Eaux Claires music fest put on hold (but Bon Iver is playing Summerfest in 2019)

Eaux Claires music fest put on hold (but Bon Iver is playing Summerfest in 2019)

Hometown indie-rock hero Justin Vernon and his team want to find a new location and reinvent their festival after a year off.
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Meet Minnesota Orchestra's new 22-year-old associate concertmaster

December 10
The Minnesota Orchestra’s new assistant concertmaster is 22-year-old Felicity James.
Minnesota Orchestra's new associate concertmaster is a motivated young artist with musical DNA.

Cloud Cult, Suburbs to top off the Current's 14th birthday parties in January

December 11
Cloud Cult, Suburbs to top off the Current's 14th birthday parties in January
Bad Bad Hats, J.S. Ondara, Scrunchies and Porcupine also among the Jan. 18-19 lineups at First Ave.
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December 11
Chris Kroeze, contestant on "The Voice."

Finals of NBC's 'The Voice' to include Barron, Wis., singer

Chris Kroeze was announced as making the field of four Tuesday night.
Music
December 11
Chan Poling rehearsed with the New Standards in Orchestra Hall.

Inside the mind of Chan Poling, revered leader of the Suburbs and New Standards

He has overcome tough times by creating music that moves people.
Music
December 10
“Making the music I love with the people I love — that’s what’s important,” Michael Bublé said.

Michael Bublé is happy to be back making music

Canadian crooner put his career on hold after his young son was found to have cancer in 2016.
Music
December 10
Three of Prince's '00s-era albums to be reissued by Sony in February

Three of Prince's '00s-era albums to be reissued by Sony in February

"Musicology," "3121" and "Planet Earth" will all be re-released on vinyl, CD and digitally with approval from the singer's estate.
Music
December 9

Joyful Bach heralds the holiday season at the Minnesota Orchestra

Baroque specialist Nicholas Kraemer conducts the second part of the 0rchestra's two-year Christmas Oratorio project.
Music
December 9
Travis Scott's "Astroworld" tour recently hit NRG Park in his native Houston.

Travis Scott's 'Astroworld' tour a blast for fans in Minneapolis

The Houston rapper's "Astroworld" tour filled Target Center as he rocketed atop the charts.
Music
December 9
Carrie Henneman Shaw will take part in a bilingual “Messiah” this weekend.

The week's best Twin Cities classical concerts

Baroque fluteThe mellow sound of the baroque flute can be heard in a recital by David Ross with harpsichordist Jeffrey Grossman. Flute sonatas by J.S.…
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December 8
The New Standards holiday concert featuring Chan Poling, vocals John Munson, on bass and Steve Roehm on vibes, and guest performer Jearlyn Steele on F

New Standards celebrate 12 years of holiday shows with haikus, helpers and hilarity in Minneapolis

REVIEW: They had some high-end helpers, too, including Dessa, Gaelynn Lee and Tina Schlieske.
Music
December 7
Travis Scott appears Saturday at Target Center.

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Travis Scott, Middle Kids, the New Standards

The big gigs for Dec. 7-13, also including Third Coast Percussion, Richard Thompson, Bob Seger and Sheila E.
Music
December 7
Lady Gaga is a finalist for top song and record, both for "Shallow."

Grammys Awards step up by nominating more women: Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile, Cardi B

Lady Gaga, Brandi Carlile and Cardi B landed nominations in top categories.
Music
December 7
Curtiss A gears up for another John Lennon tribute show.

Curtiss A doubles his annual John Lennon tribute with kid-friendly First Ave show

Curtiss A adds a kids' show to his 39th(!) John Lennon tribute.
Music
December 7
Thom Yorke opened his “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes Tour” at the Franklin Music Hall on Nov. 23 in Philadelphia.

Thom Yorke's quirky Northrop set quells Minnesota fans' 21-year wait

The Radiohead frontman's solo set leaned heavily on electronics and visuals but still spotlighted his vocals.
Music
December 6
Michelle Henkel, owner and teacher at the Whispering Cave in Wayzata, was accompanied by Minnesota Orchestra harpist Kathy Kienzle at a yoga class las

Yoga mats become concert seats for new Minnesota Orchestra workout series

Minnesota Orchestra musicians provide live, invigorating music for a new series of classes.
Music
December 6

New album reviews: Alessia Cara shares her endearingly awkward sincerity; Tyler, the Creator tries to go mainstream with 'Grinch'

POP/ROCK Alessia Cara, “The Pains of Growing” (Def Jam) Artfully awkward sincerity defined Canadian singer/songwriter Cara on her 2015 debut album, “Know-It-All.” In one…
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December 6

Ticket Alert: Hootie & the Blowfish, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Neko Case and more

10 a.m. FRIDAY The New Standards, Dec. 29-30 at the Dakota in Mpls. $30-$40. dakotacooks.com. … P.O.S, Feb. 2 at First Avenue in Mpls. $10-$20.…
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December 6
Jayhawks, Suburbs, PaviElle, Chastity Brown all rolled onto one new KFAI 'Mixtape'

Jayhawks, Suburbs, PaviElle, Chastity Brown all rolled onto one new KFAI 'Mixtape'

The new 18-track compilation is being issued as a $5 cassette to benefit the community radio station.
Music
December 6

Rhythmic Circus co-founder launches 'Who Brought the Humbug' holiday tap show

‘Who Brought the Humbug?’ This brand-new holiday show comes from Twin Cities tapper Ricci Milan, one of the founders behind the internationally touring Rhythmic Circus.…
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December 5
Osmo Vänskä shown in South Africa with the Minnesota Orchestra. The longtime music director wants to leave “when things are going well,” he said

Osmo Vänskä will leave Minnesota Orchestra in 2022

Search for a new leader begins as he prepares for his departure in 2022, which is when his contract expires.
Music
December 5
Artistic director Philip Brunelle leads VocalEssence in its annual holiday performances.

VocalEssence wishes listeners a contemporary Christmas with annual holiday concert

MUSIC REVIEW: VocalEssence looks to the future with its holiday concert.
Music
December 5
Garth Brooks to perform in the round May 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium

Garth Brooks to perform in the round May 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium

The country music megastar's last time in town was for his 11-show run at Target Center in 2014.
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