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Electric Fetus flooding sensors triggered for the first time in 25 years – but Garage Sale is still on

The Electric Fetus has experienced some inconveniences in the past few months due to construction on their block. However, during Monday evening’s thunderstorms, the Minneapolis record store received an unexpected setback: water pouring into the basement. Road work has been in progress on 4th Street (where the store’s main entrance and parking lot entrances are) […]

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Paisley Park to host listening party for Prince’s ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983’

Paisley Park announced on Monday that the Chanhassen venue and museum will be dedicating Friday’s Paisley Park After Dark party to Piano & A Microphone 1983. The album, being released that day, is a collection of private rehearsal recordings including renditions of “Purple Rain” and “International Lover,” among many others. Three tracks from the album have already […]

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Longtime 400 Bar co-owner Tom Sullivan dies at 62

Tom Sullivan, who co-owned the legendary Minneapolis music venue the 400 Bar from 1996 until its closing in 2013, died on Tuesday at age 62. Sullivan “died peacefully in his sleep,” his brother Bill told the Star Tribune; the cause of death is not yet known. Sullivan and his brother Bill, a former tour manager […]

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