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Review and photos: Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile explore their wonderful friendship at the Palace Theatre

When Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are onstage together, their musical conversation parallels their friendship and working relationship. Much of last night at the Palace Theatre was about letting things evolve and finding the natural groove rather than forcing it. Perhaps that’s why Barnett and Vile fit so well together; they allow each other to […]

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Photos: Gary Clark Jr. sizzles at the Palace Theatre

Last night at the Palace Theatre, Gary Clark Jr. took the stage for the first of two nights with swagger and confidence. More polished than in previous local shows and with a tight groove, he played with ease and his classic relaxed style, extending into long guitar solos. Clark let the songs gently segue together […]

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Review and photos: Atmosphere open the Palace Theatre with a bang

As the first show announcements rolled out, it seemed unclear what the very first public performance at the reopened Palace Theatre would be. It wasn’t a certainty that the first performer would be local, particularly with the room’s 2,800 capacity. Atmosphere, though, were a perfect choice for the first act to headline the stage: their local pedigree can’t […]

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Palace Theatre announces three opening-weekend shows

Today, the Palace Theatre announced three shows that will serve to officially open the downtown St. Paul venue in March. First up: Atmosphere are the first act to headline the newly renovated Palace Theatre on Friday, March 10 as a part of their Welcome to Minnesota 2017 tour. Pre-sale tickets ($25) are on sale now […]

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