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From the 7th Street to the Xcel, Star Tribune music writers Chris Riemenschneider and Jon Bream share their concert notes, music gossip and observations on the local and national music scene.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: music, concerts, gossip, Star Tribune

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Poplife is dead. Long live Artcetera. on Sep 22, 2009 in Concerts, Local, MainMy posting on today’s Phoenix in-store set at the Electric Fetus marks the end of Poplife and the beginning of a new, all-things-A&E blog called Artcetera, which debuted today. Click here to reset your RSS feeds to the new blog. Once there,...



Rascal, Rucker @ Xcel on Sep 20, 2009 in Concerts, MainSome post-concert reflections after writing my review of Rascal Flatts and Darius Rucker at Xcel on Saturday: Did Rascal Flatts seemed rushed? Many songs segued into the next one — even in non-medley situations. Did the elaborate runway(s) to t...



Oh yeah … Lucinda rocked it, too on Sep 19, 2009 in Concerts, MainSomebody asked me if I planned to review Lucinda’s show last night at First Ave, and I have to admit I hadn’t really even thought of it. What with the whole wedding report and all (look for the news story on the home page). Nobody would w...



Thanks, Perez! on Sep 18, 2009 in Concerts, MainDue to illness, Ida Maria had to drop off the bill of Monday’s Perez Hilton Presents concert at the Fine Line, but Natalie Portman’s Shaved Head (who opened for Lily Allen at First Ave) has been added to the bill and all the other bands i...



Fogerty, Hornsby coming on Sep 18, 2009 in Concerts, MainRock Hall of Famer John Fogerty returns Oct 18 at the State Theatre to promote his new Blue Ridge Rangers album. Bruce Hornsby is set for Nov. 1 at the O’Shaughnessy in support of his new CD, “Levitate,” which features lyrics by Rob...



Todd Rundgren @ State Theatre on Sep 16, 2009 in Concerts, MainIt was the ultimate in rock geekdom: Cult hero Todd Rundgren playing his influential, obscure and cult-loved 1973 album “A Wizard, A True Star” in concert Tuesday at the State Theatre. First, we had to sit through a set of Utopia tunes p...