Welcome to Artcetera. Arts-and-entertainment writers and critics post movie news, concert updates, people items, video, photos and more. Share your views. Check it daily. Remain in the know. Contributors: Mary Abbe, Jon Bream, Tim Campbell, Colin Covert, Laurie Hertzel, Tom Horgen, Neal Justin, Claude Peck, Rohan Preston, Chris Riemenschneider, Graydon Royce, Randy Salas and Kristin Tillotson.

fun. has "biggest" time again in Twin Cities

Posted by: Jon Bream under Music, Behind the scenes, Minnesota musicians Updated: January 24, 2013 - 3:15 AM

Nate Ruess of fun./ Star Tribune photo by Renee Jones Schneider

The Twin Cities has been very, very good for fun., frontman Nate Ruess told the faithful Wednesday at Roy Wilkins Auditorium.

Every time the New York trio comes to the Twin Cities, it enjoys a “biggest,” Ruess said. See, last April at the Myth nightclub, fun. played to what was then its biggest club crowd. Wednesday’s turnout of 5,559 at Wilkins was the biggest medium-sized venue crowd for fun.

As explained in my review, fun. spent five days here rehearsing at Paisley Park and hearing all about Prince and the his Dakota run. Sounds like they never encountered him at Paisley.

The three fun-sters proudly wore Minnesota Wild sweaters for their encore.

Andrew McMahon, frontman of Jack's Mannequin, opened the concert with some emo-y piano pop.

Here is Wednesday’s set list:

Out on the Town/One Foot/ All the Pretty Girls/ Why Am I the One/ At Least I’m Not as Sad (As I Used To Be) / All Alone/ It Gets Better/ Barlights/ Carry On/ The Gambler/ What the bleep/ We Are Young/ All Alright ENCORE Some Nights/ Stars
 

  • 0
  • Comments

Be the first to comment

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT