Music

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…

Frostival Returns To Fargo

2017 Frostival kicks off in downtown Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — It’s warmer than usual this January, but that’s not stopping the 2017 Frostival, which began in downtown Fargo where families joined together for a fun-filled night. Everyone was given a build-your-own s’mores kit and carriage rides. They also had a cocoa competition where nine cocoa stations battled for the golden mug. Local band Tripwire also stopped by…

LIVE: Help A Local Choir Get To New York

Group Set To Perform At Kennedy Center

Adam Ladwig sits down live in studio with Fargo-Moorhead Gay Men’s Chorus president Adam Johnston. The Choir is jetting off to share its musical gifts in New York City. Members will perform at a concert for the Tyler Clementi Foundation, a group that works to end bullying. The group will host a Valentine’s Day fundraiser at the Sanctuary Events Center…