This weekend offers plenty in the departments of music, theater and comedy with a tribute to Meat Loaf at Pioneer Place, a Tony Award-winning musical at the State Theater, a bluegrass quartet at Bo Diddley's, a psychedelic Cambodian surf rock band at the Ordway Theater, and a veteran comedy duo at Mystic Lake. Read more about it in The Weekender!

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    Music of Meat Loaf

    Pioneer Place

    The music of one of the most complex and theatrical performers of rock and roll will be on display at Pioneer Place with Bat Out of Hell: A Tribute to Meat Loaf. Grant Haake follows up his sold-out series, Harmony Peace and Love, with this unique show celebrating the nearly 40 years of music by the Grammy Award-winning artist, Meat Loaf with special guest Janelle Kendall. Tickets are $24 in advance, $27 at the door.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Thursday, January 7th, 7:30 p.m.

    - Friday, January 8th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

    State Theatre

    An award-winning black comedy musical hits the stage this weekend at the State Theater in Minneapolis with A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. The dark humor and acerbic wit made the show a critical and commercial hit, leading to it winning the Tony award for Best Musical in 2014. Tickets to see this murder/caper comedy start at $78.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Thursday, January 7th, 7:30 p.m.

    - Friday, January 8th, 8:00 p.m.

    - Saturday, January 9th, 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.

    - Sunday, January 10th, 1:00 & 6:30 p.m.

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    Timbre Junction

    Bo Diddly's

    One of the state's hardest-working quartet of acoustic masters visits St. Cloud as Timbre Junction performs at Bo Diddley's. Timbre Junction has been blurring the lines of genres since 1998 -- ranging from Bluegrass to Country Western to swing, the show is likely to please fans of all kinds of music. Tickets for the show are available at the door for only $10.

    - Friday, January 8th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Dengue Fever

    Ordway Theater

    Looking for some a cool blend of unique music? Check out Dengue Fever at the Ordway Theatre in Minneapolis this weekend. The California-based Dengue (Den-ghee) Fever performs what's referred to as "Psychedelic Cambodian Surf Rock", a rhythmic pop-influenced style that's sure to get you tapping your toes. The night will include a dance floor to allow you to get your groove on. Tickets start at $27.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Saturday, January 9th, 7:30 p.m.

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    Williams and Ree

    Mystic Lake Casino
    Mystic Lake Casino

    If you're looking for a night of laughs, head to Mystic Lake Casino this weekend to see the comedy duo Williams and Ree. Often billed as "The Indian and the White Guy", Williams and Ree began their career at the famed Comedy Store in Los Angeles and have performed with big names like David Letterman, Garth Brooks, and Robin Williams. Tickets for their show start at $22 with meal-and-show packages available.

    CLICK HERE for more ticket information.

    - Friday, January 8th, 8:00 p.m.