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    NE Minneapolis Open Streets

    New York has Little Italy, San Francisco has China Town, and Minneapolis has Nordeast. Once again this summer, N.E. Minneapolis hosts the Open Streets event, welcoming bikers, families, and businesses to walk the streets and show off its community. There are many parts of Minneapolis, but none more culturally diversified than N.E, and Open Streets showcases […] More

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    Other People In this World

    Few times in life do you hear a song that immediately hits you. Words that seem to be written by the immediate emotion, time, or state of being you are currently in are rare. It is like someone is in your head and knows how you feel. Words that match the emotion, and a voice […] More

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    God Loves him some Southerners!

    Despite the beer covered iPhone pic I will first tell you that I am a photographer and not a writer, but last nights show deserves a few words!  I have been a fan of Jason for a couple years after being introduced to his music through a girl who I was dating (we’re no longer […] More

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    Big Head Todd & The Monsters Gets The Palace “Arizin”

    Last night, Big Head Todd & The Monsters stopped by the beautiful Palace Theater in support of their new album, New World Arizin. Has been over 30 years since their first release of Midnight Radio.   More than a dozen albums later, New World Arizin reminds us that these Colorado rockers are as much music stylists […] More

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    Air Supply Play The Hits at Ordway Theater

    Ok, I’ll admit that I know some Air Supply songs and went to this concert with some preconceived notions on what the crowd was going to be and what I thought the show would consist.  I figured it might be two guys with a guitar and maybe a keyboard player trying to relive a career […] More

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    Godfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll, Fats Domino, Dies at 89

    Antoine “Fats” Domino, The Godfather of Rock ‘n’ Roll, and the master of early rock piano died of natural causes in his beloved hometown of New Orleans on October 24, 2017 at 89 years of age. His early influential piano hits like “Blueberry Hill”, “Ain’t That A Shame” and “My Girl Josephine” made way for […] More

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    Tori Amos Hypnotizes at O’Shaughnessy Auditorium

    It’s easy to understand why Tori Amos was only 5 years old when she received a full ride scholarship to the Peabody Institute at John Hopkins University. It is also easy to see why she was suspended at 11 for what Rolling Stone Magazine called “musical insubordination.” I have seen thousands of bands and musicians […] More

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    Ron Pope Works His Way Through First Avenue

    Ron Pope hit the first avenue stage last night in support of his latest release Work. Having been burned by a recording label,  Ron took control as an independent artist and has not looked back. His latest effort was recorded in a Nashville studio in just 7 days, leaving it as spontaneous as it is edgy. […] More

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    Indigo Girls Perform Songs Old & New at The Minnesota Zoo

    In 1985 Amy Ray and Emily Saliers released their self-titled EP Indigo girls. Thirty-two years and eighteen albums later they brought their extensive collection to two sold out nights as part of the Minnesota Zoo music series. Opening for the Indigo girls was new artist Becky Warren whose bluesy voice and southern twang seemed to […] More