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Faith Boblett @ The Opening Exhibit - First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota's Mainroom

  • Minnesota History Center 345 West Kellogg Boulevard Saint Paul, MN, 55102 United States (map)

See Faith Boblett perform at the opening day of the Minnesota History Center’s exhibit - First Avenue: Stories of Minnesota’s Mainroom!

Discover how First Avenue, its staff, and the Minneapolis music scene have changed over five decades.

Around each corner you'll run into a new band, singer, or DJ, brought to life through video, photographs, and artifacts.

  • Hear personal stories from music legends, bartenders, bouncers and more

  • See big-name bands in their earliest days at 7th St. Entry, including The Replacements and Hüsker Dü

  • Watch video clips from the club's first raucous performance by Joe Cocker in 1970

  • Step into the '80s-era office of long-time manager Steve McClellan and learn about the venue's inner workings

  • See Prince's iconic suit from Purple Rain and memorial items left at First Avenue after his passing