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Pink to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl in Minneapolis

For obvious reasons, purple is the color most closely associated with music in Minneapolis — but an artist associated with another bright hue is coming to U.S. Bank Stadium to sing the National Anthem at this year’s Super Bowl. This morning, the NFL announced that pop star Pink will do the pre-kickoff honors. The game […]

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Review: Lana Del Rey brings wintertime gladness to Target Center

The second Lana Del Rey stepped on stage at Target Center last night, there were deafening screams from the crowd. Anytime she wasn’t singing during her opening song, “13 Beaches,” there were deafening screams. That’s the kind of fan base the post-modern chanteuse has built for herself. It was Del Rey’s first-ever show in Minnesota, […]

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Stray Cats, now one-third Minnesotan, to reunite in Vegas

Brian Setzer will reunite with Stray Cats for the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend in April. It will mark the first time in nearly a decade the retro-billy trio will perform together in the United States. Stray Cats formed in 1979 in upstate New York, inspired by 1950s rockabilly. The band were originally called the Tom […]

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UPDATED: Minnesota artists heading to SXSW 2018

At least eight acts from Minnesota are heading to SXSW this March. Aero Flynn and Now, Now were two of the first acts announced as performers at the Austin festival. Since that announcement, several more local acts have been added: Low, Kristoff Krane, BdotCroc, Nadine, Moodie Black, Step Rockets and Collapsing Stars. The festival, which […]

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