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Photos: Lizzo dazzles Armory in Minneapolis homecoming show

For several years, it felt like Minnesota had Lizzo all to ourselves. Now we’re sharing her with the world, but whenever she returns, it feels like a homecoming. Last night, in the first of two shows this week at the Armory in Minneapolis, she was feeling the love with a radiant performance. Photographer Mary Mathis […]

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Review and photos: Maggie Rogers brings sweet abandon to the Armory

When Maggie Rogers appeared silhouetted by a single spotlight last night at the Armory, the crowd cheered and moved forward in anticipation as her clear-as-a-bell voice floated through the first lines of “Color Song.” The song bent and shifted before she segued into “Fallingwater” and its Phil-Collins-esque drum fill. While it was a risky move […]

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Photos: The 1975 play the hits at the Armory

“It’s hard to put together a set now,” Matt Healy said at the Armory on Tuesday evening. “We’ve got so many songs.” Or, as Prince would’ve said, “Too many hits!” Healy’s band the 1975 have put out three stuffed albums in the last six years, earning themselves millions of fans and formidable commercial success. Most […]

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Re-opened Armory in Minneapolis announces first music shows

The Minneapolis Armory, set to open as an event and concert venue under the commonsense name The Armory, has announced its first music shows as a re-opened venue. Electronic group Above & Beyond will perform at a “large scale New Year’s Eve event.” A series of shows with the Club Nomadic brand around the upcoming […]

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