MUSIC | Steely Dan’s return to the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

A little rain didn’t stop Donald Fagen’s return to the Minnesota State Fair after last year’s storm delay and shortened set (while touring with Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs as The Dukes of September). Fagen and Steely Dan partner Walter Becker played right on time, and for a full set to the State Fair faithful. Steely Dan also gave daytime fair-goers near the Grandstand a treat by soundchecking most of their 1976 album The Royal Scam a couple hours before the show. 

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MUSIC | Johnny Rivers plays golden oldies at Treasure Island

On March 20, legendary performer Johnny Rivers played at Treasure Island Casino. Among the hits performed were “Summer Rain” (1967), “Mountain of Love” (1964), “Poor Side of Town” (1966), “Baby I Need Your Loving” (1967), “Seventh Son” (1965), “Maybellene” (1964), “Secret Agent Man” (1964), and many more, including songs from his 2009 album Shadows on the Moon. Continue Reading