Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Jersey Titian Jackson Lewis Elvis!

Jersey Boys - Opening THURSDAY!!
Orpheum Theatre April 21 - May 8

“Too good to be true!” raves the New York Post for Jersey Boys, the 2006 Tony® Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history.

Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland

ENDING SOON!!! Last day: Sunday, May 1, 2011
Minneapolis Insitute of Arts
Two of the most important paintings from the Italian Renaissance are currently making their Twin Cities debut. Venetian painter Titian's 'Diana and Actaeon' and 'Diana and Callisto' will be on view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the second of only three stops the paintings will make on their first visit to the United States.

The Dianas join 11 other paintings and 12 drawings as part of 'Titian and the Golden Age of Venetian Painting: Masterpieces From the National Galleries of Scotland.'

The exhibit also features major works by other influential 16th-century Venetian artists, including Lotto, Tintoretto, Bassano, Cariani, Bordone and Veronese.

Acclaimed as the most poetic creations of the Italian Renaissance, these luminous sixteenth-century paintings are the two most significant works by Titian outside of Italy and Spain. Originally painted for King Philip II of Spain, they entered the Bridgewater/Sutherland collection at the end of the eighteenth century and have been on loan to the National Gallery since 1945.

An Intimate Acoustic Evening with Jackson Browne
State Theatre
Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30pm

Jackson Browne, the Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist, brings his celebrated solo acoustic tour to Minneapolis. This two-set concert features the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on guitar and piano, performing songs from his entire body of work. There will be no opening act.

Lewis Black: In God We Rust
State Theatre
Saturday, May 7 at 7:00pm

Due to demand a second show has been added at 9:30pm!

Both shows will be filmed for an upcoming TV special.

Prolific funny man, actor, author, and stand-up comedian/ranter Lewis Black will be live onstage as part of his In God We Rust tour. Lewis' live performances provide a cathartic release of anger and disillusionment for his audience. Lewis yells so they don't have to. He is a passionate performer who is a more pissed-off optimist than mean-spirited curmudgeon. Lewis is the rare comic who can cause an audience...

Elvis Costello and The Imposters
State Theatre
Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30pm

Elvis Costello, the versatile and eclectic Grammy winning singer-songwriter-musician, reunites with The Imposters, one of his original groups, for an evening of hits. Costello and The Imposters, currently Steve Nieve on keyboards, Pete Thomas, drums, and Davey Faragher on bass, have toured extensively throughout the U.S.and Europe and released albums including “When I Was Cruel” (2002) and “Momofuku” (2008).


Duran Duran, Friday, April 22nd. Epic Event Center.
April Wine, Head East, Friday, April 22nd, Medina Ballroom
The Pixies, Sunday, April 24th, Roy Wilkin's Auditorium
TV On The Radio, Sunday April 24th, First Avenue
April Wine, Head East, Sat. April 30th, Medina Ballroom
Jackson Browne, Wed, May 4th, State Theater
Jonathan Richman, Friday May 6th, Triple Rock Social Club
Lewis Black, Sat. May 7th, State Theater
CAKE, Thursday, May 12th, State Theater
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Thur. May 12th, Xcel Energy Ctr
CHICAGO, Friday, May 13th, Mystic Lake Casino
Tim McGraw, Saturday May 14th, Xcel Energy Center
Roger McGuinn, Tuesday, May 17th, Hopkins Center for the Arts
THE CARS, Tuesday, May 17th, First Avenue
The Twilight Singers, Wed. May 18th, Varsity Theater
Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Friday, May 20th, Lee's Liquor Lounge
Maceo Parker, Sun, May 22nd, Orchestra Hall
Bruce Cockburn, Mon, May 23rd, Cedar Cultural Center
Burno Mars, Monday, May 23rd, (with Janelle Monae), Roy Wilkins Auditorium
Adele, May 26th, First Avenue
Damon & Naomi, Saturday May 28th, Triple Rock Social Club
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Sat. May 28th, Turf Club
KQRS Rockstock: Styx, Cheap Trick, Lamont Cranston, Sunday, May 29th, Midway Stadium
SOUNDSET May 29th: Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Big Boi, Doomtree, & many others. Cantabury Park.
Chelsea Handler, Sat. June 4th, Target Center.
Iron & Wine, Wednesday, June 8th, First Avenue
Bootsey Collins, Thursday, June 9th, First Avenue
WINSTOCK: Friday, June 10th: Darius Rucker, Gloriana, Rodney Aktins, Troy Olson. Winsted, MN. Sat. June 11th: Montgomery Gentry, Jason Aldean, Oak Ridge Boys, Josh Thompson, James Otto, Joanna Smith.
TAYLOR SWIFT: Tuesday, June 14th, & Wed. June 15th. Xcel Energy Center.
Charlie Musselwhite, Thursday, June 16th, Minnesota Zoo.
Rhianna, Cee Lo Green, Thursday, June 16th, Target Center.
John Fogerty, Friday, June 17th, Mystic Lake Casino.
DEEP PURPLE, Sunday June 19th, Orpheum Theatre.
Motely Crue, Poison, NY Dolls, Friday June 24th, Target Center
Jethro Tull, Sat. June 25th, Orpheum Theater
Mavis Staples, Taj Mahal, Wed. June 29th, Minnesota Zoo.
THE MONKEES Friday July 1st, Sat. July 2nd, Minnesota Zoo (tickets went on sale March 4th).
Eddie Vedder, Glen Hansard, Sat. July 2nd, Orpheum Theater.
Britney Spears, Wed. July 6th, Xcel Energy Center.
Katy Perry, Sat. July 9th, Xcel Energy Center.
U2, Saturday, July 23rd, TCF Bank Stadium
David Sedaris, November 13th, State Theater.

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