This past weekend in New Jersey, Michael J. Fox joined Coldplay onstage for two songs performed by Fox’s character Marty McFly in Back to the Future: Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode” and the Penguins’ “Earth Angel.” In a video shown before the songs, Chris Martin’s son asked his dad to play a song from their shared favorite movie. (Pitchfork) Tour […]
Last summer, the Minneapolis house that appeared in Purple Rain as the home where Prince’s character “the Kid” lived went up for sale. Who bought it? Prince himself, it turns out. To celebrate Prince’s legacy, we’re going all-Prince on our Local Current stream of Minnesota music every day through Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, from 11 a.m. to noon. […]
Braving 83º heat, about 30 fans lined up outside St. Paul’s RiverCentre Sunday afternoon to catch glimpses of celebrities arriving at the Starkey Hearing Foundation’s 16th annual “So The World May Hear” gala. “We’re hoping to see Johnny,” said Kimberly Lantto, 32, of Maplewood. “I’ve almost cried five times today thinking I’ll see Johnny Depp.” […]
Yesterday at the Cedar Cultural Center, Minnesota musicians including Lydia Liza, PaviElle, Eric Mayson, deM atlaS, Fort Wilson Riot, ZULUZULUU, and BDP took the stage at a benefit concert that raised funds for the family of Philando Castile.