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State Theatre

805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402

July 2022

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

July 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 + Google Map

Singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Large Band will feature an arrangement of Lovett standards, as well as a preview of songs from his upcoming album on Verve Records,…

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“Weird Al” Yankovic: The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 + Google Map

Almost four years after his first foray into unfamiliar concert territory with his highly-acclaimed Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, “Weird Al” Yankovic is pressing his luck again, this time with The Unfortunate Return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour. The tour marks Weird Al’s long-anticipated return to the concert stage after his hugely successful Strings Attached Tour in 2019 where he performed each night alongside a full symphony orchestra. Once again drawing from his back catalogue of 14 studio albums, Weird Al promises…

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Celeste Barber

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 + Google Map

Hailed as the “Australian Queen of Comedy,” Celeste Barber’s original celebrity parody Instagram account has attracted more than 8.1 million followers. In 2019, she released her best-selling book Challenge Accepted, and she was also seen on the 2019 Showtime special of the same name. In 2020, Barber won the AACTA (The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards) for Favorite Comedy Performer of the Decade, and in 2021, took home a Webby Special Achievement award. She won the ‘Funniest Lady on…

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August 2022

First Avenue presents Comedy Bang! Bang! Live

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 + Google Map

Comedy Bang! Bang! is a comedy fixture, a forefather of the podcast boom, and a weekly institution since its inception over 13 years ago. A high-spirited get-together between host Scott Aukerman and his funny friends, “CBB,” as it’s known to its fans, is a strange combination of interviews with both real people and improvisational comedians performing as fake characters. Every episode is as different as it is unplanned. The television adaptation of Comedy Bang! Bang! aired on IFC for five seasons, with Scott…

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Trixie and Katya Live!

August 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402 + Google Map

Attention Trixie and Katya fans! If you were unable to secure tickets to Trixie and Katya Live! You can officially stop crying and untie yourself from the train tracks, because new dates have been added to cities all over North America. Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime event, where drag’s dynamic drag duo deliver unparalleled feats of theatrical eroticism and hilarious ingenuity right before your very eyes. What critics are calling “shockingly poignant and mercifully brief”. Trixie and…

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