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Lakewood Cemetery to host weekly live music series

Live music is coming to a resting place for the dead. The first show of a new Lakewood Cemetery series, featuring Anonymous Choir on April 8, is already sold out, and there are already two more shows on the series event calendar. Dedicated in 1910, the historic Byzantine-style Lakewood Memorial Chapel was modeled after the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul […]

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Photos: The Staves and Frankie Lee close out DUSTYGUN Icehouse residency

“The whole of Minneapolis is at Icehouse tonight,” I commented after walking inside the candlelit Nicollet Avenue bar. Chastity Brown sat at a table with friends; Jess Staveley-Taylor stood on stage talking with a tech; members of the media and other familiar faces strolled around the floor. Singer/songwriters Dusty Heart and indie rock band BBGUN were about to play […]

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Friday Five: Astronautalis, Lizzo, and more new Minnesota music videos

Astronautalis, “Kurt Cobain” Jacksonville, Florida native Astronautalis delves into his past on “Kurt Cobain,” the opening track from new album Cut The Body Loose. The video is visually arresting, even as the rapper recounts having guns pulled on him (“Gun pulled on me by a cop one time/ Four guns pulled on me in Atlanta last night”), and the shoutouts […]

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