Local Current Blog

October 11, 2013

First Avenue buys the Turf Club

It’s been a dramatic week for news about St. Paul music venues. On the heels of the Artists’ Quarter’s announcement Monday that they will shutter at the end of the year, Minneapolis institution First Avenue has revealed that they are in the process of purchasing the Turf Club from owner Tom Scanlon and will take […]

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Local Gig List: October 11-13

Friday, October 11 Robert Robinson CD-Release Show Dakota Jazz Club, Minneapolis 8 p.m., $20, all ages The reigning king of Twin Cities gospel, Robert Robinson, takes a more pop-oriented approach on his new album, Lullabies From the Heart, covering everything from Sarah McLachlan’s “Angel” to Sting’s “Field of Gold” and Cyndi Lauper’s “Time After Time.” […]

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