805 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402

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  • Ben Rector

    Oct 23, 2016

  • Joan Baez

    Oct 26, 2016

  • David Sedaris

    Oct 28, 2016

  • Elle King

    Oct 29, 2016

  • Rick Springfield

    Oct 30, 2016

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Ben Rector

October 23, 2016

Nashville native Ben Rector mixes shades of soul, gospel and upbeat sunshine pop to form piano-driven anthems that could get the toes of even the most cynical of audiophiles tapping along. Eight years after he took his first tentative steps into the music world whilst studying at the university of Arkansas, Rector is releasing his sixth studio album Brand New and heading on tour to support the new record,

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Joan Baez

October 26, 2016

Folk icon Baez first came to prominence in the 1960s with her brand of soft and husky ballads that often covered topical issues of the day notably Diamonds And Rust which paid a touching tribute to her doomed romance with Bob Dylan.

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David Sedaris

October 28, 2016

David Sedaris is a Grammy Award-nominated humorist, writer, comedian, bestselling author, and radio contributor. Much of his humor is is drawn from his unusual North Carolina background, his varied stream of odd-jobs (Christmas elf at Macy's, anyone?) and plays to his self-deprecating strengths, and now often concerns his life today in France with his partner.

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Elle King

October 29, 2016

Having finally stepped out from her father's shadow (comedian/actor Rob Schneider), the irrepressible party animal, and country/folk singer King has taken the music scene by storm. Scoring two Grammy nominations with her hit 2015 single "Ex's & Oh's" King is a larger-than life part Amy Winehouse cum Anna Nicole Smith, with a 2016 a veritable whirlwind touring extravaganza; when not supporting the newly reunited Dixie Chicks she is touring solo, and bringing her eclectic cross-genre music and party energy to fans everywhere.

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Rick Springfield

October 30, 2016

Singer, actor and power pop heartthrob Rick Springfield solidified his teen idol status in the early 80's with the ubiquitous smash hit 'Jessie's Girl', for which he won a Grammy for Best Male Performer. His successful career has spawned four US top 10 hits, an acting stint on General Hospital and a multitude of appearances on popular TV and Broadway shows.

State Theater

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805 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55402

  • Year opened: 1921
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

The State Theatre was opened in 1921 and at the time was considered the most technologically advanced in the United States. The theatre has a seating capacity of 2,181 and was designed by Chicago architect J.E.O. Pridmore in a free Italian Renaissance style. Between 1921 and 1978, the State Theatre was mainly a movie house, although vaudeville acts played there, as well as concerts and ballets. The State Theatre was bought in 1989 by Minneapolis Community Development Agency, and after nearly two years of renovation, the theatre re-opened in November 1991, showing plays and musicals.

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The Capital Grille - Minneapolis
0 mi away at 801 Hennepin Avenue

UNION Rooftop
0.02 mi away at 731 Hennepin Ave

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LaSalle Plaza
0.09 mi away at 32 9th St. S

Minneapolis Parking
0.1 mi away at 34 N. 7th St.

Lot 163: Northstar Ramp
0.28 mi away at 120 7th St. S.

AT&T Tower/Oracle Centre
0.33 mi away at 900 2nd Ave S.

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0.08 mi away at 901 Hennepin Avenue
5 Star, Prices from $127

0.1 mi away at 45 South Eighth Street
4 Star, Prices from $109

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