Pop-rock band Yam Haus quickly jumped from playing First Avenue’s Best New Bands showcase in January to selling out the venue for a headlining show

Nice-guy rockers Yam Haus cap off a winning year at First Avenue

Band members grew up together in Hudson, Wis., and still live there, sharing the same big dream.

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Holiday shows by Low, Blenders and Sounds of Blackness plus Brother Ali & D4

December 12
Duluth trio Low marks the 20th anniversary of its "Christmas" album Friday at the Fitzgerald Theater.
The big gigs for Dec. 13-19, also including the Joy Formidable, Alexander O'Neal and 311.

'Purple Rain' now the second Minnesota-made movie in the National Film Registry

December 11
'Purple Rain' now the second Minnesota-made movie in the National Film Registry
Prince's 1984 semi-autobiographical breakthrough enters with a 2019 class that also includes "Platoon," "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "Boys Don't Cry."
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A crowd outside Myth in 2007.

Maplewood renews Myth liquor license with conditions

An attorney for the concert venue called the conditions, including regular meetings with police, unconstitutional.
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Cantus’ holiday program runs through Dec. 22 at various venues.

Minnesota vocal group's 'Christmas With Cantus' is seriously stunning

REVIEW: "Christmas With Cantus" blends story and song.
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December 13
The cast of the touring production of “Six: The Musical.”

Best of the Week (Dec. 15-22): 'Six,' Brother Ali, Sever's Holiday Lights, JD McPherson, Alexander O'Neal, more

The pop-star wives of Henry VIII “Six,” the electrifying girl-power musical, owes more to Beyoncé than Broadway, where it will open in February. Not unlike…
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December 13
Juice WRLD, the Chicago-area rapper whose real name was Jarad A. Higgins, was pronounced dead Dec. 8 after a “medical emergency’’ at Chicago’s

Death of Juice WRLD brings a tragic end to the SoundCloud rap era

The death of Juice WRLD marks a tragic conclusion to the decade's most promising musical movement.
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December 13
Nachito Herrera

6 cool things in music include Beyoncé's Elle interview, J.S. Ondara, David Byrne & Nachito Herrera

Jeff Lovich of St. Louis Park:1 Maria Muldaur, the Dakota. Boy, did she cook with guitarist John Jorgenson. They took '30s and '40s Christmas songs…
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December 12

Ticket Alert: Disney on Ice, ZZ Ward, MercyMe, Reba McEntire, Jeff Foxworthy, Maroon 5 and more

8 a.m. FRIDAY The Jolly Pops, Jan. 19 at Parkway. $10-$14. … Byrne and Kelly, May 19 at Parkway. $38-$60. 10 a.m. FRIDAY Atom String…
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December 12
The Current's birthday bash at First Ave scales back, taps buzz-worthy new bands

The Current's birthday bash at First Ave scales back, taps buzz-worthy new bands

The Jan. 18 party at First Ave is scaled back from prior years' two-night lineups.
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December 11
Conductor Ahmed Anzaldúa led the BorderCrosSing rehearsal Monday.

Twin Cities choir finds new meanings in Christmas with a bilingual 'Messiah'

A Twin Cities choir brings new meanings to the Christmas tradition with a bilingual "Messiah."
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December 11
Wynton Marsalis

Holiday music is a great unifier, says Minnesota-bound Wynton Marsalis

"This may be the only body of music we have nationally that appeals to all the generations," says the jazz great, whose Big Band Holidays tour comes to Orchestra Hall on Friday.
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December 11
Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of the Who during a performance in September at the Xcel Energy Center.

New album review: The Who still rock with purpose while they're old

POP/ROCK The Who, “Who” (Interscope) While frequently joining forces for tours and other projects, Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey have released just two studio…
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December 11
At 73, Dolly Parton the enigmatic country star is captivating a whole new generation and riding high as the subject of a podcast and the inspiration b

More than 50 years later, Dolly Parton is still pulling fans' heartstrings

Her authenticity enables her work to live in different media and feel the same.
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December 10
Cellist Julie Albers during a recent performance with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com

From merriment to melancholy, SPCO covers varied pieces beautifully

REVIEW: Cello is front and center in several pieces.
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December 10
Katy Perry, who performed last weekend during the B96 Jingle Bash in Rosemont, Ill., stuck to her hits Monday at Jingle Ball.

Katy Perry, Camila Cabello sparkle at the Jingle Ball in St. Paul

  KDWB’s Jingle Ball can be viewed as an annual December parade of pop stars in one long teen-thrilling concert on a school night. Or…
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December 9
FILE - In a Sunday, April 7, 2019 file photo, Reba McEntire arrives at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena,

Country star Reba McEntire announces spring concert at Xcel Energy Center

Tickets to see the three-time Grammy winner go on sale Friday.
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December 9
Tame Impala heading indoors for July 2020 gig at Xcel Center

Tame Impala heading indoors for July 2020 gig at Xcel Center

The Australian groovers sold out Surly Festival Field this past summer and will finally have a new album to promote next year.
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December 8
Minnesota Grammy nominee J.S. Ondara impresses in First Avenue headlining debut

Minnesota Grammy nominee J.S. Ondara impresses in First Avenue headlining debut

The Kenya native previewed two untitled songs from the second album that he's recording now in Minnesota.
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December 7
The team bringing Alanis Morissette’s 1995 album, “Jagged Little Pill,” to the stage. From left are writer Diablo Cody, Morissette, music superv

Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged Little Pill' now rages on Broadway, tailored by Diablo Cody

"Jagged Little Pill" rages on in the new musical.
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December 7
Camila Cabello performed in April 2018 at the State Theatre in Minneapolis.

Best of the Week (Dec. 8-15): Camila Cabello at Jingle Ball, Morgan Evans, 'Nutcracker,' Wynton Marsalis, Monster Jam, more

Cabello of the Ball Katy Perry has top billing at the KDWB Jingle Ball, but especially after her dud of a recent album, the “Roar”…
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December 7

6 cool things in music this week including Halsey, Leonard Cohen, Justin Vernon, Vintage Trouble

Kathy Tillotson Austin of Owatonna: 1 Andre Thomas, Westminster Town Hall Forum. This professor, world-renowned composer of spirituals and author of “Way Over in Beulah…
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December 6
Cantus performs at Twin Cities churches this week.

An evening with the Brandenburg Concertos: The week's best classical concerts

Brandenburg joys Shimmering with joie de vivre and richly interlacing instrumental textures, Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos are widely viewed as the greatest orchestral compositions of the…
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