U Of Minn. To Host 33rd Annual MLK Tribute The University of Minnesota will host its 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute on Jan. 19. The concert will feature composer Bill Banfield and Jazz Urbane plus performances by Ysaye Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, vocalist Yolanda Williams and high school students from the FAIR School in Minneapolis.
Luke Bryan Set To Crash St. Paul's PartyLuke Bryan is hoping you can make it his kind of night as he brings his concert tour to the Xcel Energy Center next March. The country star, whose recent album "Crash My Party" scored the biggest debut for a male country artist in nearly a decade, will be performing in St. Paul on Sunday, March 2 at 7:30.
100-Year-Old Fiddler Gets A Birthday SurpriseWhat do you give a 100-year-old man for his birthday? If the birthday boy is Lloyd Johnson of Woodbury, a big surprise will do the trick.
Lady Gaga Bringing Her ARTPOP Tour To St. PaulPaws up, little monsters! Lady Gaga is coming to St. Paul next year. The queen of costumes announced Tuesday that she'll be bringing her artRAVE: The ARTPOP Ball tour to the Xcel Energy Center on Tuesday, May 20.
Kanye West Postpones Yeezus Tour Stop In Mpls.Looks like Minneapolis is the latest city to join the list of postponed concerts from Kanye West's Yeezus Tour. According to a released statement from West's publicist, a tour truck was in an accident, which caused damage to the staging.
Tim Mahoney Coming To Chanhassen Dinner Theatre Oct. 19Officials with the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre announced Thursday that local music star Tim Mahoney will be hosting a concert there on Saturday, Oct. 19. The concert is set for 8 p.m. on the Fireside Stage at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatre.
Prince Fans Rave After Paisley Park ConcertPrince 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.
Vanska To Return For MN Orchestra Farewell ConcertsFormer Minnesota Orchestra conductor Osmo Vanska is returning to the stage to lead his former musicians in what amounts to a pair of farewell concerts. Vanska quit his post earlier this week over the extended lockout that has idled the orchestra for more than a year.
Cher Turns Back Time Again: Tour To Bring Her Back To Mpls.Do you believe in life after love? Cher must, because she's coming back to Minneapolis even after her "Farewell Tour" took three pit stops at Target Center roughly one decade ago.
Curiocity: Xcel's MN-Made Gift For Blake SheltonIf there's one thing that every country star needs, it's a good guitar strap. And if there's one thing that Kimberlie Gilbertson knows, it's how to make a solid, sturdy guitar strap that not only fulfills its intended purpose, but is specially designed for the musician lucky enough to wear it.
Curiocity: Xcel's MN-Made Gifts For Michael BubléWhen Michael Bublé comes to town on Wednesday, he'll be greeted with a custom Bublé tour hockey stick, plus a little surprise.
Elton John Coming To Xcel Energy Center In NovemberElton John is headed to Xcel Energy Center on Nov. 22, and tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16. It’s part of a 13-city tour that will feature both new music and his classic hits from a career that’s lasted five decades.
Jay-Z, Kanye West Both Coming To Twin Cities In NovemberThe two headliners from the hip-hop "super-duet" LP "Watch the Throne" will be performing live in concert in the Twin Cities this fall in two separate concerts.
Curiocity: Xcel's MN-Made Gifts For Mumford & SonsWhen one of the hottest bands in the world comes to Minnesota, they will be leaving with a personalized gift from one of our oldest companies. Mumford and Sons will play at the Xcel Energy Center on Sept. 4 and they'll have four custom-made bags from Duluth Pack waiting for them when they do.
Keith Urban To Perform At Target Center Next JanuaryFour-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban will be making a concert appearance at the Target Center this winter, having just added a third and final leg to his "Light The Fuse" concert tour. Tickets for the January 11 concert go on sale on October 18.