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Brother Ali performing at the Fifth Element stage[/caption]
Soundset's perennial success might come as a surprise to the casual onlooker, but anyone digging deeper knows the stalwart power of what it means to those who keep attending. Minnesota would seem like an odd place for one of the world's top hip-hop festivals, yet Rhymesayers
(our local label) has found the terrain quite fertile. Soundset year upon year keeps springing forth a complete ecosystem of hip-hop that's...
Warped Tour 2013 branded itself with the slogan “Best Day Ever”, but at this year’s tour I had the best day ever.
I was caught up in seeing the bands I came for, enjoying the terrific weather and having fun.
For the 20th year of the nationwide tour, there are over 70 bands on nine different stages throughout the day playing a mix of punk, hardcore, alternative, with some rap and soul mixed in as well.
Minnesota’s host for the summer concert series is Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
A day at Warped Tour is filled with music, people, sun and crowd surfers — oh the crowd surfers.
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Freddy Fresh (left) and I (Erik Bergs, right) sat down for a chat at Soundset 2014[/caption]
Minnesota Connected met with local Minnesotan and global superstar Freddy Fresh. His interview was a lot different from the other artists that we ...
This Father's Day, Canterbury Park will be straying from the typical horse racing and introducing a new breed: bulldog racing
Races will take place this Sunday between Horse Races 3, 5 and 7 from 1 pm to 6 pm
The race has been titled 'The Running of the Bulldogs,' playing off of Canterbury's attempt to hold a Running of the Bulls
event last year. The event was cancelled based on safety...!--more-->
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Cypress Hill embodied many of the day's themes.[/caption]
Sunday's weather proved that perfection in Minnesota May is possible. The state's largest music festival deserved the lucky break; unlike the chilly Soundset of 2013 or the heat followed by the tornado of 2012, the only seasonal question fans had to answer was how much sunscreen to put on (answer: not much).
The sold-out event, which celebrated its seventh year, has been growing despite numerous set backs over its short run. This year, the problems proved to be merely minor inconveniences; the show has hit its stride.
The Price of Success
Are you a connoisseur of fine wine and delectable delicacies? Or do you at least wanna pretend
you are for an afternoon?
If you answered "You betcha!" to either of those questions, this Saturday's 'Savor Minnesota' in Shakopee is an event you should plan to check out.
On April 26th, Canterbury Park will be the venue for the 5th annual iteration of 'Savor', and it promises to be a enjoyable afternoon for anyone with an interest in local Minnesota vineyards, breweries and food producers.
Do you look forward to every new episode of Antiques Roadshow
? Is your TiVo set to record Mike and Frank's cross-country adventures on American Pickers
Do you love all things antique? Does the idea of digging through vintage nick-nacks give you goosebumps? Do you view garage sales as opportunities to discover rare and valuable treasures?
If you answered 'Yes!'
to any (or all) of these questions, the Junk Bonanza might be for you!