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Taylor Swift announces U.S. Bank Stadium show on Sept. 1, 2018

What’s sure to be one of the biggest local concerts of 2018 has just been announced: Taylor Swift will play U.S. Bank Stadium on Sept. 1. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Dec. 13 — that would be Swift’s 28th birthday — but “verified fans” may be able to snag tickets earlier. […]

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Nye’s will reopen, as a piano bar — in the exact same spot

In April of 2016 Nye’s Polonaise room closed its doors after 67 years in business. Next month Nye’s will be back, as Nye’s Piano Bar. Brothers Rob and Tony Jacob, the owners of Nye’s, have announced that they’re opening a new establishment with the Nye’s name in the Montage apartment building — a new development […]

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Thomas Abban wins City Pages 2017 Picked to Click poll

Thomas Abban has been named Minnesota’s best up-and-coming musician by the voters in City Pages’ annual Picked to Click poll, with 64 points. This year’s winners reflect just how diverse and genre-bending the Twin Cities music scene is these days. For example, just behind Abban with 48 points is indie-pop trio 4th Curtis. Other musical […]

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