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Tyler Hubbard Lakes Jam 2024

  Tyler Hubbard is the Saturday Country Headliner for Lakes Jam 2024 Lakes Jam is excited to announce Tyler Hubbard as the country headliner on the Busch Light Main Stage, Sat., June 29, 2024 at 10pm. Tickets are on sale now. (Brainerd, MN) —  September 8, 2023– Lakes Jam is excited to announce Tyler Hubbard as the country headliner on the Busch Light Main Stage on Saturday, June 29, 2024

Patient Voices Helping Shape Research Priorities

Until recently, research priorities for spinal cord injury therapies were driven by people who knew little about living with the condition. Not any more. Anderson got the field to pose the question, ‘How is this work going to make any difference to a person with spinal cord injury?’”  — Matthew Rodreick     (Minneapolis, MN) — September 5, 2023 — Kim Anderson brought the voice of people living with paralysis

Lakes Jam Jake Owen

Jake Owen is Announced as the Country Headliner for Lakes Jam 2024 Lakes Jam is thrilled to announce country music sensation Jake Owen as the country headliner on the Busch Light Main Stage on Friday, June 28, 2024 at 10pm. The Lakes Jam festival has become an annual highlight of the summer entertainment scene in Minnesota and the Midwest.” — Ken Lacy, General Manager (Brainerd, MN) — September 1, 2023

En Vogue Down by the Riverside Free

(Rochester, MN) — Aug. 2nd, 2023 — An annual summer tradition, Rochester Civic Music’s Down by the Riverside is a free, public outdoor music festival held on Sunday evenings in downtown Rochester along the banks of the Zumbro River. This family-friendly community event features must-see national acts as well as standout local opening artists. Down by the Riverside also features local food vendors, craft beer, and giveaways – something for

The Straw Hat Riots

  We are bent not broken and hardened to be out of line and still survive” — Emerald Suspension (Minneapolis, MN) —  July 28, 2023 — The catchy big band swing jazz style of “Skimmer Hat” is a big departure from the experimental music typically produced by Emerald Suspension. The group has a knack of crafting unique genres to fit whatever concepts they explore for their creative projects – For

Breaking Bullying Podcast

  Anti-Bullying Expert, Speaker, Lifestyle & Martial Arts Trainer, Tim Flynn, and actor, writer, and producer Bruce Nachsin, host The Breaking Bullying Podcast. Tim Flynn is recognized by The Martial Arts History Museum in Burbank, CA, as one of the nation’s leading advocates for his Anti-Bullying efforts & A Top Advocate in the US to speak against Bullying.” — Michael Matsuda     (Mankato, MN) —  June 21, 2023 —

Mychael Gabriel MADAM I'M ADAM

Minneapolis Music Artist Mychael Gabriel Sets Out To Redefine Musical Boundaries – Releases Stunning New Music Video “Madam I’m Adam” …Mychael Gabriel reminds me of everything cool about Lenny Kravitz and Prince.” — Lee McVay, PD Z-Rock 96.5 KOZE (Minneapolis, MN) —  June 9, 2023 — We are proud to present an extraordinary talent emerging from the vibrant music scene in Minneapolis. Mychael Gabriel, a singer, and songwriter hailing from

APM Studios Announces Upcoming Slate of Podcasts for 2023 Featuring Diverse Voices

    Dan Leone, Mohsin Zaidi and Dalia Iskander Set to Host New Tentpole Series Showcasing a Variety of Perspectives  (St Paul, MN)  – June 1, 2023 – APM Studios, a leading producer of public radio and podcast content, today announced a slate of podcasts scheduled for release beginning in June through October. The slate features a diverse range of voices and perspectives, including the story of two best friends

Aldora Britain Berry Donmark EP

    Berry Donmark’s latest EP release provides a glorious insight into his songwriting mind. These three compositions are smoothly crafted and executed with a warm and charming ease.”   — Tom Hilton, Aldora Britain Records     (Minneapolis, MN) —  May 30, 2023 — Aldora Britain Records, based in Rothley, UK, released an EP consisting of three Berry Donmark tracks on May 30, 2023. The sampler, titled “Aldora Britain Records

Paisley Park Celebration 2023

(Chanhassen, MN) — May 3, 2023 — In memory of musical and cultural icon Prince, Paisley Park’s annual Celebration returns June 8-11, 2023. The star-studded event features the exclusive presentation of unreleased music from the famous Prince Vault and special appearances by and conversations with Grammy-winning artist Chaka Khan and Hip-Hop legends Chuck D, D-Nice and Doug E. Fresh (celebrating Prince and Hip Hop 50), with performances from powerhouse Minnesota gospel groups Sounds of Blackness and The Steeles, R&B star Stokley of Mint Condition,

Berry Donmark Canadian Singer-Songwriters

  Minneapolis musician Berry Donmark pays tribute to the singer-songwriters and folk music artists of Canada who have influenced his work. There was something about the dedication to song in Canada that really stuck with me.” — Berry Donmark (Minneapolis, MN) — April 18, 2023– Berry Donmark, a Minneapolis-based musician and songwriter, has released the single “Rain Drenched Sparrow.” The folk-rock song is an homage to the brilliant singer-songwriters and

Divine Being Samantha Moon

    (Minnesota) — April 24, 2023 — The facets of music and its ever-evolving nature have given rise to a new breed of artists and musicians. Samantha Moon is a leader in the new school of contemporary artists. She is constantly pushing the envelope and reinventing herself and her sound. Samantha Moon is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, and passionate entertainer. She was born in the Commonwealth of Dominica West

Dale Tondryk Retirement & Income Radio

  Sundays 11:00 AM – Noon Dale Tondryk is an experienced retirement specialist sharing his expertise as the Retirement & Income Radio host. (Minnetonka, MN) —  April 18, 2023  — Dale L Tondryk is an experienced retirement specialist sharing his expertise as the host of Retirement & Income Radio on WWTC 1280 AM. As the host of the Retirement & Income Radio show, he is frequently approached to speak on

APM Studios Tonya Mosley

Mosley and APM Studios Also Set to Co-Produce New Series Set for Early 2024 (Minneapolis/St Paul, MN) — March 31st, 2023 — “Truth Be Told” Season 5, Exploring the Psychedelic Renaissance and the Black Diaspora, to Launch Thursday, April 13. APM Studios announced it has signed a distribution deal with Tonya Mosley’s award-winning podcast “Truth Be Told.” APM Studios will handle distribution, sales and marketing for the show ahead of

Howard Paster Lisa Christianson

(Bloomington, MN)– March 22, 2023 — Howard Paster, President of Paster Properties, joins Lisa Christianson on her latest Podcast, People and Places and How We Use Spaces. When Paster Properties first began, it started out developing single-family homes for GI’s returning home from WWII. Today, the company develops several neighborhood commercial real estate properties across the Metro. Howard talks about the obstacles that come along the way while working in

Minnesota Historical Society Jazz Appreciation Month

  Patty Peterson hosts an eventful afternoon of inspiring stories and live music   (St Paul, MN) –March 17, 2023 – The Minnesota Historical Society is honored to host a Jazz Appreciation Month celebration event featuring some of Minnesota’s most notable jazz legends. People of all ages are invited to attend an afternoon full of live music and inspiring stories hosted by award-winning vocalist and KBEM Radio host, Patty Peterson. Patty

Carrie Underwood Treasure Island

Tickets to Go On Sale Friday, March 17 at (Welch, MN) — March 14, 2023  — Minnesota’s premier entertainment and gaming destination, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, is proud to welcome three-time Academy of Country Music (ACM) Entertainer of the Year and 8-time GRAMMY® Award winner Carrie Underwood to the Treasure Island Amphitheater stage for the first time on Friday, July 21. Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, March 17 at 10am CST and will

Mary Strand and Award-Winning Sarah Morris Team Up on New Single

  After two rock releases, Strand explores her Americana roots with one of Minnesota’s premier songwriters. (Minneapolis, MN) — March 1, 2023 — Lawyer-turned-novelist-turned-songwriter Mary Strand’s first two singles explored 1960s power pop and 1970s rock. In her third single, “I Don’t Want to Be Your Yesterday,” co-written with and featuring Minnesota singer-songwriter Sarah Morris on vocals, Strand returns to her Americana roots. While Strand’s forthcoming debut album Golden Girl

U2FP Receives $18k Reeve Foundation Grant to Support the CureCast podcast

U2FP CureCast, a bi-weekly podcast about spinal cord injury research, gets major funding support from the Reeve Foundation. CureCast informs and educates listeners about research, clinical trials and the active role the SCI community plays in therapy development.”  — Matthew Rodreick     (Minneapolis, MN) — February 24, 2023  — Unite 2 Fight Paralysis (U2FP) has been awarded $18,708 from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center

The Future of Music Creation: Artificial Intelligence is Revolutionizing Songwriting

  As AI continues to evolve, the possibilities for music and creativity are endless.” — Mike Berens (Minneapolis, MN) —  February 21, 2023 — In recent years, the use of artificial intelligence in the music industry has been on the rise. AI tools are being used to assist with everything from composing and arranging music to generating lyrics and even selecting the most effective marketing strategies. One of the most

The Unbelievable Valentine's Surprise

    Minneapolis Artist Gives Fan A Legendary Valentine’s Gift. Helps Fan Surprise Wife With Personalized Love Song. (Minneapolis, MN) — February 2, 2023 — Minneapolis indie pop and alternative hip hop sensation Reverse Mechanic has done it again, this time helping a devoted fan surprise their wife with a personalized love song for Valentine’s Day. The fan reached out to Reverse Mechanic via D.M., requesting a special song that

Norhart CEO Mike Kaeding Joins Lisa Christianson on Her Latest Podcast, People and Places and How We Use Spaces

  BLOOMINGTON, MINNESOTA, UNITED STATES, January 31, 2023 / — Lisa Christianson releases another episode of her podcast, People and Places and How We Use Spaces, featuring Norhart CEO Mike Kaeding. Kaeding builds and manages apartment buildings and is on a mission to disrupt the construction industry. He shares how he took his small family business and transformed it into one of the largest apartment developers in the state of

From Lawyer and Lovelist to Musician

Photo by Nicole Nelson     Mary Strand follows ’60s-inspired debut single with ’70s-style rock on “Different Kind of World.” MINNEAPOLIS, MN, UNITED STATES, January 23, 2023 / — Lawyer-turned-novelist-turned-songwriter Mary Strand’s debut single, “Act As If,” harkened back to the power pop of the 1960s. With Strand’s second single, “Different Kind of World,” she moves into 1970s rock, drawing on influences like the Eagles and Three Dog Night. Both

Harp Instrumental from the Heart

  (Minneapolis, MN) — January 11, 2023  — Beautiful instrumental music has the power to both relax the listener and focus their mind, allowing for uninterrupted deep thought, prayer, and study. In recent years, relaxing music has seen a steady increase in popularity with audiences under 35 years of age seeing the fastest growth, thanks in part, to the popularity of instrumental music streaming channels on Spotify and YouTube Music.

Primp CEO Wesley Uthus

I think we’re stronger than we’ve ever been. We’re in a better position financially having gone through all of that.”— Wesley Uthus (Bloomington, MN) — January 20, 2023  — The podcast episode was released to the public on Tuesday, January 17th. Wesley Uthus’ first love was fashion. And it was her niche. She landed her first job at Land’s End where she got a taste of the retail world and

Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks

(Minneapolis, MN) — January 6th, 2023 — US Bank Stadium has announced that Billy Joel and Stevie Nicks will be in concert for the first time later this year.   Tickets for the November 10th show go on sale January 13th at 10am.    The show will only be in town for one night. According to the Ticketmaster Website, there will be presale tickets available as follows: Verizon Up Presale Tickets Starts

Fr. Mike Schmitz Podcast

Apple Podcasts “All Categories” Chart with “The Catechism in a Year” at #1 and “The Bible in a Year” at #3. Both shows are hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and produced by Ascension, a Catholic multimedia publisher. Screenshot taken 1/2/23 at 12:30pm ET. For the third year in a row, a Catholic podcast is the #1 show on Apple Podcasts (Exton, PA / Duluth, MN) —  Jan. 3, 2023  —

The 2023 New Year's Anthem

    New Music Video by Minneapolis Artist Reverse Mechanic Says it all. This is the year… I think we’ve got something special here, and I want to move the world in a positive direction in 2023. This is the year.” — Joe Wistrcill of Reverse Mechanic (Minneapolise, MN) —  December 31, 2022  — After a tumultuous couple of years, the world looks to 2023 with hope of a brighter

Podcasts series "Essence of"

(Burnsville, MN) — Dec. 20, 2022 — In the last month, Inspired Spine CMO, Dr. Hamid Abbasi, with cooperation of IS Life social marketing director Amanda Armagost, have begun the podcast series, “Essence Of” with heavy emphasis on medicine to educate the public. The podcast airs LIVE on YouTube every Friday and focuses on education. Topics include, Medicine, Science, History and Life, each week with a different focus. Since the commencement

Mychael Gabriel Sunday Afternoon

  (Minneapolis, MN) —  December 27, 2022  — A composer, lyricist, producer, engineer, and multi-instrumentalist all rolled into one, Mychael Gabriel has built a career founded and guided by the element of surprise. His music constantly begs the question, “what doesn’t he do?”. With cosmic versatility and an entire ecosystem of talent—songwriting, vocals, guitar, drums, production, and more—Mychael Gabriel has constructed a discography which cannot be contained. He has also

Oppidan Developer, Shannon Rusk, Featured on Lisa Christianson's Latest Podcast, People and Places and How We Use Spaces

  The podcast episode was released to the public on Tuesday, December 13. (Minneapols, MN) —  December 14, 2022 — Growing up in a house with three sisters and a stay-at-home mother, Shannon Rusk knew she didn’t want to follow a typical female track when entering college. She started her studies in Engineering – determined to forge herself into a male-dominated industry and make an impact. After accepting a position

Mary Strand

  (Minneapolis, MN — November 30, 2022  — Mary Strand spent 16 years crafting 100-page merger agreements before shifting to novels that clock in at 300 to 400 pages. But while she still loves writing all those words, she’s found a much shorter format for them: songs. Singer/guitarist Mary Strand started writing songs in 2018 when her original songwriting hero, Rodney Crowell, first hosted a songwriting camp. But her songwriting

Thomasina Petrus Set To Release Another Beautiful Global Holiday Rendition

  To be able to sing in the studio, along with the way I feel when I am on stage, is a comfort and freedom found among musicians when they become family.”    — Thomasina Petrus     (Minneapolis, MN) — November 21, 2022 — With a voice that has moved scores of people around the world, Thomasina Petrus continues to amaze us with her beautiful music. The 30 year equity

Cantissimo Senior Living Launches Senior Lifestyles Podcast

    This podcast will make it easier for people across the country to access our content and discover valuable answers to their pressing questions.”   — Paul Ablack     (Plymouth, MN) — November 18, 2022– Cantissimo Senior Living, a free education resource for the 55+ community, announces the launch of the Senior Lifestyles Podcast. The podcast is designed to make content accessible for anyone interested in learning about topics

Bemidji State University Music

(Bemidji, MN) — November 13th, 2022 — Three Bemidji State University Department of Music faculty members have released recorded works over the past months. Drs. Hilary Lowery and Miriam Webber, assistant professors of music, are scheduled to release albums spring 2023. Dr. Stephen Carlson, professor of music, released “Live in Recital,” a solo performance of various piano works from Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Joseph Haydn, Béla Bartók, Claude Debussy and

Music in the Clouds

  We are excited to announce the release of this one hour American musical, “Music in The Clouds.”     — James Gutzman, CEO, Melody Bay Productions, LLC     (Twin Cities, MN)  — November 4, 2022  — MELODY BAY PRODUCTIONS, L.L.C., announces the release of the new one hour original American musical: “Music in the Clouds.”This is a fun-loving story of students returning for fall semester. Romance is in the

MELODY BAY PRODUCTIONS, L.L.C., announces release of “PEOPLE R READY-The Musical”

    The New Original American Musical (Twin Cities, MN) — November 3, 2022  — MELODY BAY PRODUCTIONS, L.L.C., is excited to announce the release of the new original American musical: “PEOPLE R READY-The Musical.” This is a fun-loving story of students returning for fall semester. Romance is in the air and so is the excitement of making new friends, catching up on lost time and preparing for the Drama

Ryan Smith premieres his "I'm Slipping" music video on

  (St Paul, MN) —  September 26, 2022 — MUSIC-NEWS.COM | Ryan Smith ‘I’m Slipping’ video premiere   Ryan Smith might be best known as the frontman of The Melismatics and Ryan And Pony, as well as the lead guitarist of Soul Asylum. But before all of that, Ryan was making solo recordings in which he played all instruments as a teenager and releasing albums on his own Hygh Tensions Records.

Mychael Gabriel rocks out in his "Let There Be Light" music video

(Minneapolis, MN) — September 12, 2022  — Genesis is more than just the start of something. It’s the beginning of everything. After Genesis, anything is possible; before Genesis… well, there is no before Genesis. And how does the tale of Genesis commence? With a single utterance, a speech-act that transforms the cosmos. “Let there be Light,” and light is summoned into being. The rest, quite literally, is history. Singer, songwriter,

The PivotPreneur Podcast

(Woodbury, MN) — The PivotPreneur Show comes to us from Woodbury.    It includes a quick listen Monday Motivation segment and a longer play conversationalist episode on Thursdays.  Here’s the quick synopsis from the website: The PivotPreneur Podcast with Todd Stocker helps you pivot into meaningful and purposeful work. Todd was a Pastor who pivoted into owning a multi-million dollar real estate business. His podcast can help you discover, develop, and

The Al Franken Podcast

If you’ve been wanting to catch up with former Senator Al Franken, here is your opportunity.   The Al Franken Podcast is available with a new episode weekly. Description from Website:  A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer,  a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator.     Al Franken is in the booth to talk public policy

Find Your Stage

  (Minneapolis, MN) —  August 11, 2022  — A new Singer Songwriter Conference is happening at the Varsity Theater September 17-18th. The event called “Find Your Stage” gives attendees a chance to interact with local musicians, record producers, and media contacts who will teach them, not only the tricks of the trade, but solid business strategies for creating and sustaining income, impact, and influence in the Twin Cities Music Scene.

The Slowdown Show

(Minneapolis, MN) — Sometimes picking out a new podcast can feel like a commitment.   You want to enjoy, but you feel like you are about to be asked for hours of time.   Perhaps it’s time to consider “The Slowdown Show.”    The Slowdown Show offers a quick thought and a short poem each weekday.    Each show is around 5 minutes or less. Description from the website: Host Ada Limón delivers

Simply Vanished

Simply Vanished is an investigative podcast about missing persons.   Produced in Minnesota.   Current season is about the Minnesota Missing Persons Case of Joshua Guimond. Alternating between serial and episodic format, the show digs deep to tell the stories of people who vanished. Who were they? What may have happened to them? Why hasn’t their case been solved? ​Join host Josh Newville in the search for answers. Newville is a civil rights

Kiko TruRasta and NoldyMusic will release the first single “Fake,” from EP, WARRIORS, on September 2, 2022

  On Friday, September 2, 2022, internationally recognized artist Kiko TruRasta will release his first single, “Fake,” from his up-and-coming EP, Warriors. (Detroit Lakes, MN) —  August 4, 2022  — Kiko TruRasta has partnered with artist and producer Fitzreynold ‘Noldy’ Cadet aka NoldyMusic, to share the Haitian-American experience. The single will be jointly released by Simplicity 26 Records, World Music, NoldyMusic, and TruRasta Ent. “Fake,” impeccably produced by Fitzreynold ‘Noldy’

KLÖ’s “Sweet Luva” single hits digital retailers Worldwide

  KLÖ set to release new single that is sure to make summer playlists throughout the world. (Detroit Lakes, MN) —  July 7, 2022  — Simplicity 26 Records and Sunai Paradise Music LLC are set to release “Sweet Luva” on July 10, 2022. The new single boasts a twist of “poppy” synthesizer keyboards, hypnotizing Haitian Konpa guitars; blended with the typical zouk love drums, percussion, and Haitian-Caribbean rhythms; “Sweet Luva”

MN State Fair Florida Georgia Line

(St. Paul, MN) — June 27th, 2022 – The Minnesota State Fair is pleased to announce the final Grandstand show for the 2022 Grandstand Concert Series sponsored by Sleep Number. Visit for Grandstand information. Show details are as follows: Florida Georgia Line with special guest Bailey Zimmerman 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 Tickets: $106, $96, $75 (all reserved seating) On sale: 10 a.m. Thursday, June 30 Tickets are available

People and Places and How We Use Spaces

  (Minneapolis, MN) —  June 21, 2022  — Lisa Christianson releases another episode of her podcast, People and Places and How We Use Spaces, featuring Minneapolis restauranteur Kim Bartmann. Bartmann owns eight successful Minneapolis restaurants including the ever-popular Barbette, Red Stag Supper Club, and Pat’s Tap; she is a 3-time James Beard award semifinalist and is a titan in the restaurant scene. Bartmann shares how she got started in the

Simplicity 26 Records To Release First NFT Collection This Summer

Simplicity 26 Records is pleased to announce the release of its first NFT collection on OpenSea. (Detroit Lakes, MN)  —  June 17, 2022 — The “OHM Collection” will include Simplicity 26’s first NFT‘s, which are the unreleased remixes of Eddie Hudson’s “Till the End” featuring Sierra Day by New York City native Mike Dominico of Muted Trax & the Italian duo M&Project. “Till the End” was produced and recorded by

Minneapolis Musician Reverse Mechanic is Shining Light in 2022

In the midst of the Ukraine crisis, the pandemic, school shootings, and bad news in 2022, the Minneapolis-St. Paul artist is bringing beauty to the world. “The message is too relevant given the state of the world right now. People need to hear this.” — Reverse Mechanic (Minneapolis, MN) — June 8, 2022  — “I don’t know why God made the Devil, but He made me to believe.” – Reverse