An emotional Sheila E. says show will honor Prince's 'quiet' philanthropy

An emotional Sheila E. says show will honor Prince's 'quiet' philanthropy

In announcing the latest Prince tribute, Sheila E. pledged that hers would reflect his quiet philanthropy, its proceeds funding programs for Minneapolis' young people.

Should Minnesota Orchestra be looking for Osmo Vanska's successor?

September 24
Should Minnesota Orchestra be looking for Osmo Vanska's successor?
The Minnesota Orchestra's relatively short three-year extension to music director Osmo Vänskä's contract raises the real possibility that he could be gone by August 2019.

How a tiny Afghan restaurant became unlikely hub for Twin Cities jazz scene

September 23
How a tiny Afghan restaurant became unlikely hub for Twin Cities jazz scene
How St. Paul's Khyber Pass Cafe came to house the Twin Cities' craziest jazz series.
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Liquid Music launches its new season with "Sorrow," Minnesota Orchestra plays Paulus

What did Mozart's piano sound like?It's interesting to think that neither Beethoven nor Mozart would recognize the piano as it sounds today. That's because the…
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September 24

Who should be Minnesota Orchestra's next music director? Four conductors to watch

Who are the front-runners to succeed Osmo Vänskä as music director, should he leave the Minnesota Orchestra when his contract expires? Here are four possible…
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September 24

Pick Six: Praise for Murder of Crows, Dead Man Winter, Trampled by Turtles, the Specials, John Prine, City Mouse

Pick Six is a half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view.
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September 23

Jason Aldean latest star to hold new album off streaming services

Jason Aldean follows example set by Adele.
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September 23

Minnesota Orchestra and Joshua Bell dazzle with season-opening concert

REVIEW: Joshua Bell and Minnesota Orchestra make Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto sound new again.
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September 23
Sheila E performs during the last day of the Democratic National Conve...

Sheila E. to play Prince tribute show Oct. 23 at Orchestra Hall

His ex-drummer won't be at the big tribute concert but she'll headline one of her own.
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September 23

Some noteworthy shows coming up at Khyber Pass

When: 9 p.m. Thursdays. Tickets: $5 at door.Sept. 29: Phil Hey soloOne of the best drummers in the Twin Cities for more than 30…
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September 23

New album reviews: Teenage Fanclub purrs, Against Me rocks with more subtlety and humor

POP/ROCK Teenage Fanclub, “Here” (Merge) In the early ’90s, Teenage Fanclub floated its three-part harmonies and unabashedly Big Star-like melodies atop guitars that closed…
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September 22

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra adds Francisco Fullana on principal violin

Fullana will split his duties with Kyu-Young Kim, the orchestra's artistic director and other principal violinist.
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September 22

With new album, Haley Bonar wins international acclaim – and a shoutout from Elton John

Her electrified new record is getting transatlantic buzz as she heads into Sunday's local release show.
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September 22

Best concerts of the week: Drive By Truckers at First Avenue and more

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows this week.
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September 19
Minnesota Orchestra and Osmo V�nsk� Photo credit: Greg Helgeson

Classical music picks for fall: Minnesota Opera does Wagner, Minnesota Orchestra does Mahler

Renée Fleming As she gradually withdraws from live opera, creamy-toned Renée Fleming’s recital appearances become all the more treasurable. The American soprano’s Ordway program mixes…
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September 19

10 pop concerts for fall: Brian Wilson revisits 'Pet Sounds,' Kanye West brings Saint Pablo to St. Paul

Brad Mehldau and Joshua Redman Last time he was in the Twin Cities, adventurous jazz pianist Mehldau collaborated with mandolin master Chris Thile, the new…
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September 19

Red Hot Chili Peppers coming to Target Center in January

Tickets go on sale Friday for the one-night stop.
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September 18

5 hot newcomers to catch in Twin Cities concerts this fall

Never mind the arena shows. Save money and discover your new favorite singer in the clubs.
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September 17

Choral supergroups Cantus and Chanticleer went viral, now see them live

More than 1 million have viewed their first collaboration — in an East Coast pub. Now see them in concert.
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September 17

For Blake Shelton's first Xcel show, BS + GS = Big Success

REVIEW: His love interest, pop star Gwen Stefani, provided a sweet bonus on the first of his two nights performing this weekend in St. Paul.
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September 17

Pick Six: Praise for Har Mar Superstar, Andre Cymone, Dwight Yoakam, more

Pick Six is a half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view.
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September 16

New work is risky business for Twin Cities arts groups

Reruns are big on local stages, too. (Shakespeare again? Not more Beethoven!) Audiences can turn a cold shoulder to untested work, but sometimes the risk is its own reward.
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September 16

Best concerts of the week: Belly at First Avenue, Robert Randolph plays the Cabooze

  Echo & the Bunnymen: Now trimmed to the duo of Ian McCulloch and Will Sergeant, the Liverpudlian post-punk band favorably recalls 1984’s heyday…
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