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Get to Know the Next Generation of Twin Cities Music Venues

Lots of old favorites went to Venue Heaven over the past dozen or so years, but a new crop of sub-500-capacity spaces is making plenty of noise.

I Saw 30 Concerts in 30 Days

From the most fledgling indie upstarts to the biggest pop stars, from the tiny Jazz Central to the gargantuan U.S. Bank Stadium, here's what I heard and where I heard it.

Your 2023 Guide to Outdoor Minnesota Concerts and Music Fests

From Bon Iver by Lake Superior to Train on 9/11, there's a whole lotta live music going down this summer.

Chanhassen Is No Longer the Best Place to Live In the U.S.

Plus troubling allegations at Viking Lakes, cancelled concerts, and bridge woes in today's Flyover.

All Concerts Should End by 10:30 p.m.

We ran this proposal by musicians, venue operators, critics, and fans.

March 31, 2022

Live Music Is Back!

Welcome to Racket's Massive Spring Concert Preview Blowout.

March 16, 2022

Low’s New Album (Probably) Can’t Hurt You

Plus indie-pop limericks, Basilica woes, and other local music news and tunes.

September 10, 2021