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    Galactic and Star Kitchen Keep it Funky at First Avenue

    Two excellent funk bands, at very different points in their career, played First Avenue on Saturday night. Though veterans Galactic and upstarts Star Kitchen played distinct styles, they were unified by a love for the groove, and a reverence for the genres within which they were working. The result was a fantastic show that pushed […] More

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    MC Hammer’s House Party Hits The Island

    MC Hammer’s House Party hit Treasure Island Saturday night on his first official tour since 1991! Yes, you read that correctly! It’s been almost 30 years since Hammer hit the tour circuit bringing, and he brought three old school legends to Minnesota with him. Tone Loc of “Wild Thing” and “Funky Cold Medina” fame got […] More