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Twin Cities pianist Nachito Herrera is hospitalized with coronavirus

Nachito Herrera played at the Dakota Jazz Club in February 2011.

The great Cuban-American musician, who lives in White Bear Lake, was hospitalized on Saturday morning.


Roger Waters, Twin Cities Summer Jam Festival are postponed until 2021

Roger Waters, Twin Cities Summer Jam Festival are postponed until 2021

The multi-genre fest announced new dates for 2021 but no musical lineup while the Pink Floyd hero hasn't determined his schedule for next year.


Minnesota Orchestra nixes June tour to Vietnam, South Korea

Minnesota Orchestra nixes June tour to Vietnam, South Korea

The orchestra's tour included a performance in Hanoi for the 25th anniversary of restored diplomatic relations.


Bob Dylan releases longest song ever, a new single about JFK

Bob Dylan releases longest song ever, a new single about JFK

"Murder Most Foul" is nearly 17 minutes, with rhyming couplets and many references to pop culture along with JFK.


Eagles concerts are rescheduled for Oct. 16-17 at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center

Eagles concerts are rescheduled for Oct. 16-17 at St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center

Tickets from the postponed April 3-4 shows will be honored.


Crooners to pay Minnesota musicians for live streaming concert series during COVID-19 pandemic

Crooners to pay Minnesota musicians for live streaming concert series during COVID-19 pandemic

More than $25,000 has been raised to support local musicians for as many as five concerts a week, starting April 3 at the Fridley night spot.


Minneapolis Institute of Art cancels its annual Art in Bloom fundraiser due to coronavirus

Minneapolis Institute of Art cancels its annual Art in Bloom fundraiser due to coronavirus

The museum is closed through April 30.


Watch Minnesota theater students perform short plays from around the world

Watch Minnesota theater students perform short plays from around the world

Four students sent out calls for folks to join a short play contest. They received 2,500 entries from around the world and you can watch the best ones Wednesday.


Paint First Ave black (or any color you want!) in quarantine-inspired coloring book series

"The Big Coloring Book of First Avenue."

Har Mar Superstar and his artist pals are launching 'Coloring Books for a Cause' for charity and picked a familiar first subject.


Milwaukee's massive Summerfest, Midwest's biggest music fest, postponed until September

Milwaukee's massive Summerfest, Midwest's biggest music fest, postponed until September

The 55th annual June/July festival is being delayed because of the coronavirus. No lineup has been announced.


Golden Valley native writer and Hold Steady frontman team up on new TV series

Craig Finn provided vocals for the Hold Steady at the Minnesota Zoo in 2014.

"National Anthem" is a dramedy about a struggling middle-class family who burst into song.


Walker Art Center offers free Insights Design lecture online

Walker Art Center offers free Insights Design lecture online

Amsterdam-based designer Ruben Pater's lecture is only one in series not canceled.


Remembering Kenny Rogers: A 'mountain climber' who was down to earth

Remembering Kenny Rogers: A 'mountain climber' who was down to earth

He was maybe the most normal, most down-to-earth, most realistic superstar our music critic ever met.


CEO of Juxtaposition Arts departs for McKnight Foundation

CEO of Juxtaposition Arts departs for McKnight Foundation

Northside nonprofit cofounder DeAnna Cummings starts new job on June 1


The Eagles finally announce postponement of April 3-4 concerts in St. Paul

The Eagles finally announce postponement of April 3-4 concerts in St. Paul

No rescheduled dates or refund process were announced at eagles.com.


PACER benefit with Smokey Robinson postponed until Nov. 14

PACER benefit with Smokey Robinson postponed until Nov. 14

The Motown great was slated to headline the annual fundraiser for children with disabilities on April 25.


'Shark Tank' gets a slice of Minnesota pizza-making company

'Shark Tank' gets a slice of Minnesota pizza-making company

Woodbury brothers attract an invest from Kevin O'Leary on ABC show.


Rolling Stones postponing tour including May 16 Minneapolis concert

Rolling Stones postponing tour including May 16 Minneapolis concert

Last year, it was Mick Jagger's heart. This year, it's the coronavirus.


Minneapolis musician Jeremy Messersmith chronicles his own coronavirus test while awaiting results

Minneapolis musician Jeremy Messersmith chronicles his own coronavirus test while awaiting results

"Nothing to be afraid of," the locally beloved singer/songwriter said of his test done Monday.


Guitar star Joe Bonamassa cancels his gigs for tonight and Saturday at the Orpheum

Guitar star Joe Bonamassa cancels his gigs for tonight and Saturday at the Orpheum

The announcement came late this afternoon after Minnesota health officials have recommended a ban on gatherings of 250 people or more due to the coronavirus.