Music
November 12, 2019
Jennifer Mack in "DIVE," a dance work exploring resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity, Photo by Steve Peterson.

Christopher Watson Dance Company: 'Gravity'

Cinematic poetry in motion & relationships An evening of dance, both live and on film, makes up Christopher Watson Dance Company’s upcoming production “Gravity.” The…
Music
November 12, 2019
Maren Morris

Rising star Maren Morris might bring bunch of CMA awards to Armory concert

Country-pop star Maren Morris may have a fresh bunch of awards in hand when she arrives in Minneapolis on Saturday.
Music
November 11, 2019
Terry Katzman grew up by Lake Minnetonka and promoted new Minnesota bands up until the end.

Hüsker Dü, Replacements sound tech, Garage D'Or operator Terry Katzman dies

Terry Katzman could brag about his early involvement in the careers of many of the Twin Cities' biggest bands, including Hüsker Dü, the Replacements and…
Music
November 11, 2019
“I Want My MTV” tells the story of the cable network’s creation.

5 must-see music films to catch at this week's Sound Unseen fest

The 20th annual festival of music-related films runs Tuesday through Sunday.
Music
November 11, 2019
Beck surprises fans with 'Paisley Park Sessions' EP recorded in Chanhassen

Beck surprises fans with 'Paisley Park Sessions' EP recorded in Chanhassen

The "Where It's At" hitmaker included a medley of Prince hits in the new Amazon-only release.
Music
November 11, 2019
Long-feuding Black Crowes shaking their 'Money Maker' again Aug. 13 at Xcel Center

Long-feuding Black Crowes shaking their 'Money Maker' again Aug. 13 at Xcel Center

Brothers Rich and Chris Robinson will perform their band's debut album in full to mark its 30th anniversary. If they can get along.
Music
November 10, 2019
Rodion Pogossov as Figaro and Liam Beck O’Sullivan as Figaro’s Assistant in Minnesota Opera’s The Barber of Seville.

Vaudeville 'Barber of Seville' goes for laughs at Minnesota Opera

REVIEW: Strong voices, but new staging of Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" sells classic comedy short.
Music
November 10, 2019
Trisha Yearwood salutes Prince, St. Cloud in overdue Minneapolis concert

Trisha Yearwood salutes Prince, St. Cloud in overdue Minneapolis concert

With Garth Brooks backstage but not onstage, she delivered her hits and material from her two 2019 albums.
Music
November 10, 2019

Collaborative impulse brought to the fore in Liquid Music's 'Let the Crows Come'

Last weekend, the Liquid Music Series packed the Lab Theater for its latest amalgamation of performing artists of different disciplines and traditions, coming together in…
Music
November 9, 2019
The O’Neill brothers, Tim and Ryan O’Neill at Creation Audio in Minneapolis, where they're recorded a majority of their 50-plus albums that have t

They're one of Minnesota's most-streamed music acts – and you probably haven't heard of them

Straight out of New Prague, piano duo the O'Neill Brothers have rolled with the times to become unlikely stars of digital streaming.
Music
November 8, 2019
Bob Dylan

Cool things in music this week: Springsteen, Dylan, David Byrne, Rhiannon Giddens

Randy Preuss of Minneapolis: 1 Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, live at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, N.J., Sept. 19, 1978. If you’ve…
Music
November 8, 2019
Angel Olsen

Best of the Week (Nov. 10-17): Angel Olson, 'Steel Magnolias,' FKA Twigs, Kris Kristofferson, Minnesota Orchestra, more

Angel gets her strings One of the most buzzed-about young songwriters in indie rock with the coolly aloof hit “Shut Up Kiss Me,” Angel Olsen…
Music
November 8, 2019
South African soprano Goitsemang Lehobye and the Gauteng Choristers will reunite with the Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Chorale.

'Carmen' abridged and Minnesota Orchestra's new cello concerto: The week's best classical concerts

‘Carmen’ speed date Have you ever wished an evening at the opera could be slightly shorter? “The Tragedy of Carmen” may be just the ticket…
Music
November 8, 2019
KATHRYN CRISTON
Twin Cities-based composer David Evan Thomas.

Quiet in the court: Music's now in session at St. Paul's Landmark Center

REVIEW: Courtroom Concerts have become a welcome home for chamber music.
Music
November 8, 2019
Dessa and the Minnesota Orchestra, conducted by Sarah Hicks, before they began their encore.

Inside the making of Dessa's groundbreaking live album with Minnesota Orchestra

Two worlds collided as the Minneapolis hip-hop star recorded a live album with the biggest band in town.
Music
November 8, 2019

3 secrets to the O'Neill Brothers' streaming success

How the piano-playing siblings have racked up big numbers via Spotify and other digital music sites.
Music
November 8, 2019
Associate conductor Roderick Cox posed for a photo with members of the South African National Youth Orchestra during the Minnesota Orchestra’s 2018

What attracts the Minnesota Orchestra to overseas tours? It's not the money

What attracts the Minnesota Orchestra and its peers to distant destinations? It sure isn't the money.
Music
November 8, 2019
Pat Hayes has been leading the Lamont Cranston Band for 50 years.

Leader of Minnesota's Lamont Cranston Band celebrates 50 years of the blues

Pat Hayes of the Lamont Cranston Band celebrates 50 years of the blues.
Music
November 7, 2019
Niall Horan performs May 11 at the Xcel Energy Center.

Ticket Alert: Prof, Atmosphere, Bret Michaels, Niall Horan, Bert Kreischer and more

8 a.m. FRIDAY Mark Mallman, Dec. 21 at Parkway in Mpls. $13-$18. theparkwaytheater.com. … PaviElle, Dec. 28 at Parkway. $17-$22. … Zero Proof New Year’s…
Music
November 7, 2019
Angel Olsen plays First Avenue on Tuesday amid raves for her new orchestral album, "All Mirrors."

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Angel Olsen, FKA Twigs, Trisha Yearwood, Kris Kristofferson

The big gigs for Nov. 8-14, also including an all-star benefit at Hook & Ladder, a Neil Young birthday tribute, Bishop Briggs and more.

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