Prince plans 3-night Labor Day weekend party at Paisley Park

Prince plans 3-night Labor Day weekend party at Paisley Park

The event is timed to the release of his new album 'HITNRUN,' which exclusively hits Jay Z's Tidal service Monday.

Patti LaBelle reigns soulfully at State Fair

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Patti LaBelle reigns soulfully at State Fair
There was fun, fashion and frenzy in the 71-year-old’s show, but the guiding light was passion.

Stinson: Replacements run was 'special' but it's time to move on

September 2
Stinson: Replacements run was 'special' but it's time to move on
The Replacements and GNR bassist is ready to leave his old band (or bands?) behind for a new solo venture.
Music
September 2

Minneseries at the Nomad World Pub in September: Murder Shoes

Moody Minneapolis quintet heads to the Nomad fresh off its first tour.
Variety
September 2

Maiden Minnesota: Thursday's listening parties presage long-awaited tour date

Rumors of a TCF Bank Stadium gig by Iron Maiden surround Thursday's bashes at Grumpy's NE and Amsterdam Bar.
Music
September 1

St. Olaf Choir's Kenneth Jennings remembered for his musicianship, humble manner

Kenneth Jennings is credited with using his humble manner and consummate musicianship to elevate an already world-class St. Olaf Choir. Jennings, 90, died Aug. 20…
Music
September 1

Music critic Jon Bream lists his faves from 40 years of concerts, interviews

The longest running full-time music critic at a daily U.S. newspaper gives his take on the best of the best during four decades of coverage.
Music
September 1

5 reasons to care about Saturday's Totally Gross National Product party

There's plenty to chew on for Totally Gross National Product's latest mini-fest at Icehouse.
Music
August 31

Inside the making of Miley Cyrus' surprise free album

She says “Dead Petz,” released Sunday night online, is meant as a “gift,” not as an act of rebellion.
Music
August 31
Legendary country musician, Alan Jackson performs his headlining 25th...

Country star Alan Jackson takes it easy at State Fair

The fair features country acts three straight nights for first time since 1996.
Music
August 31

MTV VMAs: The Complete Winners List (Updating Live)

The curtain will come up soon on the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, when host Miley Cyrus will likely do something over-the-top before the Moonmen…
Music
August 31

Twin Cities Early Music Festival ends with ambitious staging of Gluck's 'Orfeo'

review: Singers ranged from sincere to saucy in semi-staged version of “Orfeo ed Euridice.”
Music
August 30

Carrie Underwood makes a grand stand at the fair

Review: Country music’s leading lady is welcomed by another sold-out crowd.
Music
August 29

Obituary: Pianist Thelma Hunter was a major figure in Twin Cities' music scene

Thelma Hunter knew what it was like to play on the big stage. At age 5, the pianist performed at Carnegie Hall as one of…
Music
August 29

It takes two? Twin Cities suddenly home to twin retro-rap stations

It's hard to tell the old-school playlists apart at the new corporate hip-hop stations Hot 102.5 and Vibe 105.
Music
August 29

New music reviews: Beach House sounds like band in transition; Glen Hansard teaches lessons

ALBUMBeach House, “Depression Cherry” (Sub Pop)Beach House’s music can build ever so slowly to majestic heights, and sometimes it sounds like a merry-go-round built for…
Music
August 29

Pick Six: Praise for the Suburbs, Erik Koskinen, Maddie & Tae, Darlene Love, more

A half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view:The Suburbs and Cheap Trick, Mankato. Great one-two punch at the wonderful Vetter Stone…
Movies
August 29

New albums, video releases: Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fidlar; "Max Max: Fury Road,” "Texas Rising”

Albums• Cécile McLorin Salvant, “For One to Love”• Scarface, “Deeply Rooted”• Iron Maiden, “The Book of Souls”• Lizz Wright, “Freedom & Surrender”• Fidlar, “Too”• Public…
Music
August 29

Keith Urban shines at State Fair

Review: The country superstar found his bearings and entertained another sold-out grandstand crowd.
Music
August 28

Brooklyn Rider string quartet closes its Stillwater Music Festival in style

REVIEW: Brooklyn Rider brought star power and its own funky charm to the final concert of an event it launched a decade ago.
Variety
August 28

Duluth's Sacred Heart Music Center damaged by runaway truck

A two-story section of the historic church-turned-studio crumbled in the accident.
Music
August 28

Apple's music service losing key player as exec resigns

Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews.
Music
August 28

Def Leppard, Styx show how to rock at State Fair

“Rock of Ages” took on new meaning in the first grandstand concert of the fair’s latest musical lineup.
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