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Prince Collaborator Donna Grantis Celebrates “Diamonds and Dynamite” at the Dakota

Last Thursday night saw Donna Grantis return to the Dakota. Grantis, a Canadian guitarist known for her affiliations with Prince (she played in both 3rdeyegirl...

Former 3rdeyegirl Guitarist Donna Grantis Talks New album, Learning from Prince, and more ahead of album release shows at the Dakota

Last week, Donna Grantis released Diamonds & Dynamite. The record, a fusion-minded mix of rock, jazz, funk and more, was the debut album for the...

Ghost Light Plays Best Kept Secrets at the Turf Club

There are few days more important in the music business than release days. While big festivals, hometown gigs, and various other days and events are...

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Bring Spirit of the Dead to the Palace

Few bands have a fan base as large and dedicated as the Grateful Dead. This is as true in 2019 as it was in the...

Infamous Stringdusters bring Progressive Bluegrass To the Varsity

Springtime is almost upon us. The air is getting warmer, the snow is melting, and March Madness is merely days away from getting into full...

The New Orleans Suspects Celebrate Mardi Gras at Bunkers

By virtue of being a large metropolitan area, there isn’t much the Twin Cities lack. Of course, we all have our wish lists, and no...

The Blues is Alive and Well: Mavis Staples and Buddy Guy put on a clinic at Mystic Lake

As a rule, two is usually better than one. Sure, there’s such a thing as too much of a good thing, but until you hit...

Angélique Kidjo Brings Talking Heads Tribute to the Cedar

I’ve long felt there are songs that should never be covered. Whether it be because they’re too ubiquitous, or simply because they’re just too unique...

New Orleans Suspects Talk History, Chemistry Ahead of Bunker’s Shows

There are two types of cities in this world: those that have music and those that that live for music. New Orleans falls firmly under...

Former Prince Protégé Kandace Springs Shines at the Dakota

Prince’s shadow still looms large over the Twin Cities music community. Though the high-profile musical tributes aren’t quite as frequent anymore, his legacy still lives...