Music
June 16

Remembering Argento, Bach & Brews: The week's best classical music concerts

Musical memoriesWhen Dominick Argento died in February, Minnesota lost an outstanding composer who spent the bulk of his creative life in the state. Argento's memory…
Music
June 15
Carrie Underwood will rock June 21 at Target Center in Minneapolis.

15 reasons why Minnesota-bound Carrie Underwood is country music's queen

It's hard for country music to take a break from Carrie Underwood.
Music
June 15
Father John Misty riffed off Jason Isbell with his lyrics at Friday's almost sold-out concert at the Armory. Above, Misty in 2016.

Father John Misty, Jason Isbell pair up and bare all at Armory

Josh Tillman and his co-headliner worked out their issues on stage.
Music
June 14
Last year’s Joyful Noise festival drew more than 20,000 fans to Minnesota’s largest Christian music festival, held at National Sports Center in Bl

Minnesota's biggest Christian music fest underway this weekend

About 25,000 people are expected to pack the National Sports Center in Blaine this weekend for the largest contemporary Christian music festival in Minnesota. It’s…
Music
June 14
Jason Aldean (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Winstock, Blue Ox Fest,

The big gigs for June 14-20, also including Father John Misty & Jason Isbell, Davie Bowie tribute, Stone Arch Bridge Fest and The Comet Is Coming.
Music
June 14
Oratory’s Bach and Brew event in 2017.

Upstart festival takes Bach's 'genius' music to Minnesota taprooms and churches

A new summer music fest brings the baroque-era "genius" to modern Minnesota settings.
Music
June 14
Minnesota Orchestra Music Director Osmo Vänskä conducting the orchestra in 2017.

Minnesota Orchestra finishes 2018-19 strong with Mahler's 10th Symphony

REVIEW: The 2018-19 season finale bested previous concerts with a sympathetic take on the 10th Symphony.
Music
June 13
Luis Miguel

Pick Six: Praise for Luis Miguel, Rhiannon Giddens, Fred Armisen, Ingrid Chavez, Dr. John

Pick Six is a half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view.
Music
June 13
Jose James

Best of the Week (June 16-23): Jazz Festival, Pride block party, Hugh Jackman, Argento tribute, more

Lowertown lowdown The 21st annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival will feature a homeboy headliner: acclaimed jazz-soul-hip-hop stylist Jose James, returning Friday to present his tribute…
Music
June 13

Ticket Alert: Booker T Jones, Banks, Sleater-Kinney, MC Hammer, Arlo Guthrie and more

9 a.m. FRIDAYHamell on Trial, July 14 at the Hook & Ladder in Mpls. $10-$15. eventbrite.com. … Joe Carey, July 18 at the Hook &…
Music
June 13
Bruce Springsteen, “Western Stars” (Columbia)

New album review: Springsteen takes a side trip to the American West and a bygone pop sound

POP/ROCKBruce Springsteen, "Western Stars" (Columbia)Amid the Boss' huge catalog, this new album is a side trip in place and time: an homage to a…
Music
June 12
At Xcel on Tuesday, New Kids on the Block brought their “opening” acts out on stage all night.

30 years on, New Kids on the Block have the right stuff in St. Paul concert

Review: They teamed up with Salt-N-Pepa, Tiffany and other oldies.
Music
June 11
Kiss may have inspired the white face paint that Bob Dylan donned for his Rolling Thunder Revue — the hit-and-run tour of unconventional venues reca

New Netflix film captures Minnesota icon Bob Dylan at his most freewheeling

Martin Scorsese revisits 1975-76 all-star Rolling Thunder Revue.
Duluth
June 11
All-star Minnesota music cast to promote BWCA protection from mining at Duluth concert

All-star Minnesota music cast to promote BWCA protection from mining at Duluth concert

Atmosphere, Doomtree, Cloud Cult, Low and Jeremy Messersmith will play the Wild Waters Music Fest at Bayfront Festival Park.
Music
June 11
Ezra Koenig sang in front of a spinning globe and an expanded Vampire Weekend lineup Sunday at the Armory in Minneapolis.

Vampire Weekend grows up, fills out in first Minneapolis gig in five years

Ezra Koenig let the band's new lineup loose and added sweet Minnesota touches in Sunday's sold-out show.
Music
June 11
$15,000 for an album? Prince dominates list of most expensive records

$15,000 for an album? Prince dominates list of most expensive records

His shelved 1987 release, 'The Black Album,' shows up multiple times, including the top spot.
Music
June 9
Billie Eilish performed Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Armory in Minneapolis, Minn.

Billie Eilish brings bedroom pop to new heights in sold-out Minneapolis show

The 17-year-old "Bad Guy" singer even brought a bed along to convincingly transfer her dark bedroom pop to the stage at her sold-out Armory show.
Music
June 9
Luis Miguel performed Saturday night at Xcel Energy Center.

Mexican superstar Luis Miguel delivers a vocal and visual triumph in St. Paul

The demonstrative Mexican superstar delivered a magnificent marathon in St. Paul.
Music
June 9
Ariana Kim plays with the Aizuri Quartet on Tuesday.

'Divas & Drag,' Mahler's 10th Symphony: The week's five best Twin Cities classical concerts

Strings al frescoBroadway medleys, marches and patriotic music are on the menu for the Minnesota Symphonic Winds' season finale. That includes Julie Giroux's "Italian Rhapsody,"…
Music
June 9
Treasure Island Amphitheater heads into its second season with shows by Reba McEntire and Trampled by Turtles.

12 cool and unusual spots for Minnesotans to catch live music this summer

These off-the-radar or offbeat options will get you outdoors and out of your rut this season.
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