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.
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.
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.”
Dogs love to play….on the Smack Down!
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.
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.
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.
Stephen Colbert Gets Lucky after getting Daft Punk’d. Great video full of celebrities.
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.
When the moment strikes, you just need to dance. Like no one is watching….
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.
Sid has been trying to get in touch with these ladies. Golden girls discover the art of “twerking”….
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.
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.
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.
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.
The song written by a Twin Cities teenager who died of cancer earlier this week has landed at the top of the iTunes charts posthumously. Zach Sobiech died at age 18 on Monday. He had been diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13.
Singer and songwriter Sheryl Crow recently came to visit the WCCO and BUZN 102.9 studios.
The Twin Cities teenager whose song he wrote after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer garnered national attention has died. Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13.
Star Tribune music critic Jon Bream recently interviewed Prince. He gives Chad some insight into that conversation.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield presents an amazing rendition of, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie.
Heidi Jensen in St. Paul wondered: Can restaurants just put chairs and tables wherever they want?
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Cities 97 and the Basilica of St. Mary are boasting a lineup of 19 acts for this summer’s forthcoming Basilica Block Party, including ’90s pop-rockers Matchbox 20 and Goo Goo Dolls. The […]
The new champ! Lego’s! vs. The Challenger…High Voltage
If you love Lego’s, you have to check out this video!