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Tame Impala reschedules postponed concert for Oct. 10, 2021 in St. Paul

Tame Impala reschedules postponed concert for Oct. 10, 2021 in St. Paul

Refunds will be available until Oct. 29, 2020 for the psychedelic Australian band.


Why did Prince's 'Purple Rain' jump 68 spots to No. 8 on Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums list?

Why did Prince's 'Purple Rain' jump 68 spots to No. 8 on Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums list?

Bob Dylan landed eights albums on the list, Prince four and the Replacements and Husker Du one each.


Franconia Sculpture Park celebrates opening of new $2 million dollar facility

Franconia Sculpture Park celebrates opening of new $2 million dollar facility

This Saturday's ribbon cutting event includes an art exhibition, live performances, and lots of food trucks


Influential Twin Cities radio DJ John Pete dies at age 82

Influential Twin Cities radio DJ John Pete dies at age 82

On free-form KQRS, he introduced Twin Cities music lovers to Joni Mitchell, Bonnie Raitt, Steely Dan and Shawn Phillips.


Former Classical MPR host Garrett McQueen addresses his firing in new podcast

Former Classical MPR host Garrett McQueen addresses his firing in new podcast

"Do I acknowledge my actions were against the rules...? Yes. Do I acknowledge wrongdoing? Absolutely not."


Bob Dylan offers new 'Theme Time Radio Hour' about whiskey

Bob Dylan is resurrecting his “Theme Time Radio Hour” on SiriusXM.

It's a double-shot of music, commentary and jokes about his booze of choice in a new episode of his SiriusXM radio show that ran from 2006-09.


Two months after firing director, Minnesota Museum of American Art is on hold

Two months after firing director, Minnesota Museum of American Art is on hold

While ex-Penumbra leader Chris Widdess serves as interim boss, hiring of Kristin Makholm's replacement has been put off, pending a study by the board.


Get ready for live music and comedy at Minnesota State Fair's West End

Get ready for live music and comedy at Minnesota State Fair's West End

Three hours of woman comedians and three hours of live music are set for Sept. 26 outdoors under an amphitheater's roof.


Cory Wong, Dave Koz mix funk and smooth-jazz with fun and flair at Crooners

Cory Wong, Dave Koz mix funk and smooth-jazz with fun and flair at Crooners

The unlikely musical pairing will record an album in Minneapolis this week.


Jimmy Jam to co-chair Grammy organization's Black Music Collective

Jimmy Jam to co-chair Grammy organization's Black Music Collective

He will join John Legend, Quincy Jones and others to try to amplify the voices and concerns of Black musicians.


KFAN's Power Trip forced to broadcast remotely after positive COVID-19 test

KFAN's Power Trip forced to broadcast remotely after positive COVID-19 test

None of the on-air personalities have tested positive but the assistant producer did.


Co-founder of dance sensations Buckets and Tap Shoes survives traumatic bike crash

Dancer Rick Ausland

Despite a brain injury and broken bones, Rick Ausland is making a "miraculous" recovery.


19th annual Selby Ave JazzFest will livestream four concerts starting Saturday

19th annual Selby Ave JazzFest will livestream four concerts starting Saturday

The Saturday night in September performances will feature Charmin & Shapira, Solomon Parham, Patricia Lacy and Nachito Herrera.


University of Minnesota presents free concert series with Lady Midnight, DJ Keezy, others

University of Minnesota presents free concert series with Lady Midnight, DJ Keezy, others

The Amplifying Solidarity series will be livestreamed from Northrop, starting Thursday.


Twin Cities theaters light up code red as live entertainment is 'just devastated'

Twin Cities theaters light up code red as live entertainment is 'just devastated'

#RedAlertRestart aims to raise awareness about the effects of the pandemic on performing arts institutions and artists.


Trademark Theater makes a virtual shift

Trademark Theater makes a virtual shift

The theater has announced the return of one work and the in-development debuts of others.


Minnesota State Fair to offer three mini-concerts on YouTube this weekend

Minnesota State Fair to offer three mini-concerts on YouTube this weekend

Featured will be former fair attractions: Caitlyn Smith, Tank and the Bangas, and the War and Treaty.


Big changes at small theaters

Big changes at small theaters

Two theaters are responding to the pandemic, one with a change of leadership and the other by announcing its end.


Official Prince estate podcast explores 'Sign o' the Times' album

Official Prince estate podcast explores 'Sign o' the Times' album

The eight-episode series is a prelude to the super deluxe reissue on Sept. 25 of Prince's acclaimed 1987 project.


Need a West End fix from the Minnesota State Fair? Try this website

Need a West End fix from the Minnesota State Fair? Try this website

An artist organizes a virtual mini-West End Market with musicians and artists.