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Hennepin Arts values media support for its programming and initiatives. To increase ease of coverage, the press may obtain press releases, photographs, background and other information on productions presented at the historic Orpheum, State and Pantages Theatres and the Dudley Riggs Theatre. Hennepin Arts delivers a broad array of live arts events each year—from professional Broadway musicals to concerts of all kinds, comedy, dance and lectures.

Concert, Comedy and Live Performances Press Releases

Cirque Dreams Holidaze is set to illuminate the historic Orpheum Theatre Dec. 20-22, 2024 with the magic of the season

Comedian Sal Vulcano brings his Everything’s Fine Tour to Minneapolis on Friday, Jan. 24, 2025

Wackadoo! Emmy® Award-winning phenomenon Bluey brings first live stage show to the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis, Sept. 28-29

Comedian Jim Jefferies brings new tour to the historic State Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2024

Jim Brickman returns for a spectacular celebration of Christmas in Comfort & Joy with original holiday classics and season favorites on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2024 at the Pantages Theatre

Jeff Arcuri: The Full Beans Fall Tour is coming to Minneapolis on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2024 at the State Theatre

Giggly Squad Live: Club Giggly with Hannah Berner and Paige DeSorbo announce new tour is coming to Minneapolis on Oct. 24

Comedian Ben Schwartz returns to Minneapolis for another round of laughs at the Orpheum Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 25

Brave New Workshop heats up with It’s Not the Heat, It’s the Stupidity: 2 Hot, 2 Stupid running May 31 to Aug. 3 at the Dudley Riggs Theatre

Grammy-winning group America returns to the road launching its Ride On Tour 2024 in Minneapolis on Thursday, July 18 at the State Theatre

Comedian Mike Birbiglia returns to Minneapolis in Please Stop the Ride on Sunday, Oct. 20 at the State Theatre

Grammy Award-winner Lyle Lovett confirms extensive summer tour with his Large Band with a stop in Minneapolis on Friday, July 19 at the State Theatre

Comedian Morgan Jay comes to the Pantages on Sept. 21, 2024

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award winner Graham Nash comes to the Pantages Theatre on Friday, Aug. 16

Humorist David Sedaris returns to Minneapolis at the historic State Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

Comedian Bill Maher returns to Minneapolis for one night only on Saturday, July 13, 2024 at the historic State Theatre