COVID Surge Has Minnesota Institutions, Including The State Fair, Taking Note: 'Everything...Is Still On The Table'Changes are happening in Minnesota as COVID-19 cases surge.
First Avenue Now Requires Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative COVID Test For ConcertgoersFirst Avenue and its five sister venues will now require patrons to prove they’re fully vaccinated or show a negative COVID-19 test result to attend music concerts and events.
Entertainment Venues Still Awaiting Aid Months After Congressional ApprovalEntertainment venues have felt left in the dark about when they would see aid that was approved six months ago by Congress.
As COVID Restrictions Lift, First Avenue Readies For Live Shows AgainMinnesota's COVID-19 restrictions are gone just in time for the holiday weekend. Sports arenas, concert halls, restaurants and bars can now operate at full capacity.
Twin Cities Concert Bookers 'Working Fast And Furious' To Bring In Shows As COVID Restrictions EndCOVID-19 silenced the shows last summer, but the sudden loosening of restrictions means some artists are ready to rock.
COVID In MN: First Avenue To Host Vaccination Event For Local Music And Arts CommunityVaccinations geared towards the local music and arts community will be given out at the First Avenue in Minneapolis next week.
Minnesota Music Venues Preparing To Roar Back As COVID Restrictions LoosenWCCO looks ahead towards the future of live, in-person concerts, and what venues and artists are doing in the meantime before getting back to what they love the most.
COVID Relief Bill: First Avenue, Sen. Klobuchar Help Secure Billions In Music Venue FundingThe Save Our Stages Act will provide grants that do not have to be repayed, based on 45% of a club’s 2019 revenues, and up to $10 million.
'First Love Project' Aims To Help Save First Avenue With Star-Studded PlaylistA group of musicians and concerned citizens are getting together to save Minneapolis's iconic First Avenue music venue.
First Avenue Bringing Pop-Up Experience Of Fictional Restaurant From ‘Mallrats’, ‘Jay And Silent Bob’ To The Depot TavernKevin Smith’s fictional Mooby’s restaurant, featured in “Mallrats”, “Clerks”, “Jay and Silent Bob” and other Smith movies, will be making its way to Minneapolis as a pop-up experience this winter.
First Avenue Among Struggling Music Venues Praying That 'Save Our Stages' Act Is In Next Stimulus BillThere is hope that help could be on the way for one if the industries hit hardest by COVID-19.
Klobuchar Bill Strives To Throw Lifeline To Small Music, Theatre VenuesFor many, it is the lifeblood of a vibrant downtown. Live music, performances and comedy acts packed into small, independent establishments like First Avenue.
Minneapolis Park Board, Park Police, First Avenue, Walker Art Center Join List Of Those Cutting Ties With Minneapolis PoliceSeveral entities are cutting ties with the Minneapolis Police Department a week after the death of George Floyd.
Coronavirus Impact: Mpls’ First Avenue Joins Group Of 1,200 Independent Venues Urging Congress For Assistance, ‘We Have No Revenue’Downtown Minneapolis’ iconic venue, First Avenue, has joined a group of 1,200 independent venues across the country urging congress for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus In Minnesota: Music Venues Silent As Concert Season ApproachesFirst Avenue was set to celebrate its half-century run this month, but instead it sat silent and empty under the state’s shelter in place order.