REVIEW: Stanley Clarke’s Band of Virtuosos (Dakota Jazz Club)

A promotional photo of master musician Stanley Clarke. Photo by Raj Naik. Stanley Clarke gave a masterful and energetic performance at The Dakota Jazz Club last night. Clarke, who returns to the downtown Minneapolis location tonight for two additional performance, has been an important figure in contemporary music for 45 years.

REVIEW: Soundset Music Festival Brings Together Twin Cities Rap Community

The 12th annual Soundset Music Festival, presented by Rhymesayers Entertainment and held at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, was full of incredible young talent, must-see acts, and hip-hop legends. Over 30,000 people milled around the Fairgrounds as well-known artists from around the country played their biggest hits, their unreleased singles,

INTERVIEW: The Music-Makers Fronting Celtic Woman

Celtic Woman in concert. From left to right: Tara McNeill, Éabha McMahon, Mairéad Carlin, and Megan Walsh. The ensemble performs Saturday evening at the State Theatre in Minneapolis. The global musical sensation Celtic Woman comes to Minneapolis tomorrow. Since its formation in 2004, the performance collective has brought its striking presentations