I WISH U HEAVEN: People listen to Prince music during a memorial street party outside First Avenue on April 21, 2016. (Getty Images)
For 50 years, Minneapolis’ First Avenue has celebrated independence
Few clubs stick around for 50 years. Even fewer remain independent. And fewer still drive the national conversation for decades.
That’s what First Avenue, the iconic Minneapolis venue that’s proved pivotal for artists including Prince, Hüsker Dü, and Lizzo, while serving as one of the Midwest’...