Van Hunt w/special guest Andy Allo

CITY PAGES PICK

When Van Hunt released his eponymous debut in 2004, it was appropriately hailed as a return to the r&b roots...

Jul 17

Rodney Crowell + John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

STAR TRIBUNE + CITY PAGES PICKS

In a bit of scheduling serendipity, ex-spouses Rosanne Cash and Rodney Crowell, stellar 1980s country stars turned modern-day Americana aces,...

Jul 8

Sergio Mendes + Alejandro Escovedo Band

STAR TRIBUNE CONCERT PICKS

The veteran Brazilian who played the first concert ever in the old Met Center in 1967 returns with his breezy,...

Jun 28

John Scofield + Lisa Fischer

STAR TRIBUNE + CITY PAGES + MINNPOST CONCERT PICKS

Last year, to commemorate his 66th birthday, the jazzy guitar star put together a new group for his album “Combo...

Jun 21

Cécile McLorin Salvant

A City Pages "Best Concerts"

Though still in her 20s, classically trained virtuoso Cécile McLorin Salvant is already tied to the pantheon of iconic jazz...

Jun 18

Mindi Abair + Stanley Clarke

City Pages: Weekend's Best Concerts

Since the early ’90s, Mindi Abair has contributed saxophone and/or vocals to innumerable diverse sessions while her solo career emphasized...

Jun 14

Stanley Clarke + Cécile McLorin Salvant

Star Tribune Concert Picks

Stanley Clarke: On last year's "The Message," the great bass player (Return to Forever, New Barbarians, Animal Logic, George Duke)...

Jun 13

Maceo Parker – Minnpost Pick

Artscape by Pamela Espeland

Calling his music “2 percent jazz, 98 percent funky stuff,” the irrepressible saxophonist played with James Brown in the 1960s,...

Jun 11

Anthony Cox, Dave King + Brandon Wozniak

Their "Acoustic Deathwish" is a Minnpost + City Pages Pick

"A new band of three bada**es...here’s the official thumbs-up preview. Anthony Cox (upright bass), Brandon Wozniak (tenor saxophone) and Dave...

Jun 6

Bettye LaVette, Maceo Parker + Glen Campbell Tribute

Star Tribune Concert Picks

Bettye LaVette: The inventive song stylist hit a grand slam with her reimagination of Bob Dylan songs — both on...

Jun 6