Nightlife & Music
Feel the Beat
From quaint cafes and coffee shops to historic stages, well-established clubs and major arenas, Minnesota’s nightlife and music scene is vibrant and diverse. Live concerts cover the music spectrum with a mix of fresh, local talent and national touring acts, and annual music festivals and nightly club shows will keep your music calendar filled all year long.
Place and performance are intricately intertwined, and witnessing an act at a historic venue often adds to the reverence of the show. Character and history collide with current talent at these remarkable venues.Read more
Minnesota's incredibly intimate venues offer audience members a unique opportunity for an incomparable closeness between themselves and the performers. From First Avenue to Aster Cafe, plan a night out at one of the state's intimate music clubs.
Twin Cities Music Scene
Recognized as one of America’s Top 10 Best Music Cities, the Minneapolis (and greater Twin Cities) music scene draws incredible talent. From hip hop to folk, jazz, country and beyond, the Twin Cities music scene is not to be missed.Read More
Jazz & Blues
Whether you’re looking to dine, sit back and relax, or dance your way through the Twin Cities’ jazz and blues scene, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to catch some of today’s greatest musicians performing in some truly intimate and incredible clubs and bars.Read more
Iconic. Incomparable. Legendary. Minnesota is a musical mecca for fans of Prince. From his birthplace to his recording studio and the legendary nightclub immortalized in “Purple Rain," you can experience it all here.Read more
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