Music

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…

Slamabama Releases New Song in Honor of Fallen Officers Around the Country

The video includes officers from the Fargo Police Department

  NATIONAL — A country band from Alabama is honoring Fargo officer Jason Moszer and other fallen officers across the country. Slamabama’s “Water Tower” is a tribute to the law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in 2016. The video includes officers from the Fargo Police Department. All sales from the download of this song during May and…

Prince’s Legendary “Purple Rain” to be Re-Released with New Music Added

Two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on June 23rd

  NATIONAL — Prince’s landmark album, “Purple Rain” is set to be re-released this summer with some never-before heard songs added. Two remastered versions of the 1984 album will be released on June 23rd. Prince was in the middle of preparing the release of the two-disc “Purple Rain Delux” set, which includes six unreleased tracks. An expanded edition will include…

Prince Day: State of Minnesota Celebrates the Life of a Hometown Legend

But Throughout the Twin Cities, the weekend-long celebration is proving to be not exclusive to Minnesotans

MINNESOTA — Governor Dayton officially made April 21st Prince Day, a year after the well renowned music legend passed away from a fentanyl overdose. Throughout the Twin Cities, the weekend-long celebration is proving to be not exclusive to Minnesotans. “Are we ready to celebrate?” The celebration of this thing called life…one year after losing a man widely hailed as a…

Friday, April 21st Declared “Prince Day” Across Minnesota

Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose

  MINNESOTA — Gov. Dayton has declared Friday as “Prince Day” across Minnesota to honor the legacy of the homegrown music legend. Prince died April 21st of last year of an accidental painkiller overdose. The proclamation coincides with memorial celebrations taking place at the First Avenue night club in Minneapolis and at Paisley Park in Chanhassen. Dayton says Prince “showcased…

Laserfest Lights Up the MSUM Planetarium

Crowds enjoyed a light show and music from over five decades

MOORHEAD, Minn. — The MSUM Planetarium is rocking out under the dome for an experience like no other. Laserfest is letting people treat their senses to dazzling light effects. The show features music from over five decades with genres like pop, rock and metal with artists such as the Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Laserfest shows are open to all ages….

Garth Brooks Makes Good on His Promise for One Fargo Couple

Garth Brooks is flying one local fargo couple out to his concrt in Philadelphia

  FARGO, N.D. — Superstars and celebrities make promises to their fans all the time. But the legendary Garth Brooks is keeping his word when it comes to a Fargo couple. If it’s one thing Siri Freeh knows, it’s music. As co-host for Froggy 99.9’s Morning Splash, Freeh gets to rub elbows with some of the most famous country music…

Raging Red Band Festival at NDSU

Bands across the region are competing in the Raging Red Band Festival

FARGO, N.D. — Trumpet players are blasting their horns at NDSU for the next couple of days. At least 31 high school¬†bands from North Dakota and Minnesota are competing in the 5th annual Raging Red Band Festival. Each band has the opportunity to perform in a professional performance space and receive a clinic session with a music educator. At the…

The Vinyl Revival: Why Music Lovers Are Going Back

What has many listeners across the Valley dropping the needle

FARGO-MOORHEAD — Vinyl: a comeback few people saw coming. Many music hobbyists here in the Valley are trading in their newer CDs for older records. It is nostalgia, or does it really sound better? We¬†spoke with collectors, store owners, and an area music engineer to find out what has many listeners dropping the needle. “So Dire Straits, Brothers in Arms…