Tame Impala heading indoors for July 2020 gig at Xcel Center

Tame Impala heading indoors for July 2020 gig at Xcel Center

The Australian groovers sold out Surly Festival Field this past summer and will finally have a new album to promote next year.

Minnesota Grammy nominee J.S. Ondara impresses in First Avenue headlining debut

December 8
Minnesota Grammy nominee J.S. Ondara impresses in First Avenue headlining debut
The Kenya native previewed two untitled songs from the second album that he's recording now in Minnesota.

Chan Poling rebounds from health issues for New Standards holiday show

December 5
Plaid lads: Chan Poling, Steve Roehm and John Munson of the New Standards met up at the Sample Room in northeast Minneapolis before a rehearsal last w
After a health hiatus, Suburbs rocker Chan Poling is back in action with the New Standards and a pileup of projects.
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At 73, Dolly Parton the enigmatic country star is captivating a whole new generation and riding high as the subject of a podcast and the inspiration b

More than 50 years later, Dolly Parton is still pulling fans' heartstrings

Her authenticity enables her work to live in different media and feel the same.
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Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of the Who during a performance in September at the Xcel Energy Center.

New album review: The Who still rock with purpose while they're old

POP/ROCKThe Who, "Who" (Interscope)While frequently joining forces for tours and other projects, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have released just two studio albums as…
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Conductor Ahmed Anzaldúa led the BorderCrosSing rehearsal.

Twin Cities choir finds new meanings in Christmas with a bilingual 'Messiah'

A Twin Cities choir brings new meanings to the Christmas tradition with a bilingual "Messiah."
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'Purple Rain' now the second Minnesota-made movie in the National Film Registry

'Purple Rain' now the second Minnesota-made movie in the National Film Registry

Prince's 1984 semi-autobiographical breakthrough enters with a 2019 class that also includes "Platoon," "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Boys Don't Cry."
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December 10
Cellist Julie Albers during a recent performance with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com

From merriment to melancholy, SPCO covers varied pieces beautifully

REVIEW: Cello is front and center in several pieces.
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December 10
Wynton Marsalis

Holiday music is a great unifier, says Minnesota-bound Wynton Marsalis

"This may be the only body of music we have nationally that appeals to all the generations," says the jazz great, whose Big Band Holidays tour comes to Orchestra Hall on Friday.
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December 10
Katy Perry, who performed last weekend during the B96 Jingle Bash in Rosemont, Ill., stuck to her hits Monday at Jingle Ball.

Katy Perry, Camila Cabello sparkle at the Jingle Ball in St. Paul

  KDWB’s Jingle Ball can be viewed as an annual December parade of pop stars in one long teen-thrilling concert on a school night. Or…
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December 9
FILE - In a Sunday, April 7, 2019 file photo, Reba McEntire arrives at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena,

Country star Reba McEntire announces spring concert at Xcel Energy Center

Tickets to see the three-time Grammy winner go on sale Friday.
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December 7
The team bringing Alanis Morissette’s 1995 album, “Jagged Little Pill,” to the stage. From left are writer Diablo Cody, Morissette, music superv

Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' now rages on Broadway, tailored by Diablo Cody

"Jagged Little Pill" rages on in the new musical.
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December 7
Camila Cabello performed in April 2018 at the State Theatre in Minneapolis.

Best of the Week (Dec. 8-15): Camila Cabello at Jingle Ball, Morgan Evans, 'Nutcracker,' Wynton Marsalis, Monster Jam, more

Cabello of the Ball Katy Perry has top billing at the KDWB Jingle Ball, but especially after her dud of a recent album, the “Roar”…
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December 7

6 cool things in music this week including Halsey, Leonard Cohen, Justin Vernon, Vintage Trouble

Kathy Tillotson Austin of Owatonna: 1 Andre Thomas, Westminster Town Hall Forum. This professor, world-renowned composer of spirituals and author of “Way Over in Beulah…
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December 6
Cantus performs at Twin Cities churches this week.

An evening with the Brandenburg Concertos: The week's best classical concerts

Brandenburg joys Shimmering with joie de vivre and richly interlacing instrumental textures, Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos are widely viewed as the greatest orchestral compositions of the…
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December 6
British cello phenom Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

Greatness beckons for Sheku Kanneh-Mason in the British cello's phenom's Minnesota debut

REVIEW: Young cellist was formidable in local debut.
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December 6
Minnesota synth rockers Solid Gold drop first new music in six years

Minnesota synth rockers Solid Gold drop first new music in six years

The band posted a new single, "Towns," along with news of a new album and Turf Club comeback gig.
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December 5

Ticket Alert: Jill Scott, 'Frozen,' Tiffany Haddish, Russ, the Doobie Brothers and more.

8 a.m. FRIDAY The Barley Jacks, Jan. 4 at Parkway in Mpls. $12-$17. theparkwaytheater.com. … The Samples, June 14 at Parkway. $35-$65. 9 a.m. FRIDAY…
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December 5
Camila Cabello made her local headlining debut at the State Theatre in 2018 and returns Monday as part of Jingle Ball.

The best concerts in the Twin Cities this week: KDWB Jingle Ball, Deadmau5, Curtiss A's Lennon tribute

The big gigs for Dec. 6-12, including Blackalicious, J.S. Ondara, Nicholas David and holiday shows by Martina McBride, Sunny Sweeney, Katie McMahon and the Old 97's.
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December 4
Phoebe Bridgers is among the contributors to “Come on Up to the House: Women Sing Waits.”

New album reviews: Women explore Tom Waits songs; Jason James sparkles with classic country

POP/ROCK Various artists, “Come on Up to the House: Women Sing Waits” (Dualtone) Tom Waits’ stature as a Beat poet dirtbag balladeer and…
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December 4
Maroon 5 returning to Xcel Center in 2020 with Meghan Trainor

Maroon 5 returning to Xcel Center in 2020 with Meghan Trainor

Adam Levine's crew landed another hit single this fall with "Memories."
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December 4
After a year on the road, J.S. Ondara is looking forward to spending the winter in Minnesota — really.

Minnesota transplant J.S. Ondara has much to celebrate at First Ave homecoming gig

The Minneapolis folk-rocker returns home Saturday after a year of steady touring, including some Neil Young dates and a Newport Folk Fest set.
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December 3
Osmo Vanska led the Minnesota Orchestra in Soweto in 2018. The orchestra performed in Regina Mundi Church as part of tour of South Africa.

Minnesota Orchestra reports biggest deficit ever, but says it's fiscally 'strong'

A strong year for fundraising built its endowment, but provided less support for day-to-day operations than expected.
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