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Malamanya

Thu., Jul. 17, 8:30 pm

Cabooze, 917 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis

Go to www.cabooze.com or call 612-338-6425

 

 

 

 

 

Soul Tight Committee

 

Fri., Jul. 18, 9:30 pm

 

Santorini Taverna & Grill, 13000 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie

 

Call 952-546-6722 for more information.  

 

 

 

 

 

Curren$y 

Sat., Jul. Continue Reading →

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Future
With Rico Love, Que 
and Bando Jonez
Wed., Jul. 09, 8 pm
Mill City Nights, 111 N. 5th St., Minneapolis
Go to www.millcitynights.com or call 612-333-3422
 

 

 

 
Red, White, and Boom: Fireworks
Fri., Jul. 04, 10 pm
Nicollet Island Pavilion, 40 Power St. Minneapolis
Go to www.mplsredwhiteboom.com or call 651-642-1049 for more information
 

 

 

 

 

 

Glen David Andrews
Thu., Jul. 10, 7 and 9 pm shows
Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis
Go to www.dakotacooks.com or call 612-332-1010
 

 

 

 

 

 

Luciano
The Qabalah Man Tour
With Ikronik
Tue., Jul. Continue Reading →

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Lyn Lake Street Festival

With Secret Stash Soul Revue, Rogue Valley, Dosh, Toki Wright & Big Cats, Ginkgo, and more. In the Garfield parking lot behind the Jungle Theater. In conjunction with Open Streets Minneapolis. Proceeds benefit the Blaisdell YMCA,

Lyn Lake Business Association, and Joyce Food Shelf. Sun., June 8, noon-8 pm

Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. Continue Reading →

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Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard

Sun.–Tue., Apr. 6-8, 7 pm and 9 pm shows

Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant,

1010 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

Call 612-332-1010 or go to www.dakotacooks.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keb’ Mo’. Mon., Apr. 7, 7:30 pm

Guthrie Theater, 818 S. 2nd St., Minneapolis

Go to www.guthrietheater.org or call 612-377-2224

 

 

 

Tinariwen

Sun., Apr. 6, 7 pm

Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave S, Minneapolis

Go to www.thecedar.org or call 612-338-2674

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Trillest Tour With Bun B 

and Kirko Bangz

Sat., Apr. Continue Reading →

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Fight the Freeze

With DJ Abilities, Carnage, Duenday, Cannaholics, Niles Miller, and King Fuvi. • Fri., Dec. 27, Doors open at 8 pm; music starts at 8:30 pm • Midwest artists unite to fight poverty and hunger — food and clothing donations will be accepted at the door. • Fine Line Music Café, 318 First Ave. N., Minneapolis • Call 612-338-8100 or go to http://www.finelinemusic.com

 

 

 

 

 

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom

Various theaters

Based on South African President Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name, which chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming president and working to rebuild the country’s once-segregated society. Featuring Idris Elba. Continue Reading →

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Mother’s Day Celebrations
 
Pre-Mothers Day Extravaganza: I’ll Always Love My Mama /She’s My Everything
Sat., May 11, 7 pm —1 am • Double Tree Hotel, 1500 Park Place Blvd., Mpls., 612-702-9018 • Celebrating Mother’s, sisters, aunts, girl friends, and grand mothers • Live jazz by Wenso Ashby and hosted by KMOJ, Q Bear, and Ms. Pink.  
Annual Mothers Day Concert
Sun., May 12, 1 pm • Landmark Center, 75 W. 5th St., St. Paul, 651-528-6871 • Bring mom to the Landmark Center for some music this Mother’s Day • Hosted by the Saint Paul Civic Symphony, the Annual Mother’s Day Concert is free and all ages are welcome to attend.  
New Orleans Mother’s Day Brunch 
Sun., May 12, 10:30 am — 3 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • Celebrate Mother’s Day with a family-style brunch and New Orleans jazz by the Southside Aces.  
Capri Big Band
Sun., May 12, 7 pm • Como Lakeside Pavilion, 1361 N. Lexington Pkwy., St. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 

 
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
Fri., May 3, 8:30 pm • Festival of Nations, Roy Wilkins Auditorium, 175 Kellogg Blvd W., St. Paul, FestivalofNations.com • The  musicians who form Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars were forced to leave at various times after violent rebel attacks. Soon, Ruben Koroma and his wife Grace joined other musicians in the Kalia refugee camp to entertain their fellow refugees, and the group was born. They are now one of Africa’s top touring and recording bands • Concert tickets are included with Friday’s regular Festival of Nations admission.  

 

 

Secret Stash Soul Revue: Sonny Knight, The Valdons, Maurice Jacox, Chastity Brown
Fri., May 3, 8 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • For two nights, the Secret Stash Soul Revue will be returning to the stage for another look back into the Twin Cities Funk & Soul music. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 
T.I.
Fri., Apr. 19, 8 pm • Epic, 110 N. 5th St., Mpls., 612-332-3742 or epicmpls.com • T.I. is on tour promoting his eighth studio album Trouble Man: Heavy is the Head, which he has hinted may be his last. But considering he reportedly has over 100 unreleased tracks from the Heavy is the Head sessions, this is unlikely.  Travis Scott, I-B-ILL and DJ Enferno open.  

 

 

 
Shabazz Palaces w/TheeSatisfaction and Malitia Mali Mob
Fri., Apr. 19, 8 pm • Fine Line Music Café, 318 1st Ave. Continue Reading →

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The Music
 

 

Herschel & The Detainees Present… BOOMBASTIC! Sat., Mar. 23, 8 pm • Fine Line Music Café
318 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-338-8100 or www.finelinemusic.com
Herschel & The Detainees will be rocking the house along with their brothers and sisters of RJ & The Soul, Devine Collection, and Ceewhy! Continue Reading →

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Toro Y Moi w/Sinkane & Dog Bite

Wed., Feb. 20, 8 pm: 18+
Fine Line Music Café
318 1st Ave. N., Mpls., 612-338-8100 or www.finelinemusic.com
Born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina, Chaz Bundick has been toying with various musical projects since early adolescence. Having spent his formative years playing in punk and indie rock acts, his protean Toro Y Moi  solo project incorporates electronics and allows for a wider range of influences such as French house, Brian Wilson’s pop, ’80s R&B, and Stones Throw hip-hop. WITNESS: Marian Anderson

Sun., Feb. Continue Reading →

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