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More Hot Fun in the Summertime 2014




How is your summer going? Can you believe it’s already August? With the days of summer 2014 dwindling down, you’ve got to make the most of these days ahead, especially if you plan on enjoying some live music before Labor Day is upon us.  

As I’ve said earlier, New Orleans music and its musicians continue to keep the hot summer fun rolling in Minnesota, so expect more of the same party atmosphere tonight (August 6) with Music in the Zoo at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. This all ages show starts at 7:30 p.m. He’s enjoying a lot of commercial and critical acclaim at the moment, so go check him out for yourself. Continue Reading →

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This Week’s Entertainment Spots


Trombone Shorty  & Orleans Avenue

Wed., Aug. 06, 7:30 pm

Minnesota Zoo Weesner Amphitheater,

13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley

Go to http://mnzoo.org/ 

or call 952-431-9200




Lowertown First Fridays

This Friday marks the one-year anniversary of the monthly event, and in celebration Artists of Lowertown,

in conjunction with the St. Paul Art Collective, will be hosting a party featuring cake and music in addition to the usual artsy happenings. Fri., Aug. 01, 6-9 pm

Lowertown, 5th St. Continue Reading →

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The Music

Alexander O’Neal with Cherrelle
Fri., July 19, 8 pm • First Avenue & 7th St. Entry, 701 N. 1st Ave., Mpls., 612-338-8388 or http://first-avenue.com • The pair reunite to sing their duets “Saturday Love” and “Never Knew Love Like This,” along with their respective catalogue of songs.  





Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival
Sat., July 20, 11 am • Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth, MN, www.bayfrontreggae.com • Celebration of reggae and world music • Ethnic food, beverages and artisans • Performers include Richie Spice, Everton Blender, Christopher Martin, and Alex Marley.  







Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Sat. July 19, 8 pm • Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant, 1010 Nicollet Mall, Mpls., 612-332-1010 or www.dakotacooks.com • Grammy Award-winning Terrance Simien plays Indigenous Creole Zydeco. Continue Reading →

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