music

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Beloved MinnPost writer who amplified MN arts scene dies suddenly

The arts community is remembering her impact and mourning her death.

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Minneapolis rock band raising money to replace stolen trailer of equipment

A GoFundMe has reached around $2,200 of its $18,500 goal as of Thursday morning.

Prince and half-brother John R. Nelson.

John R. Nelson, Prince's eldest half-brother, has died

This comes two years after the death of another half-brother.

Minnesota Orchestra

MN Orchestra to require proof of vaccination or negative COVID test, masks

The new safety protocols for the season go in effect in September.

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Two more groups withdraw from the Minnesota State Fair

The delta variant and the fair's COVID-19 policy are among the reasons groups are bowing out of the event.

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Dire Straits Legacy cancels Minnesota State Fair shows

The band is stuck in Europe due to travel restrictions.

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WE Fest making improvements to Detroit Lakes venue ahead of 2021 festival

The event returns this year after taking a year off following its purchase by Live Nation.

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Twin Cities radio host Gilberto Vázquez Valle dies at age 63

Vázquez began hosting Encuentro, which featured Latin American folk music, in 2007.

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Bayfront Blues Festival limiting tickets for 2021

COVID-19 forced festival organizers to cancel last year's event.

Har Mar Superstar/Sean Tillman

In scathing tweets, brewery distances itself from Har Mar Superstar

The singer is the subject of sexual harassment and assault allegations.

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Celebrated Minnesota musician Peter Ostroushko dies

Ostroushko, who learned his craft in the Ukrainian community of Northeast Minneapolis, had a versatile career including performances with popular artists and orchestras

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Icehouse releases digital album of live performances

The album consists of 18 tracks from more than seven years of performances.

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Minnesota Orchestra will live stream concerts through March

In-person concerts at Orchestra Hall through March have been canceled or postponed.

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'Clouds' by Zach Sobiech again climbs iTunes charts

A movie about his death premiered on Disney+ last week.

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New tenant announced for historic Minneapolis White Castle

The nonprofit aims to archive every recording released by a Minnesota musician.

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TikTok users are now free to put Prince's music in their videos

The late star's full catalog is available on the video app.