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Kings of Leon rolling into Xcel Center on Oct. 18 with Dawes

The familial Tennessee rockers skipped Minnesota on the first legs of their tour behind "Walls."

Prince's Revolution added to the Bon Iver-led Rock the Garden 2017

Other acts announced for the July 22 lineup outside Walker Art Center include Benjamin Booker, Car Seat Headrest and Margaret Glaspy.

First Ave's street party provides a 'benediction' to Prince memorials

Dave Pirner, Dem Atlas, Maria Isa and members of Mazarati and Mint Condition played a free tribute for 2,500 fans.

Purple City Take 4: A parade of Prince associates performs late-night show

Andre Cymone, Dez Dickerson, Apollonia and Donna Grantis made guest appearances at an official after-party Saturday night at the Metropolitan.

Purple City Take 3: Dancing at First Avenue on the anniversary of Prince's death

The Purple party continued until 4 a.m.

The Revolution rocks Paisley Park with '80s-era Prince songs

The Revolution played Paisely Park for the first time on Friday.

The band treated fans to funked-up hits including "Erotic City," "Let's Go Crazy" and "Raspberry Beret."

The Fonz is 'coolamundo' again in White Bear Lake

Lakeshore Players Theatre tackles musical version of 'Happy Days.'

Purple City Take 2: Is this the greatest Prince story ever?

Jesse Johnson shares a hilarious household memory but doesn't give a memorable performance at Bunkers.

The Twin Cities' 5 must-see art exhibitions this weekend

Visual art critic Alicia Eler recommends five shows for your viewing pleasure.

George Clinton and P-Funk surprise Prince fans at Paisley Park

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and his expansive crew got the Celebration started with an 80-minute set.

Like a mini-SXSW, the Minnesota Music Summit returns this weekend

The 2017 schedule includes talks by the Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt, Haley (Bonar) and Gaelynn Lea.

Purple City Take 1: LP Music and Shelby J treat fans at the Dakota

Early arrivals for this week's Prince Celebration witnessed some of his former associates at their best.

From China with capitalist love? Minneapolis artist Priscilla Briggs explores the mall

Critic Alicia Eler profiles Minnesota-based artists

Ten Thousand Things theater leader to step down as company announces new season

Founder Michelle Hensley will leave after the 2017-'18 season. A search is on for her replacement.

Lionel Richie is coming after all — to Mystic Lake amphitheater on June 22

He canceled a March show with Mariah Carey, but he's returning to the Twin Cities without her.

Adam Sandler announces rare standup gig in Minnesota

The comedian will bring along some of his famous friends for a stop on a limited tour.

After losing everything in fire, Minneapolis writer gets $43,000 crowdfunded gift

Luckily, Neal Karlen wasn't home. Neither was his laptop with the book he's writing about Prince.

Jeremy Messersmith takes to Minnesota parks for 'Obscenely Optimistic' tour

He played his first of seven shows on Monday at Powderhorn Park in Minneapolis and Mears Park in St. Paul armed only with a ukulele and megaphone.

Guthrie Theater taps 'West Side Story' and Broadway's 'Indecent' for next season

Joseph Haj of the Guthrie.

Joe Haj fills out the theater's diverse lineup for 2017-18 with one classic and one new play by a Pulitzer winner.

MFA exhibition at University of Minnesota's Nash Gallery flies high

Art critic Alicia Eler reports observations about the MFA show at UMN's Nash Gallery