Prince fans make 'pilgrimages' to Minnesota's purple landmarks

Prince fans make 'pilgrimages' to Minnesota's purple landmarks

Fans marked the first anniversary of Prince's death by visiting the star's Minnesota haunts.

Old-school Twin Cities shops defy the trends on Record Store Day 2017

April 21
Old-school Twin Cities shops defy the trends on Record Store Day 2017
As Record Store Day returns Saturday, old standby shops like Know Name and Down in the Valley enjoy the trend without being trendy.

New vinyl, live music: A complete guide to Record Store Day in Twin Cities

April 21
New vinyl, live music: A complete guide to Record Store Day in Twin Cities
Highlights include new releases by the Suburbs and Prince, plus plenty of free in-store concerts.
Prince
April 22
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'Born decades too early': How Prince revolutionized the music biz

Our critic who covered him for 40 years reflects on the Purple One's impact on rock, pop culture and the music industry.
Music
April 22

Pick Six: Praise for Marty Stuart, Shelby J, Chuck Berry, more

Pick Six is a half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view.
Prince
April 21

The Revolution rocks Paisley Park with '80s-era Prince songs

The band treated fans to funked-up hits including "Erotic City," "Let's Go Crazy" and "Raspberry Beret."
Prince
April 21
"My mom used to sing me Prince songs," said Katie Starks as she visite...

Minnesota honors Prince, his legacy on anniversary of death

A year ago today, the music world — and his home state — lost a legend. We will provide updates all day on how he's being remembered on the anniversary of his death.
Music
April 21

Soft, smooth and steady: How Xanax turned American music into pill-pop

Music attempts to soothe a freaked-out America.
Prince
April 21
A gold star honoring Prince on the side of First Avenue in downtown Mi...

Your guide to Prince parties this weekend

A guide to the finest Prince memorial events around the Twin Cities.
Prince
April 21
A mural of Prince by local artist Rock “Cyfi” Martinez on a building at 26th Street and Hennepin Avenue in Uptown Minneapolis.

Prince's hometown struggles with loss still felt a year after death

In the past 365 days, eye-popping murals, 24-hour radio marathons and a flurry of homegrown tributes have tried to fill the void.
Prince
April 21

Paisley Park's Prince party kicks off with live music, inside stories

About 2,000 ardent fans attended the $500-to-$1,000-per-ticket affair.
Prince
April 21

Purple City Take 2: Is this the greatest Prince story ever?

Jesse Johnson shares a hilarious household memory but doesn't give a memorable performance at Bunkers.
Prince
April 20

Federal judge blocks release of Prince tunes, tells sound engineer to hand them over

Temporary order gives sides time to respond.
Music
April 20

New album review: Kendrick Lamar asks big questions

HIP-HOP Kendrick Lamar, “Damn” (Aftermath/Interscope) Lamar makes music like an artist running out of time. Just about everyone on the planet eventually feels their…
Music
April 20

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Magnetic Fields at the Fitz, Cornbread Harris at Hook & Ladder

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows.
Prince
April 20

George Clinton and P-Funk surprise Prince fans at Paisley Park

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and his expansive crew got the Celebration started with an 80-minute set.
Prince
April 20
Bobby Z was photographed at Studio 1414 on Friday, April 14, 2017 in M...

Prince confidantes reflect on life after the icon's death

Four people close to Prince discuss how their lives changed in the past 365 days.
Prince
April 20

We're going to color the town purple Friday for 'Prince Day'

A year after rock legend Prince died, Minnesota will pay homage to its native son. Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Tina Smith declared…
Prince
April 19

Sound engineer releases 5 Prince songs despite lawsuit from estate

The legal action is being brought by the late musician's estate and Paisley Park Enterprises and seeks the return of the recordings.
Music
April 19

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra keeps innovating with 2017-18 season

ANALYSIS: Schubert, Haydn and the Turf Club are just a few of the new season's highlights.
Movies
April 18

'Purple Rain' suit worn by Prince in movie on display in St. Paul

The suit and other items can be viewed free of charge at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul.
Music
April 18

'A very hip place': Why top jazz musicians love living in Twin Cities

New York City is still the epicenter for jazz careers, but living in the Twin Cities has its perks for these celebrated players.
Music
April 18

Week's best jazz concerts: Two events with Bill Frisell

Still spry at 40 It has been 40 years since the Dirty Dozen Brass Band revived the venerable New Orleans brass-band tradition in the national…
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