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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood

Saturday, January 27
Presented by Mills Entertainment

The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-NEW show for 2017-2018! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the…

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Feherty Live

February 1 - 2
Presented by The Golf Channel

The Feherty Live! event will be the 6th installment in the series, consisting of a live interview/variety show with host David Feherty, themed around the 2018 Super Bowl in Minneapolis. They will be featuring a number of A-list personalities who…

Concert

Postmodern Jukebox

Monday, February 5 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

VIP Packages Available Postmodern Jukebox Gold VIP Package ($179.50) 1 Premium Seat Location in the First 10 Rows Post Show Meet & Greet and Photo Opportunity with members of Postmodern Jukebox 1 Exclusive Postmodern Jukebox Limited Edition Tour Print 1 Commemorative VIP Laminate (Your pass to access…

Theatre Tours

Historic State Theatre Tour

Saturday, February 10 at 10:00 am
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…

Broadway 2017-2018

The Humans

February 13 - 18
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…

Concert

Celebrating David Bowie

Wednesday, February 21 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

In honor of what would have been David Bowie’s 70th birthday in early 2017, key members of his various backing bands came together to play a series of shows across the world to incredible acclaim. Many of those same musicians…

Concert

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters

With Seth Lakeman
Thursday, February 22 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Jam Productions

Robert Plant has announced the first North American headline dates on his upcoming world tour celebrating the release of his eagerly anticipated new album Carry Fire which arrives via Nonesuch/Warner Bros. at all music retailers and streaming services on Friday,…

Concert

Steve Winwood

Friday, February 23 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Singer-songwriter, legendary vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist, mandolin player, producer, Grammy winner and BMI Icon Steve Winwood has sold over 50 million records in the course of his five-decade career. His compositions include “Gimme Some Lovin’”, “Back In The High Life Again”,…

Concert

G3

Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (of Dream Theater), and Phil Collen (of Def Leppard)
Saturday, February 24 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

Guitar superstar Joe Satrianiis pleased to announce that the 2018 incarnation of his massively popular G3 tour will kick off on January 11, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Satriani will be joined on the highly anticipated tour by fellow six-string legends…

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The Charlie Awards

Sunday, February 25 at 3:30 pm

Celebrating the exceptional contributions of the Twin Cities food and beverage industry.  Join us as we reveal the 2018 recipients of the Charlie Awards, a peer-to-peer recognition of the very best in food and drink in the Twin Cities area.

Theatre Tours

Historic Orpheum Theatre Tour

Monday, February 26 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 Jazba Entertainment
On Sale: Sun, Jan 7 at 10:00 am

Jazba 2018 is the fourth-annual, Bollywood-Fusion dance competition hosted by Jazba Entertainment in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The show will feature the top Bollywood-Fusion dance teams from across the nation going head-to-head for the crown of Jazba Champion. Jazba 2018 Lineup: –…

Broadway 2017-2018

School of Rock

March 6 - 11
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…

Concert

k.d. lang

with special guest Grigoryan Brothers
Wednesday, March 14
Presented by Sue McLean & Associates

K.D. Lang is a legendary Grammy and Juno award winning singer songwriter.  Lang was born in 1961 in Alberta, Canada, and grew up in the town of Consort. Lang started singing as a child and began her musical career after…

Concert

Cry Cry Cry

Friday, March 16 at 8:00 pm
Presented by The Cedar Cultural Center

Following a wildly successful reunion performance at the 2017 Clearwater Festival, acclaimed singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Williams will take their celebrated folk-pop collaboration, Cry Cry Cry, on the road this fall. The band made their debut in…

Presented by Live Nation

wellRED comedy tour: Trae Crowder {Liberal Redneck}, Corey Ryan Forrester, Drew Morgan.  Comedy and writing partners, Trae Crowder, Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester are ready to meet the people. You’ve seen Trae’s Liberal Redneck viral videos, you’ve read their…

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Dan Savage – Savage Lovecast Live

Friday, March 23 at 8:00 pm
Presented by AEG Presents

Dan Savage will be making his way to the Pantages Theatre on Friday October 6, 2017. Daniel Keenan “Dan” Savage is an American author, media pundit, journalist, and activist for the LGBT community. He writes Savage Love, an internationally syndicated…

Magic

The Illusionists

Live From Broadway
March 23 - 25
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth.  THE ILLUSIONISTS – Live From Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a…

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Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Friday, March 23 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Seattle Theatre Group
On Sale: Fri, Jan 19 at 12:00 pm

 “The Cosmic Perspective” There is no view of the world as emotionally potent as the one granted by a cosmic perspective. It’s one that sees Earth as a planet in a vast empty universe. It profoundly influences what we think and…

Concert

Puddles Pity Party

Saturday, March 24 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Emporium Presents

With over 74 million You Tube views, including his unforgettable mash-up of “Pinball Wizard/Folsom Prison Blues” and collaborations with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox on contemporary hits like “Royals” and “Chandelier”, Puddles Pity Party is a must-see for his melodramatic anthems and unique comedic hijinks.  The “sad clown with…

Comedy

Franco Escamilla

Sunday, March 25 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & Vivatumusica.com

Mexico’s most prominent comedian for the first time in Minneapolis.

Play

The 24 Hour Plays®

Monday, March 26 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust & University of Minnesota Duluth School of Fine Arts
On Sale: Fri, Jan 19 at 11:00 am

Hennepin Theatre Trust and the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) School of Fine Arts are partnering to enliven downtown with a unique and engaging theatrical experience for our community — the second annual performance of The 24 Hour Plays® in Minneapolis.…

Broadway 2017-2018

Something Rotten!

April 3 - 8
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…

Family

Power Rangers Live!

Tuesday, April 3 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Due to production delays, the Power Rangers Live! tour is postponed. We apologize for any inconvenience, refunds will be issued from the point of purchase.

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

“Weird Al” Yankovic burst onto the scene over three decades ago and never looked back.  For the first time in his storied career, the world’s foremost musical satirist and four-time Grammy-winner foregoes his usual high-octane, big-production show for an intimate…

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Live From Here

with Chris Thile
Saturday, April 7 at 4:45 pm
Presented by Minnesota Public Radio

Chris Thile announced to audiences that the new name for his weekly variety show will be Live from Here. The host shared the news during the show’s live opening at The Town Hall. Produced by American Public Media (APM), Live…

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Lovett or Leave it

Saturday, April 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Jam Productions & First Avenue

The Lovett or Leave It podcast, as part of Pod Tours America, has announced additional tour dates and will be live on stage Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 7:00 PM at State Theatre. Former speechwriter for Hilary Clinton and the…

Comedy

Jo Koy

Break the Mold Tour
Saturday, April 14 at 7:00 pm
Presented by ICON Concerts
On Sale: Fri, Jan 19 at 11:00 am

Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s most popular stand-­up comedians, Koy sells-­out comedy clubs & theaters across the nation. The comedian pulls inspiration from his…

Concert

Max Raabe and Palast Orchester

Saturday, April 21 at 8:00 pm

Berlin’s famed crooner Max Raabe and his 12-piece Palast Orchester present their elegant collection of meticulously recreated German and American standards of the 1920s and 30s. More Fred Astaire than Joel Grey, the burnished baritone with a “martini-dry wit” and…

Concert

Voices for Vision

Featuring Kat Perkins And Blind Joe
Saturday, April 21 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation
On Sale: Fri, Jan 5 at 10:00 am

A concert to benefit vision research at the University of Minnesota.  Help them restore sight! Minnesota Lions and the University of Minnesota have a unique partnership that spans six decades. Collectively, the Lions have raised $25,000,000 to advance research in vision,…

Broadway 2017-2018

Jersey Boys

April 24 - 29
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Jan 26 at 10:00 am

“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…

Concert

Disney Junior Dance Party

Tuesday, May 1 at 6:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing along to Disney Junior’s greatest hits with your favorite characters: Mickey and the Roadster Racers, Sofia The First, Puppy Dog…

Comedy

The Pump and Dump Show

2018 Parentally Incorrect Tour
Saturday, May 5 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Happy Sad Cake, LLC

The Pump and Dump Show is back by popular demand for its 6th nationwide tour: more hilarious, more raw, and more “Parentally Incorrect” than ever. Get yourself out of the house, for once, and join comedians Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee…

Concert

Tony Bennett

with special guest Antonia Bennett
Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

The incomparable and ageless TONY BENNETT and his Quintet return to the State Theatre for a gala concert.  No one else in American music has recorded for so long and at such a high level as Tony Bennett.  In the…

Family

Wild Kratts LIVE!

Saturday, May 12 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Mills Entertainment

Groups of 20+ call 612-373-5665 Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, “come to real life” in a classically Wild Kratts story. Off “To the Creature Rescue!” the Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic…

Concert

David Byrne

American Utopia Tour
Thursday, May 17 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Jan 19 at 10:00 am

David Byrne – the visionary front man and multi-disciplinary artist behind the seminal band the Talking Heads, hits the road with the release of his first solo album in 12 years – American Utopia. Byrne will perform songs from his…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

A wryly funny and surprisingly moving account of an extraordinary life lived almost entirely in the public eye. Inspired by the success of his two NY Times Best-Selling memoirs, Stories I Only Tell My Friends and Love Life, Rob has…

Broadway 2017-2018

Chicago

June 5 - 10
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…

Comedy

Carol Burnett

An Evening of Laughter and Reflection Where the Audience Asks The Questions
June 15 - 16
Presented by Elite Entertainment

Carol Burnett, award-winning actress and best-selling author, is widely recognized by the public and her peers for her work on stage and screen, most notably The Carol Burnett Show. Named in 2007 by TIME magazine as one of “100 Best…

Broadway 2017-2018

Love Never Dies

June 26 - July 1
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…

Comedy

Dan and Phil

Interactive Introverts Tour
Thursday, July 26 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Dan and Phil present their new stage show – Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic interactive experience of rants, roasts, battles, stories… and surprises that will…

Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Famed band Jethro Tull, with Ian Anderson on the flute, is one of the biggest selling Progressive Rock artists of all time and their immense and diverse catalogue of work encompasses folk, blues, classical and heavy rock.  The anniversary concert…