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The Minnesota Daily

Students pose for a selfie with entertainers on stilts at the Spring Jam Festival on Saturday, April 30. The 2022 Festival was the first that the University of Minnesota has held since 2019.

Review: Spring Jam sure has sprung

by Bel Moran
Published May 2, 2022
In the first end-of-school celebration since the pandemic, students begrudgingly braved the rain and cold to find disappointment at Spring Jam. But, the event isn’t all the day’s about, right?
Local Band Kids Ski Free performs at The Whole Music Venue in Coffman on Thursday, April 21.

The Wake Magazine presents aWake After Dark

by Panache Matemba
Published May 2, 2022
Campus student publication the Wake Magazine hosted a concert to raise money for their internship stipends.
Waka Flocka Flame performs during Spring Jam at the University of Minnesota on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

UMN students and student groups make Spring Jam possible

by Leo Witzke
Published April 28, 2022
A new format and student group presence revive Spring Jam.
Photo courtesy of Annjelica Houston at Audible Treats.

AFROPUNK announces Minneapolis festival with noname, Ari Lennox and more

by Carly Quast
Published April 25, 2022
AFROPUNK has announced a 16-act lineup for Minneapolis over Juneteenth weekend to commemorate Black creators in the Twin Cities. Tickets went on sale April 21.
Songs to get us in a warm weather mood

Songs to get us in a warm weather mood

by A&E Staff
Published April 18, 2022
When the weather doesn’t afford us that pleasant-temperature optimism, our music selection can.
Lil Yachty performs at Spring Jam on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Minneapolis.

Spring Jam’s 2022 lineup is out – but will University students go?

by Carly Quast
Published April 14, 2022
After a two-year hiatus, Spring Jam’s 2022 musical lineup has been released. But with a lack of notable names on the list, University students aren’t happy.
5 things our A&E writers are loving this week

5 things our A&E writers are loving this week

by A&E Staff
Published April 4, 2022
Jump into another week of spring semester with new and old tunes, plus a computer game.
Genesis Owusu fights “black dogs” in his debut tour

Genesis Owusu fights “black dogs” in his debut tour

by Carly Quast
Published April 3, 2022
Genesis Owusu brought grit, funk and emotional dedication to the Turf Club’s stage on March 28 on his debut US album tour for “Smiling With No Teeth.”
Girl in Red performs at First Avenue on Monday, March 29.

Review: girl in red brought the bedroom to the stage at First Avenue

by Bel Moran
Published March 31, 2022
Queer bubble grunge singer-songwriter Marie Ulven Ringheim, known by the stage name girl in red, rocked a packed First Avenue crowd Monday night.
Local Musician Miloe performs at The Cedar Cultural Center on Friday, March 25.

Local musician Miloe celebrates Congolese culture during intimate concert, conversation

by Sarah Horner
Published March 28, 2022
To wrap up Francophone Month, the young Congo native presented a peek into his life and artistry in partnership with Alliance Française and Cedar Cultural Center.