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REVIEW: Songs from her new album 'Things Take Time, Take Time,' offered a little escapism from the cold and chaos surrounding Saturday's show.
The May 15-16, 2022, dates with Run the Jewels at Target Center will be rescheduled.
"We're doing this," singer Adam Weiner insisted of this month's tour, which brings his band here Saturday.
Review: The Texas singer's first date on her first arena-headlining tour used bright visual flourishes to offset her darker new tunes.
Its history dates to before Prohibition, but the former 5 Corners Saloon may not be a saloon anymore after Jan. 28.
Big Turn Fest takes over Red Wing's Sheldon Theatre Feb. 18-19, while the Mid West Music Fest spreads out in downtown Winona April 29-30.
The Upper Midwest band's first album in six years will arrive March 6 before their COVID-delayed Orchestra Hall dates.
The Texan country-turned-pop singer said she's "comfortable sharing the pain" on her latest album, "Star-Crossed."
Diane Miller has quickly made a name for herself in Minneapolis as a performer, promoter and now "Local Show" host.
Wilco's frontman and Big Star's Jody Stephens will rejoin the all-star Minnesotan cast for two shows April 2-3 marking the club's 52nd anniversary.
The Twin Cities pop-rockers are due on CBS's "Late Late Show" as they prepare for the Feb. 3 release of "LP3."
"COVID has unfortunately hit our touring family," the band reported as it delayed shows through late February, including two at First Avenue.
St. Paul's April 3 show is the second date on the band's first trek in four years, following Omaha.
Friday's show postponement allows extra time to get to know Durry, Evv, Vial and the other newcomers.
"Mad Men's" Don Draper was spotted all over town at Palmer's, Dusty's and Bryant-Lake Bowl during the frigid weekend.
Hailed as "the Stacey Abrams of the concert industry," the club owner became a national leader who brought independent promoters together — and $173 million to Minnesota venues.
Top picks for records of the year from our staff critics Chris Riemenschneider and Jon Bream.
Live music's successful re-entry and the many other ways local music made a comeback.
Monday's annual concert with pop station KDWB at Xcel Center also featured Black Eyed Peas and Tai Verdes.
The Aug. 3 gig was bounced from the Gophers' stadium over the band's COVID safety practices, which will be followed on the Vikings' turf.
Review: COVID and then a health-related hiatus by co-leader Chan Poling had threatened to derail the popular all-star shows for a second year.
The harmonious twangers previewed new songs last week at First Avenue, including "Hey Baby," which premiered online Friday.
The nonconforming rock band is reprising its December residency at 7th St. Entry to end its up-and-down year on a high note.
Citing the U facility's "refusal to agree" on vaccine requirements, the band said it is seeking a replacement venue.
The celebrated Americana songwriter returns to the Armory after enforcing strict COVID protocols (and taking a lot of heat for it).
Ex-Soul Asylum guitarist Dan Murphy and songwriter-turned-restaurateur Jeff Arundel will preview their new album Friday.
The Sudan native also has a new Pitchfork-endorsed EP, "Crossover," completed after months on set in Wales.
The brother-and-sister band Durry generated nearly 1 million views on TikTok off a home recording that now has them being courted by the music industry.
Tickets go on sale Friday for the St. Paul concert, part of a 40-city trek.
Review: Despite being delayed into cooler weather, Saturday's U.S. Bank Stadium concert drew a sold-out crowd of 51,000 country music fans.
The Edina native's New York band is playing its first post-COVID shows on familiar ground.
New documentaries on Alanis Morissette, Dinosaur Jr., Fanny and Material Issue lead the schedule for the 22nd annual film festival for music fans.
The Lotus, Billy's Sushi and Electric Fetus each hosted the celebrities on Sunday around two separate Target Center events.
Dan + Shay and Old Dominion have been added to a lineup now scheduled Aug. 6 at U.S. Bank Stadium.
REVIEW: The big-name producer made a bigger name for his own group at Tuesday's sold-out, high-energy concert.
The Pink Floyd co-founder is now scheduled in Minneapolis on July 30.
Long a favorite in the Twin Cities, she announced a batch of dates following her 'SNL' appearance.
Takeaways as the smoke clears from Sunday's U.S. Bank Stadium concert in Minneapolis with Mick & Co.
After a year-plus wait and the loss of drummer Charlie Watts, the 45,000 concertgoers wondered if it could be the last time.
Tickets for the Nov. 4 club show go on sale Thursday, while the casino tickets will be refunded.
The trio will be using a borrowed van and gear at upcoming shows, now including a 7th St. Entry residency newly announced for December.
He hit the town before Rolling Stones tour stops in Charlotte and Nashville. Here are some suggestions before Sunday's big gig at U.S. Bank Stadium.
Unearthed treasures in "Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash" demonstrate the Minneapolis rock legends' greatness from the get-go.
The punk trio is supposed to hit the road Friday, but widely shared tweets about the heist have come up short so far.
"Menopause is like my superpower," said the former Clams frontwoman, who's kicking up noise again with a new EP and all-star benefit Saturday for Afghan women.
REVIEW: The hard-blasting quintet's Palace Theatre gig in support of "Ultra Mono" was way overdue but not overhyped.
Each of the fun-loving groups has an album-release party at the Parkway Theater this month.
The tour-like clip arrived ahead of the 40th anniversary box set of the band's debut LP, "Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash."
"It's been a long dry spell," Poling noted as the Dec. 3-4 State Theatre concerts were announced Tuesday.
The annual radio concert once again falls on a Monday night, Dec. 6, at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
The late-'80s/early-'90s nostalgia fix will hit St. Paul on June 14.
The West London viral sensation, 20, is playing small clubs like 7th St. Entry on her first U.S. tour.
The Texas R&B singer talks about how George Floyd's murder and "living in the moment" inspired his third LP, "Gold-Diggers Sound."
The Duluth violinist, singer and composer was picked for the lesser-known darker tones of her music.
London jazz-pop artist Arlo Parks has one of fall's hottest tours after her breakout singles warmed listeners during the pandemic.
The Nov. 2 opening date in Milwaukee will mark the end to his longest hiatus from the road since the late 80s.
The Canadian pop star is also set to headline Summerfest in Milwaukee a few days before the July 9 gig in St. Paul.
Review: The former One Direction singer required masks and vaccines at his packed Xcel Center show.
Cameron Kinghorn of Nooky Jones and Joe Christensen of PHO started experimenting together in Minnesota before relocating to California mid-pandemic.
Stars Axl Rose and Slash returned to a downsized Twin Cities crowd.
The beloved Midwest Americana bands paired up for an outdoor co-headlining gig at Treasure Island's amphitheater.
Among the six scheduled shows are trumpeter Terence Blanchard, Pakistani singer Arooj Aftab and Minnesota violinist Ariana Kim.
The ex-Minnesota punk legend's video asks for masks and adherence to vaccine rules, or else '[we could] lose our livelihood again.'
REVIEW: Katie Crutchfield's band played its "Saint Cloud" LP in full.
The ex-Minnesotan pop/hip-hop star returned to the stage at Treasure Island with a new band and renewed joy.
Review: The block party returned with vaccine rules and minus a headliner.
The band also put off a Moorhead gig "out of an abundance of caution," leaving Spoon to top Saturday's party lineup in Minneapolis.
St. Vincent heads to the Armory with a new album and look partially inspired by her father and '70s heroines.
The band's show at Grand Rapids' Riverfest on Friday will require vaccines or test results, but its Treasure Island Casino Ampitheater date with Wilco next weekend will not.
The venue side of the James Ballentine VFW Post 246 in south Minneapolis was renovated to accommodate bands in 2016.
Machine Gun Kelly will play to a packed house Thursday without safety protocols, but Kesha and St. Vincent added their own policies.
What's the National Museum of African American Music doing in Nashville? We visited to find out.
Children under 12 will be exempt from the requirements for vaccination or test results at the Orpheum, State and Pantages.
The Duluth trio played an unannounced set Tuesday to test-drive its new Sub Pop album, 'Hey What.'
The country-pop singer will start her 15-city trek behind her new album "Star Crossed" in St. Paul.