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    Blues Traveler Returns Outdoor Music To The Mayo Civic Center And Park

    Blues Traveler came to town Friday Night with Co-Headliners JJ Grey and Mofro. Due to both Technical difficulties and the impending weather both bands got approximately a 1-hour set to showcase the crowd at Rochester’s Mayo Parks first outdoor concert of the year. Blues Traveler who was tonights Headliner did the better job of taking […] More

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    The Cedar Reopens with The Arcadian Wild

    The Cedar Cultural Center stayed busy during the pandemic by rolling out their public access channel, hosting the Mni Sota Native Music Series, and even opened up their doors for a special Music in Minnesota “One-on-One” performance with Kashimana. In true comeback fashion they had their first live music show last night with Nashville bluegrass […] More

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    The Belvedere Heats Up With 3-Time Grammy Winner Jamecia Bennett

    Jamecia Bennett was told by her music teacher that she couldn’t sing because her voice was “too big”. The daughter of Ann Nesby and mother of Season 5 American Idol finalist Paris Bennett, Jamecia’s voice has proved that teacher wrong. Now a 3-time Grammy winner, lead vocalist of the Sounds of Blackness, director of various […] More

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    The Champagne Drops Debut Album Nestled in Friendship

    Emily Dussault and Leslie Vincent are true renaissance women. Both accomplished actresses, composers, and singers, now they are set to embark on their next achievement as The Champagne Drops. Their debut album Side by Side will be released on April 16th. The album of originals (plus one cover) explores femininity and womanhood with vulnerability, humor, […] More

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    Ian Valor & The Vendettas: All Right All Riot [Album Review]

    Set to release their debut album All Right All Riot at the 331 Club on October 19th, Ian Valor & The Vendettas have an ambitious sound waiting to be heard. A rock band based in the Twin Cities, Ian Valor (guitar/vocals), Jeremy “Mel” Melzer (bass) and Sara Horishnyk (drums) deliver a unique blend of old school […] More

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    Buddy Guy Wows Music In The Zoo Crowd

    You couldn’t ask for a much better night to see Buddy Guy and the blues prodigy Quinn Sullivan perform for The Music In The Zoo Series. Yes, it was a touch warm, a slight breeze, but the beautiful scenery of The Weesner Family Amphitheater negated all that. Opening up for Buddy Guy was prodigy Quinn […] More

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    Los Lonely Boys Kick Off ‘Music In The Zoo’

    Music in the Zoo is one of the iconic summer concert series in the Twin Cities. Produced locally by esteemed promoter Sue McLean and Associates (SMA), the series features 25+ outdoor concerts from June through August on the Sue McLean stage in the Weesner Family Amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo. The 2018 Music in the Zoo […] More

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    ON THE RADAR: Annie Mack Releases EP Tell It Like It Is

    I lucked into this one folks. If you’re into Blues, Rockin’ Blues, Bluesy Style Music, whatever you want to call it, do yourself a favor and pick-up Annie Mack‘s EP Release: Tell It Like It Is. The 4 song EP is absolutely wonderful. This isn’t like today’s bubblegum flavored music. No, this is more like […] More