WCCO rallies 'round the flag

WCCO rallies 'round the flag

The TV station hopes to break a world record for most signatures on a flag.

TV on the Radio sprinkles its "Seeds" tour stop with a little "Purple Rain"

July 31, 2015
TV on the Radio sprinkles its "Seeds" tour stop with a little "Purple Rain"
Review: Brooklyn's art-rock heroes returned to First Ave on Thursday, ending a four-year hiatus there with a special finale.

Prince releases new single on Spotify, of all places, for free

July 31, 2015
Prince releases new single on Spotify, of all places, for free
It's called "Stare" -- and isn't available elsewhere yet
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July 31, 2015

Friendly Rickie Lee Jones celebrates new album at the Cedar but her oldies rule

Jones offered eight songs from her new album and five from her debut.
Variety
July 30, 2015

'Real-Phonic Radio' shelved at St. Paul's historic Hill Library

The popular Americana music event with Erik Koskinen and Molly Maher is in limbo "looking for a foster family."
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July 29, 2015

See 17 Groveland Gallery artists in action for five hours Saturday

Seventeen Minneapolis artists will paint outside for 5 hours Saturday in "Plein Air SmackDown" near Lake of the Isles and Sculpture Garden. Beer, brats and watermelon to follow.
Variety
July 29, 2015

Minnesota punk vets Suicide Commandos adopt a highway

The stretch of County Rd. 16 in Minnetonka is near where the band literally burned the house down in 1977.
Variety
July 29, 2015

Another Midwest Farm Aid: Sept. 19 in Chicago for its 30th anniversary

Willie Nelson will once again be joined by his longtime partners Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews for the annual charity concert.
Variety
July 28, 2015

Vince Flynn tribute to mark release of his last book

The late best-selling author's friends and local media celebs will appear at a St. Thomas Academy fundraiser Oct. 6.
Variety
July 28, 2015

Doomtree to pitch a new festival at Saints ballpark Oct. 3

The so-called Doomtree Zoo will only be CHS Field's second concert, replacing the hip-hop crew's popular Blowout concerts.
Variety
July 27, 2015

Minneapolis curator Heywood to run Paul Allen's new Pivot Art + Culture in Seattle

Former Minneapolis curator Ben Heywood will head Pivot Art + Culture, a new non-profit launched Friday by Paul G. Allen, Seattle art collector and Microsoft co-founder.
Variety
July 27, 2015

St. Paul-based 'Wits' on MPR is canceled, live shows on hold

Creator and host John Moe said he and his producers are looking at creating a digital "Wits 2.0."
Variety
July 27, 2015

Old "Purple Rain" house for sale as new Prince album announced

The Longfellow neighborhood home used for filming in the 1984 movie needs a little TLC.
Variety
July 27, 2015

One Direction's TCF Bank Stadium set list

"Clouds" opened and "Best Song Ever" closed the two-hour concert.
Variety
July 24, 2015

Black Joe Lewis, Caroline Smith get a little animalistic at the zoo

Review: Thursday's unusual pairing of the Texas blues rocker and Minnesota R&B singer included a few tributes to, um, breeding.
Variety
July 23, 2015

Ax comes down at Minnesota Public Radio with job cuts, moves

Significant cuts take place in public-radio newsroom.
Variety
July 23, 2015

All-star tribute to Big Star's "Third" a coup for First Ave

The Sept. 30 performance will feature Big Star's Jody Stephens, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Ken Stringfellow and Chis Stamey.
Variety
July 23, 2015

Just why is Katy Perry performing at Starkey gala in St. Paul Sunday?

We don't have answers from the pop star or Starkey but we have some pretty good ideas of how these things happen.
Variety
July 22, 2015

Cuban embassy, gorgeous weather inspire Raul Malo and the Mavericks at the Minnesota Zoo

The son of Cuban immigrants pulled out a traditional Cuban ballad as well as "Summer Wind" and "Harvest Moon."
Variety
July 22, 2015

Check out new "Fargo" trailer

All-star cast pop in enticing trailer for much anticipated, Minnesota-based show.
Variety
July 21, 2015

Who's playing, what's showing at Lake Harriet, Loring Park in August

The Harriet Bandshell's road-trip theme will pair the Pines with "The Straight Story" in August, while Loring Park gets Gary Louris with "Barbarella."
Variety
July 21, 2015

On special day for Cuba, Nachito Herrera gets emotional at the Dakota

The Minnesota pianist from Cuba debuted his new band of world-class players on the day the Cuban embassy opened in Washington D.C.
Variety
July 20, 2015

This time he really means it: Keillor confirms retirement

Keillor takes one step closer to leaving "Prairie Home Companion."