Music

Rockers Melissa Etheridge, Todd Rundgren Arrested in North Dakota

Court documents show Melissa Etheridge was arrested in August in Burke County while heading from Canada into North Dakota.

  BURKE COUNTY, ND — Two rock n’ roll stars officially have records in North Dakota after being arrested at the border with Canada for marijuana. Court documents show Melissa Etheridge was arrested in August in Burke County while heading from Canada into North Dakota. Etheridge was charged with possession of a controlled substance. People magazine reports she has pleaded…

Prince’s Family May Take Legal Action After Removal of Artist’s Master Tapes from Minnesota

the recordings are allegedly safe at a storage facility in Los Angeles

  CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Master tapes of unreleased music and videos from Prince’s Paisley Park studio complex have been moved. Sharon and Norrine Nelson, Prince’s older half-sisters, say they’re prepared to take legal action to bring the music back to Minnesota. The sisters say the executor of the estate, Comerica Bank & Trust, didn’t tell them the music would be…

Thief River Falls Radio GM Describes Scene of Vegas Shooting; Jason Aldean, Local Legislators Speak Out

Weber ended up being held for safety in one of the hotel's theaters for hours waiting to get on a bus to be moved out of the active crime scene. Anchor Alison Voorhees contributed to this report.

LAS VEGAS — The general manager of Thief River Falls Radio was covering the country music festival when the shots rang out. Jake Weber said at first, he had no idea this was an act of violence. He thought it was fireworks at the end of the party. Weber had just run back to his room in the Mandalay Bay…

Jim Gaffigan, Avenged Sevenfold Coming to the Fargodome

Special guests include Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine

FARGO, ND — The Fargodome is getting ready to host two very different acts in 2018. Rock band Avenged Sevenfold is bringing their North American arena tour to the Fargodome on February 11. Special guests include Breaking Benjamin and Bullet For My Valentine. Various pre-sales begin Tuesday with tickets going on sale to the general public on Friday. Then on…

Detroit Lakes’ Zorbaz Cancels LIVE Music Indefinitely

the restaurant and bar has its 2 a.m. liquor license suspended for three days

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. —  The next time you visit Zorbaz in Detroit Lakes, you may miss out on seeing some LIVE music from your local bands. Neighbors say Zorbaz has been so quiet the past few days that it’s like a morgue. The complete opposite of its typical atmosphere. “It seems like a party is going on during the summer…

Drummer of Twin Cities Indie Rock Bank, Husker Du, Dies

Hart died Wednesday of cancer at his home in St. Paul

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Grant Hart, the drummer and vocalist for pioneering Twin Cities indie rock band Husker Du, has died. He was 56. Hart died Wednesday of cancer at his home in St. Paul. Hart formed Husker Du with bassist Greg Norton and guitarist Bob Mould, with whom he shared singing duties, in St. Paul in 1978. The band…

Say It Isn’t So! One of North Dakota’s Favorite Celebrity Couples Calls it Quits

The couple married in 2009 and has one son, Axl, who was born in 2013

  NORTH DAKOTA — The marriage of North Dakota’s biggest celebrity is over. Josh Duhamel and Fergie have confirmed that they decided to split earlier this year, but kept the news quiet to give their family “the best opportunity to adjust.” The couple married in 2009 and has one son, Axl, who was born in 2013. Duhamel is from Minot…

Fargo’s Blind Joe Offers Advice on Singing on a National Stage

After getting through a few seasons the Fargo native was sent home but he says the exposure from the show has helped make his dreams come true

FARGO, ND — American Idol auditions are happening in Fargo and one famous singer is telling us what it is like to perform on a national stage. Blind Joe is originally from Fargo and auditioned for the 9th season of NBC’s the Voice. After getting through a few rounds, the Fargo native was sent home, but he said the exposure…

Skate City Hosts Annual Hot Dog Skate in Fargo

It's the second year Skate City has hosted the special event for all ages since taking over Skateland in 2016

FARGO, ND — If you didn’t make it out to the lakes, there was plenty of action and good times at Skate City’s annual Hot Dog Skate in Fargo. It’s the second year Skate City has hosted the special event for all ages since taking over Skateland in 2016. All skaters enjoyed a free hot dog and pop along with…

Concordia College Offering Beginning Harp Class to the Community

Children, adults get opportunity to become expert on a new instrument

MOORHEAD, Minn. — It’s an instrument people might not be used to playing, but now they finally have the chance to try it out. Beginning Harp Camp is a four day class where people can play the harp, whether you have experience or not. Both children and adults have the opportunity to be in the class. By the end of…