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Jenny Lewis, Conor Oberst, and others play surprise sets at the Clown Lounge

Last night, a caravan of special guests — including Jenny Lewis and Conor Oberst — performed surprise sets at the Clown Lounge (in the basement of St. Paul’s Turf Club). Frankie Lee & Friends headlined the literally underground show; the bill’s “& Friends” turned out to include Lewis, the Watson Twins, Oberst, Har Mar Superstar, the Cactus Blossoms, the Pines, and more. Last […]

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Friday Five: fDeluxe, Jack Klatt, and more new Minnesota music videos

fDeluxe, “Nothing Compares 2 U” Prince wrote scores of songs for the Family (now known as fDeluxe), including “Nothing Compares 2 U.” Following a Susannah Melvoin introduction, fDeluxe and Minnesota’s own STRINGenius ensemble perform the song in this video, offering it up as their heartfelt tribute. Janet Jackson, “Dammn Baby” Honorary Minnesotan Janet Jackson dropped a video […]

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