set for noon on Sunday, Aug. 25. “We’ve actually never done a garage sale before,” Kristin Backman said.

08/14/2013

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Ellen Project Brings Uplifting Tunes To Hospitalized Children

A Twin Cities non-profit, Keys for Kids, is helping young hospital patients have some fun. Keys for Kids has started the Ellen Project, where kids get to paint donated pianos, and sometimes those pianos are used to deliver live music right to the bedside.

08/08/2013

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Colbert Gets Daft Punk’d

Stephen Colbert Gets Lucky after getting Daft Punk’d. Great video full of celebrities.

08/08/2013

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Austin Texas Brings Traveling Tunes To MN, Across The U.S.

The folks in Austin Texas sent a couple of musicians on the road trying to lure visitors back to Austin for a big music festival. It may not look like much, but the 1970s Airstream in Uptown Minneapolis is a traveling music machine.

08/07/2013

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Interesting Dance Partner

When the moment strikes, you just need to dance. Like no one is watching….

08/01/2013

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No Shoes Needed For Hottest Ticket In Town

The No Shoes Nation Tour at Target Field opens the gates at 4 p.m. and the music starts at 5 p.m. BUZ’N 102.9’s Paul Koffy knows this is the hottest ticket in town – that and giving away front-row seats is fun, too.

07/12/2013

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Golden Girls

Sid has been trying to get in touch with these ladies. Golden girls discover the art of “twerking”….

07/12/2013

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Twin Cities Music Fans Gearing Up For Basilica Block Party

It’s a massive weekend for music fans in the Twin Cities. For some, the biggest event of the weekend is the Basilica Block Party in downtown Minneapolis, which takes place Friday and Saturday.

07/12/2013

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Bob Dylan Diehards Show Their Love & Their Best Impressions

Music fans got their fill Wednesday night in St. Paul, enjoying two big bands, and a Minnesota music legend. Fans streamed into Midway Stadium to see My Morning Jacket, Wilco, and Bob Dylan.

07/10/2013

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MN Musician Tours S. Korea Seeking Musical & Familial Connection

A St. Paul woman is traveling to the other side of the world, to share her passion for music, and find answers about her past. Mayda Miller is going on tour in South Korea and hopes to make a special connection while she’s there.

07/04/2013

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MN Teen Whose Song Topped iTunes Chart Laid To Rest

A Stillwater High School student, whose song recently landed at the top of the list of the top-selling singles on iTunes, is being laid to rest Thursday. Zach Sobiech died of bone cancer on Monday. He was 18 years old.

05/23/2013

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