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In concert and conversation, Prince peers pay tribute at SXSW

“You could have been anywhere tonight,” said André Cymone onstage at Lady Bird Lake. “There’s a lot going on. But y’all are here, and we’re gonna have some f—ing fun!” To say there were a few other things happening was an understatement: it was Friday night at SXSW, one of the biggest annual music events in the […]

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André Cymone will join the New Power Generation on tour

According to Billboard, Prince’s ’90s band the New Power Generation are headed out on tour after they play Celebration 2017 at Paisley Park. André Cymone wasn’t asked to perform with the Revolution (at Celebration or on their own tour), but the NPG’s Morris Hayes invited him to sing at Paisley and on the road after that. So far, […]

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Friday Five: The Jayhawks, Sa-Roc, and more new Minnesota music videos

The Jayhawks, “Comeback Kids” Gary Louris goes a-wandering in “Comeback Kids,” which was conceptualized by video expert Chuck Statler. Sa-Roc, “MetaMorpheus” Sa-Roc continues her Wisdom Wednesday series of music videos. Koo Koo Kanga Roo, “Spread Your Wings And Soar (feat. Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls) Frank Turner (oops, we mean Taylor Swift) dares Koo Koo […]

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