89.3 the Current turning 12 with Bonar, Messersmith, Lemon Twigs, Joseph

89.3 the Current turning 12 with Bonar, Messersmith, Lemon Twigs, Joseph

The Jan. 27-28 birthday lineup at First Ave will also feature Strand of Oaks, Sam Roberts and local newcomers Jay Smart, Monica LaPlante and Black Market Brass.

Beyonce gets 9 Grammy nominations; 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye

December 6
Beyonce gets 9 Grammy nominations; 8 each for Drake, Rihanna, Kanye
The Grammy Awards are sipping all of Beyonce's lemonade.

Twin Cities musicians tout consent in viral remake of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'

December 6
Twin Cities musicians tout consent in viral remake of 'Baby, It's Cold Outside'
Lydia Liza and Josiah Lemanski updated the 1944 song with new lyrics that offset its questionable sexual tone.
Prince
5:16pm

Bremer Trust on way out as administrator of Prince's estate

The late musician's siblings, his presumptive heirs, have narrowed the list of possible substitutes to two firms.
Music
2:56pm

VocalEssence unwraps novelty-filled 'Welcome Christmas' concert

REVIEW: Spanish Christmas carols were the centerpiece of this lively VocalEssence program.
Music
11:59am

CD review: Rolling Stones get the blues while John Legend gets darker

Rolling Stones, "Blue & Lonesome" (Interscope)In a career that spans more than 50 years, the Stones have just about run out of surprises. So…
Movies
11:33am

How movies became the latest concert craze for Minnesota Orchestra

Orchestras across the country are banking on the popularity of film scores.
Music
11:21am

Review: Stevie Nicks and Chrissie Hynde empower each other

Hall of Famers rock St. Paul with familiar and obscure songs.
Music
10:11am

10,000 purple lights: Minnesota family honors Prince with holiday display

The ambitious light display blinks to the tune of "Purple Rain."
Music
9:27am

How can Dylan inspire teens? Iron Range project is on the case

He won't be in Sweden for his Nobel Prize. Could his "pre-existing commitment" be in Hibbing?
Music
9:23am

On day of Nobel ceremony, Dayton visits Hibbing to declare Bob Dylan Day

No, don't expect Dylan to be at either event on Saturday.
Music
December 6

Best jazz concerts of the week: CD release party for the Twin Cities Jazz Sampler II

Creative takes on holiday classics Saxophonist Tim Warfield put out the “Jazz Christmas” album four years ago, featuring national artists treating familiar carols such as…
Music
December 6

State Fair lands Nickelback for its opening grandstand act for 2017

Tickets go on sale Friday for the Canadian rock band.
Music
December 6
Ally Brooke and Lauren Jauregui performed with Fifth Harmony at the KD...

Tove Lo, Fifth Harmony, Backstreet lead Jingle Ball Class of 2016

Tove Lo, Fifth Harmony, Backstreet led KDWB's annual pop sampler at Xcel Center.
Music
December 5

Guns N' Roses rewards fans' patience with July 30 date at U.S. Bank Stadium

While their resident football team lags farther behind in the standings, U.S. Bank Stadium has jumped out in front as a leader in the arena…
Variety
December 5

Once more with 'Purpose:' Bieber to tackle U.S. Bank Stadium on Aug. 18

The Minneapolis date is only the third scheduled date on the Biebs' first U.S. stadium tour, and follows a sold-out Target Center show this past June.
Music
December 4

New Standards stay merry, despite a messy 2016

Review: New twists and current events kept the holiday shows fresh in their 10th year.
Music
December 4

Best classical concerts of the week: SPCO plays the Brandenburg Concertos, Minnesota Orchestra partners with Shiloh Temple

Brandenburg ConcertosThe greatest orchestral compositions of the baroque period? Many music lovers say it's the six concertos Johann Sebastian Bach wrote for a German aristocrat,…
Prince
December 3

Prince properties in Chanhassen are hitting the market and going fast

Several of late star's properties now for sale are drawing fast interest.
Music
December 2
Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vanska acknowledged the crowd'...

Minnesota Orchestra reports 'very promising' year with balanced budget

The organization got a boost from ticket sales and hall rentals as it continued recovering from its lockout.
Music
December 2

Mason Jennings ponders future of music career: 'I'm not sure I'm up for it'

The Minnesota musician struggles to make sense of social media and industry upheaval.
Music
December 2

Local music notes: Ryan Olcott's odd new act; Paisley goes 'Dark'

Former 12 Rods rocker steps out with his whirry new electronic act.
Music
December 1
Lauren Jauregui, Dinah Jane, Ally Brooke, Camila Cabello, and Normani...

Best concerts of the week: KDWB Jingle Ball, Curtiss A's annual John Lennon Tribute

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows this week.
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