Upcoming Events

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The Charlie Awards

Today, 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

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…

Theatre Tours

Historic Pantages Theatre Tour

Saturday, March 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…

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…

Concert

Steve Earle & The Dukes with special guests The Mastersons

Copperhead Road 30th Anniversary
Wednesday, March 21 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Steve Earle and the Dukes will be performing Copperhead Road in its entirety and the live set will also include songs from his new album, So You Wanna Be An Outlaw, which Rolling Stone hailed as “an intensely raw and…

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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

 “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

VIP Tickets $75 ticket includes premium seating at the performance and admission to the pre-show VIP reception with food, drink and entertainment. $100 ticket includes premium seating at the performance and admission to the pre-show VIP reception and the post-show…

Theatre Tours

Historic State Theatre Tour

Monday, March 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…

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…

Comedy

CHEFS

A Sizzling Kitchen Showdown
Friday, April 6 at 8:00 pm
Presented by Mills Entertainment
On Sale: Fri, Feb 9 at 10:00 am

Feast your eyes on CHEFS! These hilarious (and delicious) hunks give you a peek behind the apron as they slice, dice, and spice things up in the kitchen through a series of escalating culinary challenges where the stakes are high: if…

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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…

Family

Raffi

Saturday, April 7 at 1:00 pm
Presented by Right Angle Entertainment

Raffi is a singer, songwriter, producer, author, lecturer, and tireless advocate for children.  He is best known for his work as a children’s entertainer whose string of gold and platinum-selling recordings in North America includes his classic song, “Baby Beluga”.  Once called “the…

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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 26 at 1:00 pm

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…

Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Feb 16 at 10:00 am

Bill Murray and Jan Vogler met during their travels and became friends in New York. Curious about each other’s artistic world and interests, the actor and the cellist soon had the idea to work together on a project. A program…

Concert

Camila Cabello

Friday, April 20 at 8:00 pm
On Sale: Fri, Feb 16 at 10:00 am

Camila Cabello will be making her way to the State Theatre on April 20th, 2018.  is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as a member of the girl group Fifth Harmony, formed during the second season of The X Factor in 2012. Thereafter, the group…

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

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,…

Comedy

Twin Cities Comedy Jam

Saturday, April 21 at 8:00 pm
Presented by BMN Entertainment

The Twin Cities Comedy Jam will feature comedians Lavell Crawford, Sommore, DC Young Fly, Tony Roberts, Damon Williams and Shed G.

Comedy

The FUN Show with Cat and Nat

Sunday, April 22 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Wed, Feb 28 at 12:00 pm

How long have we been talking about doing an event with you guys?! You know all those Facebook Live’s and Insta-Stories where we told you we’d be going on tour to throw a party for all of you to come…

Broadway 2017-2018

Jersey Boys

April 24 - 29
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…

Presented by Fellowship for Performing Arts
On Sale: Fri, Feb 2 at 10:00 am

After sold-out performances in New York, Chicago and D.C., awarding-winning actor Max McLean brings his acclaimed portrayal of C.S. Lewis to Minneapolis. Using Lewis’ own words, McLean brings to life one of the most engaging personalities of our age and…

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 Presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants! 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…

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…

Comedy

Anthony Jeselnik

Funny Games
Friday, May 11
Presented by Live Nation

 Anthony Jeselnik is an American comedian, television host, writer, producer, and actor. Jeselnik is known for his dark comedy style, which emphasizes misdirection and sociopathic non-sequiturs. For his standup performance, Jeselnik adopts an arrogant, villainous persona.

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…

Dance

Dita Von Teese

and the Copper Coupe Burlesque Revue
Saturday, May 12
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Feb 23 at 10:00 am

Known as the “Queen of Burlesque”, Dita Von Teese is an American burlesque dancer, model, costume designer, entrepreneur and occasional actress. Von Teese was a classically trained ballet dancer at an early age and went on to pursue a career…

Concert

SiriusXM Presents Todd Rundgren’s Utopia

Sunday, May 13 at 7:00 pm
Presented by Live Nation
On Sale: Fri, Feb 23 at 10:00 am

Todd Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a member of the band Utopia. Since the 1970s, he has been known for his sophisticated and…

Concert

David Byrne

American Utopia Tour
May 17 - 18
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust

Due To Demand – Second Show Added! 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…

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…

Concert

Jackson Browne

Tuesday, June 19 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Hennepin Theatre Trust
On Sale: Fri, Feb 16 at 12:00 pm

Jackson Browne has written and performed some of the most literate and moving songs in popular music and has defined a genre of songwriting charged with honesty, emotion and personal politics. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall…

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…

Concert

ERASURE

World Be Gone Tour
Sunday, July 29 at 7:30 pm
Presented by Live Nation

Erasure are an English synthpop duo, consisting of singer and songwriter Andy Bell and songwriter and keyboardist Vince Clarke. They formed in London, and entered the music scene in 1985 with their debut single “Who Needs Love Like That“. Following the release of their fourth…

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…