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Prince estate launches first official merch store, as an online pop-up

Just in time for holiday gift shopping, the Prince estate has launched a “Hit N Run” online store that it describes as a “pop-up store” that represents “the first offering of official and authorized merchandise from The Prince Estate.” The store, which will be active until Dec. 3 according to its header, features a dozen […]

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Eaux Claires announces 2018 dates: July 6 and 7

The Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival will be back in 2018, on July 6 and 7. The announcement came today via a typically elliptical rollout…actually, it was a literal rollout, as the festival live-streamed video of workers pasting posters into place on a street in Eau Claire. (The posters are around the corner from […]

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Taylor Swift announces U.S. Bank Stadium show on Sept. 1, 2018

What’s sure to be one of the biggest local concerts of 2018 has just been announced: Taylor Swift will play U.S. Bank Stadium on Sept. 1. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Dec. 13 — that would be Swift’s 28th birthday — but “verified fans” may be able to snag tickets earlier. […]

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First Avenue now selling Lego models of itself

Local bands and venues are sure to start selling some cool holiday merch, but First Avenue is out ahead of the pack with this one: a Lego model of the iconic Minneapolis club, complete with stars (including a little gold one for Prince) and an awning for the Entry. “Looking for ‘the missing piece’ of […]

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