Music
September 30
Post Malone kicked off two nights worth of shows at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

Post Malone arrives like a rock star for two-night stand at Xcel Center

The Texan's two-night stand shows he's blown up but not grown up yet.
Music
September 30
Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys will play Target Center on Saturday, one of their first dates on tour after a five-year break.

The Black Keys 'not trying to reinvent the wheel' as they return to Target Center

Drummer Patrick Carney enjoyed the five-year break but is happy to reunite with the "easiest person in the world for me to make music with."
Music
September 30
Luke Combs performed a sold-out show on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

In St. Paul, Luke Combs shows why he's Nashville's brand-new No. 1 man

He captivated with ballads, barroom anthems and a booming voice.
Music
September 30
Jim Johnson, right, with his Underbeats bandmates Doni Larson, Rod Eaton and Ray Berg around 1964.

Minnesota rock pioneer Jim Johnson of Underbeats, Gypsy dies at 76

His music career was sidelined by Vietnam but continued in Los Angeles, where Gypsy recorded for RCA and gigged at Whisky a Go Go.
Music
September 29
Pianist David Greilsammer is in concert at the Schubert Club.

Eclectic piano and an Expressionist 'Elektra': The week's best classical concerts

Not playing it safeDavid Greilsammer is an outstanding pianist with a reputation for innovative programming and unconventional venue choices. He gave a riveting performance of…
Music
September 27
Brittany Howard

Pick Six: Praise for Alan Parsons, Brittany Howard, Vince Gill, more

Pick Six is a half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view.
Music
September 27
Circus Abyssinia performs "Ethiopian Dreams" at Children's Theatre Company.

Best of the Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 6): 'Ethiopian Dreams' circus, Nick Cave, Branford Marsalis, Scarecrow Festival, Bach sons, Clairo, more

Cirque du Ethiopia Circus Abyssinia’s “Ethiopian Dreams” has oodles of primal joy. Its feats of daring and dexterity are ooh-some and aah-some. There are no…
Music
September 27
Katy Perry, Camila Cabello to top a vastly better Jingle Ball 2019 lineup in St. Paul

Katy Perry, Camila Cabello to top a vastly better Jingle Ball 2019 lineup in St. Paul

The boy bands 5 Seconds of Summer, Why Don't We and Monsta X will also play the Xcel Center party on Dec. 9.
Music
September 27
Justin Vernon's Bon Iver crew on stage in Portland, Ore.

Musicians shed light on the Bon Iver 'community' ahead of St. Paul show

Two of Justin Vernon's sidemen open up on the new album "i, i" and the tour coming to St. Paul.
Music
September 27
Maggie Rogers, shown performing at the Coachella Music & Arts Festival in April, sang to a sold-out crowd Thursday at the Armory.

Joyful star Maggie Rogers reaches a new high in Minneapolis

Newcomer gave an exuberant, captivating show at the Armory.
September 27
Patti Smith: “I wanted to be something great, to be like Madame Curie. Rock ’n’ roll, it just happened.”

At age 72, Patti Smith has finally become the artist she dreamed of being

Almost by accident, Patti Smith became a rock icon. Now, her literary gifts are at center stage.
Music
September 26

Ticket Alert: Lumineers, Grace Potter, 'The Band's Visit' and more.

8 a.m. FRIDAY Laska, Nov. 8 at Parkway Theater in Mpls. $10-$15. theparkwaytheater.com. … Mama Digdown’s Brass Band, Nov. 23 at the Parkway. $15-$20. 9…
Music
September 26
“Jaime” by Brittany Howard

New music reviews: Brittany Howard gets personal and daring; Tool builds sonic staircases to nowhere

POP/ROCK Brittany Howard, “Jaime” (ATO) Howard’s ascent as the powerhouse singer-guitarist and driving force in the band Alabama Shakes appeared to be a dream-come-true…
Music
September 26
Nooky Jones

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Nick Cave, Clairo, Luke Combs, Nooky Jones

The big gigs for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, also including Bon Iver, Branford Marsalis, Martin Garrix, 4 Bitchin' Babes, the Waterboys and Temptations.
Music
September 26
Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson, Chris Mars and Slim Dunlap of the Replacements. Their “Don’t Tell a Soul” is being recast as “Dead Man’s Pop

The Replacements get a redo on the album that purportedly 'ruined' them

Remade into a box set, 1989's "Don't Tell a Soul" was the Minnesota rockers' most commercially viable album. That was the problem.
Duluth
September 25
A community group in Hibbing, Minn., hopes to erect this monument to Bob Dylan on the campus of Hibbing High School.

Will Bob Dylan be immortalized at his alma mater Hibbing High?

After two years, school board and organizers haven't been able to agree on a final plan for the proposed installation at Hibbing High School.
Music
September 24
In April, Maplewood officials ordered Myth managers to comply with an action plan drafted by Police Chief Scott Nadeau after a spate of violent episod

Myth nightclub suing Maplewood over city plan it says would threaten its business

It came after a heightened number of police calls that led the City Council to step in.
Music
September 24
Lukas Nelson, seen here in Luck, Texas (aka his dad Willie’s ranch outside Austin), has been all over the map of late touring with Neil Young and hi

Lukas Nelson hits Mpls. fresh off Farm Aid, Neil Young tour and 'A Star Is Born'

Willie Nelson's son is on the road again with his burgeoning band after forays with Neil Young and "A Star Is Born."
Music
September 24
Robert Plant remembers Ritchie Valens (if not Iowa) in thrilling Surf Ballroom show

Robert Plant remembers Ritchie Valens (if not Iowa) in thrilling Surf Ballroom show

The Led Zeppelin frontman made a special stop into the iconic Clear Lake venue Monday with his Sensational Space Shifters.
Music
September 24
Kenny Chesney bringing his Chillaxification 2020 Tour to U.S. Bank Stadium

Kenny Chesney bringing his Chillaxification 2020 Tour to U.S. Bank Stadium

The May 3 concert in Minneapolis will be the third stop on his outing with Florida Georgia Line, Old Dominion and Michael Franti.
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