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The movie and Broadway star charmed at Xcel Energy Center.
The Rolling Stones opened their delayed tour on Friday in Chicago. And fans found out there's no reason for a nervous breakdown about the frontman.
The big gigs for June 21-27, also including the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, Bazzi, Built to Spill, Wand and Pentatonix.
It's hard for country music to take a break from Carrie Underwood.
The big gigs for June 14-20, also including Father John Misty & Jason Isbell, Davie Bowie tribute, Stone Arch Bridge Fest and The Comet Is Coming.
Review: They teamed up with Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany and other oldies.
Martin Scorsese revisits 1975-76 all-star Rolling Thunder Revue.
The demonstrative Mexican superstar delivered a magnificent marathon in St. Paul.
Steve Ruane was a bodacious storyteller. At least, that's the way his boss, Minnesota Wild owner Craig Leipold, tells it.Ruane, Xcel Energy Center's security projects…
His L.A. engineer dishes on a new album of songs for other artists.
The big gigs for June 7-13, also including Craig Finn, Maceo Parker, Machine Gun Kelly, Billie Eilish and the Specials.
New songs and old stories were magical in concert at Northrop.
How Tony Bennett and other senior singers preserve their voices as they age.
Singers need to take extra care of their voices as…
Big gigs for the week of May 31-June 6, also including album parties by Erik Koskinen and Sass and tour dates by Sleep, Aly & AJ and Gogol Bordello.
The big gigs for the week of May 24-30, also including Terry Reid, the Parkway Pickoff, Sebadoh, Lazy Scorsese's album party and the return of Heliotrope.
The big gigs for May 17-23, also including the free Resonance marathon, Mountain Goats, Phil Cook with Charlie Parr, Joan Osborne and Spafford.
At 88, Minnesota music pioneer Herb Pilhofer returns to where it all started for him: the piano.
Twin Cities-bound Terry Reid talks about life with Hendrix, the Replacements and many more.
Cher was fabulous and fun, but she didn't spend enough time onstage entertaining on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
Twin Cities Summer Jam brings a three-day blend of rock, pop and country to Canterbury Park.
The indomitable diva returns to Xcel Energy Center on Saturday.
The big gigs for May 10-16, also including Fred Armisen, Lizz Wright, David Crosby, Jim James and more.
Friday's sold-out concert at the Dakota marks the debut of Lofgren's latest ensemble and the start of his first solo outing in 15 years.
Singer Mike Love recalls a pivotal 1963 gig at Lake Minnetonka ahead of Saturday's PACER benefit.
"I don't have a lot of time," says David Crosby. "I need to make all the music I possibly can."
Making her third Twin Cities appearance in 14 months, the pop princess wowed once again at Xcel Energy Center.
He was in winning form at the Vikings stadium.
Fans snapped up 70,000 tickets sold for each night at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Imagine going to First Avenue without having to show ID, wear earplugs or put up with the icky toilets.
This big gigs for May 3-9 also include the Tallest Man on Earth, Omara Portuondo, Romantica, Snow Patrol and Dee Dee Bridgewater.
Longtime bar singers celebrate classic songs from the Eagles, Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra and more.
It was the second annual posthumous concert featuring live musicians accompanying a video of Prince performing.
How big is Garth Brooks? We run the numbers on the size king, who's headed to Minnesota to set yet another concert record.
This week's big gigs for April 26-May 2, also including Neko Case, Kodak Black, Arturo Sandoval, Foals and more.
Prince's estate is announcing the collection of his performances of songs he wrote for others.
The bar is losing its parking lot to make way for the Southwest light-rail line.
One of the last greats of his generation, jazz master Benny Golson talks about Coltrane, Spielberg and "A Great Day in Harlem" as he heads to Minnesota.
Bob Cavallo recounts some of the tales he'll tell at Paisley Park for the third annual Celebration.
The big gigs for April 19-25, also including Anvil, Yung Gravy, Jon Anderson and Rachael Kilgour.
After moving to Minnesota, the veteran singer-songwriter sets a confident new career path.
The big gigs for April 19-25, also including the Legends of Hip-Hop Tour, Ex Hex, Todd Snider and Alan Sparhawk's Velvety new project.
Aretha's soul-stirring film "Amazing Grace" finally lands in theaters, 47 years later.
The hoops-savvy star showed in-the-moment fun in song and conversation.
The Disney Channel darlings played their exuberant teen pop plus newer tunes that suggest they're growing up.
The big gigs for April 5-11, also including Earl Sweatshirt, Bill Frisell, Robyn Hitchcock, Faarrow & Astralblak, and JazzMN Orchestra.
British glam-rockers Mott the Hoople return to Minneapolis for the first time in 45 years.
The big gigs for March 30-April 4, also including Hayes Carll, J.S. Ondara, Mott the Hoople and a Baroness and Deafheaven twofer.
3rdEyeGirl guitarist Donna Grantis will celebrate her new jazz-rock fusion album in Minneapolis.
There are no lyrics but every one of Donna Grantis’ song titles has a story. She explains a few of them. “Trashformer”: She found…
Her entertaining show was long on vocalizing, short on lyrics.
REVIEW: The "Tequila" hitmakers were all about romance Friday night in Minneapolis.
She's making a rare Minneapolis appearance this weekend at Crooners.
The big gigs for March 22-28, also including St. Paul & the Broken Bones, A Boogie Wit Day Hoodie, Katy Vernon and Mayda release parties and more.
The superstar's remains once greeted fans as they entered. As with many things involving the Prince estate, his heirs disagree.
Sell-out crowd was grateful to hear his jazzy new trio.
With his romantic songs and glib humor, he was terrifically entertaining.
How super-producer Don Was wound up in Bob Weir's new St. Paul-bound trio.
REVIEW: He brought three of his country heroes to enliven his show in St. Paul.
The big gigs for March 15-21, also including the Subdudes, Dan Wilson, Ike Reilly and a "Sgt. Pepper's" tribute.
REVIEW: She played the diva in her Twin Cities debut at the State Theatre.
The big gigs for March 8-14, also including Mike Doughty, Kip Moore, Winger & Lita Ford, Habib Koite plus the Revivalists.
How does Mariah Carey, who makes her overdue Twin Cities debut this week, measure up to other grand female voices?
He returns home this weekend for a 75th birthday celebration.
The big gigs for March 1-7, also including I'm With Her, SteelDrivers, Cowboy Mouth, Sharon Isbin and Adrian Belew.
Rock Hall of Famers Buddy Guy and Mavis Staples proved to be still vital at Mystic Lake.
The big gigs for Feb. 22-28, also including Pert Near Sandstone's Winter String Gathering, Big Head Todd, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Young the Giant.
REVIEW: The rock icon was too loud but pleased fans with exciting piano, countless classics.
An old secret spawned a play about how a family integrated a Minneapolis neighborhood.
As Elton John's farewell tour heads to Minneapolis, we look back at 30 songs — the good, the bad and the undeniably Elton.
Kelly Clarkson's voice and personality dazzle, but her St. Paul concert lacked winning pacing.
Women rule Sunday's Grammy Awards, from Kacey Musgraves to Cardi B to Brandi Carlile.
Hip-hop is at the heart of modern pop. How come the Grammy Awards are so afraid of it?
Country superstar saved his best for second half.
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