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    Here We Go Again, Cher Thrills Sold-Out Xcel

    Cher thrilled the Xcel Energy Center during another sold-out performance! No need for Cher to turn back time, although she did anyway, taking the audience on a journey through the course of her career. The opening act, Nile Rodgers and Chic, sounded like a cover band that happened to have a couple of hits in […] More

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    Triumphant Return For Pink On Beautiful Trauma Tour

    Three, that should be P!nk’s magic number on her third time here in 15 months. This time no Super Bowl, no colds, just a happy and 100% healthy Pink, giving it her all for a sold-out show at the Xcel Energy Center. It was a night of death-defying acrobatics, pyrotechnics and choreographed dancing from one […] More

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    Twenty One Pilots Bring Us Into The Trench

    Earlier this month, Twenty One Pilots released their 5th studio effort entitled Trench. A story-driven album, Trench takes listeners through the trials of a character named Clancy who is escaping the city of Dema. This high concept idea was brought to life last night in Saint Paul. Despite being out for only two weeks, fans […] More

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    Rod Stewart Thrills The X On Blood Red Roses Tour

    British Rock Star and Heartthrob(still) Rod Stewart made his way to the Xcel Energy Center making good on the previous postponed show. Bringing Cyndi Lauper with as his Special Guest. Cyndi Lauper started out the night! You either loved or hated Cyndi’s Show tonight. As usual, her show was Political. If you didn’t know that […] More

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    Justin Timberlake Brings Minneapolis Into The Woods

    My earliest memory of music came in 1998. My sister and I watched rising boy band Nsync perform on the Disney channel; the performance that brought them to stardom. From that day forward, I was hooked on Justin Timberlake. I believe Justin Timberlake is the modern king of pop. You haven’t seen anything until you […] More

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    Sam Smith Thrills Minnesota Once Again

    Sam Smith’s last appearance in Minnesota was in early 2015 when he performed at the legendary Roy Wilkin’s Auditorium on his “In the Lonely Hour” tour. Sam returned to a packed Xcel Energy Center (which can nearly quadruple the capacity of Roy Wilkin’s) touring on his most recent album The Thrill of it All, his […] More

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    Shania Twain Brings Party To The X

    Walking into the Xcel Energy Center for the first time is an amazing experience! ‘People watching’ at it’s finest. Fans screaming for Shania to come on stage before the opening act even started. It was a party atmosphere all night long, not just for two this time, more like 15,000 screaming fans. Starting out the night […] More

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    Concerts This Week: October 23rd – 30th

    After the most successful week in the history of this column, we’re back at it bringing you a breakdown of all the concerts going down right here in Minnesota again this week! There are tons of shows happening that you are not going to want to miss, so let’s get down to it! Let us know what shows […] More

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    JD & The Straight Shot Fail to Impress at the X

    There are countless deserving, skillful bands and musicians who are constantly yearning for their “big break” and no matter how talented they are, sometimes it just doesn’t come. Then there are bands like JD & The Straight Shot. Fronted by James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden Company, the phoned-in-folksy, “Americana” band managed to […] More