Lil Wayne and his band sounded a lot like a rock act Thursday night at the Xcel Energy Center. Blink-182 also performed.

Rap-rock odd couple Blink-182 and Lil Wayne a hard sell in St. Paul

The crowd was among the small things at Blink-12 and Lil Wayne twofer.

Arrest warrant issued in Minneapolis for jailed R&B star R. Kelly

September 12
R. Kelly
Authorities expect that once Kelly's federal case in Illinois resolves, he'll be asked to appear in court in Minnesota.

Twin Cities indie-rockers Tapes 'n Tapes are 'all smiles' ahead of Saturday's comeback gig

September 12
Twin Cities indie-rockers Tapes 'n Tapes are 'all smiles' ahead of Saturday's comeback gig
The quartet ends a seven-year hiatus at Dual Citizen Brewery's Blocktoberfest party.
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Violinist Eunice Kim will play Saint-Saëns with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra.

Minnesota Orchestra opener and a Tony Ross birthday salute: The week's best classical concerts

A surprising season openerGrieg's popular Piano Concerto is the obvious crowd-puller in the Minnesota Orchestra's season opener, but the rest of the program is far…
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In concert, Janet Jackson shows her love for Minneapolis

review: Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis spark her winning concert at Treasure Island.
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September 14
Jeremy Denk

Conductorless SPCO makes the most of its freedom and talent

Pianist Jeremy Denk offered music by both Schumanns.
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September 14
Vince Gill captivates with song about sexual abuse during excellent Mpls. concert

Vince Gill captivates with song about sexual abuse during excellent Mpls. concert

The country stalwart was emotional, humorous and musically rewarding in a generous 140-minute show at the Orpheum.
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September 13
Alabama Shakes singer Brittany Howard

Best of the Week (Sept. 15-22): Brittany Howard, 'Queer Forms,' Jonas Brothers, Ananya Dance

Shaking free Fans of the soulful Southern-rock band Alabama Shakes won’t get to hear singer Brittany Howard’s first solo album, “Jaime,” until its release on…
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September 13

'This Is Not Berlin' vividly conjures a bygone Mexican counterculture

This sensitive coming-of-age story is also an ode to Mexico City of the mid 1980s
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September 13
Lizzo performed at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgonzalez@startribune.com – St. Paul, MN – May 5, 2019, Concert review of

Top among fall concerts, Lizzo is still shaking things up in her old hometown

As she returns for two big gigs, her former cohorts in the Twin Cities music scene take stock of her impact — locally, and now industrywide.
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September 13
Janet Jackson performed her “Metamorphosis” show in Las Vegas, which she wrapped up a month ago. Now she’s back on the road and headed to Treasu

To Janet Jackson, Minneapolis will always be her 'home away from home'

Balancing motherhood and megahits, Janet Jackson talks about her return to Minnesota, where she recorded her breakthrough albums.
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September 13
Priti Gandhi, Minnesota Opera's new chief artistic officer.

Changing the color of opera is the goal of Minnesota Opera's new leader

A singer herself, Minnesota Opera's Priti Gandhi sees diversity as a way to "open people's imaginations" — not to mention a matter of survival.
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September 12
The technicolor dream boat that is the Jonas Brothers hits Xcel Energy Center on Monday.

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Jonas Brothers, Tycho, Vince Gill, K. Flay

The big gigs for Sept. 13-19, also including Nick Lowe, Of Monsters & Men, Brittany Howard, Lee "Scratch" Perry and release parties for Porcupine and Sean Anonymous.
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September 12
Post Malone

Twin Cities' 10 most anticipated concerts of fall, from Post Malone to Celine Dion

Post Malone Aside from a short set at 2017’s Snowta fest, the divisive Dallas singer/rapper hasn’t performed in Minnesota since his hit “Rockstar” made him…
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September 12
Minnesota Orchestra cellist Tony Ross at Orchestra Hall

10 best Twin Cities classical concerts for fall 2019

Happy birthday, Tony The Minnesota Orchestra’s principal cellist, Anthony Ross, celebrates his 60th birthday in a Chamber Music Society of Minnesota concert featuring a Beethoven…
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September 12
“Hollywood’s Bleeding” by Post Malone

New music review: Post Malone's third album is emotional tofu

POP/ROCKPost Malone, "Hollywood's Bleeding"(Republic)Post Malone is a melodically gifted misanthrope with a voice that always sounds like it's running away. If Drake has…
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September 11
Massive Attack’s performance at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul featured video footage of the Iraq War and Saddam Hussein. ] CARLOS GONZALEZ • cgon

Massive Attack's long-awaited St. Paul gig offers a '90s Orwellian flashback

British trip-hop group's 1998 album "Mezzanine" darkly came alive at the Palace.
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September 10
Iron Maiden's fans fed off the energy of the band during the Aug. 26, 2019 concert at the Xcel Energy Center.

Xcel concert fans will soon face tighter limits on bags

The limits on the size and composition of bags take effect Oct. 15 and follow what the NHL team put in place in September 2018.
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Deluxe reissue of Prince's '1999' is set for Nov. 29 with three dozen new tracks

Deluxe reissue of Prince's '1999' is set for Nov. 29 with three dozen new tracks

It will include 23 previously unreleased studio tracks plus a concert album and DVD from the 1999 Tour.
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September 10
Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy confirm 2020 big gig at Target Field

Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy confirm 2020 big gig at Target Field

The Aug. 11 date on the Hella Mega Tour could make up for the lack of a concert this summer at the Twins' ballpark.
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September 9
Chance the Rapper gives best excuse ever for delaying tour to 2020, including St. Paul date

Chance the Rapper gives best excuse ever for delaying tour to 2020, including St. Paul date

The Chicago hip-hop star wants to spend time with his growing family, including a second daughter born last week.
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September 9
Channy Leaneagh, left, with DJ and producer Alex Nutter, singer Mina Moore and beatmaker Mark McGee of Ringing Bell.

Polica singer returning to the stage after breaking her back

After breaking her back in March, Channy Leaneagh is ready to break in a new act at the Walker's Avant Garden.
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September 9
From left: Maren Morris, Brandi Carlile, Amanda Shires, and Natalie Hemby of the Highwomen before their set at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, R

New country supergroup the Highwomen strikes a note for equality

The Highwomen are determined to confront country music's gender bias.
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