Blake Shelton sang “All About Tonight” early in his headlining set at the Twin Cities Summer Jam at Canterbury Park in Shakopee on Saturday.

Review: Blake Shelton upstaged by wife Gwen Stefani at country-heavy TC Summer Jam

About 15,000 fans took in the last day of the still-developing music fest at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.

Review: Minnesota Orchestra offers a joyous interpretation of Beethoven's 'Pastoral' Symphony

July 23
Guest conductor Hasan Kerem
The late-night performance of Brahms' Clarinet Trio, with Osmo Vänskä on clarinet, proved a fitting postscript to the evening.

Springsteen fans on fire over ticket prices to St. Paul show and other 2023 dates

July 21
Bruce Springsteen performed with E Street Band during their River Tour in 2016 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill.
Seats at Xcel Energy Center topped $2,000 on the floor, with few available for under $250.
Music
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Alanis Morissette rocked Sunday at Xcel Energy Center

Review: Alanis Morissette's 'Jagged' angst resonates anew in St. Paul concert

She roared through her 1995 blockbuster 'Jagged Little Pill' while Garbage rocked ferociously.
Music
July 22
“Idomeneo” performed by Mixed Precipitation

Summer sunsets, barking dogs, car alarms: The joys and pitfalls of outdoor opera

Twin Cities area performers share how weather, wildlife and realities of modern life can interrupt the show.
Music
July 22
Zack de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine

6 cool things in music include Rage Against the Machine, Lizzo and John Mayer

Pick Six shout-outs, too, to books by Mark Lanegan and Bob Dylan biographer Anthony Scaduto.
Music
July 21
Cantus

Vocal ensemble Cantus brings the heat in 'Ramas y Raices: Songs from Latin America'

Jazz pianist Nachito Herrera provides the showstoppers to the program of music from Argentina, Brazil, Cuba and Mexico.
Variety
July 21
Burna Boy

Our Friday best: Osmo Vänskä, Burna Boy, 'Class of '85' and 'The Morning Dip'

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Music
July 21
Lyle Lovett

Lyle Lovett deals with COVID and his 5-year-old twins who inspired new songs

Between Legos and animated movies, the late-in-life dad discovers that kids know best.
Music
July 20
Blake Shelton

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Concert highlights for July 21-27 include the Blake Shelton-led Twin Cities Summer Jam, Burna Boy, Alanis Morissette and Mavis Staples.
Music
July 19
Lizzo

Review: Lizzo delivers 'Special' pop bangers with personality

The sharp production doesn't dull her funky, freewheeling charisma.
Music
July 16
Jon Kimura Parker

Review: Minnesota Orchestra kicks off 'Summer at Orchestra Hall' with Simon and Beethoven

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker's imaginative interpretation of Beethoven's Third Piano Concerto was the evening's highlight.
Music
July 15
Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones at Hyde Park in London

6 cool things in music include Rolling Stones, Eagles and Elton John in Hyde Park

Pick Six shout-outs, too, to Black Crowes and Marissa R. Moss' "Her Country" book.
Variety
July 15
Mitski performed to a sold-out crowd at Surly Brewing Festival Field in Minneapolis on Thursday night.

Review: Mitski kicks off Surly Brewing concert series in bright fashion

The New York singer's second Twin Cities show in four months drew 6,000 fans, not many of whom could buy beer.
Variety
July 14
Thalea String Quartet

Our Friday best: International Day of Music, the Mavericks, 'Jesus Christ Superstar' and Magical Maids

Critics' picks for entertainment in the week ahead.
Music
July 14

Review: Afrofusion star Burna Boy confronts success

On his sixth album, the Grammy winner is joined by J Balvin, Ed Sheeran, Khalid, Kehlani and other stars.
Music
July 14
Jaedyn James riled up fans at June’s Bonfire Festival in Hillsboro, Wis., among her many outdoor gigs this summer.

Mpls. soul/R&B singer Jaedyn James is busting out this summer, right on time

Big gigs at Pride and this weekend's Roots, Rock & Deep Blues Fest find her venting against the news of the day.
Music
July 14
Jon Kimura Parker plays piano during rehearsals with members of the chamber orchestra at Orchestra Hall on Wednesday.

Pianist Jon Kimura Parker delights in the Minnesota Orchestra's summer festival concerts

He especially enjoys collaborations with other local arts groups and the summery, relaxed feel of the festival.
TV & Media
July 14
Wyn Starks

Minneapolis singer Wyn Starks moves Sofia Vergara to tears on 'America's Got Talent'

The pop-soul singer moved on to the next round on the hit NBC series.
Music
July 13
Mitski kicks off the concert series at Surly Brewing Festival Field on Thursday following a mesmerizing show at the Palace this past spring.

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Concert highlights for July 14-20 include Mitski, the Mavericks, Ukrainian group DakhaBrakha and festivals galore.
Music
July 12
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform during their River Tour show at the United Center in Chicago in 2016.

The Boss is back! Springsteen's 2023 tour with E Street Band coming March 5 to St. Paul

Tickets go on sale July 21 through Ticketmaster's VerifiedFan program, requiring early registration.
Music
July 12
Brothers Chris, left, and Rich Robinson performed with a new lineup of the Black Crowes at Mystic Lake Casino Amphitheater on Monday.

Review: Long-feuding Black Crowes find a remedy in tight Mystic Lake outdoor concert

Brothers Chris and Rich Robinson breezed through their band's debut album at their first Twin Cities show in a decade.
Variety
July 9
Your go-to karaoke tune can say a lot about you.

Yuen: What your go-to karaoke song says about you

If you had just one track to sing, what would it be and why?