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May 10, 2016

Music News: Beyoncé sings ‘The Beautiful Ones’ in tribute to Prince

Beyoncé once again paid tribute to Prince at a stop on her current Formation tour. She led a “Purple Rain” singalong at the first tour stop, and then in Dallas she sang the Purple Rain show-stopper “The Beautiful Ones” — which she had previously performed at Glastonbury in 2011. (Rolling Stone) Beyoncé’s tour hits TCF Bank Stadium on […]

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Minnesota State Fair releases 2016 free music lineup

The Minnesota State Fair has released the schedule of free music for this year’s Great Minnesota Get-Together. Among the biggest national names playing free shows (free with admission to the fair, that is) are G. Love and Special Sauce, War, and Billy Bob Thornton — who’s playing the Leinie Lodge with his band the Boxmasters. […]

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