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It’s not as major-league as Paul McCartney at Target Field, but Twin Cities rock fans will still consider the Replacements’ long-awaited hometown reunion concert at Midway Stadium on Sept. 13 a grand slam. Tickets for the show – billed as their “homecoming concert” – will go on sale next Saturday, May 3, at 10 a.m.
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It seems The ‘Mats are in this festival loop with Lorde & Neutral Milk Hotel (interesting line-up, right?). If you’re in Texas you can see ’em at Austin City Limits Fest October 3-5 & Oct 10 – 12 and at the Boston Calling Festival September 5-7. Still no news on a hometown date, but plenty
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As for that long-awaited Replacements hometown gig – which many fans were bogusly thinking would be RTG (nope, having a sister on staff at the Current doesn’t get you that big a discount on a performance fee!) – look for an announcement soon on a mid-September gig at an outdoor venue that should give new
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The STrib is reporting that next week’s ‘Mats Tribute at First Ave is turning into, well, if you read the headline you know, Slim Dunlap rally. “Already one of the most spirited annual traditions at First Avenue, next weekend’s tribute to the Replacements should have an even greater sense of purpose as organizers have officially
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Every year on the Friday after Thanksgiving, First Ave hosts a ‘Mats tribute show as a benefit for the Twin Cities Music Community Trust. Rumor has it, that it’s a crazy fun evening. I never seem to make the event due to a mix of holiday obligations, angry hermitness, and bookclub hosting preparations. If you
You know that for the past three years First Ave has hosted a ‘Mats tribute concert that benefits Twin Cities Music Community Trust, right? And for the past three years we’ve been able to giveaway tickets to lucky PaulWesterberg.net readers. This year is no different. What is different? This year they’ll be paying tribute to
Tommy Stinson is play at First Ave on Friday at 8 p.m. and we’ve got two sets of tickets to give away. If you want to go for FREE! just leave a comment. We’ll draw names on Thursday and two lucky people (plus a guest) will go to the show and get to spend all
My paulwesterberg.net inbox is usually filled to the brim with email. Most of them are requests for Paul (who I am not) to play somewhere or like this (and I quote), “I’m a great admirer of you and your music! I would therefore be very happy if you could send me 2 handsigned (autographed) photos
I’m a busy, busy beaver so I’m just gonna shuffle this link off to y’all. Ticks now on sale for the May 4th screening. Get ’em while the gettin’s good.
So yeah, First Avenue and a bunch of illustrious musical types are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Tim (the second best ‘Mats album ever) on Friday, November 26th — the day after Thanksgiving y’all. Here’s a little preview of what you can expect to see if you go: If you’d like to go we’ve got