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    DROELOE Returns to Minneapolis with Unexpected Odyssey Tour

    The crowd kept it weird for DROELOE’S Unexpected Odyssey tour. The night began with opening acts Chuck Sutton and Biicla. Chuck Sutton’s dance moves are no joke, and Biicla hyped the crowd with tracks like “Getting High” and “No Place.” During the intermission, I thought I recognized the synths playing over the intro music. DROELOE later […] More

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    Mayday Parade: Ten Year Anniversary Tour

    This week, a Friday night in Minneapolis means a sold out show at the Varsity Theatre. This time around, fans pack the room in support of the ten year anniversary of Mayday Parade’s self titled album. I walk into the venue and hear Neck Deep’s “Don’t Wait” playing, followed immediately by Limp Bizkit’s “Break Stuff.” […] More

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    Yo Pi’erre, Concerts are back In Minnesota

    Grammy award-winning producer and acclaimed artist Pi’erre Bourne gave life to Varsity Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota last night. The rapper announced on stage that Varsity had been sold out for this show. Minnesota however, was not the only show to be sold out on this tour. Pi’erre had posted on his Instagram story before the […] More

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    Issues Hits Minnesota on Beautiful Oblivion Tour

    After Minnesota’s first big snowstorm on November 27th, Georgia-based metalcore band Issues safely made it to the Varsity Theater with Polyphia, Lil Aaron, Sleep Token and Cold Kingdom. Issues hit Minneapolis toward the back end of their Beautiful Oblivion tour, celebrating their newest album release. The evening opened up with Minnesota’s very own Cold Kingdom, […] More

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    Looking into the Mirror: The Maine at Varsity Theater

    It’s a Saturday night and fans of The Maine are filling Varsity Theater to the brim. After much anticipation, The Mirror tour is finally making a stop in Minneapolis. With the venue packed full for the two-act event, it’s sure to be a memorable show. A Band “Everybody’s Talkin’” About Old fans of The Summer […] More

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    Why Skizzy Mars Deserves Your Respect

    This past July, 22-year old Harlem rapper Skizzy Mars released his second full-length album, titled Free Skizzy Mars. In his brief career, he has developed a major cult following and impressive underground success with his catchy tunes, laid-back approach and high-profile collaborations with the likes of G-Eazy and Yoshi Flower. He is happy, appreciative, sober, […] More

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    Dodie Inspires A Thankful Varsity Crowd

    There was a moment, standing in the photo pit as Dodie walked on stage at the Varsity theater, that my ears experienced something new. The audience of mostly young women was screaming with joy. The sheer volume was quite the rattle and an instant validation of just how impactful Dodie’s music has been to young […] More

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    Zakk Sabbath Live At The Varsity Theater

    Cover bands are a dime a dozen. You can see one pretty much every day of the week somewhere in the Twin Cities. But a Black Sabbath tribute band? Now that is rare. How about making it an all-star band? Enter Zakk Sabbath, a band that features lead guitarist Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label […] More

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    New Found Glory: Pop-Punk Icons or Famous Movie Stars?

    Last night, Florida-based pop-punk staples New Found Glory were welcomed warmly to Varsity Theater for a riveting performance of their From The Screen To Your Stereo To Your Town tour. After sixteen years without radio play, the band still managed to effortlessly sell out the show, making it a night that was highly anticipated by […] More

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