Babes in Toyland add more U.S. fest and club dates

Babes in Toyland add more U.S. fest and club dates

Minneapolis' riot-grrrl legends will keep their reunion running into the fall.

Soundset 2015 already declared a sell-out, schedule released

May 23
Soundset 2015 already declared a sell-out, schedule released
Sunday's eighth annual hip-hop festival at Canterbury Park once again sold out in advance.

Mpls. Institute of Arts puts masterpieces on water towers

May 22
Mpls. Institute of Arts puts masterpieces on water towers
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts is reproducing masterpiece paintings on water towers in three Minnesota towns as part of its centennial outreach program
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May 20
In this photo provided by CBS, musical guest Bob Dylan performs on the...

Bob Dylan does it his way on David Letterman

They were the last two announced guests on the penultimate show, but Regis Philbin did a walk-on, of course.
Variety
May 19

Grace Potter will start it up for the Rolling Stones in Minneapolis

The June 3 gig at TCF Bank Stadium is one of only two she'll play with the rock legends.
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May 19
U.S. film director and actor Woody Allen plays clarinet during a conce...

Woody Allen to visit Minnesota for Jazz gig

The legendary filmmaker's New Orleans Jazz Band will play Aug. 2 at the State Theatre.
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May 18
Kanye West performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Gar...

Minnesota's Allan Kingdom swept up in Kanye's boos

The St. Paul-bred rapper joined his mentor again for "All Day" on Sunday night's ABC telecast.
Variety
May 15

How did Kevin Hart become a star? By getting in shape

The popular comedian, who plays Target Center Friday night, talks about how staying in shape has kept him on top.
Variety
May 15

What will Bob Dylan’s last song on Letterman show be?

Bob Dylan will perform Tuesday, May 19, on the next-to-last episode of "The Late Show With David Letterman." But what exactly will the Minnesota bard perform?
Variety
May 15

Remembering B.B. King in concert and in conversation in the Twin Cities

A regular visitor to the area, the late blues guitarist last played here in fall 2013.
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May 14

Tame Impala felt like it's going foward in sold-out First Ave set

Australia's psychedelic buzz band put on an impressive 90-minute performance where the jammy stuff shined bright.
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May 13

Prince posts Paisley Park 'Rally 4 Peace' set online — and for free, no less

The 40-minute Soundcloud recording was alerted to fans via a newly launched Twitter account, @Prince3EG.
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May 12

Hear Fury Things cover Hüsker Dü on their new "Saskatchewan" EP

The Twin Cities power trio plays the Turf Club on Friday with Split Single, led by Bob Mould bassist Jason Narducy.
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May 12

Dr. Dog, Father John Misty to join Trampled by Turtles at Palomino 2015

The second annual festival at Canterbury Park lands Sept. 19 with other rootsy/Americana favorites such as Benjamin Booker and Calexico.
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May 11

Prince premieres protest song in Baltimore 'Rally 4 Peace' concert

He sang many hits and brought special guests Doug E. Fresh, Estelle and Miguel.
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May 11

Target Field to host Go Fest on Aug. 7 with Matt and Kim, Cold War Kids

The new one-day fest replaces the Skyline Music Fest of the past two years following the format change at Go 96.3 FM.
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May 8

Replacements' 'Androgynous' covered by Cyrus, Jett, Grace for LGBT cause

The Advocate posted the video/single on its website to urge donations to Cyrus' Happy Hippie Foundation.
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May 7

Early-'00s darlings Valet drop a new song to anchor Art-a-Whirl 2015 gig

"Start It Somewhere" comes from a six-song EP that will be released in July.
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May 6

Christopher Nolan explains his 'cinematic brain' at Walker Art Center

The blockbuster filmmaker conversed with an intimate audience in Minneapolis Tuesday night.
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May 6

Wakeling brings a new Beat to town

The latest configuration of '80s two-tone ska band The English Beat played the first of two gigs at the Dakota last night.
Variety
May 5

Prince to play 'Rally 4 Peace' concert in Baltimore

The special Mother's Day concert was announced Tuesday along with lyrics to his new song "Baltimore," each inspired by the Freddie Gray case.
Entertainment
May 5

Coen + Partners, Minneapolis landscape architects, win national award

Coen + Partners, Minneapolis landscape architecture firm, has won a National Design Award from Cooper Hewitt, the Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.
Entertainment
May 5

Concert news: Brandi Carlile, Kraftwerk and Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest

The locally beloved Carlile will try out Cabooze Plaza on Aug. 2 with Iron & Wine for support.
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