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Mick Sterling to lead Parkway tribute to Joe Cocker

The man who played the first night at First Avenue will be honored in Minneapolis with a tribute show in honor of his music career. On April 3, 1970, Joe Cocker played the first gig at First Avenue, called the Depot at the time, with his band Mad Dogs and Englishmen. The Minneapolis Tribune covered the historical […]

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Today’s Music News: Adele’s ’25’ arrives

Adele‘s new album 25 hits stores on Friday, in what may possibly become the biggest record launch in music history — as least in terms of immediate sales. The current record for sales in a single week is held by *NSYNC, who moved 2.4 million copies of No Strings Attached during the first week it was available, in 2000; projections are for 25 to […]

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Five Minnesota acts headed to SXSW 2016

Hard to believe it hasn’t snowed in the Twin Cities yet, but if you’re already looking for a Minnesota winter retreat, consider Texas. The annual South by Southwest Music Festival returns March 15-20, 2016 in Austin and five Minnesota-linked acts have been announced in the first two rounds of official SXSW performers: Har Mark Superstar, […]

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