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Motion City Soundtrack announces reunion tour with hometown Minneapolis gig TBA

Motion City Soundtrack announces reunion tour with hometown Minneapolis gig TBA

The tour kicks off New Year's Eve in Chicago and will likely include a show at the new Fillmore club in Minneapolis.


A Buddy Holly/Roy Orbison hologram tour is headed to Mystic Lake in October

A Buddy Holly/Roy Orbison hologram tour is headed to Mystic Lake in October

The two late Rock Hall of Famers will appear as holograms accompanied by a live band and backup singers.


KARE's Boyd Huppert earns three more national awards

KARE's Boyd Huppert earns three more national awards

The Twin Cities TV reporter now has 19 national Murrow awards.


Long-awaited Bob Dylan musical finally has a Broadway date

Long-awaited Bob Dylan musical finally has a Broadway date

"Girl From the North Country," which uses Bob Dylan songs to tell a story set in Duluth in the 1930s, has announced a 2020 Broadway opening.


Stars come out as Minneapolis folk legend Spider John Koerner celebrates his '1,000th moon'

Stars come out as Minneapolis folk legend Spider John Koerner celebrates his '1,000th moon'

The 80-year-old musician came out of retirement to sing and tell jokes alongside a host of Twin Cities performers.


Heart and Joan Jett to rock Xcel Center together Oct. 13

Nancy and Ann Wilson of Heart.

The two tour follows Ann and Nancy Wilson's return from a three-year split.


More than 1,000 arts leaders descend upon Minneapolis for giant conference

More than 1,000 arts leaders descend upon Minneapolis for giant conference

A new show of massive portraits along Hennepin Av. will greet visitors arriving for the Americans for the Arts annual convention.


Springboard for the Arts receives $1M for new St. Paul arts hub

The nonprofit group has raised more than $3 million for renovation of an old auto dealership on University Av.


All-star Minnesota music cast to promote BWCA protection from mining at Duluth concert

All-star Minnesota music cast to promote BWCA protection from mining at Duluth concert

Atmosphere, Doomtree, Cloud Cult, Low and Jeremy Messersmith will play the Wild Waters Music Fest at Bayfront Festival Park.


$15,000 for an album? Prince dominates list of most expensive records

$15,000 for an album? Prince dominates list of most expensive records

His shelved 1987 release, 'The Black Album,' shows up multiple times, including the top spot.


Broadway's Minnesota-backed 'Hadestown' wins big at the Tonys

Broadway's Minnesota-backed 'Hadestown' wins big at the Tonys

The Anaïs Mitchell folk opera took eight Tonys, including for best musical, best director and best featured actor.


St. Paul's Lowertown Sounds series replaces Music in Mears starting Thursday

St. Paul's Lowertown Sounds series replaces Music in Mears starting Thursday

Jaedyn James & the Hunger will kick off the newly rebranded downtown series, which goes through Aug. 29.


Minnesota's Theater Latté Da wins big at New York's Drama Desk Awards

Minnesota's Theater Latté Da wins big at New York's Drama Desk Awards

"All is Calm" picked up a Drama Desk Award. So did Guthrie-trained actor Santino Fontana.


The Suburbs, New Standards cancel big summer gigs for medical break

The Suburbs, New Standards cancel big summer gigs for medical break

Suburbs bandleader Chan Poling has to undergo oral surgery this week but hopes to be back for shows later in the season.


Rex Reed, film critic turned crooner, entertains with tales of old Hollywood at Crooners

Rex Reed, film critic turned crooner, entertains with tales of old Hollywood at Crooners

The 80-year-old celebrity journalist knows how to weave a yarn about stars, but his singing wouldn't earn rave reviews.


Bon Iver drops new tunes, books Xcel Center date Oct. 3

Bon Iver drops new tunes, books Xcel Center date Oct. 3

Justin Vernon has not issued songs by his best-known band since 2016.


Vieux Carre, downtown St. Paul's jazzy music club, to close after five-year run

Javi Santiago (piano) and Zacc Harris (guitar) played at Vieux Carré in St. Paul, formerly the home of the Artists’ Quarter.

The New Orleans-flavored downstairs night spot will present music through June, including during the annual Twin Cities Jazz Festival.


Patti Smith pays homage to Minnesota music legend Tony Glover in song, email

Patti Smith pays homage to Minnesota music legend Tony Glover in song, email

The rock legend dedicated a song to him in Philadelphia on Thursday and sent along a tribute to the Star Tribune.


Minnesotans trek to Cuba to debut youth orchestra: 'They didn't want to say goodbye'

Minnesotans trek to Cuba to debut youth orchestra: 'They didn't want to say goodbye'

Dozens of Minnesotans flew to Havana this month for the Cuban American Youth Orchestra's first performances.


Theater Latté Da offers peek at musical 'Twelve Angry Men,' other new shows

Theater Latté Da offers peek at musical 'Twelve Angry Men,' other new shows

Theater Latté Da's "Next Festival" will give audiences sneak peeks at three in-development shows, including a musical "Twelve Angry Men."