Upcoming Events

Concert

Dave Rawlings Machine

Wednesday, August 23 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

The beloved duo Dave Rawlings Machine added another accolade to their career accomplishments as they accepted the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting from the Americana Music Association at the 2015 Honors & Awards ceremony. Nashville Obsolete marks the 7th studio…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Monday, August 28 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust welcomes Regina Marie Williams for two intimate evenings filled with cabaret, cocktails and conversation.This event will feature special guests Jevetta & Jearlyn Steele and Ashley DuBose. Hennepin Theatre Trust, in partnership with Regina Williams, is a fiscal…

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Aventurera

Sunday, September 3 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Regional International Distribution Corporation

Aventurera is Mexico’s longest running and most popular musical with a list of Mexican stars that reads like a “who’s who” of the entertainment sector. This unique musical features audience participation throughout the whole evening and touches on various social…

Concert

TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band

Wednesday, September 6 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band sees Blues titans Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ share the stage with their band for an exciting night of music, performing songs from their long anticipated collaborative album ‘TajMo’, coming May 5, 2017 on Concord Records. While…

Concert

Regina Marie Williams – Cabaret Series

Monday, September 11 at 7:30 pm

Hennepin Theatre Trust welcomes Regina Marie Williams for two intimate evenings filled with cabaret, cocktails and conversation.This event will feature special guests Pippi Ardennia and Vie Boheme. Hennepin Theatre Trust, in partnership with Regina Williams, is a fiscal year 2017…

Concert

Roger McGuinn

Thursday, September 14 at 8:00 pm
Presented by TaLuk Presents

As the founder of The Byrds, Roger McGuinn is firmly established as an indisputable industry icon.  From his signature 12 string Rickenbacker sound, to his instantly recognizable vocals on hits like “Turn, Turn, Turn,” “Eight Miles High,” and “Mr. Tambourine …

Broadway 2017-2018

Aladdin

September 15 - October 8
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Discover a whole new world at ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary…

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The Scott Brothers House Party

Friday, September 15 at 7:30 pm
Presented by HGTV

VIP Packages Available ($154) Includes the best seats in the house, and a professionally photographed, post-show photo op with the Scott Brothers. For their millions of fans around the world, twin brothers Jonathan and Drew Scott are masters of the…

Concert

KARD

"WILD KARD" 2017 THE 1ST TOUR IN AMERICA PT. 2
Friday, September 15 at 8:00 pm
Presented by SubKulture Entertainment

SubKulture Entertainment, in partnership with DSP Media, will be bringing co-ed group, KARD, back to the U.S. for “WILD KARD” 2017 THE 1ST TOUR IN AMERICA PT. 2! After their successful pre-debut tour back in May, the talented quartet is…

Concert

Apocalyptica

Plays Metallica By Four Cellos
Sunday, September 17 at 8:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center

On May 10, 1996 Finnish Rockers, APOCALYPTICA, released their epic debut PLAYS METALLICA BY FOUR CELLOS.  The instrumental cello-driven rock opus changed the landscape of heavy music for years to come.  To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the album, the…

Concert

Home Free

Saturday, September 23 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents
On Sale: Fri, Aug 25 at 12:00 pm

Join Home Free in celebration of the release of their new album, TIMELESS, out on Columbia Records on September 22.  The 5-man country a cappella sensation will bring songs from the new project to Pantages Theatre on September 23, 2017…

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Ivey Awards

Monday, September 25 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Revel in the 2017 Ivey Awards on Play to celebrate the 13th annual year of honoring the artists and champions of the Twin Cities professional theatre community. Enter stage right on the red carpet with your favorite company, experience exciting…

Theatre Tours

Historic Theatre Tour

Monday, September 25 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Hennepin Theatre Trust invites the public to take a peek into the historic playhouses of the Hennepin Theatre District. Each walking tour provides access to the theatres’ interiors and offers a fascinating historical perspective that is rarely offered at a…

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Stuff You Should Know

Wednesday, September 27 at 8:00 pm
Presented by First Avenue

Stuff You Should Know (SYSK) Live will be making its way back to the Pantages on Wednesday September 27, 2017.  Informative and humorous podcast “Stuff You Should Know” baits our natural sense of curiosity. Whether listeners want to learn about…

Concert

An Evening with The Mavericks

Friday, September 29 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Back by popular demand, The Mavericks are on tour celebrating the release of their new album, “Brand New Day,” the first independent studio release on their own record label Mono Mundo Recordings. Considered by many to be one of the…

Concert

Kaleo

with ZZ Ward
Friday, October 6 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Icelandic band Kaleo hit #1 at alternative radio with their song “Way Down We Go” from their debut album, A/B (Elektra/Atlantic), marking their fourth top 10 hit at three different radio formats. This fall, the band will headline the “Handprint…

Concert

Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey

Of Peter, Paul and Mary
Saturday, October 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Peter, Paul & Mary achieved such a rarefied level of commercial success without compromise while continuing a centuries-old tradition of people raising their voices in song for the sake of freedom.  It is simply further evidence of their extraordinarily successful…

Concert

Boz Scaggs

Saturday, October 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“I’m at a point where I’m having a lot of fun with music, more than ever,” Boz Scaggs says about his spellbinding new album, A Fool to Care. “It’s like I’m just going wherever I want to go with it.”…

Concert

Rodriguez

with special guest Sammy Brue
Sunday, October 8 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Rodriguez, the legendary singer-songwriter known only by his surname, is a self-taught guitarist. He began performing in bars and clubs around the city of Detroit in the 1960s, as the city suffered postindustrial urban decay. It was there that he recorded…

Concert

PAUL WELLER – A KIND REVOLUTION TOUR

Friday, October 13 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Paul Weller is an English singer, songwriter, musician. Weller achieved fame with the punk rock/new wave/mod revival band The Jam. He had further success with the blue-eyed soul music of The Style Council (1983–89), before establishing himself as a solo…

Comedy

Ali Wong

Saturday, October 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

I’ve never seen anything like [Baby Cobra] before” – Margaret Cho “[Wong is] a revolutionary in comedy” – Amy Schumer Read the full New Yorker article here. ALI WONG is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress living in Los Angeles,…

Comedy

Red Green’s I’m Not Old – I’m Ripe Tour

Wednesday, October 18 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Rocklands Entertainment

The man who is known worldwide for his humor, his insight and his wisdom about life and the people one encounters in it, is back with his latest show….. “I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe!” After 20 successful years on television…

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Together Live

Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 pm
Presented by WME Live Ventures

The Together Live event was created to unite people across backgrounds and generations to support, inspire, and elevate one another to ignite the change they want to see in the world. Together brings a renowned and diverse group of speakers…

Presented by National Public Radio
On Sale: Fri, Aug 18 at 11:00 am

Now in its 20th season, Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! is National Public Radio’s Peabody Award-winning quiz show.  Host Peter Sagal leads a rotating panel of comedians, humorists and journalists, listener contestants and celebrity guests through a comic review of the…

Comedy

Jim Norton

Kneeling Room Only
Friday, October 20 at 8:30 pm
Presented by First Avenue
On Sale: Fri, Aug 18 at 1:00 pm

Jim Norton is an American comedian, radio personality, author, and actor. He is best known as the former co-host of the Opie and Anthony radio show with Gregg “Opie” Hughes and Anthony Cumia from 2001 to 2014. He is the co-host of Jim Norton and Sam Roberts on Sirius…

Concert

Kidz Bop Live

Saturday, October 21 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

KIDZ BOP connects with kids and families through its best-selling albums, music videos, consumer products and live tours. In the US, KIDZ BOP is the #1 music brand for kids, featuring today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids.” KIDZ…

Dance

World of Dance Live

Thursday, October 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Aug 25 at 11:00 am

World of Dance is the world’s largest international urban dance competition and collective, and the inspiration behind Jennifer Lopez’s newly produced dance competition on NBC. J-Lo hosts the show alongside a resident panel of dance superstars including Derek Hough and…

Concert

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors

with Lewis Watson
Friday, October 27 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors is an Americana band from Memphis and East Nashville, TN. Formed in 2006 by Drew Holcomb (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica), the band includes Nathan Dugger (guitar, keys), Rich Brinsfield (bass), Jonathan Womble (drums), and Grant Pittman (keys). Drawing influence from…

Broadway 2017-2018

Finding Neverland

October 31 - November 5
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll remember for years to come!” Directed by visionary Tony®-winner Diane Paulus and based on the…

Concert

Blues Traveler – 30th Anniversary Tour

with Los Colognes
Wednesday, November 1 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Blues Traveler emerged in the late ‘80s and are best known for their improvisational live shows and tireless touring, and their breakthrough, multi-platinum selling album four, which earned them a GRAMMY for Best Rock Performance and features hit singles “Run-Around”…

Concert

Michael McDonald

With Special Guest Marc Cohn
Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Two notes. That’s all it takes to recognize the voice of Michael McDonald. Distinctive and soulful, it is one of the most yearningly emotive instruments of our times. To this add formidable songwriting and keyboard skills, and you have an…

Concert

Tegan and Sara: The Con X: Tour

Friday, November 3 at 8:30 pm
Presented by First Avenue

With over 1 million albums sold, 3 Juno Awards and a Grammy nomination, Tegan and Sara’s career has deftly balanced critical acclaim with an ever-increasing foothold in the mainstream. Celebrated for their unique ability to amalgamate different genres and cultural…

Concert

Colin Hay

with Chris Trapper
Saturday, November 4 at 8:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center

Colin Hay is a Scottish Australian musician and actor who made his mark during the 1980s as lead vocalist of the Australian band Men at Work, and later as a solo artist. Regarding his solo career, Hay stated, in 2011: “I feel like…

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An Evening with David Sedaris

Sunday, November 5 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

David Sedaris returns to the State Theatre for his annual engagement – and a new book: Theft By Finding Diaries 1977-2002. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great…

Concert

SiriusXM presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra

14th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour
Friday, November 10 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra whip up a huge dose of retro holiday cheer with their Christmas Rocks! Tour presented by SiriusXM. The acclaimed show also features music from their latest Christmas album, “Rockin’ Rudolph,”…

Concert

Johnnyswim

Saturday, November 11 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano Ramirez make up JOHNNYSWIM. The pair met in Nashville in 2005, instituting a songwriting partnership not long afterward. They clicked together musically and personally, beginning a romantic relationship along with their creative connection. The couple married in 2009…

Presented by Fellowship for the Performing Arts

Lucifer, Hitler, Freud, M.L. King Jr., Pope Francis and Katie Von Bora in a courtroom drama for the ages! A trial for the soul of Martin Luther . . . and the prosecutor is the Devil. In the new original…

Dance

Swan Lake

Tuesday, November 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Voice Art Group

Russian Grand Ballet’s full-length classical production for the first time includes the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and features Russia’s brightest ballet stars. Odette, a beautiful princess, falls under the spell of an evil sorcerer. Only Prince Siegfried’s…

Comedy

Trevor Noah

Friday, November 17
Presented by Live Nation

Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning The Daily Show on Comedy Central. This year The Daily Show has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series). Noah joined The Daily…

Family

PJ Masks: Time to Be a Hero

Friday, November 17 at 6:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

VIP Tickets Available ($103) – Online Only The Very Important PJ Masks Package features premium show seating, access to an after-show Meet & Greet photo opportunity with your 3 favorite PJ Masks characters, along with a PJ Masks souvenir bag!…

Concert

Kansas

The Leftoverture 40th Anniversary Tour
Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

With an epic career spanning more than four decades, KANSAS has firmly established itself as one of America’s iconic of classic rock bands. This “garage band” from Topeka released their debut album in 1974 after being discovered by Wally Gold, who worked for Don…

Comedy

My Brother, My Brother and Me

Saturday, November 18
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy are the force behind a series of very successful podcasts, most notably MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER AND ME and THE ADVENTURE ZONE. Each get upwards of 300,000 unique downloads per episode, and regularly chart on…

Broadway 2017-2018

Waitress

November 21 - 26
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Aug 18 at 10:00 am

“THE WOMEN OF WAITRESS ARE CHANGING BROADWAY!” (Time Magazine). Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 5-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (“Brave,” “Love Song”), a book by acclaimed…

Dance

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

November 21 - 22 at 7:30 pm
Presented by The Ordway & Hennepin Theatre Trust

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. The Hip Hop Nutcracker is an modern twist on a holiday classic performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all-star dancers, DJ and…

Family

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!

Friday, December 1 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Check it out – The Shopkins Live! VIP Party package gives Shopkins fans exclusive access to the after-show VIP Party, where they will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with some of the Shoppies from the show! Each…

Dance

The Great Russian Nutcracker

Saturday, December 2
Presented by Moscow Ballet

Groups of 10 or more call 612-373-5665 The biggest Christmas experience of the year! The original, direct from Russia, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! “Knock Out!” Raves the New York Times. Enchant the whole family with larger than life magical…

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Brain Candy Live!

With Adam Savage and Michael Stevens
Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Adam Savage, one of television’s most loved personalities, has joined forces with Michael Stevens, one of YouTube’s biggest stars and they’re coming to a theater near you. They’re bringing along their crazy toys, incredible tools and mind-blowing demonstrations for a…

Concert

Evanescence

Synthesis Live with orchestra
Tuesday, December 5 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Aug 18 at 10:00 am

Evanescence  is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1995 by singer/pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.   After recording independent albums, the band released their first full-length album, Fallen, on Wind-up Records in 2003. Fallen sold more than 17 million copies worldwide and helped the band win two Grammy Awards out of…

Comedy

Nick Offerman

Full Bush
Thursday, December 7 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Humorist Nick Offerman returns with a collection of his sawdusty musings on survival in the wild, living with enthusiasm, and most importantly, the cultivation of fulsome body hair. NICK OFFERMAN is an actor, writer and woodworker, best known as the…

Comedy

Rhett & Link LIVE!

The Tour of Mythicality
Friday, December 8 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

Rhett & Link, best friends since the first grade, are a comedic duo known for hosting the most-watched daily show on the Internet, Good Mythical Morning, their narrative series Rhett & Link’s Buddy System, the award-winning weekly podcast Ear Biscuits,…

Concert

NEEDTOBREATHE

All The Feels Tour (Acoustic)
Friday, December 8 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

NEEDTOBREATHE is a GRAMMY-nominated rock band hailing from South Carolina, comprised of brothers Bear Rinehart (vocals, guitar) and Bo Rinehart (guitar, vocals), Seth Bolt (bass, vocals), and Josh Lovelace (keys, vocals). Their new album H A R D L O…

Concert

The Blenders

2017 Holiday Soul Tour
December 8 - 10
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The Blenders have spent over 25 years touring the U.S. with their unique style of vocal, harmony-based music. They have appeared with such acts as Jay Leno, Howie Mandel, Savage Garden, Blues Traveler, Chicago, The Righteous Brothers, Lou Rawls, Chuck…

Concert

Celtic Thunder

2017 Symphony Tour
Saturday, December 9 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

For their tenth tour of the United States, Celtic Thunder will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform hit songs from all their past shows in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of…

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Joe Biden’s American Promise Tour

Saturday, December 9 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Outback Concerts

VIP Packages ($325) Include: Includes meet & greet and photo opportunity with Vice President Biden (post show) Signed copy of Vice President Joe Biden’s new book PROMISE ME, DAD Reserved premium ticket within the first 5 rows Joe Biden has…

Broadway 2017-2018

The Phantom of the Opera

December 13 - 31
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will return to Minneapolis as part of a brand new North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever…

Presented by Minnesota Dance Theatre

Groups of 10 or more call 612-373-5665. A holiday must-see for audiences throughout the region, Loyce Houlton’s Nutcracker Fantasy continues its tradition of enchanting audiences as it enters its second half century. More than 150 dancers, artists and production professionals collaborate to create…

Presented by VStar Entertainment Group

X barks the spot in the new tour PAW Patrol Live! “The Great Pirate Adventure.” It’s Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting ready for a big celebration! But first, Ryder and his team of pirate pups must…

Family

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Saturday, January 27, 2018
Presented by Mills Entertainment

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Donning his iconic…

Broadway 2017-2018

The Humans

February 13 - 18, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Stephen Karam’s The Humans, is an uproarious, hopeful, and heart-breaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner on Thanksgiving. Breaking with tradition, Erik Blake has brought his Pennsylvania family to celebrate and give thanks at his…

Broadway 2017-2018

School of Rock

March 6 - 11, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly). Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as…

Broadway 2017-2018

Something Rotten!

April 3 - 8, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

From the director of Aladdin and co-director of The Book of Mormon and the producer of Rent, Avenue Q and In the Heights, this hilarious new musical comedy tells the story of brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom, two playwrights stuck in the shadow of that…

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A Live Broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion

with Chris Thile
Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 4:45 pm
Presented by Minnesota Public Radio
On Sale: Tue, Dec 12 at 10:00 am

A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show now hosted by mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile.  A Prairie Home Companion is known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, and tongue-in-cheek radio drama.

Broadway 2017-2018

Jersey Boys

April 24 - 29, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“THE MOST EXCITING MUSICAL BROADWAY HAS SEEN IN YEARS. – Chicago Tribune “TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!” raves the New York Post for JERSEY BOYS, the 2006 Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award®-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of…

Broadway 2017-2018

Chicago

June 5 - 10, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“‘Chicago’ still GLITTERS HYPNOTICALLY.” Ben Brantley, New York Times There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing…

Broadway 2017-2018

Love Never Dies

June 26 - July 1, 2018
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The ultimate love story continues in Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. The year is 1907. It is 10 years after his disappearance from the Paris Opera House and the Phantom has…