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    Stevie Wonder Celebrates his Birthday at Crooners

    Just one day after his 71st birthday, Crooners pulled together an all-star cast of musicians to once again pay tribute to his storied career in music. In the newly remodeled MainStage with enhanced HVAC, raised ceilings, and protective plexiglass surrounding the stage, Stevie’s brilliance was quickly felt. Although quite a large room, the new aesthetics […] More

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    One-On-One: Kashimana and Andrea Beukelman

    Andrea Beukelman didn’t see a lot of live music growing up, but that didn’t prevent her from understanding the power of it. She played piano and sang in choirs. Andrea remembers her first concert was Mannheim Steamrolller (thank you mom and dad) and just much of a treat it was to see live music, at […] More

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    Nooky Jones packs the Icehouse

    Everything about last night spoke to the modern music movement in Minneapolis. A movement defined by honesty and a new era of self-expression that allows you to let go, let down, close your eyes, and move to the snap of the snare. More

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    Julia Michaels Closes The Gap at First Avenue

    Before Julia Michaels took the stage at First Avenue, a sign appeared on stage stating it was a judgment-free zone. It encouraged dancing, singing, jumping, feeling and laughing. The sign was a huge hint into the vibe and energy that Michaels would bring to the show. As her first headlining show in Minneapolis, the backdrop […] More

  • Tank and the Bangas Turf Club St Paul Minnesota Green Balloon Tour 2019
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    Tank And The Bangas Came to Bang at Turf Club

    There’s nothing more energizing to an audience member than watching the performers have a genuinely fun and enjoyable time on stage. If the band members are jumping around having a blast, frankly, you feel kind of like a moron if you just continue to stand still. That being said, the Turf Club was an electrifying […] More

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    Boyz II Men Romance St. Paul

    Clothed in all white like a choir of angels they could effortlessly upstage, Boyz II Men brought a heavenly performance to the Twin Cities Sunday night. The romantic R&B trio stole the hearts of many long-time fans at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts with a 17-song setlist and an upbeat, yet tender zest. […] More