By Christian Betancourt Summer has arrived. This Sunday, more than 10,000 hip-hop fans will descend onto Minnesota’s Canterbury Park for Soundset 2013, hosted and produced by Rhymesayers Entertainment. As usual, this year’s hip-hop gathering brings together a comprehensive lineup of notable local and national talent. Heading to Soundset 2013 this year? Here’s everything you need… Keep Reading »

Music festival season is almost here! 80/35 music festival held in downtown Des Moines, IA released the first batch of acts for its sixth annual midwest music gathering on July 5th and 6th. Headlining the festival will be hip-hop icons Wu-Tang Clan and the powerhouse collaboration of David Byrne & St. Vincent. Current Lineup (more bands announced in early May): Friday,… Keep Reading »

City Pages announced today its new annual downtown music festival, 10 Thousand Sounds, will take place Saturday, June 22, 2013 in Minneapolis, the hub of the vibrant Twin Cities music scene. The single-stage, outdoor event will be held near Eighth Street and Hennepin Avenue from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. and offer a multi-genre lineup… Keep Reading »

By Christian Betancourt (Photos by Tony Nelson) Rihanna took the stage at the Xcel Energy Center for 10,000 fans last night and never looked or sounded better. Despite a few mishaps in the first weeks of her ‘Diamonds World Tour,’ the 25-year-old singer appeared confident and ready to put on a show for fans in St. Paul. The… Keep Reading »

By Christian Betancourt Red Bull Crashed Ice returns to St. Paul this weekend, Jan. 24-26th. All events are free! Here’s everything you need to know for this year’s event: Schedule Thursday, January 24th 9:00am – 10:30am: Mayor Run Saint Paul Mayor Chris Coleman will be taking a run down a portion of the track for… Keep Reading »

By Christian Betancourt Yee haw! The World’s Toughest Rodeo stampedes it’s way back to St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center on Feb. 1st. Along for the ride this year is raising country music star Dustin Lynch. Known for his 2012 hit “Cowboys and Angels,” Lynch will be performing for rodeo fans following Saturday night’s rodeo on Feb. 2nd. K102 contest… Keep Reading »

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