Music

WE Fest Opens with Longest Bar in Minnesota, New Acts in Lineup

Hold your horses...the lineup isn't the only thing that's fresh. KVRR'S JASON CERJACK ALSO CONTRIBUTED TO THIS REPORT

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — It’s the biggest country and camping music festival in the U.S. and it’s kicking off its 35th year in Detroit Lakes this weekend. Cowboy boots are on and drinks are filled up as more than 150,000 people showed up at WE Fest 2017. Big name acts like Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum and Zac Brown Band will…

Detroit Lakes Prepares for WE Fest

Construction may disrupt traffic flow at country music festival expecting more than 40,000 people

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Detroit Lakes’ population is about to grow rapidly this week and it’s all thanks to WE Fest. “Our town does grow,” said Carrie Johnston, who is president of the Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce. “You go from a town of about 9,000 people to welcoming another forty.” With thousands of people coming into town, Detroit Lakes…

Michigan Man Stops in Fargo to Break His Own World Record

Julian Ruck will be playing the ukulele for 30 hours straight to break a second world record doing so

FARGO, ND — One Michigan man is breaking world records one ukulele chord at a time. Julian Ruck headed to the Red Raven Tavern to break one of his world records for a second time, which is having the longest ukulele performance in the world. His performance will last for 30 hours, with five minute intervals each hour. Prior to…

Fargo Blues Festival is Back in Town

The weekend is filled with performances by 12 blues bands from different parts of the country

FARGO, ND — The Fargo Blues Festival is back for its two day extravaganza at Newman Outdoor Field. The weekend is filled with performances by 12 blues bands from different parts of the country. BBQ ribs, cheese curds, clothing, and hair beading are just a few of the vendors that will be there all weekend. The organizers say more than…

Garth Brooks Adds Two More Shows in Sioux Falls, Brings Total to Nine Concerts

Garth and his wife Trisha Yearwood will play a total of nine shows in September at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls

  SIOUX FALLS, SD — There is no stopping the love for Garth Brooks in Sioux Falls. We told you Monday night about the country music superstar adding a 7th show. But it seems that wasn’t enough for his fans. He has now added an 8th and a 9th show! Garth and his wife Trisha Yearwood will play a total…

Shoppers Pack Broadway on the Last Day of the Fargo Street Fair

From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Street Fair is on its last day for the season, and the streets of downtown were packed.  From crafted Wisconsin cheese to handmade sculptures, people came from all over to take part in the outdoor shopping and munching. Visitors pushed through the summer heat for the fair’s vendors and performers.  Local businesses and stores were…

ZZ Top Coming to Scheels Arena

Tickets go on sale Friday and range from $32.50 to $82.50

  FARGO, ND — Get ready to rock with ZZ Top. The legendary band is coming to Scheels Arena in Fargo on September 15. Tickets go on sale Friday and range from $32.50 to $82.50. Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead has added another rock show. Yes, with special guest Todd Rundgren, will be at the outdoor venue on September 11. Tickets…

Gavin DeGraw Scheduled to Play Fargo Theatre

The multi-platinum selling and Grammy nominated recording artist is coming to the Fargo Theatre on Sunday, September 10th at 8 p.m.

FARGO, ND — Gavin DeGraw is ready to set the city on fire. The multi-platinum selling and Grammy nominated recording artist is coming to the Fargo Theatre on Sunday, September 10th at 8 p.m. It’s part of his first ever stripped down tour. DeGraw is known for his hit songs like “Chariot, “”I Don’t Want to Be,” “Not Over You”…

Slamabama Playing at West Fargo’s Hooligans

Their song "Water Tower" recently went viral for honoring fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers

WEST FARGO, ND — An Alabama band has traveled to the metro to perform for and honor the families of fallen officers. Slamabama performs tonight at 8:00 inside Hooligans in West Fargo. Their song “Water Tower” recently went viral for honoring fallen Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers. They say the song got only positive responses from…

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Return to Fargo Theatre

A presale begins Thursday on the Jade Presents app

FARGO, ND — A band known for mixing elements of country, bluegrass, folk, mountain music and rock & roll is coming back to Fargo. Nitty Gritty Dirt Band is bringing their five decades of hits to the Fargo Theatre on October 22. The last time the band was in Fargo was during Ribfest in 2013. A presale begins Thursday on…