First Avenue & 7th St Entry
701 N 1st Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403, USA
Live Music At First AvenueBands of all caliber and genre come through the iconic First Avenue & 7th St Entry music venue. Most famous as the backdrop to Prince's Purple Rain performances, the venue helped Prince get his start in the '80s. It was also home to the early punk and rock scenes, with acts like the Replacements, Frank Zappa, Iggy & The Stooges, The Kinks, and The Ramones performing on its stage. Make sure to catch a show while in town, or at least walk by their outdoor wall of stars to see the notable acts that have played here.