With Varying Concert COVID Protocols, Health Officials Urge Music Lovers To Weigh RisksLive music is back in the Twin Cities. But fans may not know that many venues have their COVID-19 protocols set by the artist that's coming to town.
Michael McDonald Won't Join Doobie Brothers For Minnesota State Fair Grandstand ShowYacht rock legend Michael McDonald will not be joining his fellow Doobie Brothers for Tuesday night's Minnesota State Fair Grandstand show.
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.
Twin Cities Summer Jam Returns To Shakopee's Canterbury Park“I really think anything that brings us back together right now is so sorely needed, that festivals like Twin Cities Summer Jam is gonna be a healing thing. It has been for me already this year,” Chris Hawley said.
St. Paul's Turf Club Roars Back To Life After Almost 500 Days Of Silence“[Wednesday night] is our first ticketed event back in almost 500 days,” Ashley Ryan said. “It’s been a really long time to get here.”
After 14 Months, Osmo Vänska & Minnesota Orchestra Prep For 'Electricity' Of Live Audience“It’s like the best therapy in the world to have a good performance of good music," Conductor Osmo Vänska said.
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.
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.
Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds' Tops iTunes Charts 7 Years After His PassingZach Sobiech, the Minnesota teen whose music and fearless battle with osteosarcoma touched people around the globe, has returned to the top of the iTunes music charts.
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.
Wisconsin's Hodag Country Festival Canceled For Safety ReasonsThe Hodag Country Festival in northern Wisconsin got the green light to hold four days of concerts expected to attract thousands, while organizers on Thursday canceled the event.
Here Are 4 Of St. Paul's Top Tattoo ParlorsIn search of a new favorite tattoo spot on the east side of the metro? Here are four of the top-ranked shops.
First Avenue Exhibit Debuts At Minnesota History CenterThe legendary First Avenue is on display at the Minnesota History Center.
'A Pleasure To Play Here': Garth Brooks Returns To MinnesotaWhen it comes to his fans here in Minnesota, Garth Brooks has got nothing but love.