Local Current Blog

Archives: Target Field

Minneapolis landmarks to turn purple for Prince

The tallest building in Minnesota will turn purple this week in honor of Prince, on the one-year anniversary of the music icon’s tragic death. The IDS Center is just one of the Minneapolis landmarks slated to go purple for Prince this Thursday and/or Friday: U.S. Bank Stadium, Target Field, the I-35W Bridge, and the Hennepin County […]

Read More

State of Minnesota declares August 2 Sir Paul McCartney Day

Governor Mark Dayton has declared today Sir Paul McCartney Day, in honor of the former Beatle’s performance at Target Field. “We come together on Saturday, August 2, 2014, to honor Sir Paul McCartney, one of the most influential and inspiring musicians in history.” Read the full proclamation below—and listen to the Current from 5:00 to […]

Read More

Photos: Target Field gets ready for Paul McCartney

Getting Target Field ready for Paul McCartney’s Saturday concert has been a multi-day process—building a giant stage in the outfield is just one of many steps being taken to welcome thousands of music fans to the home field of the Minnesota Twins. This morning, I was able to visit the field to take a look […]

Read More

Paul McCartney to play Target Field on August 2

On July 15, Target Field will host Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. The next month, on August 2, the Minnesota Twins’ outdoor field will host a performer who would be on anyone’s list of rock ‘n’ roll all-stars: Sir Paul McCartney. The gig is a long-awaited coup for the venue, certain to excite rock and pop […]

Read More