Welcome to my Twin Cities Music Highlights page. This is
an effort to gather information about the music scene that took place
from the beginning of the jazz age to 1974 in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area, with an emphasis on connections to St. Louis Park,
my home town. I invite additions and corrections, so feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most of the photos on this site have been taken
from the Internet and I have made every effort to give the
source. If I have swiped your photo without permission
or attribution, please let me know.
Please Note that I do not list local bands because there
are just hundreds of them. The best source on local bands is
http://minniepaulmusic.com/ which has loads of info, pictures, posters, and
interviews. Another web site is
(14 Minnesota bands).
I have tentatively started a page for
Coming Events; also see
for band info and upcoming shows.
This site used to be one long page made up of several sections (designed
to make searching easier), but it got so big that I have now
divided it into separate pages. We're hoping to
getting the above search engine to work. It may take
some time - bear with me! Use these
links to go to a particular section.
The main pages are:
TWIN CITIES MUSIC EVENTS
Beatles in Minneapolis
Ray "Big Reggie" Colihan
Elvis in the Twin Cities
Gangs in the Twin Cities
Timothy D. Kehr
The Kistler Building
The Mayor of
Mid-America Music Hall of Fame
The Monkees in Minnesota
Olson Memorial Highway
Professor James Francis Patrick
Acts at the Prom Ballroom
Rolling Stones at
Barry Siewert (McKinna)
Snoose Boulevard Festival
Records and the Heilichers