Local blues musician Paul Metsa has seen it all during his decades-long career in Minnesota. And he put his best memories into his 2011 memoir, “Blue Guitar Highway.”
One of Minnesota’s most famous people celebrates a big birthday Saturday. Bob Dylan turned 73. Dylan is originally from Hibbing, Minn. His career spans decades and genres, and has helped shape music as we know it today.
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
Twin Cities musicians of all styles are teaming up for two concerts next week to benefit Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.