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Paisley Park announces ‘Prince4Ever’ museum tributes for April

Today, Paisley Park announced that it’s adding some new elements to its museum tour experience to highlight Prince’s memory in April, the one-year anniversary of the music icon’s death. A new memorial fence will be built on Paisley Park’s grounds to “display archived fan-donated memorial messages and artifacts originally attached to the exterior perimeter fence […]

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Palace Theatre announces three opening-weekend shows

Today, the Palace Theatre announced three shows that will serve to officially open the downtown St. Paul venue in March. First up: Atmosphere are the first act to headline the newly renovated Palace Theatre on Friday, March 10 as a part of their Welcome to Minnesota 2017 tour. Pre-sale tickets ($25) are on sale now […]

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Saturday at Paisley Park: 1998 Prince concert screening

Everyone’s wondering when we’ll hear more music from Prince’s legendary vault, but the late icon’s archives also include a lot of video — and Paisley Park has been using its weekly movie nights to showcase some rare concert footage. Last month the venue screened a 2012 Australia concert, and just last week visitors were able to […]

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Ness Nite signs with POW Recordings, talks debut album

Many see the turn of the new year as a time to reflect and process, but Ness Nite (whose preferred genre description is “braless”) has had little chance at that. In August, she released Nite Time, her first EP, and headlined at the Entry. She performed at First Avenue’s Mainroom twice in December — once to […]

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Site of Prince’s purple ’80s house in Chanhassen has sale pending

No, they’re not selling Paisley Park — and not the Purple Rain house either, but Prince’s estate is selling the land where Prince lived in a literal purple house during the Purple Rain era. That house was located on Kiowa Trail in Chanhassen, on Lake Riley. In the mid-80s, Prince moved to a larger house on Galpin Boulevard (also in […]

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‘Singles’ soundtrack reissue to include previously unreleased Paul Westerberg tracks

2017 marks the 25th (!) anniversary of Cameron Crowe’s Singles, the movie that was to grunge what Saturday Night Fever was to disco. Details are emerging about a reissue of the film’s classic soundtrack — and it looks like it will include four previously unreleased tracks by Paul Westerberg. Westerberg had two songs on the original soundtrack: “Dyslexic Heart” […]

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