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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.
Former Minnesota prep hockey player Jack Jablonski will take the ice at Saturday’s Wild-Stars game to help raise awareness of spinal cord injury research. Jablonski was left a quadriplegic when he was injured during a high school hockey game in 2011.
For this year’s Wild team, home ice advantage isn’t just a saying you’ll hear on their TV commercials, it’s really happening.
The first two games they played at Xcel Energy Center this year were shutouts, and on Saturday they killed Tampa Bay by a score of 7-2. There’s no question the Wild seem to do better in St. Paul where they’ve got 18,000 screaming fans in their corner.
We’re just three weeks away from the second annual “We Day” concert at the Xcel Energy Center. It’s a reward for teenagers who spend time doing volunteer work in the community. Tickets aren’t for sale — you have to earn them through work on a community service project. Carly Rae Jepsen and the Jonas Brothers performed at Minnesota’s first We Day last year.
Alright Wild fans, it’s time to get our boys back to their winning ways. That trip out to the west coast did not pan out like fans or the team would have liked it to, but with the State of Hockey behind them, I’m sure the Wild is ready to get back at it.
We Day Minnesota announced the lineup of inspirational speakers and performers that will be attending this year’s event Thursday.
The Wild’s post-season ended on May13 after a crazy overtime bounce in game six with Chicago. That’s where they would love to pick it up this year with some new pieces added to a team with high expectations.
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.
Steve Forbes drops by to visit with Dave Lee….listen to their chat and other highlights by clicking the link above!
For many people, fall signifies the start of football season. This year, fans of the pigskin in Minnesota have not only the team to be excited about (or disappointed by), but a new stadium as well. Yet, while the new Vikings stadium is getting all sorts of press, the Xcel Energy Center is quietly undergoing a major renovation.
Sweet Caroline! Neil Diamond will be stopping in St. Paul for his sixth visit to the Xcel Energy Center next year.
Rosemount High School is known for their fine arts, and music in particular. Their marching band has played at the Rose Parade in California, for the world-champion Minnesota Lynx and even at last year’s We Day at the Xcel Energy Center.
Concertgoers with a taste for judges from the reality TV competition show “The Voice” will have two reasons to book tickets at the Xcel Energy Center this winter. The venue announced that Usher will be performing a concert on Tuesday, Nov. 18. And Adam Levine’s band Maroon 5 will perform Monday, March 23.
As school districts gear up for a new year, many across Minnesota are also getting ready for the return of We Day. It hits the Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 12.
The Minnesota Wild say digital ticketing will replace paper tickets for season ticket holder starting in the upcoming season. Wild chief operating officer Matt Majka says the time is right to make the move.
Tim Murphy has seen his share of Minnesota spring storms over the years. But he says the one that rolled through this uppertown St. Paul neighborhood Saturday afternoon was a little different. “This was a shorter storm and it was more violent in a chunkated amount of time,” Murphy said.
Roughly 15 years ago, I boldly established “the best day of my life.” It was during a meet-and-greet session with the hottest boy band at the peak of their success — yes, I’m talking about the Backstreet Boys.
Backstreet’s back — in Minnesota. But on Tuesday, they’ll actually be making their debut appearance at the Xcel Energy Center.
There was a surprise celebrity guest at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare in St. Paul, Minn. Wednesday. Lady Gaga stopped by to visit with patients the day after her show at the Xcel Energy Center.
After a long hiatus, Pearl Jam is coming back to the Twin Cities, marking the band’s first performance in more than eight years.
When a performer like Lady Gaga stops through town, there’s plenty of pressure to ensure the gift she’s given is as unique and creative as the pop singer herself. Add in the fact that this is her third time performing in St. Paul and there’s the added challenge to find something outside-the-box and new.
Lady Gaga is bringing her artRAVE tour to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, May 20, and as is the practice of a good host, she will be receiving gifts. It’s a tradition the Xcel does with all acts. In the past they have given Gaga shoes and Minnesota-made clothing.
Wild Season is over. Hear recaps with Sid and Mike Max. Click the link above to head to the PODCAST PAGE.
Tuesday night’s Wild playoff game at the Xcel Energy Center is sold out, and plenty of people bought their tickets at the last minute.
To listen to highlights from today’s program, CLICK THE LINK ABOVE.