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    Fleet Foxes Fans Flock to First Avenue

    I don’t often get to attend concerts where I’m more familiar with the artist’s name than their material. Usually when I see a headliner on the First Avenue Main Stage, I know at least two or three of their songs well. So I was excited to see Fleet Foxes last night, mainly wondering if any […] More

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    Rowdy for a Tuesday: Hot Chip at First Avenue

    Hot Chip, one of the most approachable bands I’ve seen, played to the delight of a packed First Avenue crowd last night. At one point, the band remarked that the crowd was “surprisingly rowdy for a Tuesday!” While it may have come with a pretty big qualifier, I will still take the compliment. Hot Chip […] More

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    Yves Tumor Rumbles at First Avenue

    Yves Tumor made their Twin Cities debut last night at First Avenue, much to the delight of the nearly sold-out crowd. On my way down to the show last night, I saw several high school kids decked out in prom gear, running in hordes through the rain. Given their numbers, it felt like they were […] More

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    Bryce Vine Performs an Energetic 7th Sold-Out Show in Minneapolis

    Bryce Vine is an American singer, rapper, and songwriter. Vine first gained popularity with his hit single “Drew Barrymore,” which charted on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2018. He has since released several other popular songs, including “La La Land,” “Sunflower Seeds,” and “The Thug Song.” Vine’s musical style is a blend of hip-hop, […] More

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    Tenacious D Bring the Thunder to Surly Festival Field

    When was the last time you were excited about a Monday?  It’s easily the worst day of the week, and my guess is that if you’re over twelve or have a job, it’s probably been quite a while since you’ve looked forward to one. Yesterday wasn’t just any ordinary Monday, though. It was the day […] More

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    Bush, Breaking Benjamin, and Alice In Chains serve grunge on a stick to kick off concerts at Minnesota, State Fair, Grandstand 2022.

    The 2022 Minnesota State Fair Grandstand series kicked off with a dose of mid to late 90’s era grunge music. Sprinkle in 00’s era metal band Breaking Benjamin and you’ve got all the ingredients to make a 5-hour flashback of greatness happen! Bush opened the show and took the stage at 6:25 pm sharp. Kind […] More

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    Khalid to perform in Minneapolis for MLS All-Star Weekend, August 8

    Five-time grammy nominated R&B singer, Khalid will perform at the MLS All-Star Concert presented by Target on Monday, August 8. Hometown talent, Miloe is scheduled to perform as the opening act. Known for songs like “Better, “Location,” and “Young Dumb & Broke,” Khalid will be singing the hits, as well as introducing never-before performed material […] More

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    First Avenue was Positively Frothing for Sofi Tukker

    Part circus, part rave, part birthday party at the roller rink, part fitness class – the live Sofi Tukker experience is all this and more.  Mary Droppinz, a DJ/producer from Nebraska, began the evening. Despite her midwest background, she sounded like she belonged in Chicago or New York clubs in the early 90s, which is […] More

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    Flume and Friends the Armory

    Minneapolis, you really showed up last night. On a Thursday, in fact. The openers certainly noticed, and I’m sure Flume did as well when he took the stage. Everybody wore their rager pants – those of the attendees who wore pants, anyway. Flume is out on tour supporting his new album, ‘Palaces,’ released last Friday. […] More

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    Amy Grant at the State Theatre

    Amy Grant has built a long, successful career on music that matters. Ever since she burst on the scene as a fresh-faced teenager bringing contemporary Christian music to the forefront of American culture, the Nashville native gained a reputation for creating potent songs that examined life’s complexities with an open heart and keen eye. With […] More

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