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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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    The Killers Put On a ‘Wonderful Wonderful’ Performance at The X

    After a five-year absence, Las Vegas rockers The Killers made their triumphant return to the Twin Cities last night with a performance that lasted nearly two hours and included songs from their entire catalog. Although the show only featured only two of the four band members found on their latest album, Wonderful Wonderful, lead-singer Brandon Flowers and […] 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