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Target Center show June 16 kicks off Aerosmith summer tour

March 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Tickets are $149.50, $79.50 and $39.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday through Ticketmaster. Cheap Trick opens. Continue Reading

Saturday night’s all right for Elton: Music icon brings his tour to Ralph

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ralph Engelstad Arena has hosted a lot of big events in its time, including international hockey matches, concerts and Disney shows. But it’s about to take its hosting history to a new level Saturday night with the arrival of entertainment icon Elton John. Continue Reading

Elton John to perform at Ralph Engelstad Arena March 24

February 21, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

“This will be one of the biggest (name) concerts we will ever have,” said Chris Semrau, director of special events and marketing at REA. He said the Ralph has been working to bring John to Grand Forks for at least three years.

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Bands from Jamestown, Bismarck selected to open for Friday Bret Michaels concert

November 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Our Last Secret and Unleashed! have been chosen from 20 applicants to open for rocker Bret Michael when he plays the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Grand Forks Friday night, it was announced this morning.
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Rocker Bret Michaels at ‘The Betty’ in Grand Forks Dec. 2

November 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The event will feature a look-alike contest, with the fan who most resembles Michaels winning a meeting backstage with him. Continue Reading

Daltrey performs entire Who classic ‘Tommy’ tonight in Target Center

October 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Roger Daltrey, 67, won’t have Pete Townshend to back him up Tuesday for his solo gig at Target Center, but he does have another secret weapon. He’ll be performing the Who’s classic 1969 rock opera “Tommy” in its entirety (save for the 10-minute instrumental “Underture”) followed by a selection of other favorites from the Who and Daltrey’s solo catalog. Continue Reading

Commentary: Guns N’ Roses, Heart, Red Hot Chili Peppers deserve Hall of Fame induction

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has released the list of nominees for 2012 induction, and its eclecticism continues the voting body’s widening of the definition of rock ‘n’ roll. Continue Reading

Commentary: Guns N’ Roses, Heart, Red Hot Chili Peppers deserve Hall of Fame induction

September 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

VIDEO: Watch in article. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has released the list of nominees for 2012 induction, and its eclecticism continues the voting body’s widening of the definition of rock ‘n’ roll. Continue Reading

Zac Brown Band to play Target Center; Daltry concert moved to Oct. 4

September 27, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Multi-platinum country stars the Zac Brown Band will return to Minnesota on Sunday, Nov. 20, to headline the Target Center in downtown Minneapolis. Continue Reading

R.E.M. decides it’s the end of band’s world

September 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group announced on its website today that it has “decided to call it a day as a band.” Continue Reading