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Past articles by Jon:

Rained out Duran Duran concert will not be rescheduled at Treasure Island Casino

Tickets will be refunded for the Aug. 19 show that was postponed because of severe weather. → Read More

Duran Duran will kick off its U.S. tour in Minnesota as newly elected Rock & Roll Hall of Famers

Singer Simon Le Bon says the band will get a boost from → Read More

Inspired by a Simon & Garfunkel song, two old friends travel the world to sit on a bench together

After a decade of trips, these pals from St. Paul will turn 70 on a New York park bench — just like the song says. → Read More

It's not just Lizzo and Beyonce; check out these hits that had objectionable lyrics rewritten

The PC police called out Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift and Black Eyed Peas to revamp offensive words. → Read More

The big gigs: the 10 best concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Concert highlights for Aug. 4-10 include Kenny Chesney, Khalid and Sharon Van Etten/Angel Olsen/Julien Baker. → Read More

Review: Bonnie Raitt gets friendly, frisky and emotional in her return to Minnesota

In her first Gopher State headline gig since 2016, the Hall of Famer gave shout-outs to many local musicians. → Read More

Bonnie Raitt returns to Minnesota with themes of recovery and redemption

She’ll perform on Friday at the Ledge Amphitheater in Waite Park. → Read More

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Concert highlights for July 7-13 include Rod Stewart, Japanese Breakfast, Shawn Mendes, the Black Crowes, and the War and Treaty. → Read More

Why our music critic wears hearing protection at shows — and why you should, too

These options let you hear the music and protect your hearing. → Read More

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Concert highlights for June 24-29 include Carly Rae Jepsen and other Pride music, the TC Jazz and Blue Ox music fests, Wallows and Brandy Clark. → Read More

New Kids on the Block show the right stuff with Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue and Rick Astley

Review: St. Paul concert had a seamless "mixtape" approach for MTV-era nostalgia. → Read More

Celebration 2022 is a dream come true for Prince fans at Paisley Park

After a two-year pandemic pause, the fan gathering returned with new outdoor and studio activities. → Read More

Dig if you will this Prince mural as downtown Minneapolis goes purple

The 100-foot-tall work by Miami artist Hiero Veiga was officially unveiled Thursday night. → Read More

Sounds of summer: 15 outdoor concerts to see in Minnesota (and five free options)

New venues like the Ledge and renewed life at older haunts such as Surly and Canterbury Park are meeting the demand in 2022. → Read More

How does it feel to visit the new Bob Dylan Center? In a word: terrific

An insider's look at the interactive museum exploring Minnesota's music icon. → Read More

15 don't-miss exhibits at the Bob Dylan Center also reflect his Minnesota roots

Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. → Read More

The big gigs: 10 concerts to see in the Twin Cities this week

Live music highlights for May 19-25 include Lucius, Valerie June, Dua Saleh, PaviElle French and Pekka Kuusisto with SPCO. → Read More

Paula Goldberg, fearless advocate for children with disabilities and PACER Center co-founder, dies at 79

A pragmatic optimist, the co-founder of PACER Center in Bloomington became an internationally recognized leader. → Read More

Stars and fans alike honor a Minnesota favorite son as Bob Dylan Center opens in Tulsa

With an iron gate fashioned by Dylan himself, the museum features manuscripts, films, paintings and more than 750,000 items in its digital archive. → Read More

The Police's drummer heads to Minneapolis to deliver a message in an oratorio

Stewart Copeland is going choral with VocalEssence and says no more Police reunions. → Read More